World this week

  US, EU expel scores of Russian diplomats The United States said on March 26 it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in taking action against the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Nation this week

  Trump praises Hasina’s leadership US President Donald Trump has lauded the “personal leadership” of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in addressing the plight of the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh from Rakhine State in Myanmar. “Your personal leadership has been critical to Thursday, March 29th, 2018

From ‘test case’ to graduate: Bangladesh’s journey through development

  With the announcement that Bangladesh is now set on the path to graduation out of the list, or more like the club of least developed countries, the so-called LDCs, former US Secretary of State (that is, equivalent to foreign minister Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Bangladesh-Singapore ties scale new heights with Hasina’s visit

  Bangladesh and Singapore have enjoyed friendly bilateral relations for over four decades since the establishment of diplomatic ties in February 1972. Even so, the recent visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Singapore held the possibility of elevating the bond Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Adulations pour in for artist Shahabuddin from highest echelons

  Describing celebrated artist Shahabuddin Ahmed as a great asset for Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on March 19 that the art maestro in his works always serves a deep impression that he is a freedom fighter. “He (Shahabuddin) is Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Bangladesh on right track of economic success: experts

  Experts from Bangladesh and Singapore stressed on how consistent Bangladesh’s economic growth has been and advised more on what needs to be done for further development.   The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), of the National University of Singapore, and the Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Resilience, Inc

  The famed Bengali attribute is proving pivotal in Bangladesh’s ever-improving business environment.   The thing Bangladeshi businesses boast of, often indicates living with constant crises. The compliment from abroad and complacence at home do not help them to grow further.   Even the adventurous Thursday, March 15th, 2018

South Korea ready to help Bangladesh build a model city

  South Korea is willing to share its ideas and experiences with Bangladesh to build a model city blending the nature and modern technologies so that all could live there in peace and happiness.   Both Dhaka and Seoul, the capital cities of Thursday, March 15th, 2018

A new kind of tragedy

  Last Monday both Bangladesh and Nepal witnessed some of their citizens perished in deadliest of air crashes in contemporary aviation history in our parts of the world. Over 50 people including all four crews of an aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Myanmar ahead of Bangladesh in Global Fire Power Index

  With decades of unresolved tension pertaining to the territorial disputes and Myanmar’s Rohingya influx into Bangladesh, the two neighbours have maintained an uneasy relationship sometimes deteriorating to exchange of fire and deployment of regular armed forces along the border.   Following the Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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