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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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India should play bigger role in Rohingyas' rehabilitation: Bangladesh Envoy

Bangladesh's Envoy to India on Thursday requested India to play a "bigger role" in the rehabilitation of Rohingya refugees in Myanmar.

World Bank helps Bangladesh expand access to renewable energy

The Bangladesh government has signed a $55 million financing agreement with the World Bank to expand renewable energy uses in rural areas.

Bangladesh could well march past India on the growth path

India has had an unfortunate history of losing out to its economic counterparts over time.

Want international support to press for Rohingyas' return: Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sought cooperation from the international community to mount pressure on the Myanmar government to take back close to 1.1 million Rohingya refugees sheltered in her country.

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For creating an ecologically-friendly environment in Pakistan

  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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