Countries are on track to miss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relating to environmental protection, two UN entities warn in a new report issued on Saturday to coincide with the International Day for Biological Diversity.
Trade, connectivity hold bright future for Dhaka-Delhi ties
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said trade will be potentially a key driver of Bangladesh-India friendship in the future.
Dhaka for greater intra-OIC trade, contract farming
Dhaka, Mar 9 : State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam has proposed increasing intra-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) trade and initiating contract farming among OIC Member States in Africa.
Covid-19 shows life & death stakes for greater digital union
12 June 2020 – Managing the digital divide better, has become “a matter of life and death” for people unable to access essential healthcare information during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN chief has told a virtual high-level meeting on rapid…
PM orders greater engagement of local reps in COVID-19 fight
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday directed the authorities concerned to engage the local public representatives in a greater way in containing novel coronavirus in the country. “The Prime Minister issued the directives while addressing a meeting of the National…
Jatiya Oikya Front to consolidate greater unity in New Year
Dhaka, Dec 23 – The opposition alliance Jatiya Oikya Front, where the BNP is a major partner, will consolidate the greater unity of the alliance in the new year to wage movement to restore democracy in the country.
Oikya Front looks for greater unity
Dhaka, Jun 10 – Jatiya Oikya Front will forge a greater unity with all the pro-liberation and anti-government political parties to wage a strong movement for the ‘restoration’ of democracy. “We’ll forge greater unity. We’ll continue our movement for the…
Women HR defenders face greater risks for their gender
JOHANNESBURG, May 16 2019 (IPS) – Does the name Ihsan Al Fagiri ring a bell? How about Heba Omer or Adeela Al Zaebaq? It’s likely that these names, among countless others, are not known to the average news consumer. But their…
BD eyes greater energy sector cooperation with Brunei
Bandar Seri Begawan, Apr 23 (UNB) – Bangladesh and Brunei have agreed to explore the possibility of comprehensive collaboration in the energy sector amid the growing demand for energy in Bangladesh to support the rapid economic growth. Prime Minister Sheikh…