Bangladesh

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...
men are from Mars, women are from Venus

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus

In the latest "men are from Mars, women are from Venus" debate, neuroscience jumps into the fray. In what UPI deems the "largest functional brain imaging survey ever," researchers from California's Amen Clinics used...
39 died in flood-related incidents in the affected areas in the last three days

39 died in flood-related incidents in the affected areas in the last three days

The flood situation slightly improved in Panchagarh, Thakurgaon, Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Rangpur and Lalmonirhat districts and deteriorated further in Sirajganj, Bogra, Tangail, Jamalpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha and Natore on Tuesday with rise in water levels in...
The best 10 countries to live in if you're a woman

The best 10 countries to live in if you’re a woman

In 1909, the first International Women's Day was celebrated. It came after a strike that protested against horrible working conditions for women, and since then, plenty of other women's issues have been brought to...
German entrepreneurs to invest more in Bangladesh

German entrepreneurs to invest more in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the German entrepreneurs to invest more in Bangladesh taking the advantage of the cheap labour and other facilities the country is currently providing. She made the call when...
68.65 million people in Bangladesh use mobile internet

68.65 million people in Bangladesh use mobile internet

The number of internet customers in Bangladesh has grown 9 percent to 73.35 million over the four months through June, powered by mobile internet. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission or BTRC published the data on its...
Bangladesh has approached AIIB for a loan of $1 bn

Bangladesh has approached AIIB for a loan of $1 bn

Bangladesh has approached AIIB, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, for a loan of $1 bn for seven infrastructure projects. Finance Minister AMA Muhith made the proposal to AIIB Vice-President DJ Pandian at the secretariat on...
Much of South Asia could be too hot to live in by 2100: Scientists

Much of South Asia could be too hot to live in by 2100: Scientists

Climate change could make much of South Asia - home to a fifth of the world's population - too hot for human survival by the end of this century, scientists warned on Wednesday. If climate...