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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.

Bangladesh arrests 22,000 in anti-drugs campaign


Bangladesh law enforcers have arrested 22,000 people since launching a crackdown on drug trafficking last month, the country's Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Monday.

Connectivity, trade, energy cooperation to mutually benefit Bangladesh, India: Envoy

With a UN body elevating Bangladesh from being a least developed country (LDC) to that of a developing country earlier this year, Bangladeshi High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Wednesday said that cooperation between his country and India in the areas of connectivity, trade and commerce, and energy will mutually benefit both sides.

Ex-border guards chief to head Bangladesh armed forces

Bangladesh on Monday picked former border guards chief Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the head of the country's armed forces.

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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 . 


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.