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Bangladesh Water Expo- 2017 kicks off in city

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 A three day long Bangladesh Water Expo 2017 has kicked off today in the city to showcase innovative technologies for water and water waste management. Dr. M H Millat, the honorable Member of the Parliament, Bangladesh Parliament inaugurated the event as the chief guest at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB). Dr. Millat said, “Water and Waste Water sector is important as it is related to all sort of environmental pollution. I know hundreds of companies which do not comply the environmental regulations. So we need to keep an eye on it.” About the progress of Bangladesh on water pollution he said, “Bangladesh has made a significant progress in reducing water pollution. Water pollution in the country has decreased

Myanmar’s repatriation proposal trickery, not trustworthy

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The governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed, on 2nd October, to work on a repatriation plan. State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said that verified refugees will be accepted. But the question is how the terrified and traumatized refugees would be repatriated to Arakan/Rakhine State where they experienced, witnessed and fled the genocidal brutality of Myanmar troops, Rakhine terrorists and other vigilantes. Despite assurance by the Myanmar government the violence and brutality continue. There were arson attacks on Quarter No.5 of Maungdaw town even today. Therefore, the Myanmar government’s policy is obscure and its offer for repatriation is trickery. During recent weeks more than half a million Rohingya refugees have taken refuge in Bangladesh due to genocide by Suu Kyi-army r...

Human-chain at BRU to protest Rohingya torture

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The students of Mass Communication and Journalism Department of Begum Rokeya University (BRU), Rangpur early on Tuesday formed a human-chain for protesting atrocities on Muslim Rohingya in Mayanmer." Save Rohingya, stop genocide" was the slogan of the human-chain. rohingya-childrenChairman of the Dept, Prof Dr Nazrul Islam, the members of different social, political, and cultural organizations and students of the Departments were present there. Dr Nazrul Islam said, "the Rohingya crisis has resounded the...

Shanghai Stock team visits CSE

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A 5-member delegation of Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) headed by its Chairman came in Bangladesh on 03 September in an official tour. The delegation had a bilateral meeting with the CSE (Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd.) on the same day in Westin, Dhaka. CSE Chairman Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, Managing Director, Mr. M. Shaifur Rahman Mazumdar, Director, Major (Retd.) Emdadul Islam and Director, Mr. Mirza Salman Ispahani welcomed the team. CSE 0409 The SSE delegation team and the team of CSE discussed on bilateral issues and mutu...

Bangladesh stepping into higher growth trajectory

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Bangladesh GDP, after almost a decade of 6 per cent plus growth, has achieved 7.24% in FY 17. Bangladesh ranked 31st among the world’s 32 largest economies in 2016. Its GDP (PPP) was $628 billion, and it was projected to increase to $3,064 billion in 2050, according to report of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), as mentioned by ICC Bangladesh to its latest News Bulletin editorial (April-June 2017 issue). By 2050 Bangladesh, India and Vietnam will become the fastest growing economies, with Bangladesh expected to see an impressive growth that will push it to 23rd place overall, the report added. PwC ranked 32 countries by their projected global gross domestic product (GDP) at purchasing power parity (PPP), and made projections for up to 2050.

Finnish Wärtsilä wins contract of 300MW power plant

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Finnish technology company Wärtsilä has won a contract to supply equipment for a 300MW fuel oil power plant in Bangladesh from Summit Group. The contract has been given by Bangladesh-based energy company for which Wärtsilä will supply eighteen of its Wärtsilä 46 line of engines running on heavy fuel oil. wartsila-kodda-i-ii-signingUnder the scope of the contract, Wärtsilä will supply the engine sets and auxiliaries for the power plant to be built in Gazipur. The new power plant will...