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351. BRAC needs a Research Analyst, Advocacy for Social ChangePublished: August 08, 2022 16:00:59

BRAC is the world’s largest NGO. Vacancy: not specified Name of the Position: Research Analyst, Advocacy for Social Change Job Responsibilities: Assist in assessing research needs and preparing yearly operation...


352. Nikli Haor: A journey to relief at your doorstepPublished: August 08, 2022 15:57:40

Far from the madding crowd, would be the perfect phrase to describe our, city dwellers’, innermost desire when we plan for any trip. Imagine a day away from all the...


353. লঞ্চ ভাড়া দ্বিগুণ করার প্রস্তাবে সায় দেয়নি সরকার, চূড়ান্ত সিদ্ধান্ত নিতে কমিটি গঠনPublished: August 08, 2022 15:49:44

জ্বালানি তেলের দাম বৃদ্ধির প্রেক্ষাপটে লঞ্চের ভাড়া বাড়িয়ে দ্বিগুণ করার প্রস্তাব করেছিল বাংলাদেশ লঞ্চ মালিক সমিতি। তবে মালিকপক্ষের এ প্রস্তাব যৌক্তিক মনে করছেন না সরকার। লঞ্চের নতুন ভাড়া নির্ধারণে একটি...


354. Icddr,b needs 2 Research TraineesPublished: August 08, 2022 15:21:48

Icddr,b is an internationally recognized research institute focusing on health issues of developing countries worldwide.  Vacancy: 2 Name of the Position: Research Trainee Job Responsibilities: Conduct literature review, analyze data...


355. Robi needs a GM, Enterprise Program Management OfficePublished: August 08, 2022 15:17:00

Robi Axiata Ltd is currently the second largest mobile operator in Bangladesh.  Vacancy: not specified  Name of the Position: GM, Enterprise Program Management Office  Job Responsibilities: Create and execute project...


356. Petition filed with High Court to block hike in fuel pricesPublished: August 08, 2022 15:09:07

A lawyer has filed a petition with the High Court demanding that it block the government’s recent decision to hike the price of diesel, kerosene, petrol and octane. The petition,...


357. Govt forms committee to revise launch fares amid fuel price hikePublished: August 08, 2022 15:04:47

The authorities have decided to raise launch fares in light of a hike in fuel oil prices in the country.  A seven-strong working committee headed by Additional Secretary SM Ferdous...


358. Fire breaks out at Azimpur colony high-risePublished: August 08, 2022 14:17:08

A fire has been put out at a high-rise in Old Dhaka's Azimpur Government Colony. The incident spread panic among residents, but no casualties were reported, according to bdnews24.com. The...


359. China announces fresh military drills around TaiwanPublished: August 08, 2022 14:13:15

China's military announced fresh military drills on Monday in the seas and airspace around Taiwan - a day after the scheduled end of its largest ever exercises to protest against...


360. World Bank launches competition on climate-smart growthPublished: August 08, 2022 14:03:46

The World Bank has launched a competition, inviting solutions from the youth for climate-smart growth as Bangladesh and the World Bank commemorate 50 years of partnership.  The contest is open...


361. Myanmar ambassador to China diesPublished: August 08, 2022 13:30:59

Myanmar's ambassador to China died suddenly on Sunday in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming, according to an obituary in Myanmar state media and diplomatic sources in Beijing. The obituary...


362. Chad and rebels sign peace dealPublished: August 08, 2022 12:53:58

Chad's transitional authorities and rebel groups signed a peace agreement in Doha on Monday ahead of a broad national reconciliation dialogue later this month. The agreement also included the participation...


363. PM accords Bangamata Padak to five womenPublished: August 08, 2022 12:43:56

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 08, 2022) distributed "Bangamata Begum Fazilatun Nesa Mujib Padak-2022" to five distinguished women for their outstanding contributions to various fields marking the 92nd birth...


364. Bangamata's 92nd birth anniversary being observedPublished: August 08, 2022 12:40:55

The 92nd birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is being observed today (August 08, 2022) in a befitting manner...


365. UN demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after attackPublished: August 08, 2022 12:35:31

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after Ukraine and Russia traded accusations over the shelling of Europe's...


366. Natural disasters cost world $72 billion in H1 2022Published: August 08, 2022 12:19:02

Global economic losses from natural and man-made catastrophe events are estimated at USD 75 billion in the first half of 2022, according to a latest report prepared by Swiss Re...


367. Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors to buy Ford car plant in IndiaPublished: August 08, 2022 12:08:29

Indian automaker Tata Motors has agreed to buy a Ford manufacturing plant in the western state of Gujarat for 7.26bn rupees ($91.5m). The deal comes as Tata moves to boost...


368. Asia shares subdued, dollar refreshed by US rate risksPublished: August 08, 2022 11:52:08

Asian share markets were subdued on Monday and the dollar held firm after a stunning US payrolls report pushed back against talk of recession but also bolstered the case for...


369. T-Bonds likely to make trading debut Aug 16Published: August 08, 2022 11:21:51

Trading in Treasury Bonds (T-Bonds) is likely to begin on the secondary market on August 16 if the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) can sort out some complexities that arose recently....


370. RMG exports to US see 60pc growth in first half of 2022Published: August 08, 2022 11:14:32

The country's apparel exports to its single largest destination, USA, witnessed a robust growth in terms of both value and volume in the first half of this year (2022). Bangladesh...


371. প্লাস্টিকের মরণফাঁদে পাখিদের ঘরবসতিPublished: August 08, 2022 11:06:59

ব্যবহারের পর প্রতিদিন মানুষের ফেলে দেওয়া বিপুল পরিমাণ প্লাস্টিক সামগ্রী বিশ্বের জীববৈচিত্র্যকে কীভাবে মারাত্মক হুমকির দিকে ঠেলে দিয়েছে, তার কিছু নমুনা উঠে এসেছে পাখিদের নিয়ে এক গবেষণায়। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর...


372. Hong Kong cuts Covid hotel quarantine to three daysPublished: August 08, 2022 10:49:28

Hong Kong will ease its Covid hotel quarantine requirements for people arriving from overseas, Chief Executive John Lee said on Monday. From Friday, those arriving in the city will have...


373. গাজায় অস্ত্রবিরতির ঘোষণা ইসরায়েল ও ফিলিস্তিনেরPublished: August 08, 2022 10:25:17

তিন দিনের সহিংসতায় অন্তত ৪৪ জন নিহত হওয়ার পর ইসরায়েল ও ফিলিস্তিনের সশস্ত্র গোষ্ঠী ইসলামিক জিহাদ অস্ত্রবিরতির ঘোষণা দিয়েছে। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমের। এ অস্ত্রবিরতি কার্যকরের মাধ্যমে এক বছরেরও বেশি সময়ের...


374. NBR chief says offshore tax amnesty not for endorsing black moneyPublished: August 08, 2022 10:18:30

The offshore tax amnesty has been offered to encourage brining back legally-earned money, not black money, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman said on Sunday. The NBR has offered...


375. Biden stands with Muslims after 'horrific killings' in New MexicoPublished: August 08, 2022 10:05:58

US President Joe Biden expressed solidarity with the Muslim community on Sunday after a fourth Muslim man was killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in what authorities are describing as targeted...


376. Global downtrend: DCCI pushes for adjusting fuel pricesPublished: August 08, 2022 09:38:20

A trade body urges the government to cut fuel prices once the trends come down in the international market for the greater good of the national economy. The recent hike...


377. বাড়ি-গাড়ির মালিকের তথ্য: ৩ সংস্থার সঙ্গে চুক্তি এনবিআরেরPublished: August 08, 2022 09:27:20

ঢাকার বাড়ি ও গাড়ির মালিকদের কর জালের আওতায় আনার উদ্যোগের অংশ হিসেবে তিন সংস্থার সঙ্গে চুক্তি করেছে জাতীয় রাজস্ব বোর্ড (এনবিআর)। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমের।  দুই বিদ্যুৎ বিতরণ কোম্পানি ডিপিডিসি ও...


378. Spillover of fuel oil price hike hits consumers hardPublished: August 08, 2022 09:22:14

The consumers have already started feeling the pinch of a spillover of the fuel price hike into daily essential commodities. The prices of rice, vegetables, fish, meat, fruits and a...


379. জ্বালানি তেলের দাম অপরিবর্তিত রাখার পদ্ধতি ঠিক করার সুপারিশPublished: August 08, 2022 09:16:59

সঙ্কটে পড়ে জ্বালানি তেলের দাম যতটা সরকার বাড়িয়েছে, তাতে অর্থনীতিতে সমস্যা দেখা দিতে পারে বলে সতর্ক করে মূল্য স্থিতিশীল রাখার একটি পদ্ধতি ঠিক করার সুপারিশ এসেছে এক আলোচনা সভায়। খবর বিডিনিউজ...


380. 'Bangladesh seeks IMF assistance on precautionary grounds'Published: August 08, 2022 09:06:07

Bangladesh has sought assistance from International Monetary Fund (IMF) on precautionary grounds to deal with future uncertainty unlike Sri Lanka and Pakistan where economy is already in distress, said Professor...


381. Fuel tariff hikes: Additional Tk 15b govt revenue being reckonedPublished: August 08, 2022 08:29:54

Fuel-price hike would earn government an additional Tk 15 billion in revenue in the current fiscal year as one of the spinoffs, according to an official reckoning. The revenue is...


382. Inflation surge, wage stagnation erode people’s purchasing powerPublished: August 08, 2022 08:24:32

Wage growth in Bangladesh remains stymied in relation to soaring headline inflation and the mismatch stokes concerns about shrinkage of people's real income and its compound fallout. As a result...


383. Asia can battle crisis together for economic progress, PM tells Chinese FMPublished: August 07, 2022 22:46:53

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on South Asia, South East Asia, and China to unite in combating the economic crunch stemming from the Russia-Ukraine war. Speaking to Chinese Foreign...


384. Owners want 100pc rise in launch faresPublished: August 07, 2022 22:05:12

Launch owners want to raise fares by 100 per cent following a hike in fuel oil prices. After a 23 per cent hike in diesel price, launch fares were increased...


385. Rickshaws with QR codesPublished: August 07, 2022 21:52:04

Mayor Atiqul Islam of the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) deserves kudos for coming up with yet another innovative plan. This time his brainchild is an introduction of QR code...


386. BCSIR develops affordable Covid-19 testing kit for first time in BangladeshPublished: August 07, 2022 21:51:17

The Bangladesh Council of Science and Industrial Research (BCSIR) has developed an affordable Covid-19 testing kit for the first time in Bangladesh. Professor Md Aftab Ali Sheikh, chairman of BCSIR,...


387. BB's plan to retrieve 'weak' banks  Published: August 07, 2022 21:47:31

Into the fourth week of his new job as the central bank governor, Mr Abdur Rauf Talukder initiated an action that many of his predecessors, deliberately or otherwise, had skipped....


388. How to deal with cholera  Published: August 07, 2022 21:45:57

A country long vulnerable to classical vibrio cholera, followed by large-scale deaths, Bangladesh, can now reasonably be considered free of the deadly diarrhoeal, virus-borne illness. Although a section of global...


389. Zimbabwe win first ODI series against Bangladesh after 2013Published: August 07, 2022 21:32:35

Zimbabwe have won a three-match one-day international (ODI) series against Bangladesh as they got a five-wicket victory in the second match at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. For Zimbabwe, this...


390. Drawing lessons from on-going electricity crisisPublished: August 07, 2022 21:30:36

Despite having surplus electrical power production capacity, Bangladesh has returned to load-shedding. Unlike in the past, instead of lack of capacity, the underlying cause of power shortage is surplus capacity....


391. Rival visions within emerging British Tory leadership on significant issuesPublished: August 07, 2022 21:26:19

Analysts from all over the world have been watching with great care the rival visions that have been emerging within the past two weeks in the different debates that will...


392. Westerners have put us into the danger: PM’s Energy AdvisorPublished: August 07, 2022 21:16:42

Prime Minister's Energy Advisor Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has blamed the current energy crisis in the country on the 'Westerners.' "This not our self creation. The Westerners have put us into danger,"...


393. Taiwan is not part of US, Chinese foreign minister saysPublished: August 07, 2022 20:59:51

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that Taiwan is not part of the United States but Chinese territory, in the latest diplomatic invective against US policy since a...


394. পদ্মা সেতুতে ৪২ দিনে ১০০ কোটি টাকার বেশি টোল আদায়Published: August 07, 2022 20:53:26

উদ্বোধনের পর থেকে ৪২ দিনে ১০০ কোটি টাকার বেশি টোল আদায় হয়েছে পদ্মা সেতুতে; দৈনিক গড়ে দুই কোটি ৪৪ লাখ টাকার বেশি টোল দিয়ে পারাপার হচ্ছে যানবাহন। রোববার বাংলাদেশ সেতু...


395. Israel, Palestinians agree Egypt-brokered truce in GazaPublished: August 07, 2022 20:52:09

Israel and a Palestinian group have agreed to a truce in Gaza from Sunday evening as mediated by Cairo, sources said, after a weekend-long pounding of Palestinian targets by Israel...


396. তাজিয়া মিছিলে ছোরা, বল্লম, পটকাবাজি নয়: পুলিশPublished: August 07, 2022 20:36:29

আশুরার তাজিয়া মিছিলে দা, ছোরা, কাঁচি, বর্শা, বল্লম, তরবারি ও লাঠির মত বস্তু বহন এবং আতশবাজি ও পটকা ফাটানোর ওপর নিষেধাজ্ঞা দিয়েছে ঢাকা মহানগর পুলিশ। রোববার ঢাকার পুলিশ কমিশনার মোহা....


397. লঞ্চ ভাড়া দ্বিগুণ করতে চায় মালিক সমিতি, সিদ্ধান্ত সোমবারPublished: August 07, 2022 20:15:47

বাংলাদেশ লঞ্চ মালিক সমিতি রোববার এই প্রস্তাব চূড়ান্ত করে বিআইডব্লিউটিএতে পাঠিয়েছে। সোমবার ভাড়া বিষয়ে চূড়ান্ত সিদ্ধান্ত হবে। ডিজেলের দাম ৪১ শতাংশ বেড়ে যাওয়ায় লঞ্চের ভাড়া দ্বিগুণ করতে চাইছে মালিক পক্ষ।...


398. 'The Sandman' is a worthy adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic masterpiecePublished: August 07, 2022 20:13:01

Neil Gaiman has an unusual way of admixing mythology, philosophy, and many other literary elements into his masterful storytelling.  The Sandman is considered to be his magnum opus for this...


399. Ukraine accuses Russia of shelling nuclear plant againPublished: August 07, 2022 20:05:40

Ukraine accused Russia on Sunday of again shelling Europe's largest nuclear power plant, the Zaporizhzhia, and called for new international sanctions on Moscow for "nuclear terror". Ukraine's state nuclear power...


400. Submit proposals for USAID Challenge to Strengthen Humanitarian Innovation EcosystemsPublished: August 07, 2022 20:02:26

The USAID is accepting applications for the Challenge to Strengthen Humanitarian Innovation Ecosystems and Community Resilience in Bangladesh.  This challenge is a part of the Accelerating Innovation for Resilience (AI4Resilience)...