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KSA, Bangladesh open new chapter in bilateral relations

KSA, Bangladesh open new chapter in bilateral relations
Bangladesh and the Kingdom Saudi Arabia (KSA) yesterday inked two agreements and four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for different development projects in Bangladesh in connection with energy, industries and infrastructure, paving the path for future investments of up to 20 billion dollars by the Kingdom in Bangladesh. The deals were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and visiting KSA minister for commerce and investment Majid Bin Abdullah Al Qasabi. KSA economy and planning minister Mohammad Bin Mazyed Al Twaijri witnessed the event at the Prime Minister’s Office. An agreement on the construction of a 100-megawatt Solar IPP was inked by the Alfanar Company of Saudi Arabia and the Electric Generation Company Bangladesh…

Ilias Kanchan lied over gun

Ilias Kanchan lied over gun

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali claimed yesterday that film actor Ilias Kanchan restored to lies for protecting his image. The fact is that the pistol and bullets found in Kanchan's laptop bag were detected during scanning at the domestic terminal at Hazrat Shahjalal…
Karnaphuli set to see 
water bus service

Karnaphuli set to see water bus service

In an effort to bring some relief to commuters amid nagging traffic congestions in the port city, the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is going to introduce a water bus service on the Karnaphuli River. Initially, the service will be launched for smooth communications of air passengers to and from Shah…
Nutritious and safe food for all

Nutritious and safe food for all

At a recently held event on the agricultural transformation of Bangladesh, calls were made to ensure nutritious and safe food for all. This call comes at a time when Bangladesh has shrugged off scenes of hunger, starvation and malnutrition to emerge as a country self-sufficient in food production. Any…
How safe is the milk we drink?

How safe is the milk we drink?

Milk has always been considered as one of the most wholesome food. Milk and dairy products feature regularly in our diets. In the Old Testament we read about the Promised Land described by God as a land flowing with milk and honey. Milk's special significance in Hinduism goes back to mythology and…
Facebook nudged to follow Bangladesh laws on content

Facebook nudged to follow Bangladesh laws on content

The government has notified Facebook of the Digital Security Act of Bangladesh by handing over a copy of the Act to the representatives of the popular social media site. “There are laws in Bangladesh and Facebook will have to compile content and other things in accordance with the law,”…
Shinawatra-linked party dissolved by Thai court

Shinawatra-linked party dissolved by Thai court

A key party linked to Thailand’s powerful Shinawatra clan was dissolved yesterday by a court, just weeks before a general election, over its ill-starred bid to front a princess as a candidate for premier. Thai Raksa Chart, which is tied to ex-premiers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra, proposed…
Youths in hundreds join ‘Joy Bangla Concert’ reviving historic March 7

Youths in hundreds join ‘Joy Bangla Concert’ reviving historic March 7

Wearing colourful t-shirts and paper-made bracelets youths in hundreds have joined the long-awaited youth-centric annual ‘Joy Bangla Concert’, the largest musical extravaganza, at the Bangladesh Army Stadium that took place yesterday. The concert staged on a red-letter day when the nation…
Riyad emphasises good 
start to dictate 2nd Test

Riyad emphasises good start to dictate 2nd Test

Bangladesh stand-in captain Mahmudullah Riyad stressed upon the requirements of doing better in the first innings in a bid to dictate the course of the game in the second Test, starting on Friday at Basin Reserve in Wellington. Bangladesh’s first innings debacle was key in their crushing innings…
‘Cox’s Bazar rly station to be shaped of oyster’

‘Cox’s Bazar rly station to be shaped of oyster’

The proposed railway station in Cox’s Bazar is to be shaped after a huge oyster as rapid works are underway to build a 128 kilometre track connecting the beach town with the country’s main railway networks along the port city of Chattogram, officials said yesterday. “The station will…
Women bolster presence in world of ‘bits and bytes’

Women bolster presence in world of ‘bits and bytes’

For long, Bangladeshi women were being left out of the conversation when it came to technology. They are led to think tech is insular and anti-social and are barely given a chance to correct those perceptions. Because of this, when words like "women entrepreneur" are pronounced, the picture…
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