PM for creating global fund on water SDG

PM for creating global fund on water SDG

New York, Sept 21 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday underscored the need for creating a global fund on water SDG to support research, innovation and technology transfer, and investing heavily in resilient and innovative water infrastructures to create new narratives and renewed values on water.

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Chandpur traders start selling rice at fair price 

Chandpur, Sept 21 (UNB) – In a noble initiative to provide rice at a fair price to poor people, local wholesalers and rice mill owners of the district have startedRead More...

British delegation expected more from Suu Kyi

Dhaka, Sept 21 (UNB) – Visiting UK delegation of Conservative Friends of Bangladesh, led by Anne Main MP on Thursday termed Myanmar government’s crackdown against Rohingyas as ‘ethnic cleansing’, addingRead More...

UNICEF urges countries to prioritize early childhood dev 

Dhaka, Sept 21 (UNB) - There is no period more critical in a child's development than the first 1,000 days of life, and yet 32 countries – including Bangladesh andRead More...

Thailand keen to setup 5 MW power plant in Ctg 

Chittagong, Sept 21 (UNB) - Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh Panpimon Suwannapongse on Thursday expressed her country’s keen interest to set up a 5 MW power plant in Chittagong. 

Motorcyclist killed in Jessore road accident 

Jessore, Sept 21 (UNB) – A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident at Nawapara Bus Stand on Jessore-Khulna Highway in Abhaynagar upazila on Thursday afternoon. 

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70,000 pregnant women among Rohingya refugees: Nasim

Dhaka, Sept 17 (UNB) - Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Sunday said some 70,000 women out of the Rohingya people who have taken shelter in Bangladesh in the face of ...

Resolve Rohingya crisis ‘before it’s too late’, PM to OIC

She seeks urgent humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees

New York, Sept 20 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the OIC member states to show a unity for solving the Rohingya crisis before it is too ...

Dutch investors keen to invest in potato farming 

Dhaka, Sept 16 (UNB) – Dutch traders have shown their strong interest to invest in potato farming in Bangladesh aiming to increase the production of the tuberous crop. 

PM for deeper understanding within South

New York, Sept 21 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has underscored the need for promoting a deeper understanding and broader exchange within the South aiming to go far and ...

Hasina woos global support at UNGA over Rohingya issue   

New York, Sept 19 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had talks with a number of dignitaries attending the UNGA, including US President Donald Trump, here when they assured her ...

EC to halt Rohingyas entry into voter list

Fake submission identified in Cox's Bazar

Dhaka, Sept 18 (UNB) - The Election Commission (EC) has taken stringent measures to halt any attempt by Rohingya people in the country who are likely to produce fake documents ...

EPC deal signed to build 150 MW furnace oil-based power plant

Dhaka, Sep 17 (UNB) – Midland East Power Ltd, a local private company, on Sunday signed an EPC (engineering, procurement construction) contract with a Chinese-Bangladeshi consortium for construction of a ...

ICRC appeals to fund critical operation in BD, Myanmar 

Dhaka, Sept 16 (UNB) - The ICRC has expressed grave concern over the violence and its effect on all people in the northern areas of Rakhine in Myanmar as well ...

DU Cha Unit admission test held

Dhaka, Sept 16 (UNB) - The admission test (general knowledge) of Fine Arts Faculty under Cha-Unit for entry into first-year honours for the session 2017-2018 of the University of Dhaka ...

Atrocity on Rohingyas barbaric: Amartya Sen 

Dhaka, Sept 19 (UNB) – Nobel laureate Prof Amartya Sen and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales have offered to be signatories to the open letter written by Nobel peace laureate Dr ...