Dengue claims 29 lives, infects nearly 35,000 in Bangladesh

In the span of less than 8 months, the mosquito-borne Dengue fever has claimed 29 lives and infected some 35,000 persons across Bangladesh. Based on the latest record of the the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), dengue prevalence has reached an alarming situation, with a total of 34,666 cases and 29 deaths from Jan. 1 to […]

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Shohoz refreshed with the new slogan ‘Shohoz, Shobar Jonno’

Shohoz – the largest online destination in the country with the highest number of services – has launched their new brand tagline ‘Shohoz, Shobar Jonno’ which translates to ‘Shohoz For All’ with an aim to make people’s lives easier by taking care of their daily needs. This is the first refresh of Shohoz since its […]

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Robi and ICMAB to collaborate on digital innovation

Dhaka, Aug. 8 (NsNewsWire) — Robi and ICMAB have signed a MoU with a view to collaborate for enhancing the knowledge and skills of ICMAB’s students in the latest digital technologies. Robi’s Chief Enterprise Business officer, Md. Adil Hossain and ICMAB’s Director, Nazmus Salehin recently signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations at […]

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World breastfeeding week: supporting breastfeeding mothers in the workplace through Mothers@Work initiative

DHAKA, Aug. 8 (NsNewsWire) — To mark World Breastfeeding Week 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) reiterates its strong commitment to supporting and promoting breastfeeding in the workplace. The occasion also gives an opportunity to look back at how garment factories in Bangladesh are making a real difference to nursing mothers in the workplace, supported by […]

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Lecture on Japan-Bangladesh relations held at Chittagong University

On 8 August, Mr. Takeshi Ito, Deputy Chief of the Mission, Embassy of Japan, gave aspecial lecture titled “Japan’s Foreign Policy and Japan-Bangladesh Relations” at University of Chittagong. In this special lecture jointly organized by Embassy of Japan and Centre for Asian Studies, University of Chittagong, Mr. Ito provided an overview of Japan’s diplomatic activities, […]

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India raises issue of illegal immigrants with Bangladesh

NEW DELHI, Aug. 8 (NsNewsWire) — India raised the issue of illegal immigrants settling in the country’s northeast areas with Bangladesh during a bilateral meeting between the home ministers of the two countries in India’s New Delhi on Wednesday, an official statement released by India’s Ministry of Home Affairs said Thursday, reports Xinhua.    The […]

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Robi and CARE Bangladesh sign MoU on Women Empowerment

Dhaka, Aug. 8 (NsNewswire) — The leading digital services provider of the country, Robi and CARE Bangladesh, a renowned global NGO, have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create 100 retailer girls (adolescent) in Kurigram district. Robi’s Chief Corporate and Regulatory Officer, Shahed Alam and CARE Bangladesh’s Country Director, Zia Choudhury signed the […]

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

DHAKA, Aug. 8 (NsNewsWire) — To mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 9 August, Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Ms Julia Niblett hosted a screening of the documentary film The Song Keepers for Bangladeshi indigenous community representatives, human rights activists, representatives of the Bangladesh film industry, local media representatives and diplomats. […]

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Persistent riots in Hong Kong unacceptable By Global Times

Source:Global Times – Xinhua Published: 2019/8/7 23:08:18 4 US Senator Tom Cotton released a statement Tuesday warning Beijing against launching “a violent crackdown” on protesters in Hong Kong. He urged the US government to prepare sanctions against China. Other US lawmakers expressed a similar view. Before Cotton’s statement, Beijing has never said it would resort […]

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