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Take responsibility for climate migrants

Take responsibility for climate migrants
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the global community to take the responsibility for climate migrants as they are getting displaced for no fault of their own. "As our people will be displaced for no fault of ours...we expect the international community to shoulder the responsibility of accommodating them and providing them with livelihood," she said. The Prime Minister was addressing a general roundtable discussion at the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25). The roundtable titled 'National Plan to Increase Ambition by 2020' was held at Feria de Madrid. Sheikh Hasina said, "All 'Funds' to fight climate change must be replenished as per our agreement, including the $100 billion annual…

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KSA pledges protection for Bangladesh female workers
The authorities in Saudi Arabia have given assurance to ensure the protection of Bangladeshi female workers in that country. Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment secretary Md Salim Reza informed about these to the media at Probashi Kalyan Bhaban yesterday. Besides, the Saudi government…

Air force chief departs for USA

Air force chief departs for USA

Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, left Dhaka for the United States of America (USA) yesterday on a 5-days long official visit. He was invited by the Commander of US Air Force Pacific Command. During his visit, the BAF chief will attend the ‘Pacific…
EC to install advanced card management software

EC to install advanced card management software

The national identity cards having minor errors can be fixed easily as the Election Commission has taken an initiative to install advanced card management software for removing hassles in availing of NID card-related services by people, said EC officials. Silly and minor errors can be corrected at Upazila-level…
Take action against 
food adulteration

Take action against food adulteration

President Abdul Hamid on Sunday urged all to stand against the dishonest business people engaged in food adulteration.  When the president of the republic has to make such a call the seriousness of the issue becomes quite clear. Food adulteration is a major cause for the declining health of our…
Living with diabetes

Living with diabetes

Abdullah Al Mamun, 29, is working as a school teacher in Chattogram. About three years back he was shocked to discover that he has diabetes. To him, the news was nothing short of a nightmare. His guardians and well-wishers immediately suggested that he should see a doctor. The latter assured him that…
SC upholds 6-month HC ban on Nirapon

SC upholds 6-month HC ban on Nirapon

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday upheld a High Court (HC) order that imposed a six-month ban on activities of Nirapon, an alliance of 23 foreign RMG brands which was set up to oversee building inspection, remediation, and monitoring of listed apparel factories in the country.…
Iraq parties in talks over new PM amid unrelenting protests

Iraq parties in talks over new PM amid unrelenting protests

Iraq’s rival parties were negotiating the contours of a new government yesterday, after the previous cabinet was brought down by a two-month protest movement demanding more deep-rooted change. After just over a year in power, premier Adel Abdel Mahdi stepped down last week after a dramatic intervention…
‘Bangladesh villagers who tell tall tales can create future storytellers’

‘Bangladesh villagers who tell tall tales can create future storytellers’

In an exclusive interview with Wahidul Islam, Senior Sub-Editor of The Independent, at the British Council in Dhaka on November 10, Blake shared her own story. The following are excerpts of the interview: Have you worked on storytelling in Bangladesh? Yes, British Council in Dhaka organised some children…
Bhutan expose grim state
of Bangladesh football

Bhutan expose grim state of Bangladesh football

Bangladesh Under-23 national football team began their ongoing XIII SA Games campaign with a huge upset when they went down to Bhutan by a solitary goal yesterday.    Eyeing to play at least in the final, Bangladesh conceded the goal on 66th minute with Bhutan’s star striker Chencho…
No slaughterhouse in Tangail municipality

No slaughterhouse in Tangail municipality

Residents of the areas under Tangail municipality face a considerable health risk as the municipality lacks a slaughterhouse, with meat traders slaughtering animals indiscriminately in open spaces. Also, the animals and their health are not screened at all the kitchen markets. Tangail is one of the…
Pharma raw materials to be produced locally in 4 years

Pharma raw materials to be produced locally in 4 years

Nazmul Hassan, president of the Association of Pharmaceutical Industries, yesterday said that the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for the pharmaceutical industry would begin at Gazaria, Munshiganj, in 2023. He said this while inaugurating the construction work of the common effluent…
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