Dhaka, Apr 25 : The government will give financial assistance of Tk10,000 each to 2,000 more journalists – walloped by the unprecedented disruptions unfolded by the pandemic.
Cash support to families affected by Covid, natural disasters
Dhaka, Apr 18 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will provide financial assistance to some 36 lakh families who have been hit hard by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and recent natural disasters.
Women need targeted support to tackle COVID-19 impact
Dhaka, Apr 15 : Speakers at a virtual dialogue on Thursday said fiscal measures would be more effective in easing the burden of the coronavirus pandemic on women than monetary measures.
Bangladesh offers support to Afghanistan for development
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday offered help to Afghanistan in their efforts for development, stressing that peace is a must for progress.
8 iconic mosques in 8 BD divs with Saudi support soon: PM
Dhaka, Nov 26 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said eight ‘iconic mosques’ with modern facilities will be constructed in the country’s eight divisions with Saudi Arabia’s assistance.
Teachers Shoulder Burden: Improving Support in Crisis time
By Yasmine Sherif, Dean Brooks and Mary Mendenhall NEW YORK, Oct 5 2020 (IPS) – Teachers are at the heart of children and young peoples’ educational experiences. Teachers play multiple roles in their students’ lives by supporting their learning, providing…
US support for peaceful solution of Rohingya crisis assured
Dhaka, Sept 11 – The USA has assured Bangladesh that it will continue its support to bring about a peaceful resolution to the protracted Rohingya crisis. The assurance came during a phone call by US Defence Secretary Mark Esper to…
Continued support to Lebanon underlined by UN refugee chief
21 August 2020 – The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Friday urged the international community to continue to stand by the people of Lebanon as they recover from the blast that devastated the capital, Beirut, earlier this month.
Support breastfeeding for healthier planet: UN
UN has urged communities everywhere to “support breastfeeding for a healthier planet” as the World Breastfeeding Week is underway beginning Saturday.
Photo competition in support of #UN75
The United Nations has invited all to join unique photography competition promoting the UN’s universal values.
Mushfiqur to launch foundation to support vulnerable people
Dhaka, May 28: After Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim is set to engage himself in humanitarian works by establishing his own organisation, which he named as “MR-15 Foundation”.
GP, BRAC launch “Dakche Amar Desh” to support poor
Dhaka, April 25: Grameenphone and BRAC teaming up on Friday launched an initiative titled “Dakche Amar Desh” to stand beside the vulnerable and most affected people in this deadly COVID-19 gripped situation.
Let’s support, celebrate our doctors, nurses
Mostafa Kamal Majumder A number of doctors have been reported coronavirus positive in the last few days. Needless to say, they contracted the virus after unsuspectingly seeking Covid-19 patients in Dhaka and several other districts. Like doctors paramedic nurses come…
BCB to give one-time monetary support to women cricketers
Sports Reporter The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced a one-time amount of BDT 20,000 per person to assist women cricketers who had appeared in the 2018-19 Women’s NCL and have been in BCB’s selection camps in 2019-20.
CNG 3-wheeler workers urge govt, affluent people for support
Bangladesh Autorickshaw-Autotempo Transport Workers Federation (BAATWF) urged the government, transport owners and affluent people to provide food and other essentials to the transport workers who have become jobless due to, the current situation created over coronavirus. President of the BAATWF…
‘Dhaka to win against COVID-19 with support from Beijing’
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Thursday said Bangladesh, with the support from China and other countries, will be able to win against COVID-19.
Asia shares bounce back as BOJ promises support for economy
Share prices in Asia bounced back Monday from last week’s retreat, with mainland Chinese indexes gaining more than 3% as data showed progress in restoring factory output after weeks of disruptions from the viral outbreak.
WB to support 1,200 women-owned businesses in Bangladesh
The World Bank Group together with WE Connect International on Sunday launched a project to help 1,200 women-owned businesses connect with potential large local and multinational corporate buyers.
Ward-level BCL committees to support AL nominees in capital
Dhaka, Jan 22 – Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has formed ward-level committees to campaign for Awami League (AL) mayoral candidates contesting Dhaka city polls.
Oikyafront extends support to BNP mayoral candidates
Dhaka, Han 08 – Jatiya Oikyafront on Wednesday extended its support to BNP’s two mayoral candidates in the upcoming elections to Dhaka north and south city corporations billed for January 30.
Oikyafront extends support to BNP mayoral candidates
Jatiya Oikyafront on Wednesday extended its support to BNP’s two mayoral candidates in the upcoming elections to Dhaka north and south city corporations billed for January 30.
Hasina greets Boris Johnson; seeks support for Rohingya repatriation
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the impressive victory of his Conservative Party in the national election of the United Kingdom.
Sasakawa vows to continue support for fighting leprosy in Bangladesh
By Rafiqul Islam DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 14 2019 (IPS) – Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa, has assured Bangladesh of continuing support for the Zero Leprosy Initiative announced by the country’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, aimed at eliminating leprosy…
ADB partners with Bangladesh to support health care PPP
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Bangladesh on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly promote public-private partnership (PPP) projects in the country’s health care sector.
Sri Lanka to firmly support, Port City development: PM
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Saturday that his government will firmly support and accelerate the development of the Colombo Port City project constructed by China to ensure that it will emerge as a new business hub in…
Each UZ to get support centre for specially-abled people: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said support and services centre will be set up in every upazila across the country for the specially- abled people.
England support ’emotional’ Archer after racist abuse in N.Zealand
England players will rally around an “emotional” Jofra Archer after the paceman was racially abused by a spectator in New Zealand, director of cricket Ashley Giles said Tuesday, as local officials scoured CCTV footage to identify the culprit.
French support for Polanski crumbles amid new accusations
The “unconditional support” Roman Polanski has enjoyed from the French film establishment seems to be crumbling after a new rape claim against the controversial director.
Mayors announce support for global Green New Deal
Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, announced as the Chair-Elect of C40 Cities. C40 mayors, led by Mayor Garcetti and Mayor Hidalgo, announce support for a Global Green New Deal to “drive an urgent, fundamental and irreversible transfer of global…
Aurora survivors urge ‘Joker’ studio to support gun control
Denver, Sept 25 (AP/UNB) — Alarmed by violence depicted in a trailer for the upcoming movie “Joker,” some relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting asked distributor Warner Bros. on Tuesday to commit to gun control causes.