Bangladesh

power factor

Illuminate Energy Poverty- Bill Gates

Many developing countries are turning to coal and other low-cost fossil fuels to generate the electricity they need for powering homes, industry, and agriculture. Some people in rich countries are telling them to cut back on fossil fuels. I understand … read more

World

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World is about to kick-off World Cup 2014

World is about to kick-off World Cup 2014 but before the greatest show on Earth gets going, there’s the glitz and the glamour of the opening ceremony. Brazilians certainly know how to throw a party and big things are expected … read more

Asia

Bangladesh Srilanka

Bangladesh-Sri Lanka trade and investment ties make major strides

sources :THE last four years has seen a dramatic change in economic ties between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The bilateral trade between the two countries exceeded US$ 100 million for the first time in 2013 compared to a level of … read more

India

India-Bangladesh sea border

Bangladesh gained in sea border verdict: expert

Bangladesh has gained much from the verdict over the 25,602 sq km of disputed bay area with India, says Dr Md Kawser Ahmed, an oceanography expert who teaches at Dhaka University. He termed the verdict by Permanent Court of Arbitration … read more

US

Mozena and the reception by Bangladesh Advocacy Group

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena was chief guest at a reception on June 17 at Potomac, Maryland, where he presented the keynote speech on America’s expanding ties with Bangladesh.  Hosted by US Bangladesh Advisory Council (USBAC) at a community … 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

FDI

FDI Gone up :Challenges facing the garment industry of Bangladesh

The inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Bangladesh has gone up by 24 percent in 2013 despite the country witnessed serious political unrest and anti-business climate during the period. The ‘World Investment Report’ of the Unctad, released on Tuesday, … read more

World News

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World is about to kick-off World Cup 2014

World is about to kick-off World Cup 2014 but before the greatest show on Earth gets going, there’s the glitz and the glamour of the opening ceremony. Brazilians certainly know how to throw a party and big things are expected … read more

Diplomat

Mozena and the reception by Bangladesh Advocacy Group

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena was chief guest at a reception on June 17 at Potomac, Maryland, where he presented the keynote speech on America’s expanding ties with Bangladesh.  Hosted by US Bangladesh Advisory Council (USBAC) at a community … read more

japan

BRAC Bank to Start Accepting JCB Cards in Bangladesh

JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international subsidiary of JCB, the only global payment brand based in Japan today announced that BRAC Bank Limited (BRAC Bank), a leading commercial bank in Bangladesh, starts JCB merchant acquiring operations in Bangladesh based … read more