South Asia: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Kalidas Karmakar, internationally acclaimed painter of Bangladesh, passes away

Published: October 19, 2019

Kalidas Karmakar (73), an internationally acclaimed painter of Bangladesh, has passed away in Dhaka on 18th October 2019. Kalidas was prolific in using new mediums and style for his art work while maintaining his signature style. He called his work alluvial art meaning the art of the delta land which gave expression to the precarious ..

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DanX: Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise

Published: October 19, 2019

The second edition of the Defense of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 2019, a large joint exercise was conducted by the ANC (Andaman and Nicobar Command) between October 14 and October 18, 2019. Mobilisation and Field manoeuvres were carried out by the Indian Army, Coastal Guard, Air Force and Indian Navy to validate defensive plans of ..

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129th death anniversary of mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah

Published: October 17, 2019

The 129th death anniversary of the mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah is observed in Bangladesh on October 17, 2019. The devotees of Lalon from across the country and the world have congregated at the shrine to participate in the 3-day-long programme which is being organised by the Lalon academy and the culture ministry of Bangladesh. ..

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South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De)Centralization Work Report: World Bank

Published: October 14, 2019

As per the report released by World Bank on ‘South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De)Centralization Work’, Bangladesh has become the second-fastest growing economy in South Asia after Bhutan. According to the World Bank, Bangladesh and Nepal are estimated to grow faster than India in 2019. The latest edition of this World Banks’s report finds that ..

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World Bank releases its report ‘South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De) Centralization Work’

Published: October 14, 2019

The World Bank has recently released its report titled ‘South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De) Centralization Work’. As per report, Bangladesh has become the 2nd fastest growing economy in south Asia after Bhutan. The report point out that Bangladesh’s economy is likely to maintain growth above 7% i.e. supported by a robust macroeconomic framework, political ..

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