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4.58 lakh acres of Bangladesh forest disappear

4.58 lakh acres of Bangladesh forest disappear

Over 4.58 lakh acres of the country’s forestlands, as mentioned in the cadastral survey, have disappeared over the past 70 years due to the development of government projects or the occupation by more than 1,00,000 individuals and businesses.

Forest department officials said that... Read More

A Rallying Call for Nuclear Weapons Elimination By 2045

A Rallying Call for Nuclear Weapons Elimination By 2045

NEW YORK (IDN) – Kazakhstan's Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in New York has joined the call of civil society for achieving the global elimination of nuclear weapons at least by 2045. Setting the 2045 goal could provide a global rallying call to build a stronger movemen... Read More

Authorities must reclaim all illegally occupied forestland

Authorities must reclaim all illegally occupied forestland

We welcome the parliamentary standing committee on environment's decision to make public the names of 90,000 individuals and organisations who have illegally grabbed around 2.87 lakh acres of forestland of the forest department across the country. The decision was made after the environment,... Read More

Governments urged to give up nuclear weapons by 2045

Governments urged to give up nuclear weapons by 2045

Co-President of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) Saber Hossain Chowdhury has appealed to all governments to support and implement the calls to commit to the total elimination of nuclear weapons by 2045.

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Youth Policy Forum begins governance apprentice program

Youth Policy Forum begins governance apprentice program

The platform will allow young policy enthusiasts to delve into the world of policymaking and come out with invaluable experiences and a deep understanding of the practical challenges and considerations involved in statecraft

Youth Policy Forum (YPF) launched a flagship program titled &l... Read More

SI, 2 ASIs jailed for life

SI, 2 ASIs jailed for life

The Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court on Wednesday jailed three police officers for life term and two police informers for seven years for killing Urdu-speaking youth Ishtiaque Ahmed Jony in the custody of Pallabi police station in 2014.

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