Dengue fever death toll climbs to 75 in Bangladesh

The mosquito-borne dengue fever has claimed 75 lives and infected over 85,000 persons across Bangladesh so far this year, reports Xinhua.    The death toll climbed to 75 on Monday as the Bangladeshi government confirmed seven more dengue fever deaths including four this month and three last month, according to the latest figure reported by […]

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Airtel & Robi Health Plus organizes dengue awareness session

Robi & Airtel’s complete digital healthcare solution, Health Plus, has recently organized an awareness programme at the Bashpatti area of Mirpur, Dhaka, recently. A total of 50 magic mosquito nets were distributed to the families of that on the sidelines of the session. Pesticide was sprayed in locations of the area which were considered to […]

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World Bank Vice President & the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Road Safety Arrive in Bangladesh Tomorrow

The World Bank Vice President for the South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer, and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Road Safety, Jean Todt will arrive in Bangladesh tomorrow to discuss the challenges and opportunities to improve road safety in the country. During the two-day visit, they will meet the Honorable Finance Minister, Honorable Roads, Transport, […]

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BREB customers can now pay postpaid electricity bills

Robi Axiata Limited and Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board(BREB) have recently signed an agreement that allows BREB customers to pay their postpaidelectricity bill through Robi’s mobile money platform, RobiCash. Robi’s Executive Vice President, Ahmed Armaan Siddiqui, and BREB’s Secretary, Md.Asafuddowla, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations at BREB’s HeadOffice. BREB customers who avail […]

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Taiwan is to blame for Kiribati’s decision

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/9/20 18:42:31 Last Updated: 2019/9/20 21:25:52 The Pacific island nation of Kiribati on Friday abruptly severed “diplomatic ties” with Taiwan. It came less than a week after the Solomon Islands cut “diplomatic ties” with Taiwan. Taiwan’s “diplomacy” is collapsing, and may lose all of its “allies.”  Kiribati established diplomatic relations with the […]

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First time ‘PR & Brand Comms Summit’ in Capital

To uplift the skills of public relations, media management and brand communications strategies, the first-ever ‘PR & Brand Comms Summit 2019’ is to be held in the capital.  The daylong Summit will hold on October 26 at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) Complex.  Communication firm Ra’dia Inc in association with Dream Deviser and ShobdoKolpoDrum have hosted […]

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Bangladesh appoints new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to United Nations

The Government has decided to appoint Ms. Rabab Fatima, current Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan, as the new Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, New York. Ambassador Rabab Fatima is a career foreign service officer belonging to 1986 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre. In her distinguished diplomatic […]

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