Bangladesh

survey-future for next generation

Bangladesh promises better future for next generation: survey

The majority of the Bangladeshis are optimistic of their children’s economic future thanks to the steady economic growth the country has seen, a recent study found. Around 71 percent of the respondents in the survey conducted by the Washington-based “fact … read more

World

Gaza: The role of Bangladesh as UNPO leader

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organisation. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognised or occupied territories who have joined together to protect and promote their human and cultural rights, to … read more

Asia

Bay of Bengal “more secure”,

Bay of Bengal more secure with US Collabration

Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more secure”, the US ambassador in Dhaka has said. Dan Mozena on Tuesday said Bangladesh could slash piracy at the Bay of Bengal by 70 percent, an achievement that … read more

India

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UN tribunal puts an end to 40-year-old India-Bangladesh maritime dispute

?Overcoming a 40-year-old maritime border dispute? In the case of India and Bangladesh, it appears to be possible. The Arbitration Tribunal on the India-Bangladesh Maritime Delimitation delivered its ruling on 7th July 2014. The Tribunal was set up under the … read more

US

Bay of Bengal “more secure”,

Bay of Bengal more secure with US Collabration

Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more secure”, the US ambassador in Dhaka has said. Dan Mozena on Tuesday said Bangladesh could slash piracy at the Bay of Bengal by 70 percent, an achievement that … read more

Russia

Ukrainian Americans and supporters protest at the White House over the Russian invasion of Crimea

Russia may face second round of sanctions over Ukraine

As Vladimir Putin rebuffs initial US-EU sanctions over occupation, France says assets may be seized if Moscow does not relent. Barack Obama and his European Union allies have unveiled a co-ordinated set of sanctions to punish Russia for occupying Crimea, … read more

Research

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WHO Declares Ebola Virus Outbreak Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared the West African Ebola epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 people an international public-health emergency. Meanwhile, the world’s biggest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, MT +0.36% joined other Western companies in scaling back business plans or travel in … read more

World News

Bill Gates

Bangladesh ‘wildly adopting’ technology: Bill Gates

Bangladesh was a shining example of digital technology used for delivering financial services to the poor, Bill Gates has said. In a keynote address at Sibos, a banking-industry conference in Boston, the IT mogul described the Bangladesh experience as ‘wild … read more

Diplomat

Indo-Bangladesh coastal shipping trial run to start by Oct 14

Bangladesh and India have made all preparations to launch ‘coastal shipping’ between the two countries to ‘facilitate trade and transportation of goods’ through inland and coastal waters. Dhaka and New Delhi in a recent meeting here have decided to start … read more

japan

Bangladesh and Japan need comprehensive partnership

In this exclusive interview, Matsushiro Horiguchi, former ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, talks to Tokyo-based Bangladeshi journalist Monzurul Huq and reflected on various aspects of bilateral relations that the upcoming visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is bound … read more