Professor Yunus lectures students on social business

DHAKA, Oct. 23 (nsnewswire) — Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus during his recent visit to Poland has spoken  at a workshop on Social Business where 100 university students from around the world participated. News and Photo Courtesy:Yunus Center

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Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd Test: Anderson ton steers visitors

DHAKA, Oct. 23 (nsnewswire) — Young all-rounder Corey Anderson hit a patient maiden Test century in demanding conditions to steer New Zealand towards a good position on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka Wednesday despite a five-wicket haul for Shakib al-Hassan. Strongly-built lefthander Anderson hit 116 runs to becom the […]

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ADB Provides Additional Financing for Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection

DHAKA, Oct. 23  (nsnewswire) —  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today signed a loan agreement for $12 million in additional financing for a cross-border electricity initiative between Bangladesh and India. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD) and M. Teresa Kho, Country Director for ADB’s Bangladesh Resident Mission, […]

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SIGNING OF THE BANGLADESH-US COUNTERTERRORISM COOPERATION INITIATIVE

DHAKA, Oct.  22 (nsnewswire) — Today, U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena and Ministry of Home Affairs Senior Secretary C. Q. K. Mustaq Ahmed signed the Bangladesh-US Counterterrorism Cooperation Initiative at the Ministry of Home Affairs. The objective of the initiative is to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation between the United States and Bangladesh as an important […]

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বাংলাদেশ-যুক্তরাষ্ট্র সন্ত্রাসবিরোধী সহযোগিতা উদ্যোগ স্বাক্ষর

ঢাকা, ২২শে অক্টোবর – আজ বাংলাদেশে যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের রাষ্ট্রদূত ড্যান মজীনা ও স্বরাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়ের ঊর্ধ্বতন সচিব সি.কিউ.কে. মুশতাক আহমেদ স্বরাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়ে বাংলাদেশ-যুক্তরাষ্ট্র সন্ত্রাসবিরোধী সহযোগিতা উদ্যোগ স্বাক্ষর করেন। এই উদ্যোগের লক্ষ্য হলো যুক্তরাষ্ট্র ও বাংলাদেশের মধ্যে সন্ত্রাসবিরোধী সহযোগিতার উন্নয়ন করা যা আমাদের দ্বিপাক্ষিক অংশীদারিত্ব ও সম্পর্কের এক গুরুত্বপূর্ণ অংশ। সহযোগিতা উদ্যোগের মূল প্রতিপাদ্য নিম্নে প্রদান করা হলো। […]

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Major ILO programme aims to make Bangladesh garment industry safer

DHAKA, Oct. 22 (ILO News) — The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have launched a USD $24.21 million initiative – including a new Better Work programme – aimed at improving working conditions in the ready-made garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh. The three-and-a-half year initiative, ‘Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made […]

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Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserve hits all-time high

By Sheuli Akter, DHAKA, Oct. 22  (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserve hit an all-time high of over 17 billion U.S. dollars on the back of an increase in exports and inflow of remittances ahead of the biggest Islamic religious festival, said an official Tuesday. AFM Asaduzzaman, senior spokesman of Bangladesh Bank, told NsNewsWire that the country’s “foreign […]

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Yunus Addresses 13th Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

DHAKA, Oct. 22 (Yunus Center Press Release) — The 13th Annual Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates that opened on 21 October 2013, is held for the first time in Eastern Europe. “Stand in Solidarity for Peace – Time to Act” is the official motto of the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. The […]

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