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Bangladesh to get $11.1 billion funding from ADB

Bangladesh will get around $11.1 billion from Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) under its new country operations business plan from 2021 to 2023

Singapore, Romania to recruit 12000 workers from Bangladesh

In what comes as good news for Bangladeshi migrant workers, Singapore and Romania will recruit around 12,000 workers from the country, reported Dhaka Tribune. The move will help the country diversify its market access

Bangladesh foreign minister to meet US secretary of state on 24 February

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AL Abdul Momin has departed for his first visit to Washington and would meet US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday

Bangladesh first to ban vulture-toxic drugs

With Bangladesh banning the painkiller ketoprofen used widely to treat cattle, it became the first country to ban any of the drugs now known to be toxic to vultures since the previous veterinary diclofenac ban more than 10 years ago

Bangladesh Language Movement's history lies in reports of Pakistan intel branch: PM Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that one can easily know the real history of the Language Movement of the country by reading the Pakistani intelligence branch reports' from 1948 to 1971 which was made against Bangabandhu

Call to promote Bangladesh-supported International Mother Language Day

A US Congresswoman from New York, Grace Meng, has announced she has reintroduced a measure in the US Congress to promote International Mother Language Day, a holiday that holds special significance to Bangladesh and those of Bangladeshi descent

Bangladeshi scientist discovers proteins that help plants soak up soil pollutants

A Bangladeshi scientist has led a researcher’s team to successfully show the feasibility of cleaning up soil contaminations

UK to continue GSP for Bangladesh even after LDC graduation

In what comes as good news for Bangladesh’s economy, the United Kingdom has assured Bangladesh that it would continue the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for Bangladesh even after the country’s migration to developing countries from the existing category of the least developed countries

Five sentenced to death in Bangladesh for writer Avijit Roy's murder

A Dhaka court has sentenced five militants including fugitive sacked army major Syed Ziaul Haq to death in connection with the 2015 writer-blogger Avijit Roy murder case

Friendship with Bangladesh cornerstone of India's foreign policy: Indian envoy

Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami hassaid that Bangladesh is India's true and special friend and friendship is the cornerstone of India's foreign policy

Bangladesh minister claims former President Zia was a Pakistan ally

A Bangladeshi minister alleged that the country’s former President Ziaur Rahman was an ally of Pakistan posing as a freedom fighter

Rural areas less enthusiastic for vaccines in Bangladesh

Around 1.74 million people have already registered for COVID-19 vaccines in Bangladesh but officials claimed that registration in rural areas remained low, reported Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh has procured 30 million Covid vaccine doses: PM Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the country had procured 30 million COVID-19 vaccine doses already, even as other nations have also expressed interest in having them

Bangladesh educational institutions to remain closed till Feb 28

In a bid to contain the further spread of the novel coronavirus, Bangladesh has again extended the closure of educational institutions, except madrasas, until February 28, the Ministry of Education said in a statement on Sunday

Over 5000 beneficiaries inoculated in five days: Bangladesh Health ministry

Nearly 5,42,309 beneficiaries in Bangladesh have received COVID-19 vaccine shots in merely five days, the country's Health Ministry said on Friday


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