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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 eyes tie-up with China for high tech parks

Bangladesh wantsgreater cooperation with China to develop more economic zones and high tech parks in the country.

Rohingyas in Bangladesh seek global support during Guterres visit

Hundreds of Rohingyas on Monday called for support from the international community during a visit of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to refugee camps in Bangladesh, which host more than 915,000 members of the Muslim minority who have fled Myanmar.

Chinese Vice President meets Bangladeshi Foreign Minister

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali in Beijing on Friday, calling on the two countries to enhance cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

UN, World Bank chiefs to visit Bangladesh this week

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will visit Bangladesh this weekend, according to a UN spokesman.

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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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Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%

US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that ...

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