Monthly Archives: June 2014

Padma Bridge to Induce 1.2% GDP Growth: FM

Finance Minister AMA Muhith said the construction of Padma Multipurpose Bridge is “our topmost priority.” He said it would create a direct road link between 19 districts of south-west region and Dhaka along with northern region of Bangladesh. “Once completed, this will induce a growth to the tune of 1.2 percent of GDP per year,”

Bangladesh Bank Creates Fund For New Entrepreneurs

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has created a refinancing fund of Tk 100 crore for the new entrepreneurs in micro, small and medium sector (MSM). “The fund has been created to ease the funding to the new enterprises in the MSM sector who have already got training under the entrepreneurs development programmes by the government or private

Argentina, Nigeria Make History With Quick Goals

While Neymar has been grabbing headlines as homeside Brazil cruised through to the Round of 16, Lionel Messi has been making sure his name is not forgotten. Having scored both of Argentina’s winning goals through two matches, La Albiceleste’s No. 10 got his side off to a quick start against Nigeriaon Wednesday in the third

India Wants To Resolve Bilateral Issues

Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said India wants to resolve all the bilateral issues between Bangladesh and India once and for all through cordial discussions as it is looking forward to a very positive and growing relationship with Bangladesh, reports UNB. “We want to resolve all the bilateral issues once and

Government Is Going To Enact A Formalin Control Law

The government is going to enact a formalin control law to check widespread use of the chemical solution across the country. A ministry official said the proposed law will empower deputy commissioners (DC) and upazila nirbahi officers (UNO) to monitor and control use of formalin. As per a provision of the drafted law, taking licence

China Taken Initiative To Setup Asian Bank Involving Bangladesh

China has taken an initiative to set up an “Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)” involving Bangladesh, India and other Asian countries to finance the big infrastructure projects aimed at establishing infrastructural connectivity among the Asian countries. A decision in this regard is expected to be finalized at the meeting of the heads of the working

International Exhibition of Branded Fashion Carnival From June 25

A five-day international exhibition of branded clothing and fashion products will start on June 25 at Emmanuelle’s Banquet Hall at Gulshan-1 in the city. Over 50 companies from home and abroad will participate in this exhibition titled ‘Bangladesh Fashion Carnival-2014′. The products include children’s wear, clothing (men/women), Readymade Garment (RMG)/woven garments, Salwar kameez, 3 pieces,

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Created Monster Silk

World’s First Monster Silk(TM) Textile Created by Warwick Mills and Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Collaborative Effort. Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (KBLB) (“Kraig”), the leading developer of advanced spider silk based fibers, announced Warwick Mills (“Warwick”), a leader in the engineering and development of advanced technical textiles and protective materials, created the world’s first textile utilizing Kraig’s

Various Projects to Boost Chittagong Port Capacity

Chittagong Port Authority taken various projects to boost capacity of Chittagong Port Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has undertaken various projects to enhance capacity of the country’s premier seaport, keeping pace with its growth. The CPA plans to keep the port free from pollution following ‘Greenport Concept’. In this regard, initiatives have been taken to maintain

Borsha Utsab by Udichi Shilpi Gosthi

Udichi Shilpi Gosthi held a Borsha Utsab at Bakultola of Charukola Institute, Dhaka Univesity, on Sunday, the first day of the Bengali month of Ashar. To welcome the rainy seasion, the Dhaka metro branch of Udichi Shilpi Gosthi organised the festival like previous years. With the instrumental presentation of Bijan Chandra Mistri, the traditional programme