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Decisions to be taken in Nov to help RMG sector

Netherlands Ambassador to Dhaka Gerben De Jong on Wednesday said this November is extremely important for further development in the readymade garment sector as two important decisions will be taken during the period which will help Bangladesh become the number one producer in the world. “Because, in November there are two decisions to be taken – one on joint standards to inspect factories and secondly the discussion on the minimum wage,” the envoy told a function in the city. Ned envoyJong said it will be very difficult to explain in Euro...

Hurricane? cyclone? typhoon? What is the difference

Hurricane? cyclone? typhoon? They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones.But they just use distinctive terms for a storm in different parts of the world. Hurricane is used in the Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, central and northeast Pacific. They are typhoons in the northwest Pacific. In the Bay of Bengal and the Arabia Sea, they are called cyclones. Hurricane-cyclone-typhoon-What-is-the-difference-300x225 Tropical cyclone is used in the southwest India Ocean; in the southwestern Pacific and southeastern India Ocean they are severe tropical cyclones. Strength: A storm gets a nam...

‘No drunkard roles for me’

images (1) Kapur says he may have begun his acting career with supporting roles but it was Aashiqui 2, his first movie as lead actor, which changed his life in many ways. “I got many offers. Other than that, I also get recognised a lot and can no longer go jogging without having a few people jogging with me. But I’ve no complaints,” shares the actor, who has also bagged the lead role in Fitoor with Katrina Kaif. “Of course, sometimes, you also feel like sitting alone or chilling with your friends and not worrying about being recognised,” admits Aditya, who...

PBL MD awarded for economic contribution

Member of Parliament and Chairman Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Ltd (PBL) Hafiz Ahmed Mazumder has been awarded for his outstanding success in professional fields and contributions to the country’s economic and educational development. Award win_Protiva Bikash_Nov 2013Protiva Bikash Social Development Voluntary Association for Bangladsesh organized the honored person awarded ceremony at BRAC centre in the city recently, says a press release. Chairman of Protiva Bikash Bangl...