Sunday, 21 Apr, 2024


All his inventions for mankind

DHAKA: Eminent Bangladeshi scientist Dr Abdul Khalque hopes that his inventions would be used for the development of mankind and also prevention of the environmental degradation.The scientist, who has earned the success of fifteen patented inventions in the fields of classical and

Saiful’s success story in IT

FROM KUALA LAMPUR: Saiful Islam of Bangladesh is becoming the light in Information Technology (IT) in Malaysia. He has established himself in IT market by his merit, determination and hard labor.There was a discussion with Saiful. He informed that there is enough scope of work in

The Fat Storing Hormone

Overweight people usually eat less food than their normal weight counterparts.It’s one of those –“life is unfair situations”- because being overweight causes many health problems and early death. In reality, however… it is the toxic condition that is the real problem. Solve the

30 BD expats held in UK

LONDON (UK): Panic is running high among Bengali people as around 30 Bangladeshi immigrants were held by United Kingdom Border Agency from capital’s Whitechapel area on Thursday.UK Border Agency’s raid has been beefed up to capture illegal immigrants after “Go Home” campaign

AL to declare candidacy by Oct 24

DHAKA: The ruling Awami League is mulling to declare the nomination for 300 constituencies by October 24 for the next parliamentary election however the main opposition BNP takes part or doesn’t.Reliable sources said that the party is dealing heart and soul to finalize the nomination

Bangladesh, a future investment destination

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Lee Yun-Young said geographical importance, abundant human resources and cheap labour costs make Bangladesh a good future investment destination.  He also said: Electronics and shipbuilding are very promising industries for foreign investors. Those

Johra-Surot’s land grabbed for Dhaka Marriott

DHAKA: Marriott International started setting up its Dhaka franchise--a 5-star hotel--on the land of poor women Johra Banu and Surot Banu.The authority of the hotel does not know how much inherited lands of poor folks, shops of small traders, garages, mosque, even graveyard were grabbed

Trade, commerce becoming slow

DHAKA: The country has been passing through restless time during last 6 months. Next 6 months will go through uncertainties. The face of the government will change. The government next to come in any form will perform the responsibilities. New government will be installed through

NY mosques labeled as terrorist orgs

NEW YORK: New York Police Department (NYPD) put tight surveillance to Muslim community mosques, which have been secretly branded here as terrorist organizations.The label allows New York police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of

2 controversial HC judges likely to take oath next month

DHAKA: Newly appointed High Court judges Ruhul Quddus Babu and M Khasruzzaman, both debarred from taking oath still for controversies over their political past, are likely to be administered oath next month.They are expected to take their long-awaited oath just after the retirement of the

Introduction of city school bus service hangs in balance

DHAKA: The promised introduction of school bus service in the capital hangs in the balance, even 10 months after government decision, for indifference on part of Dhaka City Corporation authorities.  October was fixed as the cut-off time for formal launch of the bus service for

SAP keen to work for building Digital Bangladesh

DHAKA: SAP, one of the biggest software companies in the world, showed its keen interest in playing a supportive role in building a digital Bangladesh to put the country on a faster track of development.Peter Gartenberg, Managing Director of SAP India, in an exclusive interview with

Money matters more than burial of body! Its Holy Family!

DHAKA: Pay the bill first and then take the body. Such saying by the authorities, perhaps, was the unkindest of cut for the kinsmen of a nurse of a big-name hospital where she served and died a premature death.             The authorities of the city’s Holy Family Hospital

Nobody cares for widows in ÔÇÿWidow-PalliÔÇÖ

SHERPUR: The environment was getting heavier with the melancholies of the ageing women in white saris here.  “None cares for us. How we pass our days, in our shabby houses where rainwater comes through the cracked hay-roofs. Gusty wind trembles the tiny huts. We are not getting oil or

4500 UISCs by Nov: PM Hasina, ex-NZ PM Helen to inaugurate

DHAKA: The government is to complete establishing 4,500 Union Information and Service Centres (UISC) by November to equip rural people with the information necessary for improved life and livelihood.The Access to Information (A2I) program of the prime minister’s office informed that

Draft Power & Energy Fast Supply Enhancement Law ready for vetting

DHAKA: The draft Power and Energy Fast Supply Enhancement (Special Provision) Law 2010 is likely to be sent to the Law Ministry for vetting soon before its enactment to put the energy business on a crash course. A cabinet meeting held on September 6 approved in principle the draft law

859 unions in dark: govt goes for installing solar power panel

DHAKA: Over 850 unions of the country are still left in the dark and there is no possibility of bringing these vast areas under electrification in next two years, according to available statistics. The statistical data on the country’s infrastructural condition show that out of over

National Eidgah prepared for Eid congregation

DHAKA: Public Works Department and Dhaka City Corporation under joint efforts completed arrangement of the National Eidgah for smooth holding of Eid congregation, which was hampered last year due to inclement weather.The biggest religious festival of the Muslims, Eid-ul-Fitr, will be

ACC indicts 4 top LGED officials

DHAKA: The Anti-Corruption Commission has put on the dock four top officials of Local Government and Engineering Department charging them with corruption, as anti-graft campaigners considered LGED as one of the hotspots for underhand dealings.According to official sources, the

AL-JP gap widens over unfulfilled expectations

DHAKA: The gap between the ruling Awami League and its major Grand Alliance partner Jatiya Party is widening following growing dissatisfaction over unfulfilled expectations, JP sources said.They told that the relationship between JP chairman and former military ruler

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