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Climate change: PM Sheikh Hasina hopes GCA to be a Centre of Excellence

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday hoped that the regional office of the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka will serve as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ and a solution-broker for climate adaptation measures in the South Asia region. “I hope this regional office will share the best adaptation practices of Bangladesh as well as other countries and exchange practices ...

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GCA to be milestone for int’l partnership: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the South Asian Regional Center of Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka will be a milestone for international partnership. He said after the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, they will build back their climate resilience much better by making transition to a green economy and investing in more decarbonisation of ...

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Testimony of PWs ends in arms case against Papia, husband

Testimonies of prosecution witnesses ended on Tuesday in an arms case filed against expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon. The investigation officer and RAB sub-inspector Arifuzzaman concluded his testimony and was cross-examined by the defence afterwards today. After his cross-examination, the prosecution said they would not produce any more witnesses. After that ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 36 more die, 1,892 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 36 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,552. Another 1,892 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 329,251. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Tuesday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 3,236 people to ...

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‘Gazipur Unnayan Kartripakkha Bill’ passed in JS

A bill titled ‘Gazipur Unnayan Kartripakkha Bill 2020’ was passed in Parliament on Tuesday to turn the fast-growing Gazipur city into a planned, liveable and environment-friendly urban area. State Minister for Public Works and Housing Sharif Ahmed moved the bill and it was passed by voice vote. Gazipur Unnayan Kartripakkha (Gazipur Development Authority-GDA) will be like Chittagong Development Authority (CDA), ...

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24 more trains to resume operations by September 16

Bangladesh Railway has announced that it will add 24 more local and commuter trains to its fleet between September 10 and 16. A circular was issued in this regard on Tuesday signed by Deputy Director (traffic transportation) Khairul Kabir. With this, a total of 104 trains will be resumed operation after being closed due to corona virus. The rest of ...

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India-Bangladesh JCC meet Sept-end

The sixth meeting of Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) is going to be held by end of this month. Indian Minister for External Affairs Dr S Jayshankar called his Bangladesh counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday to finalising date for the same. Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) tweeted that Dr S Jayshankar called Dr AK Abdul Momen on ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 37 more die, 2,202 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 37 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,516. Another 2,202 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 327,359. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Monday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 3,298 people to ...

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Death toll from Narayanganj mosque blasts climbs to 27

The number of fatalities from the mosque blast in Narayanganj has climbed to 27 as one more victims died at Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute on Monday. The deceased was identified as Imon, 30. He breathed his last at around 1:30pm in the hospital while undergoing treatment. Earlier on Sunday, five more people succumbed to their burn ...

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UNO taken to SDU as she improves further

UNO Wahida Khanam, who had a successful surgey after being subjected to an attempt to murder attack by local goons, has been shifted to Step Down Unit (SDU) following gradual improvement of condition. “The health condition of the UNO improved little. She will be shifted to SDU from Intensive Care Unit (ICU) today,” said Prof Dr Zahed Hossain, member secretary ...

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