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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s India Visit

Written By: Zara Mustafa Introduction: Bangladesh and India share a valuable multidimensional relationship given their shared history, geographical proximity, social, political and economic ties. They both have acknowledged the unabated significance of their relations and have always aimed to enhance the bilateral cooperation and ties since the onset of the ...

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Will metro rail be able to accomplish its goals?

Written By: Asif Khan Ullash According to the recent census conducted by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics the population of Dhaka city is 10 million 278 thousand 882 and population density is nearly 35000 per square kilometer. The amount has doubled in past 50 years. In order to accommodate its ...

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Massive Energy Prices and very high inflation around the world

Written By: Rassiq Aziz Kabir Energy prices across the world are going through a massive surge ever since the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Supply shocks arose in this sector, which caused the disruption of the supply of energy, which is virtually affecting every aspect of the global economy, starting from food prices ...

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Navigating the Conflict between China and Taiwan

    Written By: Adhara Ayndrila The commencement of this new decade permanently marked China’s importance in the world, both economically and politically. Its hegemony, particularly in Asia, is unquestionable. However, this predominance comes at the expense of smaller nations that are yet to distance themselves from the control of ...

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Cryptocurrency and its future in Bangladesh

Written By: Azmain Bin Rashid and Sayma Akhter Jafrin The concept of Crypto Currency: Cryptocurrency, sometimes known as crypto-currency or crypto, is any type of digital or virtual currency that employs encryption to safeguard transactions. Cryptocurrencies are digital or virtual currencies that rely on cryptography technologies to function. They enable ...

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The Tourism Industry in the Context of Bangladesh

Written By: Saalima Barakat & Srijita Das What do we exactly mean by tourism? The term ‘tourism’ encompasses the activities and operations of commercial organisations to accommodate travellers to traverse to places of their interest for personal, educational, professional or business motives. “Tourism is a social, cultural, and economic phenomenon ...

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IMF loan: Cure or Curse?

Written by: Asif Khan Ullash and Anisur Rahman Kiron What is the IMF? The IMF (International Monetary Fund) is a special organization of the UN. The IMF prioritizes advancing international trade, job creation, and economic growth globally as well as fostering multilateral monetary cooperation, ensuring financial stability, and facilitating and ...

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How to Attract FDI to Bangladesh?

Written by: Reshma Haque and Rassiq Aziz Kabir Introduction In the current global framework, foreign direct investment (FDI) is a powerful tool to promote economic growth. The transfer of technology and managerial know-how enables a capital-poor nation to increase physical capital, create employment opportunities, develop productive capacity, improve local labor ...

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Impacts of Fuel Price Hike on the Lower-income Segment in Bangladesh

Written by: Zara Mustafa and Sajjad Hosen Introduction  There seems to be no respite from miseries, particularly for the low-income earners in Bangladesh. While striving to stay afloat in times of the post-pandemic economic crisis and high inflation, they are now faced with the additional burden of fuel price hikes ...

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