Dhaka Current Affairs, GK & News

World Bank Approves USD 500 Million to Bangladesh for Improving Road Connectivity

World Bank has approved a loan amount of USD 500 million to Bangladesh on 23rd June 2020. The amount was approved for improving road connectivity along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor that will benefit 4 western districts of Bangladesh. This will be Phase I of the overall USD 1.4 billion multi-phase projects of the World Bank for ..

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USD 1.05 Billion Approved by World Bank for 3 Projects in Bangladesh

The World Bank has announced on 19th June 2020 that it had approved a USD 1.05 billion for helping the economy of Bangladesh to bounce back by creating more and better jobs. Bangladesh to date has received financial aid of more than USD 13 billion of loans from the International Development Association (IDA, a part ..

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13th Edition of International Children’s Film Festival begins in Dhaka

The 13th edition of the International Children’s Film festival was inaugurated in the capital city of Bangladesh, Dhaka on Friday, 24th January 2020. It is the biggest film festival in the Southeast Asian country and the only international festival which is celebrated exclusively for children and young adults since 2008. Under-five different sections the films ..

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E-Passport introduced By Bangladesh

Bangladesh became the first country in South Asia on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 to introduce the E-Passport service. The e-Passports are now initially being issued from three offices — Uttara, Jatrabari and Agargaon — of the Department of Immigration and Passports in Dhaka. These offices have the capacity to issue 25,000 passports every day. Bangladesh ..

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India and Bangladesh ink key agreements in I&B sector

For further deepening of engagements between India and Bangladesh, At the Information and Broadcasting Minister’s meet 2020 both countries have signed key agreements in the field of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) in New Delhi on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. A co-production agreement was signed between the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar and ..

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