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MP Saber Hossain provides aid to flood-affected of Dhaka 9

MP Saber Hossain provides aid to flood-affected of Dhaka 9

A press release was issued in this regard by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Wednesday


Dhaka-9 lawmaker Saber Hossain Chowdhury has provided aid and relief materials to the flood-affected people of his constituenc... Read More

South Korea donates food, medical supplies to Bangladesh

South Korea donates food, medical supplies to Bangladesh

The South Korean government has provided 1,800 emergency food and hygiene packages, as well as 3,000 personal protective equipment (PPEs) and medical supplies, to vulnerable communities, including frontline nurses, in the capital's Mugda area who have been hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More

National parks to remain closed for next 3 months

National parks to remain closed for next 3 months

The Parliamentary Standing Committee of the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change has recommended that all the national parks across the country be remain closed for visitors for next three months. 

The committee also recommended formation of a policy on eco-tourism to... Read More

Changes at DGHS: Who is next?

Changes at DGHS: Who is next?

The top leadership of Bangladesh’s health sector is going through a shake-up after various irregularities and corruption in the sector came to the forefront recently.

The government has brought about changes at high levels to clean up the sector already beset by controversy. ... Read More

Voluntary National Review 2020 and Youth Perspectives

Voluntary National Review 2020 and Youth Perspectives

The Daily Star in association with Citizen's Platform for SDGs and Plan International Bangladesh organised a virtual policy dialogue titled "Voluntary National Review 2020 and Youth Perspectives" on July 16, 2020. Here we publish a summary of the discussion. Read More

Cavalier attitude the biggest hindrance

Cavalier attitude the biggest hindrance

There are a lot of risks and fears as the coronavirus situation in the country is not improving much. Still, life is going on and people from different walks of life are trying to find ways to survive in the new normal. Especially when it comes to communication, decision-making and planning, they... Read More

Meeting SDGS: Nurse the youth thru pandemic

Meeting SDGS: Nurse the youth thru pandemic

There has to be a policy in place to make sure that the problems faced by the youth during the pandemic can be overcome if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be met, said speakers at a virtual dialogue yesterday.

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