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World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

The Bangladesh government on Thursday signed a $50 million grant financing agreement with the World Bank to improve the country's services to cater to the health, nutrition and family planning needs of the Rohingya refugee population.

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Bangladesh PM opens satellite ground stations

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday officially opened two ground stations for "Bangabandhu Satellite-1", the country's first.

Bangladesh braced for spike in dengue cases, 8 deaths

About 1,000 cases of dengue have been reported so far this year in Bangladesh, resulting in the deaths of eight people in capital Dhaka.

India, Bangladesh adopt zero tolerance towards trans-border crimes: Officials

India and Bangladesh border guards have adopted a zero tolerance policy to curb smuggling of arms, explosives and drugs and human trafficking along the frontiers of the two countries, officials said here on Wednesday after a four-day border coordination conference.

Indian investors should set up 'buy-back projects' in Bangladesh for easy connectivity: Envoy

Pointing out that trade figure between the two countries have increased manifold in recent years, Bangladesh High Commissioner Syed Muazzem Ali on Monday said Indian investors should set up large-scale "buy-back projects" in Bangladesh for better connectivity with the Northeast and other neighbouring countries.

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  Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.

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Maldives inks water deal with UAE company

The Maldives Environment Ministry has inked a US$8.6 million (Maldivian Rufiyaa MVR133 million) contract with the UAE-based Water Engineering Services FZE to establish drinking water facilities ...

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