Chittagong Abahani Champion of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup 2015

Md. Ziaul Haque

Chittagong Abahani wins Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup trophy 2015 by defeating East Bengal 3-1 goals on Friday at MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong. This is the first edition of the football tournament hosted by the Chittagong Abahani in association with the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF).

Bangladesh Hold the SAFF U-16 Championship Titled 2015

Aminul Islam

Hosts Bangladesh titled the SAFF U-16 Football Championship 2015 after beating India in tie-breaker in the final match at the Sylhet District Stadium on Tuesday. Bangladesh boys scored a 4-2 shoot-out victory when the final match ended 1-1 goal after stipulated 90 minutes. For the first time Bangladesh lifted the SAFF Under-16 Championship title.

Bangladesh hold its rhythm, Win first ODI Series against South Africa

Jamal Uddin

Tigers hold rhythm by winning the first ODI series against South Africa. After winning series against hardened team Pakistan and India; Bangladesh has won series against South Africa. Having lost the first ODI, Tigers fought back in 2nd ODI and secured to play the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. Finally, beating Proteas by 9 wickets in 3rd ODI, Tigers won the 3-match series 2-1.

Bangladesh is now listed in Lower-middle Income Country

Md. Ziaul Haque

According to World Bank’s published data on (Wednesday) 1st July, Bangladesh is listed as a lower-middle income country. Since the emergence, Bangladesh had been listed in the lower-income countries. Bangladesh's per capita income rose to $1,314. Despite many internal and external challenges, the Country’s economy is moving forward.

Bangladesh Win Historic ODI Series against India

Jamal Uddin

Bangladesh for the first time win historic ODI series against India. They win the back to back two matches from the 3-match ODI series against India respectively on June 18 and 21, 2015 at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka. Winning historic ODI series against India, Tigers have deposited another remarkable record in their basket and also made history in world cricket. Bangladesh’s new invention Mustafizur Rahman has inflamed Bangladesh to beat India and win historic ODI series.

BB Governor Atiur Rahman Elected as Asian Clearing Union Chairman

Md. Ziaul Haque

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor, Dr. Atiur Rahman elected as the Chairman of Asian Clearing Union (ACU) for one year in the 44th board meeting of ACU held in Dhaka. He took the charge from Valiollah Seif, Iran’s Governor of Central Bank. ACU was established in 1974, as a clearing union of nine member countries, to regional cooperation of financial transactions among the member countries.

Tk 2,95,100cr Budget of Bangladesh Government for FY 2015-16

Jahidul Alam

The Awami League lead government placed the biggest budget, in history of Bangladesh, on June 4, 2015 to the turn of Tk 2,95,100 crore for 2015-16 FY. No doubt that this is a tax-heavy budget which targets revenue 2,08,443 crore. The budget has an overall deficit 86,657 crore. And GDP growth target 7 percent next year. It is presuming that financing for 2015-16 fiscal budget will be the most challenging for the government in addition to challenging of violence, bureaucracy, and non-investment.

New Pay Scale for Government Employees Implementing from July

Jamal Uddin

The new pay scale for government employees is going to implementing from July which fixes the highest basic salary Tk 75,000 and the lowest Tk 8,250. The whole pay scale will put into effect in two phases. It is presumed that after being implemented of the new pay scale, once again, inflation may grip the market which may push the private sector employees and common people into trouble.

Thousands Vulnerable Migrants and Asylum Seekers Stranded at Sea

Md. Ziaul Haque

Thousands of Bangladeshi poor and Myanmar’s Rohingya migrants now stranded at sea in a hopeless situation with life-risk matter. They are victim of human trafficking. Among the migrants, many were killed, and died from insufficiency of foods, pure water, etc. The human traffickers target vulnerable people of the country. Proper awareness and Government’s strict steps must require abolishing human trafficking, traffickers and its gangs from the country.

Free Internet Service in Bangladesh with

Jahidul Alam, a non-profit initiative of Facebook, is providing free internet access service in Bangladesh. The initiative is providing facilities to the users to freely access a number of sites including Facebook and Wikipedia. Currently, the service is available for Robi users (those who have Robi SIM) only.