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BD trade fair opens in NY

A three-day Bangladesh trade fair kicked off in New York City on Friday (September 21), pledging further expansion of Bangladesh-made goods in the USA.The "Rupayan NRB Global Convention and Bangladesh Trade Fair-2018" is being held at Jackson Heights in New York.Muktadhara New York Inc. is the organiser of the trade...

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PM in London en route to NY to join UNGA

LONDON, Sept 22 (BSS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here Friday afternoon en route to New York on a weeklong official visit to the United States to attend the 73rd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister landed at...

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WB vice president arrives in Dhaka today

Hartwig Schafer arrives World Bank (WB) Vice President Hartwig Schafer arrives in Dhaka this (Sunday) evening on a weeklong visit to assess the way of helping Rohingya, now stranded in Cox's Bazar.During his stay in Bangladesh, Mr Schafer will visit the Rohingya camps and meet local government officials, civil society...

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Health indicators worst in slums

FE ReportVital health indicators in urban slums are worst for inequalities among urban citizens, patchy service delivery and lack of coordination, experts said.Poor access to health facilities despite having doctors and infrastructures, and lack of manpower and capacity of local government institutions also make things bad.Other reasons attributable to this...

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EVMs to be used in polls if allowed lawfully: CEC

Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used in the election if it is allowed lawfully, said Chief Election Commissioner K M Nurul Huda, reports bdnews24.com.He made the remark during an EVM training session for polling officials at the Electoral Training Institute on Saturday."We are prepared to use the EVMs when...

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DNCC panel mayor Osman Gani dies

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Panel Mayor-1 Osman Gani died at a hospital in Singapore on Saturday morning. He was 69, reports UNB.He, who had been suffering from lungs cancer, died at Singapore General Hospital at 8:35am (Bangladesh Time) while undergoing treatment there, said public relations officer of DNCC Al...

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