Earth Telecom Deploys Juniper Networks to Deliver High-Speed Internet

DHAKA, Nov. 5 (Earth Telecom Press Release)– Earth Telecommunication Limited one of Bangladesh’s leading International Internet Gateway (IIG) service providers, w ill deploy Juniper Networks the industry leader in network innovation, including routing, switching and security elements. The Juniper Networks solution enables Earth Telecom to scale its service on a pay-as-you-go basis, providing affordable quality […]

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Move on to form Bangladesh poll-time cabinet

Dhaka, Nov 5 (IANS) Despite the main opposition alliance’s threat to boycott elections, the Bangladesh ruling coalition has initiated moves to form an all-party poll-time interim cabinet in line with PrimeMinister Sheikh Hasina’s proposal. “We’ll submit our resignation letters to the prime minister in a week,” Xinhua quoted Communications Minister Obaidul Quader, one of the influential members of the […]

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Bangladesh concludes mutiny trial, hundreds sentenced to death, life in prison

By Sharmin Akter DHAKA, Nov. 5 (NsNewsWire) — Hundreds of paramilitary soldiers have been sentenced to death and life in prison  for a two-day horrendous mutiny which left 74 people dead including 57 officers deputed from the Army. The Dhaka court awarded death to 152 personnel of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), previously known as Bangladesh Rifles […]

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Climate Action Brings Big Benefits to Human Health

DHAKA, Nov. 5 (World Bank Press Release) —  Fast action to cut common pollutants like soot – also known as black carbon – and methane will not only slow global warming, but save millions of lives. Reductions of these so-called short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) would slow rapid melting in the Arctic and in mountain regions with […]

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Gov’t board recommends 77 pct wage hike for Bangladesh garment workers

   DHAKA, Nov. 4 (nsnewswire) — The government board has recommended 5,300 taka as the minimum monthly wage for the country’s around 4 million garment workers.   The government in May this year, formed the wage board, headed by a Judge AK Roy, to set a fresh minimum wage structure for the garment sector.   […]

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Bangladeshi opposition’s hartal sparks violence

DHAKA, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) — A protester was shot dead and a dozen others including cops injured in stray incidents of violence in the early hours of Bangladesh’s opposition enforced countrywide 60- hour non-stop hartal which begins on Monday morning. Nasir Uddin, 24, a leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student wing of ex-Prime Minister […]

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Bangladesh plays key role in China’s rebalancing in Southeast Asia

By Dan Steinbock    Recently, Bangladesh’s foreign minister Dipu Moni met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing to push forward the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridor. The initiative follows China’s intensified co-operation with Pakistan in South Asia and recent Asian summits in which both President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang have been promoting a new […]

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Dhaka Bank signs insurance coverage deal with MetLife Alico

DHAKA, Nov. 4 (Dhaka Bank Press Release) — MetLife Alico handed over a cheque of Tk.32, 27,000.00 (Taka Thirty Two Lac Twenty Seven Thousand Only) for Accidental Death Claim Settlement towards claimant Mrs. Joya Saha (Mother of Ms. Ahona Saha, nominee of EduSavings Plan product, of Dhaka Bank) yesterday. On this auspicious occasion, Dhaka Bank […]

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যুক্তরাষ্ট্র-বাংলাদেশ প্রতিরক্ষা সংলাপ

ঢাকা, ৪ঠা নভেম্বর, ২০১৩ – যু্ক্তরাষ্ট্র ও বাংলাদেশের মধ্যে ৫-৭ই নভেম্বর, ২০১৩ ঢাকায় দ্বিতীয় দ্বিপাক্ষিক প্রতিরক্ষা সংলাপ ও সামরিক পরিকল্পনা সংলাপ অনুষ্ঠিত হবে। আয়োজনটি বাংলাদেশ সরকারের নিমন্ত্রণে ঢাকায় অনুষ্ঠিত হবে। সংলাপের ইতিবাচক ও ব্যাপক বিনিময় আমাদের বর্ধমান দ্বিপাক্ষিক প্রতিরক্ষা সম্পর্কের ব্যাপ্তি, গভীরতা ও শক্তি প্রদর্শন করে এবং একইসংগে এই অঞ্চলে শান্তি ও সমৃদ্ধির প্রতি আমাদের […]

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