Development

Development

Putting gender equality first

Gender Action Plan III promotes leadership and meaningful participation of women, girls and young people in political, economic, social and cultural life, as well as in all matters related to peace ...

Putting gender equality first

UNGA adopts resolution to graduate Bangladesh from LDC category

The UN website said alongside Bangladesh the same recommendation has been made for Nepal and Laos

UNGA adopts resolution to graduate Bangladesh from LDC category

President for people's unity to build Bangabandhu's 'Sonar Bangla'

President M Abdul Hamid Wednesday called for forging unity among the people, irrespective of religion, caste and creed, to implement Bangabandhu's pledge to build 'Sonar Bangla' and eliminate ...

President for people's unity to build Bangabandhu's 'Sonar Bangla'

Ageing, dilapidated bailey bridges turn death traps in hilly Khagrachhari roads

Accidents due to collapse of the bridges under the weight of heavy trucks have been common

A bailey bridge collapses while a stone-laden truck was crossing it

DAP to underpin Dhaka’s planned development

The inconsistencies of high-rise buildings will be reviewed and they cannot make the city uninhabitable, said LGRD minister Tajul Islam

Overview of Dhaka city

Gamechanger: Sir Fazle Hasan Abed

He dreamt of change for the common man

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is one of the gamechangers in Bangladesh, a visionary that had placed Bangladesh in a place of dignity on the world map

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed

Inclusive politics essential for every country’s prosperity: British minister

UK's minister for South Asia Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon on Monday expressed optimism that the citizens of Bangladesh will have an open and vigorous debate about the country's direction as ...

Inclusive politics essential for every country’s prosperity: British minister

Climate change

COP26 strikes hard-fought deal but UN says ‘not enough’

The deal called on all countries to accelerate their emissions cuts by submitting new national plans by 2022, three years earlier than agreed in Paris

Britain's President for COP26 Alok Sharma speaks at a press conference at the close of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on 13 November 2021

PM Hasina gets 'WITSA Eminent Persons Award-2021'

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has been conferred with 'WITSA Eminent Persons Award- 2021' for her outstanding contributions to improving the living standard of people by using information and ...

State minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed received the award on behalf of the prime minister on the third day of ‘World Congress on Information and Technology-2021 in Dhaka on 13 November, 2021

Padma bridge, metro rail, Karnaphuli tunnel

Bangladesh in new era of transport and communication

The government has fast-tracked 10 mega projects including Padma bridge, the construction of connecting railroad on both sides of Padma bridge and metro rail projects. Though Karnaphuli tunnel ...

Bangladesh in new era of transport and communication
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