Bangladesh Current Affairs, GK & News

IMF 4.7 billion USD support program for Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Government has been facing several macroeconomic issues. The country holds a huge current account deficit. The value of the Taka, the currency of Bangladesh has been declining. Foreign Exchange reserves of the country have been decreasing. To help Bangladesh recover from these economic stresses, the International Monetary Fund recently sanctioned a 4.7 billion ..

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India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline Project

The India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline Project, signed in 2018 , will connect Siliguri in West Bengal in India and Parbatipur in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh. The Friendship pipeline from India will start supplying diesel to Bangladesh from June. The 131.5  kilometer  long pipeline has been constructed for importing diesel from India, 126.5 km of which is ..

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India’s First School of Logistics, Waterways, and Communication

India’s first School of Logistics, Waterways, and Communication was launched in Agartala. The Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal, along with Dr. Manik Saha, Chief Minister of Tripura, jointly inaugurated the school. The school aims to enable the rich pool of talent in the region to become world-class experts in ..

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Kuki-Chin Bangladeshi Refugee Issue

The on-going conflict between Bangladeshi security forces and the Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA) triggered an influx of refugees from the Kuki-Chin community to the Indian state of Mizoram. Who is Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA)? The Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA) is the armed wing of the Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF) – a separatist group that was ..

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IMF’s $4.5 billion loan for Bangladesh

Bangladesh and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) finalized the preliminary deal for a 4.5 billion USD loan. About the IMF loan to Bangladesh Under the preliminary deal, the IMF provisionally agreed to provide a 4.5 billion USD support programme to Bangladesh. With this, Bangladesh became the third South Asian country to reach a “staff-level agreement” ..

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Maitree Super Thermal Power Project : 7 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recently unveiled Unit-1 of Maitree Super Thermal Power Project. Key Points It is located at Rampal in Bagerhat district of Khulna division of Bangladesh. The 1320 (2×660) MW coal-fired power plant is being set up at a cost of approximately $2 billion. The project is ..

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