The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Of the 89 train accidents in 2017-2018, 71.91 per cent occurred due to human failures, 9.32 per cent for technical defects and 11.23 per cent for miscellaneous reasons, Bangladesh Railway says.
DHAKA (The daily Star/ANN) - Agriculture ministry says crops on 22,836 hectares were damaged by the November-10 cyclone, resulting in the loss of 72,200 tonnes of crops worth about US$30 million.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - A new index will be introduced by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) at the Dhaka Stock Exchange this year to attract Chinese investors to the secondary market of Bangladesh’s premier bourse.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) – The US wants to make big investments in infrastructure, energy, as well as in strengthening Bangladesh’s institutions to improve governance under the Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS).
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) – Asean leaders reiterate call for “safe, secure, and dignified” return of displaced persons from Rakhine State who fled to Bangladesh facing a brutal crackdown.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Visiting World Bank officials, in a meeting with PM Sheikh Hasina, has also hailed Bangladesh’s incredible development over the last one decade.