Bangladesh beat New Zealand to clinch series 2-0

DHAKA, Oct. 31 (nsnewswire) — New Zealand suffered a 40-run defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the 2nd One-day International or ODI of the three-match series in Dhaka Thursday. Batting first, Bangladesh set a target of 247 runs in 49 overs losing all the 10 wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Earlier in […]

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Bangladesh opts to bat in 2nd ODI against New Zealand

DHAKA, Oct. 31 (nsnewswire) — Bangladesh opted to bat first in Thursday’s second day-night one-dayer against New Zealand at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Bangladeshi capital Mushfiqur Rahimand wicket-keeper won the toss and decided to bat first. Bangladesh expects to seal the series as they beat the visitors (Black Caps) by 43 runs (D/L method) in […]

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IPFF Project financed USD 20 Million

DHAKA, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — IPFF disbursed 20 million USD from its on-lending component to M/S Baraka Patenga Power Limited at Patenga in Chittagong through its PFIs United Commercial Bank Limited (USD 14.04 million) and Trust Bank Limited (USD 5.87 million). In its 2nd phase of operation this is the largest amount of money that […]

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Bangladesh’s July-August trade deficit narrows to 790 mln USD

  DHAKA, Oct. 31 (nsnewswire) — In the first two months of the current 2013-14 fiscal year the country’s trade deficit narrowed by about 11 percent year on year to 790 million U.S. dollars, showed officials data Thursday.    According to statistics of the central bank of Bangladesh, the country’s import payment was 5.783 billion U.S. […]

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44 killed in bus fire in S. India

NEW DELHI, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — At least 44 persons were burnt to death Wednesday morning when a bus caught fire after its oil tank exploded in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, the police said. The Volvo private bus was coming from Bangalore to Hyderabad when it caught fire at Kothakota in Mahbubnagar […]

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BTRC approves Robi proposal for Mercantile bank’s mobile banking

DHAKA, Oct. 30 (nsnewswire) — Bangladesh’s telecom regulator has approved a proposal to allow a leading private commercial bank  to launch mobile banking services through the country’s third largest cell phone company’s channels and networks . Cell phone operator Robi made the proposal to Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC). BTRC approved the proposal Tuesday. For further details […]

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Message of Chinese Ambassador on Current Situation in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Oct.  28 (nsnewswire) —  Message of Li Jun,  Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh, on the South Asian country’s current situation. “I am deeply worried about the increasing violence arising from the political impasse in Bangladesh. Against this backdrop, we welcome the recent positive developments, including the telephone conversation between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda […]

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Four Bangladeshis killed, 16 injured in Kuwait minibus crash

Labourers were on their way to work when tragedy struck Manama: Four Bangladeshi labourers were killed and 16 were injured in an accident in Kuwait. All the victims are believed to be Asians on their way to work. Initial reports said that the accident occurred when the minibus transporting the labourers and a truck were […]

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Helping Vulnerable Communities Increase Resilience to Climate Change

DHAKA, Oct. 28 (nsnewswire) — The Government of Bangladesh has set up a multi-donor trust fund, the Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BCCRF), which acts as a mechanism for large-scale climate change financing in Bangladesh. One of the two windows of BCCRF, the Community Climate Change Project (CCCP) is allocating funds on a competitive basis to non-governmental […]

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