Bangladesh Current Affairs - 2020

World Bank approved 200 million dollar loan for safe water & sanitation in Bangladesh

The World Bank (WB) has approved a 200 million dollar loan for Bangladesh in order to improve access to safe water and sanitation services in the rural areas of the country. The Bangladesh Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project will help 6 lakh people to get access to clean water through piped water schemes Read More…

Bangladesh Allowed to Import Onions from India.

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade has lifted the ban on export of onions that were in transit to all the countries including the neighbor Bangladesh. This decision was taken in a  meeting between Ministry of External Affairs and Commerce. Background India recently had decided to ban the export of onions to other countries including Read More…

Asol Chini: Bangladesh Campaign to curb Fake News

In order to keep a check on rumors and fake news information which spreads like fire in jungle on social media platform, the government of Bangladesh has launched a special campaign called, “Asol Chini” when translated in English it is called “Real Sugar”. About the campaign The State minister while addressing the campaign stated that, Read More…

Reliance Power in Collaboration with JERA set to Build Power Plant in Bangladesh

Reliance Bangladesh LNG and Power a joint venture between India’s Reliance Power and Japan’s JERA are all set to develop a new gas-fired power generation project in Bangladesh through their project company. A total of $642 million with a group of banks which includes the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has been allocated. What Read More…

Sri Lanka and Maldives becomes the First Two Countries from South-East Asia Region of WHO to Eliminate Both Rubella and Measles

Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) has announced on 8th July 2020 that Sri Lanka and the Maldives have eliminated Rubella Virus. With this, Sri Lanka and the Maldives became the first two countries from the South East Asia Region of WHO to have successfully eliminated both the Measles and Rubella Virus. Measles Virus Eliminated by Read More…