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AL looks to utilise digital platforms

AL looks to utilise digital platforms
The Awami League has adopted different strategies to conduct its election campaign for the upcoming general elections, slated for December 30, to reach each voter till the last day of campaigning. As part of its strategy, the AL-nominated candidates will send SMS to their voters soon, requesting them to cast their votes in favour of party symbol Nouka (Boat) on voting day, party insiders said. The party candidates have already started using the social media including Facebook and twitter for campaigning. Some candidates have made documentaries on the government’s development projects and shared them on their own Facebook and other social media pages.   Talking to The Independent, AL publicity sub-committee convener Dr. Hasan Mahmud…

‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ to be observed today

‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ to be observed today

The government will observe the ‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ today to make its Digital Bangladesh concept memorable. The theme of the day is ‘Digital Bangladesh will be Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla’. Earlier, the government took a decision at the November 27 cabinet meeting to…
Election campaign begins in full swing in Khulna

Election campaign begins in full swing in Khulna

Election campaign has begun in all six constituencies of Khulna from Monday afternoon after a total of 35 candidates received symbols from the Returning Officers at the deputy commissioner’s office. Candidates and their supporters conducted the election campaigns at the respective constituencies…
Promoting technical education needed

Promoting technical education needed

Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) AHM Khairuzzaman Liton while addressing the closing session of a daylong job fair in the city recently stressed on cordial relation development between technical institutions and industries for providing time-befitting technical teaching to the students. He viewed…
Human rights and the contemporary society

Human rights and the contemporary society

For 70 years, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been a global beacon – shining a light for dignity, equality and well-being … and bringing hope to dark places. The rights proclaimed in the Declaration apply to everyone -- no matter our race, belief, location or other distinction…
Flower exports yet to gain traction

Flower exports yet to gain traction

Despite having enormous export potential, the country’s flower industry is yet to acquire momentum as it is hamstrung by a dearth of infrastructure and a lack of comprehensive policy support, said industry insiders. To penetrate the global flower market and sustain its presence in it, the government…
Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks

Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks

The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said Monday. It may also signal more direct involvement of Donald Trump’s White House, they said, in the…
17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest to begin January 10

17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest to begin January 10

The 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF)-2019 will begin on January 10 with the theme ‘Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society’. The Rainbow Film Society will organise the festival where more than 200 international films including Bangladeshi films will be screened under…
Quintet still gets going together
on a day of special century

Quintet still gets going together on a day of special century

On a day, when they completed a special feat of playing 100 matches together Bangladesh’s quintet preciously proved as to why they are so important in helping the side hold its head high, regardless of the win or defeat in a match. Bangladesh's second ODI against West Indies yesterday was…
Cold-affected patients crowd             hospitals

Cold-affected patients crowd hospitals

With unusual cold conditions sweeping the district, as many as 40 to 50 patients are being admitted everyday to hospitals in Noakhali on being affected by cold-related ailments. The people of the ‘char’ areas of Noakhali are suffering from different kinds of cold-related diseases. The number…
Radios to raise awareness among Rohingyas

Radios to raise awareness among Rohingyas

As part of an awareness campaign among the Rohingya refugees at Cox’s Bazar camps, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has procured 75,000 radios to ensure that every Rohingya household gets one set. Meanwhile, the European Commission has released an additional 5 million euro to…
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