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Capital flight costs Bangladesh over $61 billion since 2005

DHAKA: Illicit cash outflows from the country has cost Bangladesh as much as $61.63 billion between 2005 and 2014, according to a report released by the...

India offers $10 billion investment, $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: India will invest up to $10 billion in Bangladeshi sectors including infrastructure and medicine and will provide $5 billion in loans, including...

Nepal and Afghanistan lead with most women in parliament in South...

KABUL: Nepal has topped the list of countries with the highest number of women in national parliament while Afghanistan has the second position, according to...

Bangladesh offers Thai investors special economic zones

DHAKA: Commerce Minister of Bangladeshi Tofail Ahmed has offered Thai investors Special Economic Zones (SEZ) on Wednesday to attract foreign direct investment into the country. Tofail made...

Bangladesh signs deep sea exploration deal with Posco Daewoo

DHAKA: The government of Bangladesh and South Korean company Posco Daewoo Corporation have signed a joint agreement to explore oil, gas and mineral resources in deep...

Rohingya refugees swallowed by Bangladesh drug trade

DHAKA: Rohingya Muslim refugee Ali Hasan is desperately looking for a bride for his 14-year-old son, jailed last year in Bangladesh for carrying the...

Bangladesh High Court bans 20 pharmaceutical companies

DHAKA: The Bangladesh High Court has upheld its previous decision to ban 20 pharmaceutical companies from production of all medicines and 14 others to stop...

Bangladesh and Russia working to boost trade

DHAKA:  Bangladesh and Russia are working together to boost trade, investment and economic relations between the two countries to new levels according to Russian Ambassador...

Bangladesh to grow at 6.8%: World Bank

DHAKA: The World Bank has projected a 6.8% GDP growth for Bangladesh, despite internal security challenges and sluggish global demand. The global lender posted the...

Bangladesh signs $7.5 billion railway deal with British company

DHAKA: Bangladesh signed a deal with Britain’s DP Rail on Tuesday to develop a $7.5 billion (6.06 billion pounds) rail track, the biggest ever...

OPINION

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....