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4.8km of Padma bridge now visible

Nearly five kilometres of the Padma bridge has become visible with the installation of its 32nd span on Sunday, reports UNB.

4.8km of Padma bridge now visible

Govt preparing district hospitals with ICU to fight second wave of COVID-19: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the government is taking all-out preparations to keep the district hospitals ready with ICU and necessary oxygen to effectively encounter the possible ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates 29.73-km Itna-Mithamoin-Austagram road in Kishoreganj through a video conference from her official Gonobhaban residence, Dhaka on 8 October 2020

Ready to bring China-Bangladesh ties to new heights: Xi Jinping

Chinese president Xi Jinping said on Sunday that he stands ready to work with his Bangladeshi counterpart, Abdul Hamid, to better align the two countries' strategies and jointly promote the ...

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Dhaka-Mymensingh highway to be upgraded to expressway

Dhaka (Joydebpur)-Mymensingh Highway is going to be upgraded to an expressway as the cabinet committee on economic affairs on Wednesday approved a proposal to develop the road under public-private ...

Dhaka-Mymensingh highway to be upgraded to expressway

About 50pc metro rail work complete, says Quader

Road, transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that about half of the metro rail's construction work has been finished, reports UNB.

About 50pc metro rail work complete, says Quader

Bangladesh, India need to work together: Jeffrey Sachs

Regional cooperation is important to resolve the crisis the world is going through right now, says development economist Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs

Dhaka University takes master plan for infrastructure development

A set of ideas including developing transport services with parking facilities, planting more trees in the campus area, modernising gymnasium and medical centre, improving water management with ...

Dhaka University logo on a plaque attached to a gate of the Arts Building of Dhaka University

Bangladesh development: What contributes to its exceptionalities?

To understand how Bangladesh has performed, it’s a good idea to look at a number of individual development outcomes rather than just looking at the HDI, otherwise we may miss some interesting details

Bangladesh development: What contributes to its exceptionalities?

GDP Debate

Mr. Finance Minister, balance the sum please

The experts considered the GDP growth a tall tale, especially because of the 'magic' in the first eight and half months of the fiscal year that apparently upturned all the negative effects on an ...

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'Govt aims to provide uninterrupted power supply'

ECNEC has approved over Tk 14.54 billion project to ensure standard and uninterrupted power supply for the clients of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited alongside creating infrastructures for ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina unveils a book on Bangladesh advancement report 2020 while chairing the ECNEC meeting from her official Gonobhaban residence through video conferencing on 25 August 2020
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