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Bangladesh appoints new Air Force chief

Bangladesh on Tuesday appointed Masihuzzaman Serniabat as the new Air Force chief, the Defence Ministry said. He succeeds Air Marshal Abu Esrar, reports bdnews24.

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.

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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.