Bangladesh

Satellite Bangabandhu-I starts for Florida from France

Bangladesh’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I will be taken from France to Florida of the Unite States on Thursday for launching to the orbit in the next month. “Manufacturing Company Thales Alenia Space of France will...

Washington DC mayor declares Mar 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’

The Mayor of Washington DC has declared the Bangladesh's Independence and National Day as the "Bangladesh Day", according to a press release of Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC, received on Thursday. A representative of the...

Beggars in decline in Bangladesh, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has estimated that the number of beggars is now 600,000 in Bangladesh. “The number of beggars has declined in the country over the years. Those who still beg are professional beggars,”...

English spellings of 5 dists would be changed

The government has planned to bring change in the English spellings of five districts' name to make them sound similar to the Bangla alphabet. According to bdnews24.com reports, the proposed spellings are Chattagram (for Chittagong),...
Facts about Bangladesh

Facts about Bangladesh

Official Name The People’s Republic Of Bangladesh Location Latitude between 20 degree 34′ and 26 degree 39′ north. Longitude between 88 degree 00′ and 92 degree 41′ east. Area 147,570 sq. km. Boundary ...
Bangladesh Voter registration process will continue till November 5

Bangladesh Voter registration process will continue till November 5

Voter registration process started on Saturday in the capital city which will continue till November 5. The Election Commission will continue its voter list updating activities at 50 centres under the jurisdiction of Dhaka South...
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader

Make students learners, not examinees

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday urged the teachers to make students learners, not examinees. He came up with this remark at a freshers' reception arranged for the students of college section...
The first span of the Padma Bridge has been placed

The first span of the Padma Bridge has been placed

The first span of the Padma Bridge has been placed on pillars at Zajira end of the bridge. The span was placed on the pillars no. 37 and 38. around 10am on Saturday in presence...
Sea-level rise in Bangladesh predicted to be at risk by 2050

Sea-level rise in Bangladesh predicted to be at risk by 2050

Some 27 million people are 'predicted to be at risk' of sea-level rise in Bangladesh by 2050, says a Dhaka-based international non-government organisation.   "Climate change is a concern now affecting every one of us and...
Bangladesh is both "worried and angry" about violence in Myanmar

Bangladesh is both “worried and angry” about violence in Myanmar -Finance Minister

Bangladesh is both "worried and angry" as it faces yet another wave of refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said.   "What can we say about this? We are a bit worried...