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UNYSAB concludes Eid for street children event

Staff Reporter A massive event titled ‘Eid for Street Children’ has been organised by United Nations Youth and Student Association of Bangladesh (UNYSAB), Chattogram division  held at Southern University in Chattogram on Sunday The event aims to bring smiles to the face of children in need on the occasion of Eid. The donation has been collected from April 9th which is concluded on April 15th, with both online and in-person fundraising initiatives. This year the celebration committee shopped for groceries for disabled families with children, residing near, Arefin Nagar, dirt depot under the Bayezid Bostami police station.

Preparations afoot for vibrant ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’

Preparations are going on in full swing at Dhaka University's Institute of Fine Arts for the colorful and vibrant procession of Mangal Shobhajatra, a significant part of the Pahela Baishakh celebrations. Every year, on April 14 (Bengali New Year), students of the Fine Art Faculty of Dhaka University bring out the 'Mangal Shobhajatra', which got the recognition from Unesco as an intangible cultural heritage in 2016. "Most of the structural work for the motifs has already been completed. The rest of the work will be done within the due time as...

Bill to ban strikes in essential service sector

In a bid to empower the government to ban strikes in essential service sector, a Bill titled Essential Services Bill-2023 has been placed in the parliament in a bid to empower the government to ban strikes in essential service sector. There is a provision of maximum six months' imprisonment or Tk 50,000 fine or both if anyone observes or continues any illegal strike in the workplace. State minister for labour and employment Begum Monnujan Sufian placed the Bill in the the parliament on Thursday. The bill was then forwarded to the parliamentary committee ...

PM receives Padma Bridge loan repayment installment

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader handed over a cheque of around Tk 316.91 crore to the premier as the first installment of repaying loan taken for building Padma Bridge at a function at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh would march ahead facing any hurdle with people's support as she received first repayment installment of the Padma Bridge loan, reports BSS. "I believe we can step forward confronting any hurdle if the people stand beside us. Construction of the Padma Bridge with ...

DUJSAA holds grand iftar mahfil at DU

bdreports24 Desk Dhaka University Japansese Studies Alumni Association (DUJSAA) arranged a grand iftar and dua mahfil with 100 members at Dhaka University's Social Science Faculty premises in the capital on Saturday. Chairman of the Department of Japansese Studies of the University of Dhaka Dr. Abdullah-Al -Mamun was chair the program and the president of JUAAB Professor Dr. M.A.M Yahia Khandoker was present as chief guest. The Country Representative of JETRO Mr. Yuji Ando, Former Secretary General of JBCCI & trustee of Kazuko Bhuiyan Foundation Mr.Tareq Rafi Bhuiyan, the Country Director of Shapla Neer Ms.Tomoko Uchiyama, the Principal of Kokorozashi & Kazuko Bhuiyan Japanese Cultural Center Mr. Okabayashi Kuniaki and Mr.Yuya Usuki Manger JETRO Dhaka were...

Haseeb Alam urges to work together to build ‘Smart Bangladesh’

BAUPHAL (Patuakhali) Correspondent Haseeb Alam Talukdar urged to change the society by working honestly. He also said that no more violence is acceptable in Baufal again at a discussion meeting organised by Retired Armed Forces Welfare Society Bauphal Upazila branch held at Jahangir Tower adjacent to the public ground of Baufal Municipal area on the occasion of Independence Day. [caption id="attachment_29584" align="alignleft" width="300"] Prominent social worker and politician Haseeb Alam Talukdar recei...