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Biden gets a slap-down for US climate finance frugality

Biden gets a slap-down for US climate finance frugality

Joe Biden might expect a little credit for not being Donald Trump, but when it comes to money for poor countries to fight climate change the world just wants the U.S. president to pick up his predecessor's tab.

On Wednesday, the U.S. was singled out by European Commission President... Read More

A nuclear reactor will be set up at Rooppur this month

A nuclear reactor will be set up at Rooppur this month

A high-level parliamentary committee visited the project area and met with the project implementation, monitoring and evaluation department (IMED) of the government to get an idea of ​​the progress and overall condition of the Rooppur nuclear power plant construction project.

On Sunday... Read More

Interest in greening increases

Interest in greening increases

Speakers at a function have said that it is an aspect of optimism that the interest in greening is increasing among the people of the country day by day. 

Speaking on the occasion, former Governor of Bangladesh Bank Prof Dr Atiur Rahman said, “Now there is no shortage of fund... Read More

Call for laws to stop piece sale of bidis, cigarettes

Call for laws to stop piece sale of bidis, cigarettes

As many as 118 countries around the world, including Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, have banned the sale of small packets and single cigarette sticks.

Anti-tobacco platforms have demanded that the government introduce stricter tobacco control laws and ban sales of bidi and... Read More

‘Amend the law to achieve tobacco-free Bangladesh’

‘Amend the law to achieve tobacco-free Bangladesh’

Strict tobacco control policy is needed to achieve tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040 as declared by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Therefore, the chairpersons of the parliamentary standing committees on various ministries have urged to amend the existing tobacco control laws.

They made... Read More

MPs don’t have a say in budget, policy: Saber

MPs don’t have a say in budget, policy: Saber

Even ruling party lawmakers do not get a chance to have a say in the making of the national budget or policies, MP Saber Hossain Chowdhury has said.

“The parliamentarians are in parliament only to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’,” the Awami League leader said at a... Read More

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