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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Bangladesh customs seizes 170 gold bars

By Sheuli Akter DHAKA, Oct. 30 (NsNewsWire) — Just one day after seizing 146 gold bars, customs officials in Bangladesh’s main airport in capital Dhaka Wednesday morning again seized 24 gold bars weighing about 3 kilograms from an arriving passenger from Saudi Arabia, an official said. Nazma Zabin, assistant commissioner of the Customs Intelligence Department, […]

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Bangladesh makes notable progress in reforms for easy business start:WB

DHAKA, Oct. 29 (nsneweswire) — A new World Bank Group report says that Bangladesh has made notable progress in reforms that make it easier to start and run a business in the country.  The report, Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises,released today from Washington analyzes regulations that apply to businesses during their life cycle, […]

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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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Ambassador of Japan Shiro Sadoshima’s Message on the Recent Violent in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Oct. 27 (nsnewswire) — “1. I am deeply concerned by the continuing escalation of violence and hostility in Dhaka metropolitan area and all over Bangladesh. 2. Japan, as a long-time friend and important stakeholder of Bangladesh, while condemning any kind of violence and destructive activities, urges the restraint of both ruling and opposition parties […]

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ঢাকাস্থ যুক্তরাষ্ট্র দূতাবাসের বিবৃতি

ঢাকা, ২৭শে অক্টোবর — একটি সুষ্ঠু, নিরপেক্ষ ও গ্রহণযোগ্য নির্বাচন সম্পাদনের জন্য একটি সর্বসম্মত উপায় খূজে বের করার লক্ষ্যে যুক্তরাষ্ট্র বাংলাদেশের প্রধান রাজনৈতিক দলগুলোকে গঠনমূলক সংলাপে বসার জন্য অব্যাহতভাবে আহবান জানাচ্ছে। রাষ্ট্রদূত মজীনা বলেন, প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা ও বেগম জিয়ার মধ্যে টেলিফোন আলাপসহ সাম্প্রতিক উন্নয়নসমূহে তিনি অনুপ্রাণিত এবং তিনি আশা ব্যক্ত করেন যে এই ইতিবাচক […]

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U.S. embassy statement

DHAKA, Oct. 27 (nsnewswire) — America continues to urge the major parties in Bangladesh to engage in constructive dialogue to find an agreed way forward to hold free, fair and credible elections. Ambassador Mozena said he is encouraged by developments, including most recently the telephone conversation between Prime Minister Hasina and Begum Zia, and hopes […]

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