Twenty lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine gifted by India reached Dhaka on Thursday.
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World Bank senior vice president and chief economist Dr Kaushik Basu on Tuesday said poor infrastructure and slow bureaucracy are two major challenges for Bangladesh’s economy, which is according to him, is standing at the ‘takeoff stage’.
Nuclear energy regulators in South Africa and China have signed a technical cooperation agreement as Africa’s most industrialised economy presses forward with controversial plans to build eight new nuclear reactors.The deal, which includes “licensing procedures, vendor inspections, inspector training and…
The Bangladesh Army will oversee, as consultants, three aspects of the Padma bridge project, the Communication Minister has said.
Kolkata, Guwahati and Shillong have of late emerged as India’s new smuggling hub, due to a spurt in trans-border smuggling through Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal.
The Obama administration told lawmakers that it will not declare Egypt’s government overthrow a coup, officials said, allowing the United States to continue providing $1.5 billion in annual military and economic aid to the Arab world’s most populous country.
Turkey’s deputy prime minister says talks between Israel and Turkey on compensation for the victims of a deadly Israel raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla have stalled over disagreement on the legal definition of the damages.
Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was on Wednesday granted documents that will allow him to leave a Moscow airport where he is holed up, an airport source said on Wednesday.
As the government’s term is coming to close in October next, Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni leaves here for New Delhi Thursday on a 3-day visit in an apparent last-ditch effort to have talks with Dr Manmohan Singh to push…
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a Tk 172-crore project to boost country’s ongoing agricultural mechanization process through distributing nearly 32,000 modern agricultural equipments among the farmers.
All land ports and duty stations along Bangladesh-India border will remain open until Eid-ul-Fitr even on weekends.
Saudi Arabia has extended by four months the amnesty period for ‘undocumented foreign workers’ effective until Nov 4 this year, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
British High Commissioner in Dhaka Robert W Gibson on Wednesday underlined that Britain is open for business when speaking about the proposed pilot of a visa bond scheme for visitors assessed to pose a high risk of overstaying.
The Commonwealth on Tuesday lauded Bangladesh’s progress over the years towards democracy, good governance and rule of law as well as in ensuring equal opportunity and freedom of expression.
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday assured the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) of forming a court of enquiry for the trial of BSF members responsible for the killing a Bangladeshi cattle trader along Chuadanga border early Sunday.
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation for the Netherlands Lilianne Ploumen arrives here on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, mainly to discuss working conditions in the RMG sector.
The three-day seventh round of Foreign Office Consultations between Bangladesh and Myanmar will start in Naypyidaw, the new capital of Myanmar, on Thursday.
Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Monday said in Parliament that 3-5 lakh Myanmar nationals illegally entered Bangladesh on various occasions for economic reasons.
Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Monday urged the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) to remain engaged with the government of Myanmar to address the longstanding problems of Rohingayas and other Muslim minorities in Myanmar.
A three-day 10th Asia Media Summit began at Manado of Indonesia on Wednesday. The Summit was inaugurated by Indonesia’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Ir Tifatul Sembiring. President of Asian Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) Dra Rosarita Niken Widiastuti,…
President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged the investors of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to invest in Bangladesh in various sectors.
Bangladesh is in touch with the Nepal authorities to bring the remains of Mohammad Khaled Hossain Sajal, who died descending Mount Everest.
Malaysian High Commissioner in Dhaka Norlin Othman said on Tuesday that lots of positive things are happening between Bangladesh and Malaysia and the ‘Showcase Malaysia’ is an opportunity for Dhaka to show what it has to offer for its counterpart.
President Abdul Hamid on Monday laid emphasis on exchanging visits between lawmakers of Bangladesh and Pakistan under Bangladesh-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Association.
Assistant State Secretary of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland Ambassador Beat Nobs arrived here on Monday on a three day visit.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here for Thailand on Sunday morning on a three-day official tour to attend the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (2nd APWS) to be held in Chiang Mai on May 19-20.
President Abdul Hamid on Sunday expressed gratitude to the king of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud for changing the rules governing Iqama, giving scope to people working illegally in the country including Bangladeshis a chance to regularise their…
The United States has said it supports bringing to justice those who commit atrocities through fair and transparent trials maintaining the international standards.
Senior British Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi wants the government of Bangladesh to work with all parties on dialogue that supports free, fair and inclusive elections, as this is an important year for the country with parliamentary elections due by…