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7.0pc families have to borrow to send children to school in Bangladesh: UNESCO

Dhaka, Dec. 15 -- Around 7.0 per cent of families in Bangladesh have to borrow to send their children to school, according to a new UNESCO report. The UNESCO 2021/2 Global Education Monitoring Report... Read More


New patriotic song '1971-Bijoypur' to be launched on Victory Day

Dhaka, Dec. 15 -- A new patriotic song titled '1971-Bijoypur' of the US-based Bangla Band GAP-ATX and S&R is set to be released jointly on Thursday (December 16), the victory day of Bangladesh. The s... Read More


Pfizer set to oust AstraZeneca as top supplier of COVID-19 shots to poor nations

Dhaka, Dec. 15 -- Pfizer and BioNtech are set to displace AstraZeneca as the main suppliers of COVID-19 vaccines to the global COVAX programme at the start of 2022, a shift that shows the increasing i... Read More


Emerging Asia's LNG-to-power project pipeline threatens macroeconomic and financial stability: IEEFA

Dhaka, Dec. 15 -- The liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry has framed LNG as a cheap, reliable "bridge fuel" to help countries reduce coal consumption and transition to cleaner renewable energy. For ... Read More


Global Covid cases nears 271m

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- The overall number of global Covid cases is fast approaching 271 million amid the spread of the Omicron variant in several western countries. According to Johns Hopkins University (... Read More


Bangladesh looks for fresh funds as China leaves two railway projects after budget cuts

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- After Bangladesh decided to cut the cost of two railway projects, Chinese contractors have refused to work, leading the Chinese authorities to roll back plans to fund construction of... Read More


13 sentenced to 10-year imprisonment for stripping and assaulting woman in Noakhali

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- A court has sentenced 13 members of the 'Delowar Bahini' criminal gang to 10 years in prison for breaking into the home of a woman in Noakhali's Begumganj and then stripping and assa... Read More


Dr Yunus receives Champion of Global Change Award

Dhaka, Dec. 14 -- Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus received the prestigious 'Champion of Global Change Award' in recognition of his enlightened leadership and innovation to enhance human dignity, eq... Read More


CIUholds OpenDay-Spring2022

Dhaka, Dec. 13 -- Chittagong Independent University held Open Day-Spring 2022 at its campus on Saturday. The event was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Dr Mahfuzul Hoque Chowdhury. Deans, Advisors, facu... Read More


'Smart Fridge, Smart Maker' season-2 ends

Dhaka, Dec. 13 -- The authorities of Walton Refrigerator have awarded the top three video content creators among ten who participated in the final round of the second season of its video making contes... Read More