Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bangladesh Rice Research Institution to Release 3 New Types of Rice

Bangladesh Rice Research Institution (BRRI) will release three new types of rice within 2015. Every kinds of experimental test have already been finished. There are two types for Boro season and rest for Aman season’s cultivation. Besides, field experiments of another five types of new hybrid qualities rice have already been finished. The experiment passed

26 New Products to Receive Bangladesh Bank’s Green Finance

Bangladesh Bank has included 26 new products under its revolving refinance scheme for solar energy, biogas and effluent treatment plants to give loans at low interest. The banking regulator incorporated renewable energy, energy-efficient technology, waste management, alternative energy and non-fire block brick in the scheme. The loan limit for the products range from Tk 1.5

Mobile Operators Want Spectrum Neutrality

Bangladesh’s mobile operators are calling on regulator Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to introduce a technology-neutral approach to spectrum licenses, to allow them to save on spectrum costs. The operators want to be able to use their 900-MHz and 1800-MHz spectrum holdings to offer data services. Currently licenses limit the use of these bands to