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ADB forecasts 6.8% GDP growth, strong recovery for Bangladesh economy

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected a strong economic recovery for Bangladesh in the 2020-21 fiscal year, when the gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow at 6.8 per cent

Bangladesh urges India to revoke ban on onion export

Bangladesh has appealed to the Indian government to withdraw the ban imposed on onion export as soon as possible, keeping the import flow of onion from India uninterrupted

Bangladesh reports 21 new virus deaths, lowest daily count in more than a month

Bangladesh has registered 21 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus, the fewest in a daily count since Aug 1, taking the death toll to 4,823

32 killed, 46 injured in 26 road accidents in Bangladesh on August 4 alone: report

Four hundred and fifty-nine people were killed and 618 injured in road accidents across the country in August, a report said today

Bangladesh economy relatively in good shape: PM Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh's economy is more or less in good shape now although the Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a severe blow around the world

Bangladesh onion prices soar on India export ban

Fuelled by the latest ban on export of onion by India, prices of the kitchen staple have soared rapidly in Bangladesh, driving homemakers to tears

PM Hasina demands strong international support for climate adaptation financing

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought strong support from the international community to raise fund for adaptation by the vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change

Economy on path to gradual recovery in Bangladesh

Bangladesh might have already started rebounding from the persisting coronavirus pandemic as the Asian Development Bank said the economy would see a gradual recovery in the first two quarters of the fiscal year

BNP chief Khaleda Zia to stay out of prison for six more months

The Bangladesh government has extended BNP Chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia’s prison-term suspension by six months in two cases over corruption

Bangladesh moves to relax age eligibility for government jobs in pandemic

The government will allow those who turned 30 on Mar 25 amid the coronavirus shutdown to apply for government jobs

Trains to carry passengers at full capacity from tomorrow

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will resume carrying passengers at full capacity from tomorrow around three-and-a-half-months after the authority started operating passenger trains on a limited scale following the shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic

Heritage sites, museums to open after 6-month closure

Bangladesh's government has decided to open all heritage sites and museums under the Department of Archaeology on a limited scale from tomorrow after six months' closure due to the coronavirus pandemic

Bangladesh economy shows early signs of recovery: ADB

Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 6.8 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2021, according to the latest Asian Development Bank (ADB) report 'Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Update' released today

Bangladesh weighs offers to test more COVID-19 vaccines

Bangladesh has recieved offers from a few more pharmaceutical companies to conduct clinical trials of potential vaccines for the coronavirus in the country, having already approved the late-stage tests of a Chinese candidate

Recreational drones require no permission to fly in Bangladesh

Recreational drones weighing less than five kilograms will require no permission to fly. Those drones cannot be flown above 500 feet from the ground

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