EBL, State Department join forces to work on climate change adaptation

Dhaka, May 15 -- Eastern Bank PLC. (EBL), a private commercial bank in Bangladesh, and the US Department of State on Wednesday entered into an agreement to collaborate on the EBL Climate Change Adapta... Read More

Strict enforcement of 'No Helmet No Fuel' policy begins nationwide from today

Dhaka, May 15 -- Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has issued a strict directive to implement the 'No Helmet No Fuel' policy across the country starting today (May 15, 2024). He gave... Read More

Heatwave to continue for five days, met office predicts

Dhaka, May 15 -- The ongoing heatwave affecting four divisions and 12 districts of the country is likely to spread further today and will continue till next Sunday (May 19), the met office said. It a... Read More

Work to ensure justice for litigants: President tells judges

Dhaka, May 15 -- President Mohammed Shahabuddin on Wednesday said judges of all courts, including the Supreme Court, should make every effort so that litigants can get justice easily. He said this wh... Read More

Alphabet debuts beefed-up AI search, chatbot

Dhaka, May 15 -- Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday showed how it is building on artificial intelligence across its businesses, including a beefed-up Gemini chatbot and improvements to its prized searc... Read More

State seeks stay on HC order on prisoners in condemned cell

Dhaka, May 15 -- The state has filed an appeal with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court seeking stay on a High Court verdict that declared death row convicts cannot be confined in condemned ce... Read More

BGMEA urges Chattogram Customs to address issues affecting RMG industry

Dhaka, May 15 -- The apex body for apparel exporters, BGMEA, has called on the Customs House, Chattogram to address the complexities and challenges surrounding customs-related services, including docu... Read More

Chandpur power plant partially resumes production after a month

Dhaka, May 15 -- The Chandpur 150 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant returned to production early Tuesday after being closed for over a month due to oil leakage in its bearings. The plant resumed producti... Read More

Donald Lu highlights protection of coastal people in Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 15 -- US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu has emphasised climate adaptation and encouraged youth to come forward to help the people who are at risk... Read More

US State Department, White House in favour of lifting sanctions against RAB

Dhaka, May 15 -- Both the US State Department and the White House are in favour of lifting the sanctions imposed against the RAB, said Salman F Rahman, Prime Minister's Investment Affairs adviser, on ... Read More