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Spreading happiness through Project Trishna

Dhaka, April 24 -- Project Trishna, a venture of Footsteps Bangladesh, is working extensively to ensure access to safe water for the marginalised communities in the country. Since 2015 Project Trishn... Read More


DBBL holds 26th AGM

Dhaka, April 24 -- Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) held its 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) through a virtual platform on Sunday. Sayem Ahmed, chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank, pres... Read More


People throng Kamalapur to buy train tickets for April 28 Eid trips

Dhaka, April 24 -- People are swarming Kamalapur Railway Station on Sunday, the second day of advance sales of train tickets for the upcoming Eid holidays. Long lines formed at the 16 counters sellin... Read More


Speakers for increasing prices of low-tier cigarettes

Dhaka, April 23 -- Speakers at a seminar today proposed raising the price of low-tier cigarettes to boost revenue generation for the government and also minimise health risks. They said although the ... Read More


New Zealand reports the 1st Omicron XE variant

Dhaka, April 23 -- New Zealand reported its first case of Omicron XE variant at the border, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Saturday. A person who has travelled from overseas to New Zea... Read More


Lightning kills two in Sunamganj Haor

Dhaka, April 23 -- Two farmers were killed by lightning strike while working in a Haor at Dhitpur village in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj Friday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Rabindra Das,... Read More


Sale of advance train ticket begins

Dhaka, April 23 -- Bangladesh Railway has started selling tickets in advance on Saturday for homebound people ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Ticket seekers crowded Kamalapur rail station and four other spots ... Read More


Zelenskyy gets John F Kennedy award for defending democracy

Dhaka, April 22 -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is among five people named Thursday as recipients of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for acting to protect democracy. Zelenskyy... Read More


More apparel brands should sign International Accord, says UNI Global Union

Dhaka, April 22 -- UNI Global Union has urged international apparel brands to sign the International Accord as the most effective means to uphold worker safety in the Bangladeshi textile and garment i... Read More


New Market clash: 150 people sued over death of Morsalin

Dhaka, April 22 -- A fourth case has been started in connection with the violent clashes between Dhaka College students and shop workers in Dhaka's New Market area that left two people dead. Nur Moha... Read More