Economy
img President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia!

President Donald Trump has landed in Saudi Arabia for his first stop abroad since taking office, a visit meant to bolster partnerships abroad that aides hope can reset a scandal-pocked narrative back home. Trump's stop in the Saudi capital is the first in an eight-day, five-country swing across the Middle East and Europe. Air Force One touched down at the King Khalid airport in Riyadh at 2:45 a.m. ET (9:45 a.m. local time), where Trump was greeted on the tarmac by King Salman and other high- ... ...

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Kevin Liptak

May 20, 2017


United States
img Start PayPal services in Bangladesh

"PayPal set to arrive in Bangladesh" PayPal's arrival in Bangladesh will pave the way for hassle-free electronic transfers of money, increase access to foreign consumers and ease the influx of remittances and earnings from foreign companies. After much back and forth over the past two years, PayPal is finally gearing up to launch in Bangladesh by the end of April. “We just received the permission today [Monday]. Now we will go forward with the necessary procedures, including the signing ... ...

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Ishtiaq Hossain

May 15, 2017


Bangladesh
img Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'

President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement, a pact which he railed against as a candidate and as recently as last week declared was harmful to US workers. In a description of Trump's phone calls to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Enrique Peña Nieto, the White House said Trump "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time and the leaders agreed to proceed swiftly, according to ... ...

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Kevin Liptak

April 27, 2017


United States
img Studio Symbiosis is A Young Architecture Firm

Studio Symbiosis is a young architecture firm that is shaping the future of Indian design. The firm, which was established in 2010, has signed 38 projects in India. The firm is currently working on several hotels, offices, housing and city-planning projects in India. "India is the place to be," said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis. And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm -- founded ... ...

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Zahra Jamshed

April 17, 2017


India
Social
img ‘শরীর সুন্দর, একে ঢেকে রাখতে হবে কেন?’

‘নগ্নতা আমাদের প্রকৃতিগত, নগ্নতাই মানুষকে মানুষ করে তোলে। আর শরীর সুন্দর, একে ঢেকে রাখতে হবে কেন?’- নিজের সামাজিক যোগাযোগেরমাধ্যম ইনস্টাগ্রামে এমন মন্তব্য করেছেন মার্কিন পপসঙ্গীতশিল্পী ম ... ...

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Arif Hossain Nishir

May 16, 2017


Bangladesh
img প্রধানমন্ত্রীর সঙ্গে ক্যামেরনের সাক্ষাৎ

প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার সঙ্গে সৌজন্য সাক্ষাৎ করেছেন সাবেক ব্রিটিশ প্রধানমন্ত্রী ডেভিড ক্যামেরন। আজ বৃহস্পতিবার সকালে প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার সঙ্গে তাঁর সরকারি বাসভবন গণভবনে সৌজন ... ...

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Ahsan Habib

April 27, 2017


Bangladesh
img March for Science

Crowds massed in the US capital and around the world Saturday to support science and evidence-based research -- a protest partly fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump's threats of budget cuts to agencies funding scientists' work. At the main March for Science, demonstrators gathered at Washington's National Mall to hear speakers laud science as the force moving humanity forward, and rail against policymakers they say are ignoring fact and research in areas including climate change. ... ...

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Laura Smith Spark

April 23, 2017


United States
img North Korean envoy at UN warns of nuclear war possibility

Only at a North Korean press conference at the United Nations, can you hear a diplomat say he hoped journalists had a good holiday weekend and then warn of possible thermonuclear war. North Korea has consistently issued threats of war toward the United States in recent decades, but the Trump administration's announced end of a "strategic patience" policy with Pyongyang has upped the ante in terms of warnings and bellicose rhetoric. North Korea's UN deputy representative, Kim In Ryong, on Mond ... ...

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Richard Roth

April 18, 2017


United States