Dhaka, Dec 27 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the public representatives to work with responsibility for the welfare of people, gaining their trust and confidence. “You’ll have to work for the welfare of people, changing their fate…
HP coach Radford finally allowed to join work
DHAKA – Toby Radford has finally joined the High Performance (HP) Unit as their coach after he returned negative for Covid-19. Radford boarded the Bangladesh flight from the United Kingdom with a Covid-19 negative certificate. Arriving in Bangladesh, the English…
Trump back at Oval Office work days after testing positive
Back in the Oval Office, Donald Trump says he wants Americans to have access to the treatment he had. US President Donald Trump has returned to work and held briefings at the Oval Office less than a week after he…
Salahuddin wants to work with everyone for football’s development
DHAKA – Kazi Mohammad Salahuddin, who was reelected as the president of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for the fourth successive terms, said he wants to work with everyone for the development of country’s football. After declaring the final results of…
Flyover, underpass work to be suspended for 14 days: Quader
Dhaka, July 22 – Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday instructed the authorities concerned to suspend the ongoing construction work of all flyovers and underpasses in the country for seven days before and after Eid-ul-Azha.
Green jobs, closing gender, digital gaps key issues for work
Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary-General has said that four key issues frame the agenda for future of work — digital transformation, green jobs, reliance of adaptive techniques, and closing the gender gap in jobs.
Reimagining the Office
By Carlo Ratti BOSTON – Last month, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the company would allow its employees, currently working from home in accordance with social-distancing protocols, to stay there for good. Several other big businesses – from Facebook…
UN chief lauds life-saving work in face of Cyclone Amphan
23 May 2020 – The UN chief António Guterres commended the governments and people of India and Bangladesh on Saturday, for their life-saving efforts ahead of devastating Cyclone Amphan, and for the effective relief effort, wishing those survivors injured and…
Work together to preserve biodiversity: UN chief
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all to work together to preserve biodiversity and help achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
When machines think for us: Consequences for work and place
by Judith Clifton, Amy Glasmeier and Mia Gray on 14th May 2020 @_mia_gray The one sure way not to forecast the impact of artificial intelligence technologies is technological determinism.
PM Johnson back to work as UK virus problems mount
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work on Monday more than three weeks after being hospitalised for the coronavirus and spending three days in intensive care.
Will China’s Wildlife-Consumption Ban Work?
by Federico Varese, Rebecca W.Y. Wong OXFORD – Since the outbreak of COVID-19, which is widely suspected to have emerged from Wuhan’s Huanan Market in December 2019, public-health and animal-rights advocates have been calling for more scrutiny of “wet markets,”…
PM to unveil work plan tomorrow to overcome Covid-19 impact
News Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will unveil a work plan tomorrow to overcome the possible economic impact on the country due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
What will it take for women to be equal at work in the UK?
Employers and policy-makers can drive real progress in improving women’s working lives.
Padma Bridge work may suffer if coronavirus persists: Quader
Road, Transport and Bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said Padma Bridge’s construction work will be hampered if the coronavirus situation does not improve within two months.
60,000 Rohingya youths to be trained for community work
Dhaka, Jan 30 – The cabinet committee on purchases has approved a project of the disaster management ministry to help to train at least 60,000 youths of displaced Myanmar citizen known as ‘Rohingya’ to improve access to basic services and…
BGMEA Bhaban demolition work starts
Dhaka, Jan 22 – The demolition work on the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association building (BGMEA Bhaban) formally started on Wednesday.
Work on dormitory extension for 100 RU students begins
Rajshahi, Dec 03 – The construction work of extension building of Rahmatunnisa Hall of the university has been inaugurated to create accomodation facility for another 100 students.
Developing countries for work program to close execution gap
Madrid, 6 Dec (Evelyn Teh) – Developing countries, led by the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC), called for a mandate at the UNFCCC COP 25 for a two-year work programme on closing the pre-2020 implementation gaps under the Convention and the…
#MeToo accused Anu Malik back to work
A year after Bollywood followed Hollywood by naming male predators accused of sexual harassment, many women say they have suffered while the alleged perpetrators are back in the limelight.
Work on Lower Subansiri HEP sans people’s concerns opposed
October 21, 2019 SANDRP – With work on NHPC Ltd’s 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri hydro power project restarting after a wait of almost eight years, anti-dam organisations led by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS)…
PM urges India-Bangladesh businessmen to work for mutual benefits
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged India-Bangladesh businessmen to work for mutual benefits and make the region more prosperous, saying the two neighbouring countries are enjoying the bestbever relations as she addressed the India-Bangladesh Business Forum (IBBF).
Work selflessly to secure freedom of people: Oli Ahmed
Dhaka, Aug 06 – Col Oli Ahmed, Chairman, Liberal Democratic Party and founder of the Jatiya Mukti Manch on Monday called for unity and selfless movement of all professional groups of people to secure the freedom of the people which,…
Will work till last breath to fulfil Bangabandhu’s dream: PM Hasina
Dhaka, Aug 3 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to work as long as she is alive to materialise the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to establish a Sonar Bangladesh. “I have nothing…
BD biodiversity platform launched, coordinated work urged
Dhaka, July 29 – The need for coordination of biodiversity conservation activities was emphasised at the launch of the Bangladesh Platform on Biodiversity Conservation by the Bangladesh National Committee of IUCN in Dhaka on Monday.
Wildlife, people work together during Assam’s annual floods
by Nabarun Guha, Sahana Ghosh on 23 July 2019 • Deadly monsoon floods have ravaged Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and other protected areas of the state. • Nearly 200 animals have been killed in Kaziranga National Park, home to the…
Kareena will begin work on Karan Johar’s Takht this year
Kareena Kapoor Khan’s next outing will be in Karan Johar’s Takht, a multi-starrer featuring Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Anil Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor. The actress recently shared that the movie, which is set in the Mughal…
Jeff Koons work sells for $91.1 million, record for living artist
A sculpture by American artist Jeff Koons sold on Wednesday for $91.1 million at an auction organized by Christie’s in New York — a record price for a living artist. “Rabbit”, a stainless steel casting of an inflatable rabbit, overtook…
Saif Ali is excited to work with Fatima Sana Shaikh
Actor Saif Ali Khan is venturing into the horror comedy genre with his next film, Bhoot Police. The film was announced yesterday and also stars Fatima Sana Shaikh and Ali Fazal. “I’m so pleased about Bhoot Police. The subject is…
Work together to combat TB
Speakers at a discussion here yesterday urged all government and non-government organisations to work unitedly for eliminating the deadly disease Tuberculosis (TB) from the country. “All have to work together to eliminate TB from the country to help achieving health-related…