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Qatar to become hub for fintechs eyeing India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Al-Jaida

Qatar to become hub for fintechs eyeing India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Al-Jaida

Qatar is ideally positioned to act as a commercial and operating hub for fintechs looking to tap into such key markets as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, according to a top official of the Qatar Financial Center (QFC).

At least 29 dead after passenger ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river

At least 29 dead after passenger ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river

At least 29 people have died after a passenger ferry capsized on a river near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials said on Monday, with fears the toll could rise higher.

Bangladesh resumes international flight operation

Bangladesh resumes international flight operation

Bangladesh resumed operation of international flights on Tuesday, nearly three months after it suspended them on almost all routes due to the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus, officials said

Government minister dies of Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Government minister dies of Covid-19 in Bangladesh

A government minister in Bangladesh has been died of Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, officials said on Sunday.

Elephant electrocuted in Bangladesh

Elephant electrocuted in Bangladesh

An endangered Asian elephant died on Friday after being electrocuted by a low-hanging high-voltage wire in southeastern Bangladesh, officials said.

Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13bn in India, may rise in Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13bn in India, may rise in Bangladesh

A powerful cyclone that tore through India's eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to infrastructure and crops, state officials said.

Cyclone toll hits 88 as Bangladesh and India start mopping up

Cyclone toll hits 88 as Bangladesh and India start mopping up

India and Bangladesh began a massive clean-up Thursday after the fiercest cyclone since 1999 killed at least 88 people, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.

Heavy rains in India and Bangladesh as super cyclone bears down

Heavy rains in India and Bangladesh as super cyclone bears down

Heavy rains and winds lashed two eastern Indian states and parts of Bangladesh hours before a powerful cyclone made landfall on Wednesday ...

Tens of thousands evacuated as India, Bangladesh brace for super cyclone

Tens of thousands evacuated as India, Bangladesh brace for super cyclone

Authorities in eastern India and Bangladesh were relocating tens of thousands of villagers away from the coastline on Tuesday ahead of a super cyclone that is expected to inflict large-scale damage ...

Bangladesh approves ordinance to allow digital court hearings

Bangladesh approves ordinance to allow digital court hearings

The Bangladesh cabinet has approved an ordinance paving the way for the courts in the country to hold digital trials via video-conference.

QRCS to establish quarantine unit at Bangladesh refugee camps

QRCS to establish quarantine unit at Bangladesh refugee camps

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Bangladesh has initiated an emergency intervention to deal with the risks of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) at the Myanmar refugee camps with an initial budget of $65,000.

Bangladesh eases some restrictions, extends lockdown to May 16

Bangladesh eases some restrictions, extends lockdown to May 16

Bangladesh authorities said on Monday they will gradually open up more factories, as well as farms and logistics operations, as they try to diminish the economic impact