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Bangladesh plans floating rate bonds

Bangladesh has planned to issue floating rate bonds, the first of its kind in the country.

Bangladesh SC upholds bail for Khaleda Zia

The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld bail for opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in a corruption case in which she is currently serving a five-year sentence.

9 die in Ramzan stampede in Bangladesh

At least nine women were killed in a stampede during a gathering to collect iftar handout in Bangladesh's Chattagram district on Monday.

Bangladesh launches its first satellite

Bangladesh launched its first satellite, "Bangabandhu-1", on May 12, becoming the 57th nation in the world and fourth in South Asia after India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to own a satellite.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...

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