French auto major Renault will start exporting its small car Kwid to South Africa, Bhutan and Bangladesh from India next year as it prepares to take the popular hatchback to various global markets.
Celebrations erupted at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla Stadium and across the country as Bangladeshis revelled in one of the proudest moments in their sporting history.
Over 6 lakh foreign tourists arrived in India in September, an increase of 13.4 per cent as compared to the same period last year, the government said today.
Bangladesh has been one of the worst victims of global warming, with thousands of people being killed by cyclones in recent years that have become more frequent and deadlier.
Garments have been our core industry and we are the best at what we do, said Rubana Huq, MD, Mohammadi Group.
Commerce ministry officials said 13 of the projects for which China signed deals with 11 Bangladeshi private firms and two government entities covered infrastructure, communication, power and energy and sports.
Xi's trip, the first by a Chinese president in 30 years, is aimed at boosting China's involvement in infrastructure projects at a time when India is pushing investments of its own in Bangladesh, a country New Delhi considers its area of influence.
After two-day visit to Cambodia, he would travel to Bangladesh, the first visit by a Chinese President for 30 years.
Air India Express is set to spread its wings to Bangladesh besides launching new flights to Saudi Arabia and Singapore and increasing its aircraft fleet size to 25 by the end of the next year.
"Loan agreements of a record amount will be signed," State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan said ahead of Xi's state visit scheduled for October 14.
"China and India have appropriate cooperation mechanism on trans border rivers," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told PTI here.
Relations between China and India should not be affected by "imaginary water war", an article in the state-run Global Times said, adding that Beijing is unlikely to use Brahmaputra river water as a potential weapon.
During his October 13-17 visit, Xi will first go to Cambodia followed by Bangladesh and later travel to Goa to attend the BRICS Summit, Chinese Foreign Ministry said today.
According to the report, South Asia remains a global growth hotspot and has proven resilient to external headwinds such as China's slowdown, uncertainty around stimulus policy in advanced economies, and slowing remittances.
Number of denim manufacturers has almost doubled to 42 now from 25 five years ago. But around 30 percent of this capacity remained idle due to excess production capacity.
In such a fragile environment with sustained high debt levels in emerging markets, that hampers trade and hits the free market, the Global Competitiveness Report for 2016-17 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has placed India as the 39th spot, a whooping 16 place jump from last year.
Bangladesh has said the United Nations should declare Pakistan a "terrorist state" underlining India's argument that Islamabad should be isolated in the global community as a nation that exports terror to rest of world.
The decision was conveyed by Bangladesh and Bhutan yesterday to the SAARC Chair Nepal, sources said.
Yoga guru Ramdev-owned Patanjali group is all set to explore international markets with its FMCG products and may also enter Pakistan and Afghanistan in future.
The US has called for dialogue between India and Pakistan to de-escalate tensions in security interests of the region, saying it does not want to see "tensions spiral out of control" and lead to "some kind of incident".
The apparel industry has come under pressure to improve factory conditions and workers' rights, particularly after the collapse of the Rana Plaza complex in Bangladesh more than three years ago, when 1,136 garment workers were killed.
Meanwhile, IOC identified a road route via Bangladesh and everything was finalised along with signing of an agreement within just one-and-a-half months.
The system is likely to trigger heavy rainfall at one or two places over districts of interior Odisha till tomorrow. Gusty surface wind from Northwesterly direction with speed reaching 45-55 KMPH gusting up to 65 KMPH would prevail along and off South Odisha coast.
The company is looking at growing its topline by about 10 percent in FY17, said Kejriwal, MD and CEO, KEC International.
The infrastructure EPC major has secured orders of Rs 805 crore in transmission & distribution business, including Rs 216 crore worth of orders from international companies Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and Power Grid Company of Bangladesh.