Monday, December 5, 2022

Dhaka

WB to grant loan for beautification of Dhaka

The World Bank will grant a loan to Bangladesh for a project to beautify Dhaka, one of the most congested cities in the world. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal told journalists on Sunday that the project named 'Beautification of Dhaka'...

Climate change deadlier than cancer in some areas: UNDP

Climate change could be twice as deadly as cancer in some parts of the world if carbon emissions remain high, according to new data released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Climate Impact Lab.Using Dhaka, Bangladesh, as...

Dhaka briefs ASEAN on tension along B’desh-Myanmar border

Authorities in Dhaka have informed envoys of the ASEAN member nations on the ongoing tense situation along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, seeking their cooperation to stop the violence that may destabilise the whole region.The development comes after a Rohingya man...

Trade, connectivity in mind Dhaka invites CMs of North Eastern states

Dhaka has invited seven chief ministers of the North Eastern states to visit Bangladesh to help further improve connectivity and trade with the seven sisters and India as a whole.“We requested the Indian Minister of Development of North Eastern...

Agartala-Kolkata bus servicevia Dhaka resumes after two years

The Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka resumed on Friday after a hiatus of over two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Tripura minister said.State Transport Minister Pranajit Singha Roy flagged off the international bus service at the integrated...