Bangladesh Current Affairs, GK & News

Bangladesh PM conferred with SDG Progress award

Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has been conferred with the “SDG Progress Award” and was introduced as the “jewel in the crown of the day” at an event on September 20, 2021. Key Points Award was conferred by the UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). She was awarded for Bangladesh’s steady course in responding to ..

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BRICS Bank admits UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay as new members

New Development Bank (NDB) by BRICS group of nations has added United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as the new members on September 2, 2021. Key Points This first batch of new members were added to the bank as part of its expansion drive. New Development Bank New Development Bank was Launched in 2015 by ..

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Bangladesh to launch ‘Jogajog’ as an alternative to Facebook

Bangladesh is going to launch its own social media platform named ‘Jogajog’ which is an alternative to the globally popular Facebook and ‘Alapon’ which will be  an alternative of WhatsApp.   Key Points Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Bangladesh’ State Minister for Information and Communication Technology made this announcement on 24th This was announced by him during ..

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World Bank to provide USD 200 million to Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved USD 200 million in order to help Bangladesh. This amount will be used to provide support and services to low-income urban youths who have been impacted by COVID 19 pandemic and the migrants who lost their jobs or had to return to the country involuntarily amid the covid-19 pandemic. About ..

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‘Swadhinta Puraskar’: Highest Civilian Honour of Bangladesh

Bangladesh has announced on March 7, 2021 the names of nine individuals and one organization who will be conferred with the Highest Civilian Award of the Bangladesh called “Independence Award” for the year 2021. Highlights As per the announcement, four individuals have been selected posthumously under the category of freedom fighters with respect to their ..

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