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Safe and sustainable ship recycling project in Bangladesh – second phase launched

The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh has been launched at a meeting of stakeholders in Dhaka, Bangladesh (26 November). The 19-month project isfunded under a US$1.1 million agreement with the Government of Norway. Itfocuses on building capacity within Bangladesh to develop a legal, policy

IFAD and Bangladesh invest US$109 million to increase incomes of rural households

Rome, 1 August 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Bangladesh today signed a financing agreement to significantly increase incomes and food and nutrition security for 250,000 rural households in southern Bangladesh where the highest percentage of rural poor reside. The agreement for the Smallholder Agricultural Competitiveness Project (SACP) was signed by

Bangladesh’s Graduation from LDC : Prospects of Bangladesh-India Economic Engagement @ MCCI

To Celebrate Bangladesh’s Graduation from LDC Monday, 23 July 2018. at The Park Hotel, Kolkata Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata in association with Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized a Seminar on “Bangladesh’s Graduation from LDC : Prospects of Bangladesh-India Economic Engagement”, today at Park Hotel, to celebrate Bangladesh’s graduation from a least

HCC wins first International Nuclear Power contract in Bangladesh

Awarded Rs.737 cr Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant contract in JV with MAX Group Mumbai, June 06, 2018: Infrastructure major, Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. (HCC), in the joint venture with MAX Group, a leading construction company in Bangladesh has been awarded US$ 110 million (Rs.737 crore) contract by Russia’s State Nuclear Company, JSC Atomstroyexport, for civil


James, Fossils, Anupam Roy, Sahana Bajpaie, Imon Chakraborty and Oyshee to come together for the first time in a decade   First time in a decade: Gaan Piriti- Season 1 hosts two most prolific Bengali Rock Stars- James O Nagarbaul and Fossils & Rupam Oyshee’s first ever performance in Kolkata Bengali music lovers across the

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh

13/12/2017 Second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January. The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a US$1.1 million funding agreement with Norway. The two-year

Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

12 December 2017, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh — The Government of Bangladesh, with the support of UNICEF, the World Health Organization and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, today launched  a vaccination campaign against diphtheria and other preventable diseases for all Rohingya children aged 6 weeks to 6 years living in 12 camps and temporary settlements near the Myanmar

New IFC Report Points to $172 billion of Climate Investment Opportunities in Bangladesh by 2030

Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 06, 2017 – Bangladesh’s ambitious plans to meet its climate targets under the Paris Agreement alongside policy priorities, represent about $172 billion worth of investment opportunities by 2030 in sectors including green buildings, transport infrastructure, climate-smart urban water, and renewable energy, says a new report issued by IFC, a member of the

WHO appeals for USD 10.2 million to support critical health interventions in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 6 October 2017: The World Health Organization is seeking USD 10.2 million to protect, promote and secure the health of more than half a million people who have moved to southern Bangladesh from across the border since August this year. “The health needs of this immensely vulnerable population are massive, and growing.

Pepe Jeans, Dollar Industries enter into joint venture

To launch new range of products under brand name Pepe Jeans London To Manufacture And Market Premium Fashion Innerwear, Loungewear, Gymwear Sleepwear and Track Suits for Adults & Kids To Market And Sale Products In India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan & Bangladesh Kolkata, 11th August, 2017: Dollar Industries Limited today announced a Joint Venture with