BYLC concludes its first ever job readiness programme
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) has concluded its first ever job readiness program, BYLC Connected, for graduating students and young professionals in Bangladesh.
PM pays glowing tributes to Bangabandhu, martyred intellectuals
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to the martyred intellectuals and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the Martyred Intellectuals Day.
IMF approves second tranche of US$682m loan for Bangladesh
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the installment of US$682 million in the second portion of the $4.7 billion loan package allocated for Bangladesh.
EC to deploy army ahead of JS polls
The Election Commission is to deploy armed forces across the country ahead of the upcoming 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) polls, officials said here today.
Bangladesh needs immediate climate funding to navigate future challenges: PM Hasina
As the climate crisis mirrors the unpredictable and fast-flowing waters of the Padma River, the response to this emergency remains sluggish, particularly in the realms of mitigation, finance, and adaptation. This observation comes from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, as expressed in an opinion piece f
DHAKA FILLING STATION FIRE One more victim dies, death toll rises to 3
One more victim of December 6 fire at a fuel oil filling station at Mahakhali in Bangladesh capital Dhaka died at the Intensive Care Unit of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery in the capital Monday morning.
Dhaka’s air ‘hazardous’, worst in the world for 2nd consecutive day
Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality for the second consecutive day. With an AQI score of 321 at 8:35 am this morning, Dhaka’s air was classified as 'hazardous' — posing serious health risks to residents, according to the air quality index.
Who are giving us earthquake data?
After the ground underneath shakes and citizens' panic eventually wanes a little, they want to know the facts about the jolt. But the facts the government deliver, albeit rather late, are prepared by a weatherman, not a seismologist or a geologist.
ADB Lends $400 Million to Support Climate Priorities in Bangladesh
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $400 million policy-based loan to support the Government of Bangladesh in implementing its National Adaptation Plan, 2023–2050 and Nationally Determined Contributions 2021 Update to the Paris Agreement to achieve a climate-focused inclusive developme
Met office forecasts rain in all 8 divisions
Bangladesh Meteorology Department (BMD) today forecasted light to moderate rain or thundershowers along with temporary gusty wind in all eight divisions of the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9am today.
New ADB initiative to strengthen women’s resilience in Asia
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday (December 5) launched a new initiative to better understand and invest in adaptation to the impacts of heat stress on women and girls across Asia and the Pacific.
EC to receive appeals against ROs' decisions from today
Aspirants or banks or financial institutions will be able to lodge petitions with the Election Commission (EC) challenging returning officers' (ROs) decisions over rejection and acceptance of nomination papers from today as the scrutiny of the papers have been completed.
PM for saving rivers to protect country
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the rivers will have to be saved to protect the country.
Earthquake jolts Dhaka, other parts of country
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake jolted different parts of the country including the capital this morning.
No decision yet over electoral alliance: Quader
Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader today said the party is yet to take any decision over electoral alliance for the 12th Jatiya Sangsad election slated for January 7.
Dhaka’s air ‘hazardous’, most polluted in the world Friday morning
Dhaka occupied the top spot in the list of cities around the world with the worst air quality Friday morning.
BNP to enforce another spell of 48-hour blockade from Sunday
The BNP and like-minded parties will again enforce a 48-hour fresh road-rail-waterway blockade across the country starting from Sunday morning, giving a break for two days, to protest the schedule for the next national election announced by the Election Commission (EC).
PM joins AL's parliamentary nomination board meeting
Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today attended her party's parliamentary nomination board meeting ahead of the 12th national election slated for January 7 next.