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Bangladesh Deploying Army to Fight Coronavirous Outbreak

From Tuesday (March 28), Bangladesh Army will be deployed to assist the district administration in ensuring social distance and alertness in the divisional and district cities. They will support the local administration until further announcement.The district magistrate and his commanders of the armed forces in their respective areas will receive assistance through the requisition form. …

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করোনা ভাইরাস চিকিৎসার হাসপাতালের তালিকা

আজ ৯ মে ২০২০ এর তথ্য অনুযায়ী স্বাস্থ্য মন্ত্রণালয়য় এর পরিকল্পনা অনুযায়ী দেশের ৫ টি সরকারি হাসপাতালে করোনাভাইরাস এর রোগিদের চিকিৎসা দেওয়া হবে । বেলা সোয়া ১২ টার দিকে রাজধানীর মহাখালীর রোগতত্ত্ব, রোগনিয়ন্ত্রণ ও গবেষণা ইনস্টিটিউটে (আইইডিসিআর) সংবাদ সম্মেলনে জানানো হয়েছে, দেশে চারজন ব্যাতিত নতুন করে কোনো করোনো ভাইরাসে আক্রান্ত রোগী শনাক্ত হয়নি । করোনা …

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Boeing AH-64 Apache For Bangladesh Confirmed

The Boeing Apache dubbed as the world most advance Multi-role attack helicopter is now on the way to join Bangladesh Armed Forces Inventory . Most probably the Apache fleet will Join Bangladesh Army Aviation Group – The  the army aviation unit of the Bangladesh Army. . Bangladesh will be 17th country to operate this advance attack Helicopter . …

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Bangladesh Navy's Type 053H3 Frigates

Bangladsh Navy received two Type 053H3 Guided-Missile Frigate from China . The Bangladesh Navy Jiangwei-II frigates is armed with HQ-7 Surface-to-air missile system . Including this two advance ship Bangladesh Navy now operates Six Frigates . Bangladesh Navy  procured the two China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy frigates under a deal signed in June 2018. The frigates were transferred …

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Bangladesh Army Peacekeeping Documentary : VICE

Vice News covers Bangladeshi blue helmets paroling the lawless Sahara desert to keep the peace in Mali . The documentary show convoy was commanded by the Major Rafiq of Bangladesh army and Bangladeshi solder providing medicine and food to tribal people . Bangladesh is one of the top UN peacekeeping forces . Widely respected and …

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Saudi Chief of Staff Fayyad Al-Ruwaili Visiting Bangladesh

Saudi Chief of General Staff General Fayyadh bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili  is currently visiting Bangladesh on Invitation of Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed . General Fahd Hameed Al-Ruwili, arrived in Dhaka on November 27, 2012 on a 2-day state visit. During the visit, he will pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina . …

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Bangladesh Highest Taxpayer in 2019

Every year Bangladesh National Board of revenue (NBR) honor top taxpayer of the country . This year 141 taxpayers was awarded tax card and crest for paying the highest amount of income tax in 2018 -2019 . 74 individual & 57 companies win top taxpayer awards from NBR . Bangladesh’s tax-to-GDP ratio is 9.2 percent. …

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Bangladesh Air Force orders KRONOS LAND Radar System From Leonardo

Bangladesh Air Force ordered undisclosed number of of Kronos Land 3D radar systems from Italian company  Leonardo . The KRONOS land is a Mobile 3D, multifunctional radar system to support air and coastal defense . It detects and tracks any type of air and maritime threat, such as high speed missiles, low level UAVs, hovering …

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Bangladesh To Sign Defense Deal With USA : US Offered Apache

For many years Bangladesh wanted to purchase heavy weapons from United States . According to the latest development Bangladesh & the US are currently negotiating two agreements ACSA & GSOMIA that are required by the US law for the purchase of its Heavy Military equipment . A US Department of State spokesperson told Jane’s , “The United …

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Skyguard Anti-Aircraft Gun to Boost Bangladesh Army’s Air Defense Capability

Bangladesh army recently added Oerlikon Twin Gun GDF009 to its Adhoc 48 Air Defence Artillery Regiment. The test-firing of the anti-aircraft gun was held  Oct 13, 2019, at Nidania AD Firing Range in Cox’s Bazar. Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed witnessed the firing as the chief guest while high military officials were present. …

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US Air Defense System Failed to Protect Saudi Arabian Infrastructure

Saudi Arabia is armed with branded US air defense system which failed to counter a major attack on the world’s largest oil processing plant at Abqaiq. The attack revealed the limits of US-Made air-defense system. Recently Saudi Arabia deployed six Patriot Missile defense battalion what failed to stop this major attack on Saudi infrastructure. Patriot …

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Sorry Russia! Its Eurofighter Typhoon

Bangladesh’s Air Force released its tender to procure multi-role combat aircraft in 2017. The requirement indicates that the BAF is open to the incorporation of Western NATO standard aircraft, and Russian Multirole fighter system. Multirole is one aircraft with both major roles, a primary air-to-air combat role, and a secondary role like air-to-surface attack. The Bangladesh …

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Iran Foreign Minister javad zarif In Bangladesh

The US sanctioned Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is now in Bangladesh for attending the “IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference ” . Before coming to Dhaka, the Iranian diplomat was in Moscow, where he held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. Today Javad Zarif paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the …

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Saudi Arabian Military Industries to Invest 5 Billion in Bangladesh

Sources in Dhaka and Riyadh said The Saudi state-owned defense company ” Saudi Arabian Military Industries ” is going to invest in Bangladesh Aircraft Servicing industry. The Saudi authorities hinted that initially, they will ink an investment agreement with Bangladesh Air Force. The Saudi Investment was discussed during a visit to Saudi Arabia by Air …

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US Army Advancing Robotics

United states army advancing its autonomous robot fleets designed for military applications. Researchers at the US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Research Laboratory (ARL) , Boston Dynamics are working to develop a fully autonomous robot system capable of making the decision to engage with the target . Pentagon started ” Mobile Autonomous Robot …

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Eid al-Adha Sales Could Hit 4.8 Billion in 2019

Bangladesh is going to celebrate its biggest sacrificial religious event of 2019 on 12 August. This year Eid market is 29% Bigger than the previous year, which could hit 5 Billion USD. Eid al-Adha is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year and considered the holier of the two. people Sacrifice Cttale …

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Biman Makes 32 Million Profit in 2019 while 23 Million Loss in 2018

In a remarkable twist of Bangladesh Flag Carrier ” Bangladesh Biman ” made its USD 32 Million Dollar profit in 2018-19 . while it was incurred a loss of around Taka 23 Million in 2017-2018fiscal. Biman’s expenditure was 657 Million against its income of USD689.4–resulting in a net profit of 32.38 million usd in 2018-2019 …

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26.65 Billion USD Tax Revenue Collected in FY19

Bangladesh National Board of Revenue Collected 26.65 Billion Dollar Tax revenue in 2019, What was 10.7 percent higher than the previous year. The revenue collection Target was 33.34 Billion Dollar. According to the NBR, of the overall revenue collection in 2019, income tax accounts for 32.6 percent & value-added Tax accounts 39.1 percent, customs accounts …

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Bangladesh Air Force to Receive Five C-130J Hercules In 2019

According to Janes weekly Bangladesh Airforce to receive five UK-surplus Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft by the end of 2019. The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The C-130J is an update of the Lockheed C-130 Hercule. The Super Hercules has been used extensively by the USAF and …

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ECNEC Approved USD 612 Million for Roads, Agriculture & Export Diversification

In the  2nd ECNEC meeting of the fiscal year (FY20) approved eight projects involving USD 612 Million or BDT 5142 Corror. Of the total project cost, BDT 4,129.81 crore will come from the Government Fund while Taka 1,012.55 crore from project assistance. 2nd ECNEC meeting of the 2019-2020 Eight project  – $612 Million 2nd ECNEC …

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Bangladesh Received 3.61 Billion Dollar Foreign Direct Investment in 2018

As Bangladesh expected to achieve 8.0% growth in 2019 and 2020 – Its received 3.61 Billion dollars Foreign investment in 2018 an increase of 67.94 percent from a year earlier. The Energy sector recived the highest amount of FDI of $1.01 billion, the food at $729.69 million, textile and weaving at $408.08 million, leather products …

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Bangladesh: Top Growing economy in Asia – Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh expected to achieve 8.0% growth in 2019 and 2020. According to the Asian Development Bank report ( Asian Development Outlook 2019 ) ” Bangladesh will continue to be the fastest in the Asia Pacific”. Bangladesh Growth Report 2019 Bangladesh Total GDP growth accelerated to 7.9% in the fiscal year 2018 from 7.3% in the …

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Magnificant Bangladesh & Shakib beat West Indies by seven wickets

Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets: Cricket World Cup 2019 . Bangladesh 322-3 (Shakib 124, Das 94) Pulled for four!  Massive, massive result for Bangladesh. They have been ruthless in this chase . Shakib Al Hasan with one of THE great World Cup performances. Fearless like he’s been throughout the tournament and making sure he’s …

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Bangladesh Now Make Surface-to-Air Missiles (MANPADS)

Bangladesh started developing its first indigenously built man-portable air defense missiles system in its defense industrial complex. This MANPADS equipped with infrared seeker & resistance to flares. This portable air-defense system designed to engage low flying targets, it has a range of 6 km and a maximum altitude of 13000 Feet. The missile is capable of …

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2019 Bangladesh Budget & Economy in Brief

The size of the proposed budget for Bangladesh FY 2019-20 is 62 Billion dollars. . The debt to GDP ratio is 32 percent. The country achieved self-sufficiency in food by raising foodgrains production to 2 crore 68 lakh metric tons. The size of GDP is US$ 302.4 billion. The budget deficit for the current fiscal …

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3.87 Billion USD: Defense Budget of Bangladesh 2019-2020

Bangladesh Armed forces received 3.87 Billion dollar allocation for Defending the nation from the enemy what is 8.3% of its Total Budget. The size of Bangladesh GDP was US$ 72 billion in FY2005-06, which has now increased 4.5 times to US$ 302.4 billion. The size of the proposed budget for FY2019-20 is USD 62.28 Billion …

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