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Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Bangladesh Government to Build Camp for 400,000 Rohingya Muslim Refugees

One million Rohyngya into Bangladesh Date : September 17, 2017 Reporter : BNN The Bangladesh government plans to construct a large camp to house some 400,000 Rohingya Muslims who have poured in from neighboring Myanmar over the past three weeks, officials said. Authorities said 14,000 shelters, each able to accommodate six families, will be built over the next 10 days on an eight square kilometer site near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. The government said the movement of the settlement's refugees would restricted. 'The Royingya refugees ...Full Story

POLITICS

Bangladesh President, PM pay homage to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 42nd death anniversary

Date : August 15, 2017 Reporter : ANI Paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Dhaka [Bangladesh], Aug.15 (ANI): Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today led the nation in paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 42nd death anniversary. ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Bangladesh’s trade with Nepal, Bhutan hit due to Darjeeling unrest

Date : June 29, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ ANI Bangladesh exports cotton waste Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 28 (ANI): Bangladesh's trade with Bhutan and Nepal has been affected due to the ongoing unrest in India's Darjeeling city, as most of the trade takes place through this route.> BNN ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Bangladesh: 20 foreign suspects identified in $101 million cyber heist

Date : April 19, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network They have identified 20 foreigners involved DHAKA, Bangladesh - Senior Bangladeshi investigators have confirmed that they have identified 20 foreigners involved in one of the largest cyber heists in history.> Big News Network Officers announced in a statement that they had ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Myanmar Sending Drones Over Bangladesh, Dhaka Says

Date : September 17, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ RFA Summoned Myanmar Ambassador Aung Myint Myanmar has again violated Bangladeshi air space, this time with helicopters and drones, the Bangladesh government said Friday, as local and international agencies struggled to manage a humanitarian crisis in the country's ...Full Story

HISTORY

Uprooted and divided

Date : August 25, 2017 Reporter : Meghna Guhathakurta Family histories of the 1947 Partition of Bengal Meghna Guhathakurta is an Executive Director, Research Initiatives, Bangladesh and a Member, National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh. This is a family histories of  Mrs Guhathakurta during the  1947 Partition of ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Bangladesh Government to Build Camp for 400,000 Rohingya Muslim Refugees

Date : September 17, 2017 Reporter : BNN One million Rohyngya into Bangladesh The Bangladesh government plans to construct a large camp to house some 400,000 Rohingya Muslims who have poured in from neighboring Myanmar over the past three weeks, officials said. Authorities said 14,000 shelters, each able to ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

HC imposes restriction on scrapping toxic ship MT Producer

Date : August 29, 2017 Reporter : Daily Star Bela submitted the petition The High Court today imposed restrictions on scrapping MT Producer, an imported scrap vessel at a ship-breaking yard in Chittagong, till October 5 this year, for suspected presence of radioactive material in one of its pipes. The court ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Second Bangladeshi Official in US Charged With Worker Abuse

Date : June 21, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ VoA Bangladeshi economist working for the United Nations U.S. prosecutors have charged a Bangladeshi economist working for the United Nations in New York with allegedly mistreating a domestic worker. Hamidur Rashid was arrested Tuesday, becoming the second official from Bangladesh charged ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

IAEA Director General Commends Bangladesh on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Progress

Date : July 5, 2017 Reporter : IAEA Nuclear safety, security and non-proliferation Mr Amano underscored the IAEA's commitment to assist Bangladesh in achieving sustainable development using nuclear science and technology, in particular the safe and secure use of nuclear energy He also held talks with the ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Rs.1,000 crore approved for India-Bangladesh rail link

Date : July 26, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Track to link Agartala with Akhaura The Indian government has sanctioned around Rs.1,000 crore for a 15-km India-Bangladesh railway project, an official said on Sunday. The union government on Saturday communicated to Tripura that it had sanctioned Rs.580 crore ...Full Story

SPORTS

Shakib consolidates top spot in ICC Rankings

Date : September 1, 2017 Reporter : ANI Test victory against Australia Dubai [UAE], August 31 (ANI): Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has consolidated his position at the top of the ICC Player Rankings for Test all-rounders following his stellar performance in the historic Dhaka Test. Shakib scored 84 ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Thoughts on Helena Waldmann’s Made in Bangladesh

Date : January 29, 2015 Reporter : DhakaTribune Bangladeshi dancers, deconstructed and repackaged classical Bangali dance Helena Waldmann’s dance production “Made in Bangladesh” on Monday at Shilpakala Academy was a visceral, gritty and disconcerting experience – extremely powerful and evocative. Waldmann and her Kolkata-based ...Full Story

Bangladesh Capital: Dhaka

Form: People´s Republic Independence: 26 March 1971 BangladeshiTaka 100 BDT = 1.02 EUR
Index 2010 2011 Unit
Population 159 161 Millions
Total Area 143,998 143,998 Sq.km
Export 23,860 22,768 Mill. Euro
Import 31,750 31,800 Mill. Euro
GDP 285,800 285,800 Mill. Euro
GDP per capita 1,700 1,750 Euro
GDP Grouth 6.1 6.2 Per Cent
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