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adb-tosupply DHAKA, April 24, 2014 (BSS) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a loan agreement with the government for US dollar 250 million to develop a surface water supply system benefiting more than 11 million people in Dhaka, where groundwater is depleting rapidly. The concessional assistance will help expand the coverage and quality of water supplies, and develop a new raw water intake at the Meghna River, about 22 kilometres... »
biman-hearts The most loved person in Bangladesh this week is without doubt Biman Airlines Md & CEO Kevin John Steele. That’s the unanimous opinion of over 500 very happy, radiantly-smiling children who attended a special ‘farewell’ party given in his honour by the Ali Akbar Fun‘n’Games committee in a village near Gazipur. “From the moment Kevin arrived in the village, it was as if there had been an electrical power surge.... »
thumb11 A new record has been created for power generation in the country as Bangladesh. 7,356MW supplied to the national grid on 30th march. Power Development Board (PDB) Director (Public Relations) Saiful Hasan said that information. The previous feat of power generation was 7,138 MW recorded on 29th March, 7032MW recorded on 27th March, 6970 MW recorded on 25th March. Last year, on July 12, PDB produced 6,675MW power. Saiful Hasan... »
chevron-program DHAKA, Apr. 9, 2014 – Chevron Bangladesh has joined forces with BRAC to launch a comprehensive three-year road safety awareness program for the communities of its Bibiyana gas field and Sylhet city. The program was officially launched at BRAC’s office by BRAC Founder and Chairperson, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, and Chevron Bangladesh President, Geoff Strong, on 9 April, 2014. The Chevron-BRAC road safety program will provide training and build... »
bangladeshis-tuned Bangladesh has been listed in the Guinness World Record for singing the national anthem by the largest number of people together in Dhaka on March 26. The Guinness World Record made the announcement on its official website on 9th april afternoon. The website said, “The most people singing a national anthem simultaneously is 254,537 and was achieved by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh... »
adb-supportingh DHAKA, BANGLADESH (6 April 2014) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today signed an agreement for $110 million in loans to support private sector infrastructure projects in Bangladesh, including in renewable energy. The assistance will support the Second Public–Private Infrastructure Development Facility established under the state-owned Infrastructure Development Company Ltd. (IDCOL). The World Bank and the Japan International Cooperation Agency will cofinance the project with... »
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (25 March 2014) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today signed a grant agreement of $2 million to develop innovative new crop insurance products that will give small-holder farmers in Bangladesh income protection from increasingly severe storms and natural disasters. The Government of Japan is providing the grant through the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction. ADB will administer the fund, and provide technical... »
bangladesh-anthem Bangladesh today made a new world record singing its national anthem by 2,54,681 people in chorus on the National Parade ground in the capital Dhaka this morning. To join this great occasion, people from all walks of life thronged the National Parade Ground to be a part of the event ‘Lakho Konthe Sonar Bangla’. At 11:20am, the entire parade square was pulsated with the sonorous rendition of the anthem ‘Amar... »
thumb32 A high level Indian delegation led by Mr. Arvind Mehta, Joint Secretary, Foreign Trade (South Asia), Department of Commerce, Government of India will hold two days of talks beginning 12th March, 2014 in Dhaka with their counterparts, from Bangladesh led by Mr. Md. Shahabuddin Patwary, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce. The talks in Dhaka are the 9th round of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Trade established under the framework... »
asagovtcpb-bsd Dhaka, Mar 5: Leaders of two left leaning parties – Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) Wednesday alleged that Sheikh Hasina-led Aawmi League government has breached its own commitment through initiating move to raise electricity tariff.   CPB president Muzahidul Islam Selim said the Awami League government had made a commitment that they would start bringing down electricity tariff from 2014.   “But instead, now they... »