JSC Atomenergomash) has manufactured and shipped a separate tank of the moisture separator –reheater (MSR 1200) allotted for the second power unit of Rooppur NPP to the Republic of Bangladesh.
Mad rush of homebound people at Paturia terminal
Paturia ferry terminal saw a mad rush of homebound people ahead of Eid despite a decision of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) to suspend day time ferry services.
The Illusion of Digital Inclusion in the Post-COVID World
We are living through a decisive moment. The COVID-19 pandemic’s devasting impact is reaching every corner of the world. As we look back at this period, we will see history divided into a pre-COVID and a post-COVID world.
RU VC left campus after irregular appointment of 141 persons
The outgoing vice-chancellor of Rajshahi University professor M Abdus Sobhan temporarily appointed 141 persons to different positions of the university disregarding prohibitions from the Education Ministry and the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Struggle for the future of food
Producers and consumers seem helpless as food all over the world comes under fast growing corporate control.
World Press Freedom in an age of remoteness
Edmund Burke called the press the fourth estate, the fourth pillar of democracy, with an oversight role on the remaining three pillars – the legislature, executive and the judiciary.
Delusion of Endless World Dominion
Empires live and die by their illusions. Visions of empowerment can inspire nations to scale the heights of global hegemony. Similarly, however, illusions of omnipotence can send fading empires crashing into oblivion.
Inbox of anxiety and distress
If email anxiety is consuming you, follow Newport for possible resolution
Until it popped up on my computer screen recently I couldn’t have ever sensed if something as useful as an email was making us miserable.
Resisting Big Tech’s Take-Over of Digital Agriculture
The world’s biggest technology companies and distribution platforms, such as Microsoft and Amazon, collectively known as Big Tech, have started entering the food sector.
M. Reazul Karim reappointed as MD & CEO of Premier Bank
Mr. M. Reazul Karim, FCMA has been reappointed as Managing Director & CEO of The Premier Bank Limited for the next three years term.
Atommash of Rosatom ships reactor plant for Bangladesh
The Volgodonsk Branch of AEM-technology (part of the mechanical engineering division of Rosatom – Atomenergomash) has started shipping the equipment of the reactor plant.
Kabori: The great heroine of Bangladeshi cinema departs
The latest celebrity to lose the battle to coronavirus is a veteran Bangladeshi actress and former Awami League MP Sarah Begum Kabori. She was 70.
Low-income countries received 0.2pc of 700m Covid jabs: WHO
Low-income countries have just received only 0.2 percent of the total Covid-19 jabs globally as more than 700 million vaccine doses have been administered across the world.
Editors of the Past
I had the opportunity to come in touch with some very reputed newspaper editors of that time. Unfortunately, they are no more with us but their memories and great works still alive in our thoughts and mind.
Covid-19: Dhaka raises fare of buses to run at 50% capacity
In the wake of growing Covid-19 cases, the government has increased the fares of public transport by 60 percent across the country.
IBBL holds discussion, Doa on 50th anniv of Independence Day
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized a discussion meeting and Doa marking the 50th anniversary of Independence and National Day on 26 March 2021, Friday at a virtual platform.
President, PM pay tributes to martyrs of Liberation War
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tributes to the martyrs of the Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial at Savar on Friday morning.
Five awarded death for murder of a boyfriend
A Dhaka court yesterday awarded death to five persons including a woman in a case lodged over the murder of her boyfriend Sohel in Dhaka’s Dhamrai area in 2011.
UN Food Systems Summit: How Not Respond to Urgency of Reform
At a critical juncture on the road to the UN Food Systems Summit, three UN rights experts warn that it will fail to be a ‘people’s summit’ unless it is urgently rethought.
Syria: The price of resistance
Few nations in recent decades have been targeted by a superpower the way the United States of America has subjected Syria to various forms of attack.
Recognise ‘true value’ of water, UN urges, marking World Day
A well-managed water cycle, encompassing drinking water, sanitation, hygiene, wastewater, transboundary governance and other key issues, “means defence against ill-health and indignity”.
Are High-Ranking UN Jobs Political Birthright of Big Powers?
developing countries, comprising over two-thirds of the 193 UN member states, are complaining they are not being adequately represented in the higher echelons of the world body.
Final delivery of ZIO-Podolsk JSC equipment for Rooppur NPP
ZIO-Podolsk JSC (part of the machine building division of Rosatom – JSC Atomenergomash) manufactured and shipped equipment for the second power unit of Rooppur NPP.
Demographic Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic: An Overview
The picture that emerges is one of significant consequences on the levels and trends of the key components of demographic change: mortality, fertility and migration.
The Global Insecurity of Climate Change
“We are living in a continuous insecurity due to many factors that put Sudan on top of the list when it comes to climate vulnerability.”
Storming of Capitol Hill Reminiscent of a Banana Republic
By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Jan 8 2021 (IPS) – The storming of Capitol Hill in Washington DC by an unruly mob is reminiscent of an insurrection in a “banana republic” –as hilariously portrayed in the 1971 Woody Allen comedy…
Remittance up 37 percent in first 6 months of current fiscal
Dhaka, January – Inward remittances witnessed a massive growth of 37.6 percent in the first six months of the current fiscal 2020-21, over the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.
Farida elected president, Ilyas GS of Jatiya Press Club
Dhaka, Dec 30 – Farida Yasmin of the Daily Ittefaq made history by getting elected as the first female president of the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) on Thursday.
BNP accuses ruling party of vote fraud
Dhaka, Dec 28 – BNP on Monday alleged that ruling party ‘cadres’ were engaged in vote ‘robbery’ by ‘capturing’ most polling stations during elections to 24 municipalities at different parts of the country.
Teen stalker held for abduction, rape of Comilla schoolgirl
Comilla, Dec 22 – A Cumilla court on Tuesday sent a teenager to prison for allegedly raping a schoolgirl after kidnapping her in Brahmanpara Upazila of the district.