Dhaka Electric Supply Company (Desco) is going smart with the pre-paid meters for its consumers, the chief of the company said.
Bangladeshi Billal to perform with Haimanti Sukla
Bangladeshi playback singer Billal Hossain Jewel will perform with renowned Indian Bengali singer Haimanti Sukla.
Ready to stand with BD, S Asian countries to defeat pandemic: China
China has said it will continue to support Bangladesh’s fight against COVID-19 and is willing to facilitate the discussion of cooperation in “vaccine filling” between Chinese and Bangladeshi companies.
US to share vaccines with 80mn additional doses
US State Department Coordinator for Global Covid Response and Health Security Gayle E Smith has said the United States is going to be the largest sharer of vaccines putting 80 million additional doses into the mix.
Another Eid celebrated with prayers in masks
Muslims across Bangladesh celebrated another muted Eid-ul-Fitr Friday without shaking hands and hugging each other thrice after the special prayers amid a host of health protocols put in place during the holiday.
Youth with Social-Emotional, Tech Skills good in Agriculture
“Input supplies should go beyond basic inputs like seeds and fertilisers, we should also encourage the use of digital tools across the agricultural value chain,” Amolegbe added.
Planet-friendly milk: Singapore firm makes dairy with algae
The world-first algae milk uses a fraction of the energy, water and land as cow’s milk, but is just as nutritious, says its inventor.
Shutting border with India: Experts call it prudent decision
Experts have highly appreciated the government for its move to shut the border with India for the next 14 days as they think that the border control is now crucial to block the highly infectious virus variants that have emerged in the neighbouring country.
Hasina places 4 suggestions to deal with climate challenge
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday put forward four suggestions to global leaders to fight climate change challenges with a strong collective response.
Philip, in role with no job description, was queen’s bedrock
“There was no precedent,” he said when he turned 90. “If I asked somebody, ‘What do you expect me to do?’ They all looked blank. They had no idea.”
Woman with Hefazat leader Mamunul is not his wife: Minister
Home Minister Asaduzzman Khan Kamal on Sunday said that the woman who was with Hefazat Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque in a Sonargaon resort is not his wife.
Hefazat’s Mamunul detained with woman or ‘wife’ from resort
Hefazat-e-Islam’s Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque, who has been the loudest voice in the organisation in a number of recent controversies, has been detained with a woman he claims as his second wife.
Premier Bank Ltd signs MoU with I-Clique Solutions Ltd
Mr. Golam Awlia, Additional Managing Director, The Premier Bank Limited and Mr. Mohammad Salahuddin, Managing Director, I-Clique Solutions Limited signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.
BD Covid surge – Tighten grip with nighttime curfew: Experts
As Bangladesh is experiencing record-breaking Covid cases – over 5,000 daily for the last 3 days – experts think ‘health emergency’, ‘nighttime curfew’ and area-based lockdown can be the right measures to slow down the virus transmission.
Derek Chauvin trial: George Floyd was pleading with officers
A Minneapolis court has been shown new police bodycam footage of George Floyd pleading with officers during his arrest, saying: “I’m not a bad guy”.
Virtual Japan Fest 2021 with Tahsan Wednesday
Dhaka, Mar 30: The Embassy of Japan will host “Japan Fest 2021” online on Wednesday through YouTube channel and Facebook page.
Hartal: 30 hurt during clash with cops in Narayanganj
Narayanganj, Mar 28 : At least 30 people were injured including one with bullet in a clash between hartal supporters and members of law enforcement agencies in Mouchak area of Siddhirganj upazila in Narayanganj on Sunday.
A Country with too Many Victims and Few Shelters
In March 2014, Noemi N. took her own life inside a refuge camp in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, where up until now there are no specialized shelters for victims of human trafficking.
Rajapaksa for strengthening ties with Bangladesh
Visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday said his country wants to strengthen bilateral relations with Bangladesh.
Seven countries urge WTO DG to hold direct talks with Big Pharma
A group of seven countries – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey, Chile and Colombia has urged the WTO Director-General Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to conduct discussions directly with vaccine developers and manufacturers.
Malawian Youth removes Unemployment Tears with Agribusiness
After getting tired of searching for employment for seven years, Feston Zale from Chileka area in Malawi decided to venture into agribusiness.
A memorable day with Syed Abul Moqsud
The day he died Syed Tipu sultan set off for New York. I recall it was great that we spend a day together on the 3rd of February. After 20 days it was all memory.
Premier Bank signs Participation deal with Bangladesh Bank
The Premier Bank Limited recently signed a Participation Agreement with Bangladesh Bank to avail Refinance Fund for Technology Development/Upgradation of Export Oriented Industries.
Dhaka cool towards security coop with Washington
Bangladesh has conveyed to the US it’s giving much focus on overall economic growth of the country and showed no interest in security aspects of the Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS).
Get united with Amar Ekushey spirit: BNP
BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Saturday urged all to get united imbued with the spirit of Amar Ekushey to ‘restore’ democracy in the country.
Premier Bank Limited signs MoU with AMZ Hospital
The Premier Bank Limited recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AMZ Hospital Ltd at The Premier Bank Limited Head Office. Under the agreement, The premier Bank Credit & Debit Cardholders will get up to 25% discount at AMZ…
Sundarbans poacher held with tiger hide in Bagerhat
A Royal Bengal Tiger hide was seized from Sharonkhola of Bagerhat District Tuesday afternoon.
Deal with Serum Institute India inked for Covid-19 vaccine
Dhaka, Dec 13 – The government on Sunday signed an agreement with Serum Institute of India Pvt Limited for procuring Covid-19 vaccine. Under the deal, Bangladesh will import three crore doses of SARS-Cov-2 AZD 1222 (Oxford/Astrazeneca Vaccine), (50 lakh in…
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.
A better world with more democracy at work
by Stan De Spiegelaere and Sigurt Vitols on 23rd November 2020 For democracy to work well requires democracy in the workplace. ‘You know what? Our whole education is a lie. We learned how to be critical citizens for years, develop…