Sheikh Hasina: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India-Bangladesh to hold virtual summit

On September 30, 2020, India and Bangladesh will hold 6th round of Joint Consultative Commission meet. The summit is to be held between the Prime Ministers of both the countries. Highlights The announcement about the summit was made by the External Affairs Minister S Jai Shankar. Along with this, he also made the following announcements ..

Nirmala Sitharaman 34th in Forbes 2019 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List

The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th May 2019. Born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, She became the first women full-time finance minister ..

BPL rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL

The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is a T20 format franchise-based cricket tournament administered by the Bangladesh Cricket Board and the BPL Governing Council in Bangladesh. This years marks the seventh edition of the tournament and has been rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to commemorate the birth centenary of the First President of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. ..

Sheikh Hasina conferred with Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has been conferred the Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019 in Dhaka for her vision of a peaceful and prosperous South Asia, free of tension, conflicts and terrorism. It acknowledged her contribution to fostering cooperation between India and Bangladesh. The award has been instituted in the memory of ..

World’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute Institute starts functioning in Dhaka

The world’s largest “Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute” has started functioning in Dhaka from 4th July 2019. The 500-bed hospital with 50 ICU and 12 operation theatres will provide advanced treatment to burn patients in Bangladesh. The institute has been built at a cost of over 500 crore Taka.