Foreign workers in Bangladesh, repatriate per year US$ 2 bn officially, US$ 3.8 billion unofficially

Foreign workers in Bangladesh, repatriate per year US$ 2 bn officially, US$ 3.8 billion unofficially

Foreign workers and personnel in Bangladesh formally remit about US$ 2 billion or Taka 165 billion a year, according to Pew Research Center. But according to an unofficial estimate made by the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute President Farooq Sobhan, Indian nationals alone take home Tk 320 billion or US$ 3.8 billion annually.

India to set up Urdu Chair in Dhaka University

India to set up Urdu Chair in Dhaka University

Dhaka, April 9 (BDNews24/newsin.asia): Among the agreements signed by India and Bangladesh here on Monday, is one on the setting up of a Urdu chair in Dhaka University. This is interesting considering the fact that Urdu was the official language when the present day Bangladesh was part of  Pakistan and against the imposition of which […]

Bangladesh happy over India’s position on Rohingya, gets reassurance on Teesta deal

Bangladesh happy over India’s position on Rohingya, gets reassurance on Teesta deal

Dhaka, April 9 (BDNews24): Bangladesh is happy over India’s position on the Rohingya issue and its progress on the pending Teesta water sharing deal, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Md.Shahidul Haque said after talks with the visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale. Haque said the two discussed all aspects of the relations between the two nations, including […]

Dhaka again ranks as the most polluted city in the world

Dhaka again ranks as the most polluted city in the world

Dhaka, April 3 (Dhaka Tribune) – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka has again ranked as the most polluted city in the world. Dhaka scored 197 in the US Air Quality Index (AQI) Tuesday morning. The air was classified as “unhealthy.” The index was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency for reporting daily air quality of any city […]

Sri Lanka wants stronger air, maritime links with Bangladesh

Sri Lanka wants stronger air, maritime links with Bangladesh

Colombo, March 27 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka has called for stronger maritime and air links with Bangladesh to boost bilateral trade as well as Foreign Direct Investments between the two nations, the Commerce and Industry Ministry said in a statement here Tuesday. The Ministry said that while the Ports of Hambantota, in the south and […]

Dinesh Karthik recounts the stupendous last moments of Nidahas final

Dinesh Karthik recounts the stupendous last moments of Nidahas final

New Delhi, March 20 (Indian Express):  A day after his historic night, in which he peeled off the most thrilling 29 runs in India’s T20I history, Dinesh Karthik relives and deconstructs his knock in this interview with The Indian Express. Excerpts: When you connected that shot off the last ball, it went for a flat six. Did […]

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