More than 60,000 cases due to dengue reported in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Aug. 25 (NsNewsWire) — The number of dengue cases has risen to 63,514 cases, with 169 deaths reported in Bangladesh, a state agency reported Sunday.    In its dengue monitoring report released on Sunday, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the Ministry of Health said after reviewing 80 deaths the government’s Institute of Epidemiology, […]

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Dhaka-based PPD Organises Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South Cooperation in Population & Development and PPD Governance next month in Tunis

DHAKA, Aug. 23 (NsNewsWire) –Bangladesh-based Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is going to organize the 16th International Inter-Ministerial ‘Conference on South-South Cooperation in Population & Development and PPD Governance Meetings (33rd Executive Committee Meeting, 24th Annual Board Meeting and Annual Partner Country Coordinators Meeting) from 2 – 5 September 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. PPD, […]

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AIIB Becomes a Member of the Ethics Network of Multilateral Organizations

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (NsNewsWire) — The Ethics Network of Multilateral Organizations (ENMO) has approved the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for membership.  “Membership in ENMO demonstrates our commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics in our operations,” said Chief Ethics Officer Tony Wan of AIIB, a multilateral development bank with a mission to improve social and […]

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Bangladesh’s July inflation rises to 5.62 pct

DHAKA, Aug. 21 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s overall inflation rose to 5.62 percent in July, the first month of the current 2019-20 fiscal year, due to soaring food and non-food costs, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).    The country’s average inflation rate went up from June’s 5.52 percent on a point-to-point basis, reports […]

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Pence’s threat on HK affairs outrageous

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/20 23:13:40 Last Updated: 2019/8/21 0:29:49 US Vice President Mike Pence said in a threatening tone on Monday that for the US to make a trade deal with China, Beijing needs to honor its commitments, including China’s commitment to respect the legal integrity of Hong Kong in keeping with the 1984 Sino-British […]

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Bangladesh earns nearly 4 bln USD in exports in July

DHAKA, Aug. 20 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s exports in the first month of the current 2019-20 fiscal year ending next June surged 8.55 percent to nearly 4 billion U.S. dollars, an official said Tuesday.    The Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) official told Xinhua that export performance for July was 3.88 billion U.S. dollars, reports Xinhua.   Of the […]

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Bangladesh cabinet approves policy to feed 15 mln school children

DHAKA, Aug. 19 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s cabinet approved a proposal on Monday to feed 15 million children under a countrywide primary school meal program, reports Xinhua.   After the cabinet meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, spokesman Mohammad Shafiul Alam told reporters that the cabinet gave its approval to the “National School Meal […]

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Bangladesh observes National Mourning Day

With the national flag down at half-mast, Bangladesh is observing the National Mourning Day on Thursday, marking the 44th anniversary of the assassination of the country’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.    The day began with President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paying homage to the father of the nation by placing wreaths […]

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