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Report: India to become fifth largest economy in 2018

A high rise residential building is seen next to a slum in Mumbai, India, December 20, 2017 Reuters Cheap energy and technology prices will boost the global economy, the report said India is set to overtake the United Kingdom and France to become the world’s fifth largest economy next year, a report said Tuesday. Currently […]

Khaleda Zia’s lawyer Abdur Rezak Khan, in his closing argument in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, has submitted that his client should be exonerated as the charges against her are not proven beyond reasonable doubt. Khan had been arguing for the dismissal of the charges for the last four days at the court of Dhaka’s […]

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  Bangladesh’s new Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan (2nd from R) spends some time with his teammates at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on the first day of the conditioning camp ahead of the tri-series against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka in January. Photo: Star The morning was thrilling as Mahedi Hasan joined the national […]

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So far, Bangladesh has done very well in the climate change arena. All along the country has shown her seriousness about climate change preparedness, producing the National Adaptation Programme of Action, more popularly known as NAPA and, a strategy paper named Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (BCCSAP). Many other policy documents such as […]

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The circular reads that Bitcoin is not an authorised and legal currency in any other country in the world Bangladesh Bank has banned the use of Bitcoin, a virtual cryptocurrency, in Bangladesh by issuing a circular on its website. The circular read that Bitcoin is not an authorised and legal currency in any other country […]

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A Yak-130 at the Farnborough Air Show 2012.– Wikipedia photo Two combat trainer aircraft Yak-130 of Bangladesh Air Force crashed at Moheshkhali of the country’s south-eastern Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday evening. Inter-Services Public Relations director Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Rashidul Islam said all the four pilots were safe. Defence ministry officials said Group Captain Sharif Mustafa […]

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