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Free online training on Research Methodology for university students

The Center for Governance, Policy, and Advocacy (CGPA) is a non-profit research andeducational institution established by a number of professionals from different developmental platforms all over the world followed by universityprofessionals, public and private officials, & researchers. The organization is going to arrange a month-long need-based training course on research entitled “Social Research Training Course for the Beginners” for international and Bangladeshi students. The training course will cover why and how social research works, how to write a research proposal, research methods e.g. observational, experimental, cross-sectional, case-control, and case-series, etc. qualitative research design, quantitative research design, mixed-method approach research design, sampling ...

Pandemic pressure on Bangladesh budget 

A post-budget webinar was held at liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Tuesday organized by Dr Wazed Research & Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Eminence Associate for Social Development, Bangladesh and Digital Healthcare Foundation. Former Director of UNDP’s Human Development Report Office Dr Selim Jahan was the keynote speaker at this discussion. He said that Budget is not merely the calculation of income and expenditure of a country rather it is a clear guideline. But unfortunately, the budget of this year is a unique and special one due to the

JANIPOP observes 2 by-elections

Jatiya Nirbachon Parjobekkhon Parishad (JANIPOP) has observed the by-election of Dhaka-10 and Gaibandha-3 on March 21, 2020. The vote casting began at 9.00 AM and ended at 5.00 PM without any break. Five short-term observers of JANIPOP have observed 20 polling stations with reference to Dhaka-10 constituency on a mobile basis.

On the other hand, in Gaiban...

Cell on COVID-19 at Info Ministry

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said the government is going to introduce a new cell on the COVID-19 aiming to create awareness of the deadly virus.

“Our ministry has a rumour prevention cell. Despite that, we are going to open a new cell on coronavirus to increase awareness of the deadly virus. A circular w...

City polls tomorrow

Electioneering for Dhaka city corporation polls, to be held on February 1, will end today midnight in line with the electoral rules, reports BSS. DSCC-DNCC-wardsAll candidates participating in the city polls, their supporters and followers are directed to stop their electioneering before midnight (12am), Election Commission (EC) Director (Public Relations) Md Israil Hossain told BSS. All the electioneering regarding the city polls will be banned after midnight (12 am) as per the electoral rules that mentio...

DCCI hails budget

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) today hailed several proposals of the national budget for fiscal 2018-19 (FY19), but requested the government for considering a cut of at least 2.5 percent in the corporate tax in all categories. “The government can reconsider slashing corporate tax in all categories at least 2.5 percent,” dccisaid DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan in his initial reaction to National Budget FY19, said a release here. In the proposed budget, he said, the government has only reduced 2.5 percent corporate t...