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EU, HRW condemn violence against Bangladeshi students

Ambassadors from EU member countries in Bangladesh and Human Rights Watch on Tuesday condemned the violence against students protesting over the lack of road safety in the country's capital.

HRW urges Bangladesh to relocate Rohingya refugee camps

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged the Bangladesh government to relocate the makeshift camps where more than 7,00,000 Rohingya refugees have been living in overcrowded conditions for over an year.

Bangladesh student protest over road safety heats up

Student-led protests against the lack of respect for traffic regulations and increasing road accidents have heated up in Bangladesh, with violent outbreaks across the country.

ADB provides $500m for Bangladesh power plant

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladesh on Thursday signed agreements for $500 million in loans to develop a state-of-the-art 800-megawatt (MW) power plant in the country's Khulna region, along with associated connections to natural gas and power transmission facilities.

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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