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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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US selling $1.7 Billion Dollar F-16 to Bulgaria

The United State State department confirmed sale of F-16 to Bulgaria. The aircraft is F-16C/D block 70/72 variety. Approximately 3,000 operational F-16s are in service in 25 countries. With several types of precision-guided and unguided bombs. Bulgaria currently relies on the United States and Britain to participate in joint air policing Bulgaria’s Defense Minister Krasimir …

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Billion Dollar Submarine Base & Submarines to Add in Bangladesh Navy’s Inventory: 2019

Bangladesh government undertook a massive military infrastructure project for Bangladesh Navy to construct a heavily fortified navy submarine base in Bangladesh Cox Bazar district. According to various sources, Bangladesh Navy is going to construct a heavily fortified submarine base in defensive position beside Kutubdia Island channel, Magnama, Pekua Upazila of Cox Bazar . The submarine …

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USD 7.61 Billion Dollar For Railways, Power & Army: ECNEC January – April 2019

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lead government allocated more than 7.6 billion dollar development project in the first four months of 2019. Most of the development allocation was for electricity and Railway.As this government put emphasis on energy and communication this will further boost the capability of this Nations overall growth. From this 7.6 billion dollars 2.2 …

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$100 Million Dollar Radar Upgrade for Dhaka Airport

Recently French defense equipment giant Thales Group was awarded 100 million dollar contract for Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Air Traffic Management system including Advance radar and surveillance system. The company will set up a Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Air Traffic Management (CNS\/ATM) system with a multi-mode radar . The Thales ILS 420 is the …

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Bangladesh Air Force to get Eurofighter Typhoon, Sukhoi Su-30 & MiG-35.

Bangladesh Air Force to procure 12 Su-30 SME and 32 MiG-35 fighter aircraft for its aging Fleet. The Air Force also wants to diversify its defense equipment sourcing and has put emphasis on procuring NATO-standard military equipment. The Air Force is seeking to bolster its air combat capabilities through the induction of new generation state-of-the-art …

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Bangladesh Highest Taxpayer in 2018 : Company & Individual

In 2018 Bangladesh Government Gazettes Published list of 145 top company and Individual Taxpayer . As Bangladesh GDP reached 249.7 billion USD in 2017 , Those performing Company and Individual played a significant role in this journey . In the Individual top 5 tax payer , Board of Square group have 3 seat while in …

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🇺🇸 USA to Support 🇧🇩 Bangladesh For Developing An Unmanned Aircraft System

The United state Department of Defense will be Supporting Bangladesh for developing an Unmanned Aircraft system (UAS) capability for deployment to UN peacekeeping operations . Statement from the US State department said: “Our pledge includes the provision of at least $13 million in support of Bangladesh’s commitment to develop an unmanned aerial system (UAS) capability …

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Arçelik A.Ş acquires 57% of Singer 🇧🇩 Bangladesh for $75 Million

The Turkish consumer electronics manufacturer Arçelik has completed Majority acquisition of Bangladesh Top Electronics Retailers singer . Singer is Publicly traded company in Bangladesh . Under the agreement, Ardutch BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arçelik, would acquire a 57 percent stake in Singer Bangladesh’s majority shareholder from Retail Holdings Bhold BV, remaining 43% is …

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MV MADHUMOTI ,750 pax PASSENGER SHIP Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corp

🇧🇩 MV Modhumoti Sailing to Kolkata After 72 Years of Partition . Dhaka – Koklata Cruise in Its Maiden Journey

After the heartbreaking Partition of Bengal in 1947 , when one nation was divided between two Hybrid Religious based Test-tube Nation ” India and Pakistan ” The MV Modhumoti sailing towards its native water , The Cruise from Dhaka to its Sister City Kolkata . The land and water Is Native to the people but …

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Islamic Research University For Qawmi Madrasah Graduates in Bangladesh : DGFI in Favor

As Madrasa students tends to involve in various extremist activity and the Education sector lack proper management and authoritative control . The Qawmi education system ruled the Religious education system of Bangladesh and today’s all Islamic religious scholar , leader or preacher roam the country had a Qawmi madrasa education . The Military intelligence agency …

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Four Female Major Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in Bangladesh Army

Four Female Major Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in Bangladesh Army

In January 24, 2019 , Bangladesh Army promoted 4 female Major to Lieutenant Colonel. Its an another milestone of Women empowerment In Bangladesh . Bangladesh Army Chief of staff General Aziz Ahmed gave the Rank to the newly promoted offices in Army Headquarter , Dhaka Cantonment. Major to Lieutenant colonel Division Lt Col Sanjida Hossain …

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Bangladesh Railway to Buy 40 High Speed Locomotive From USA – Progress Railway Service

Bangladesh Railway signed contract with American Progress Railway Service to get 40 high speed passenger locomotive (Railway Engine) . American company progress railway service is a subsidiary of Caterpillar . এই আর্টিকেলটির বাংলা ভার্সন দেখতে ক্লিক করুন Under the deal progress rail service will deliver 40 high speed passenger locomotive to Bangladesh Railway in 24 …

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Bangladesh Protests Myanmar’s Baseless Claims of Arakan Army Base

In a press release of Bangladesh Foreign Affairs in 9 January , Bangladesh Government condemned the immature and baseless claims by the Spokesperson of Myanmar President‘s Office on 7fin January that ” Some Arakan army base in bangladesh ” . ” Bangladesh strongly protests such baseless and provocative accusations, The current clashes are the outcome …

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🇧🇩 Bangladesh New Cabinet Takes Oath to Rule !

The New cabinet with young face takes oath to rule the people of Bangladesh in most democratic way ! . With 100% fair election in the history of Bangladesh 🤐 . Hail Hydra ! The new council of ministers — including 24 ministers, 19 state ministers and three deputy ministers took oath today at a …

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Nobody Can say Army sided with Anybody : Bangladesh Army Chief About 11th Election

In Bangladesh 11th general election Around 50,000 Army personal was deployed as a striking force around the country .Military deployment is a common phenomenon in national elections of Bangladesh . But the allegation of irregularities in presence of Army is rare . Bangladesh army regarded as the most prestigious and trusted organization in Bangladesh . …

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Syed Ashraful Islam Dies Aged 68

The first day New cabinet took oath the veteran freedom fighter and politician Sayed Ashraful Islam (1952 – 3 January 2019) died at a hospital in Bangkok today . He was a member of parliament and Minister of Public Administration of the Government of Bangladesh .He is the eldest son of Syed Nazrul Islam, acting president …

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