Dead bodies of 487 female migrant workers brought to the country in five years

On 6th March (Saturday), BRAC Migration Programme revealed that around 487 bodies of women migrant workers were brought to Bangladesh from different...

WB report: lower-income countries cut down education budget in post-Covid situation

In a recent World Bank report, the current levels of required government spending to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in low...

$460 mn must be paid to team up with NDB

Bangladesh will have to pay about $460 million in subscription fee to become a member of the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly...

Ineffective bureaucracy would make SDG attainment challenging: ACC Chairman

At a press conference on the Anti-Corruption Commission’s (ACC) Annual Report-2019 presentation held on the 8th February (Monday), the ACC Chairman Iqbal...

42% of the population has been pushed below the poverty line by the pandemic:...

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) finds that 42 per cent of the population now lives below the poverty line. The...

Majority returnee migrant workers have suffer to get reintegration loan

Most of the returnee migrant workers are suffering to apply for the reintegration loan, provided by the government for their livelihood plan...

ADB signs $200mn deal with Bangladesh for rural power supply

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Bangladesh on December 29, signed agreements for US$200 million additional loans, including $130 million concessional loan,...

RMMRU projects decline in remittance inflow for 2021

Bangladesh may see a decline in remittance earnings next year as the outflow of workers abroad declined drastically in the current year,...

Brac Bank strengthens digital financial channels for migrants

Brac Bank has announced a strategic initiative in order to improve digital financial services for Bangladeshi migrants who are working abroad and...

Bangladesh spends lowest on social protection in South and Southwest Asia: ILO & ESCAP

Bangladesh’s expenditure on social protection is the lowest in South and South West Asia, according to a new report titled 'The Protection...

Dhaka ranks worst in air quality index (AQI) again

Dhaka, one the most polluted cities in the world, ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday morning. It had...

BD moves 13 places up in Global Hunger Index, performing better than India &...

Bangladesh has advanced 13 places to rank 75th position out of 107 qualifying countries on the latest Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020,...

World Bank to support Bangladesh on e-learning

The World Bank (WB) will help Bangladesh to develop content for online education during COVID-19 and recover from its impact in the...

BBS Survey finds 20.25% drop in avg monthly income per household, joblessness rise record...

The BBS (Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics) survey titled 'Covid-19 Bangladesh: Ideas on Livelihood Survey 2020' was presented at a meeting of the...

World Bank approves $200m for Bangladesh for better access to safe water

The World Bank (WB) has approved $200 million to help Bangladesh improve access to safe water and sanitation services in rural areas.

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Uttara Group managing director to be felicitated by Japan

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