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Young Bangla celebrates the power of changemakers at the grassroots

To recognise youths at the grassroots working silently to transform the country, Joy Bangla Youth Award’s sixth instalment conferred the title on 10 youth-led organisations for their services to the communities. Young Bangla, the biggest network of youths across the country, organised the award-giving ceremony on Saturday, bringing to lig...

Bangladesh makes striking development: World Bank

Bangladesh has an impressive record in various aspects of development, including poverty reduction, climate change adaptation and disaster-risk preparedness, says the World Bank. “I look forward to working closely with the government and people of Bangladesh as the country works towards the goal of achieving upper-middle income status by ...

It's time to follow through on Glasgow Climate Pact: PM Sheikh Hasina

At no other point in human history has a cause proved more urgent than tackling climate change; never has there been more at stake for us on this planet we call home, and for every species we share it with. However, rousing speeches and inspiring language are but hollow sentiments now - just empty rhetoric and fine-spun nothings in the absenc...

Bangladesh to cut dependency on imported products alongside increasing exports to tackle any crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated her call to the countrymen to boost food production for their own, urging them to cut dependency on imported products alongside increasing exports to tackle any crisis. "Dependency on imported products has to be cut down and we all should try it," she said. The premier made this call while delivering her v...

Newly Inaugurated 100 bridges will Quicken Bangladesh's Transportation System and Develoment as well

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today termed the inauguration of 100 bridges at a time as a historic event, saying it would help quicken the country's overall development. "The biggest thing is that we can make the country's development quicker with the inauguration of 100 bridges," she said. She virtually opened the 100 bridges in 25 districts ...