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Study: Bangladesh has second-worst roads...

Study: Bangladesh has second-worst roads...

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Wed, Feb 28 2018

Nepal has the worst roads in Asia, followed by Bangladesh

Khaleda Zia’s conviction makes global...

Khaleda Zia’s conviction makes global...

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Thu, Feb 8 2018

She has been handed down a five-year imprisonment term for corruption

WB report: Bangladesh 177th easiest...

WB report: Bangladesh 177th easiest...

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Wed, Nov 1 2017

Bangladesh ranks 177 with a score of 40.99, after dropping three places from last year

Khaleej Times: Sheikh Hasina new star...

Khaleej Times: Sheikh Hasina new star...

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Sun, Oct 1 2017

Noted journalist Allan Jacob wrote it in an article in the Khaleej Times, the longest running English...

Fortune lists bKash among 50 companies...

Fortune lists bKash among 50 companies...

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Mon, Sep 11 2017

Fortune noted that 22% of Bangladeshi adults use bKash with roughly 4.5 million transactions happening...

Haunted by unification: A Bangladeshi...

Haunted by unification: A Bangladeshi...

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Mon, Aug 14 2017

In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan

Swim class to end child deaths caused...

Swim class to end child deaths caused...

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Thu, Aug 3 2017

Drowning claims up to 18,000 children under the age of 18 every year and 43% of deaths among children...

Oxford: Bangladesh second largest source...

Oxford: Bangladesh second largest source...

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Sat, Jul 22 2017

Bangladesh provides 16% of online labourers, according to a study from Oxford

Report: Bangladesh among 10 worst countries...

Report: Bangladesh among 10 worst countries...

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Thu, Jun 22 2017

Labour law in Bangladesh requires an unreasonably high 30% of workers to agree to form a union and mandates...

Summit Power to list on Singapore Stock...

Summit Power to list on Singapore Stock...

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Tue, Jun 20 2017

With 15 power plants and a total of installed generating capacity over 1,500 megawatts (MW), Summit...

Singaporean dream sours for some Bangladeshi...

Singaporean dream sours for some Bangladeshi...

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Tue, Jun 20 2017

The number of work permit holders in Singapore, excluding domestic workers, fell by 12,600 to 753,000...

Three men, 96 children: Pakistan’s population...

Three men, 96 children: Pakistan’s population...

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Sun, Jun 11 2017

'God has created the entire universe and all human beings, so why should I stop the natural process of...

Bangladeshi women stamp out poverty,...

Bangladeshi women stamp out poverty,...

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Tue, Jun 6 2017

The programme has helped participants improve their living standards and grow stronger financially

‘The happiest economic story in the...

‘The happiest economic story in the...

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Sun, Jun 4 2017

Bangladesh’s economy grew by 7.1% in 2016, which is the fastest expansion in 30 years

Chaste peacocks, cosmic cows: Indian...

Chaste peacocks, cosmic cows: Indian...

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Thu, Jun 1 2017

Cows have increasingly become a focal point of nationalist discourse in India where Prime Minister Narendra...

What $10 or less gets you in...

What $10 or less gets you in...

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Fri, Feb 10 2017

What can you get for $10 (approx. Tk800) or less in Bangladesh? Renowned travel blogger Drew Binsky visited...

Merriam-Webster picks Surreal as word...

Merriam-Webster picks Surreal as word...

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Tue, Dec 20 2016

Donald Trump's upset win in the US presidential election astonished people so much that they rushed to...

Farakka barrage, engineers and...

Farakka barrage, engineers and...

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Tue, Sep 20 2016

Why the controversial barrage was built on the Ganges just upstream of the India-Bangladesh border, and...

Is Bangladesh the next ISIS...

Is Bangladesh the next ISIS...

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Tue, Jun 21 2016

ISIS has claimed a number of attacks through its media affiliates, but the Bangladesh government has...

Rajshahi city took on air pollution...

Rajshahi city took on air pollution...

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Sat, Jun 18 2016

In Bangladesh, one of the world’s most polluted cities has led the way globally in ridding itself of...

Film links melting glaciers, land loss...

Film links melting glaciers, land loss...

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Wed, Jun 15 2016

If the sea level rises by one metre, the map of Bangladesh will be changed