State-run BTV becomes first Bangladeshi channel to land in India

DHAKA, Sept. 3 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s state-run BTV has become the country’s first channel airing programs in its next-door neighbor India. Bangladeshi Information Minister Hasan Mahmud inaugurated airing the programs of the state-run television channel at a program at its headquarters in capital Dhaka, reports Xinhua. Earlier this year, agreements were signed for the purpose […]

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Blue economy ministerial conference slated for Sept. 5 in Dhaka

DHAKA, Sept. 2 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh will hold the 3rd Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Blue Economy Ministerial Conference here on Sept. 5, aimed at promoting smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and employment opportunities in the blue economy activities along the Indian Ocean belt, reports Xinhua.    The conference will be preceded by a working […]

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Bangladesh minister’s car attacked by bomb explosion, 2 policemen injured

DHAKA, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) — Two policemen were injured as a crude bomb exploded next to a Bangladeshi minister’s car on a capital Dhaka street on Saturday night, a local police official said Sunday morning.    The explosion left two policemen injured. Police were not sure who was behind the blast, a Dhaka Metropolitan Politan […]

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Reuters fake report on Hong Kong is a stain on global journalism

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/31 5:47:31 23 According to a so-called “exclusive” Reuters report released Friday, Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), submitted a proposal to Beijing earlier this summer that asked for “5 key demands” from the Hong Kong protesters to be taken seriously but was rejected. The Global Times […]

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FIVE C-130 MORDERN TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT PROCURED FROM UK FOR BAF

The Present Government has taken various steps to modernize Bangladesh Air Force (BAF). In this development process, government has taken steps to induct 05 US origin C-130J aircraft from United Kingdom (UK) through government to government agreement. Out of 05 aircrafts, the first C-130J arrived Bangladesh Air Force Base Bangabandhu Sunday, 25 August 2019 after […]

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Bulgaria: let the press report freely, say IFJ/EFJ ahead of Prosecutor’s election

Brussels, 20th August 2019. Bulgaria will appoint a new Prosecutor General this autumn and a series of statements made by public officials against the press have raised journalists’ concerns about the process.  The International and European Federations of journalists (IFJ/EFJ) join their affiliate the Union of Bulgarian Journalist (UBJ) in calling for better protection of the rights of journalists and the media.    A […]

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4th Hong Kong BR Summit extended to two days to cover broader range of issues

The fourth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held on 11 and 12 September (Wednesday and Thursday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Under the theme “Creating and Realising Opportunities”, the […]

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