Bangladesh becomes 2nd fastest growing economy in South Asia
Bangladesh has become the second-fastest growing economy in South Asia after Bhutan. World Bank in its report ‘South Asia Economic Focus, making (De) Centralization Work‘ says that GDP growth rate of the country is projected to moderate to 7.2 percent this fiscal year and 7.3 percent in 2020 in Bangladesh.
In Bhutan, GDP growth is expected to jump to 7.4 percent this fiscal year. Growth in South Asia is projected to fall to 5.9 percent in 2019.
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Dubai prepares to host the 2019 First Global DXB Challenge, a large gathering for creative young minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence.
The event will bring together more than 1,500 youth from over 191 countries to collaborate, create and compete for a better future. The First Global Challenge seeks to encourage and empower youth with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, develop their skills and equip them with the tools necessary to contribute to shaping the future. continue reading…
Bada Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal has begun. The festival starts on the first day of Navaratri. Devotees performed Ghatsthapana and sowed maize and barley seeds for germination of the auspicious Jamara (barley shoots) in various parts of the country.
The 15-day festival is celebrated in the month of Ashwin. During Dashain, people worship goddess Durga for nine days. continue reading…
Japan launched an unmanned spacecraft (Spaceship) towards the International Space Station after a fire early this month delayed the mission. The H-2B rocket lifted off at 1:05 am local time (1605 GMT) with cargo vessel Kounotori8. The launch took place from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Tanegashima Space Center in southwestern Japan. Kounotori8, meaning “white stork” in Japanese, intends to deliver about 5.3 tonnes of supplies to astronauts at the ISS, conitnue reading…