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10pc female constables victims of sexual neglect: Study

Over 10 percent female police constables are being victimised of sexual harassment in their working places, according to study. Besides, three percent sub-inspectors and assistant sub-inspectors of police have also been women policebecoming the victim of sexual harassment while high officials in police cadre are not out of the harassment, said the study by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI). The study was unveiled at a programme on “The difficult path to equality for women police in Bangladesh” jointly orga...

Public toilet with mural in city!

 WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka North City Corporation has launched another three modern public toilets at city’s busiest area Firmgate, Mohakhali and Shyamoli. Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation Mr. Annisul Huq inaugurated these modern sanitation facilities on 10 November, 2016, Thursday which are funded by H&M Foundation. The public toilet in the Firmgate area is ornamented with a beautiful mural which is first of its kind in Bangladesh. Taksim A Khan, Managing Director, Dhaka WASA; Syed Gousul Alam Shaon, Managing Director

Bikroy Online Mela with up to 65pc discounts

Bikroy, the largest marketplace in Bangladesh, is introducing an online shopping festival for their customers - the Bikroy Online Mela. The campaign will be launched on the 10th of November, 2016, and will continue for 3 days, and will bring amazing discounts up to 65% on various products. To make this even more exciting for buyers, the Mela will be featuring leading global brands like Apple, Samsung, HTC, Microsoft, Asus, & Dell, and will have a wide prvariety of products including mobile phones, laptops & notebook, watches, tel...

500 drinking water fountains with public toilets in city

Mohammad Sayeed Khokon, Honorable Mayor, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) announced that 500 drinking water fountains to be set up in important places of the city along with modern public toilets. He said this while inaugurating two more public toilets in Osmani Uddyan. WaterAid Bangladesh and H&M Foundation in association with Dhaka South City Corporation has launched these public toilets yesterday. Mr. Johan Frisell, Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden and Dr Md Khairul Islam, Country Director, WaterAid Bangladesh were also present in the inauguration ceremony. This visually stunning, female and disabled friendly public toilet at this historically significant location of the city are expected to offer visitors with comfort and convenience. These modern

4th Leathertech Expo from November 3

 A three-day long international exhibition on machinery, components, chemicals & accessories for leather, footwear and leather goods will begin at International Convention City, Bashundara on November 3, 2016 to display the global and local technology. The 4th edition of the exposition styled “Leathertech Bangladesh- 2016” is being organized by ASK Trade & Exhibitions Pvt Ltd at Hall No. 3, 4 and 5 at International Convention City, Bashundara. The fair will remain open from 11:00am to 7:00pm every day for all. Some 250 exhibitors from Bangladesh, China, India, Turkey, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Italy, Singapore, Japan, Germany, UK, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea will showcase machinery for tanning