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Eid al-Adha and the environmental concern for Dhaka city

d al-Adha and the environmental concern for Dhaka city

Khadiza Akter :: Eid al-Adha, the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ is one of the two holiest events celebrated worldwide by Muslims each year. On Eid al-Adha, Muslims sacrifice animals (usually goats, sheep, cows, bulls, buffalo, and camels) as a symbolic observation of ...

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Ensure WASH services at school level

মাসিক স্বাস্থ্যবিধি ব্যবস্থাপনায় বাজেট বরাদ্দ প্রয়োজন

Staff Reporter :: Speakers at a programme yesterday urged the government to allocate special funds for ensuring and maintaining toilets with menstruation hygiene management (MHM), as part of WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) services at schools. They also recommended ensuring ...

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Inclusive cooperation to combat desertification

Inclusive cooperation to combat desertification

Khadiza Akter :: We are dependent on land resources for the food we eat, to the clothes we wear and the houses we live in. But day by day land is losing its productive capacity due to some actions of nature ...

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Saudi women hit the roads after driving ban is lifted

United News of Bangladesh

Riyadh, June 24 (AP/United News of Bangladesh):: Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world’s last remaining ban on women driving was lifted. It’s a historic moment for women who have ...

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BRAC wins OFID annual award for supporting Rohingyas

BRAC wins OFID annual award for supporting Rohingyas

Dhaka, Jun 24 (United News of Bangladesh):: The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has awarded its annual development award of 2018 to BRAC for its continued humanitarian support programme for the Rohingya people who have taken shelter in Bangladesh. The ...

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North-West Power to set up 100 MW grid-linked solar plant

solar plant

Dhaka, June 23 (United News of Bangladesh):: North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) will set up a 100 MW Grid Connected Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Power Plant in Faridpur as part of its commitment for green power generation. Managing director and ...

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No More Limits on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Menstrual Hygiene Management

Khadiza Akter :: We live in a world where almost half of the population is women and almost every woman and girl (from menarche to menopause) menstruate on average every 28 days for about 5 days. But still, menstruation is a ...

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BAT Bangladesh inks partnership with Masthead PR

BAT Bangladesh inks partnership with Masthead PR

Dhaka: British American Tobacco Bangladesh signed an agreement with Masthead PR, one of the top Public Relations agencies in the country. Masthead PR will be providing exclusive Strategic PR Planning and services to the client. The signing ceremony took place ...

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KCC polls held peacefully: EWG

KCC polls held peacefully: EWG

JN :: The Election Working Group (EWG), a platform of polls observers, today said the Khulna City Corporation (KCC) election was held peacefully on Tuesday amid some stray incidents. The EWG made the preliminary statement on KCC polls at a ...

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PM asks IFAD to boost rural economy to fight poverty

PM asks IFAD to boost rural economy to fight poverty

BSS :: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said enhanced investment in rural economy under a global partnership was a key factor to fight poverty as she presented her key-note address at the council meeting of IFAD, the UN’s specialized agency ...

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