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Sheikh Hasina's policy of leaving no one behind inherited from Bangabandhu: Radwan Mujib

Bangladesh's development in the last ten years has a lot to do with going back to its founding principles, said Bangabandhu's grandson and CRI's Trustee Radwan Mujib Siddiq today during the online launching of the policy magazine 'WhiteBoard'. Radwan, also the magazine's Editor in Chief, added that the policy of the current government of Pr...

Youths should be given a chance to take the country forward: Saima Wazed Hossain

Autism specialist Saima Wazed Hossain, the vice-chairperson of the Centre for Research and Information or CRI, has called for giving the youth a chance to take Bangladesh forward. Referring to how Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman became the founding father of the nation after getting involved in politics to safeguard the interests of his commu...

Bangladesh to host FAO's regional conference for the first time

Bangladesh will host the 36th Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) the first time since it joined the organisation in 1973. FAO is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque revealed the information at a...

17% electricity to come from renewable sources by 2041

Around 17 percent of Bangladesh's electricity will come from renewable energy sources by 2041, said State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid. State Minister said this during a virtual bilateral meeting with UK Minister for Pacific and Environment Lord Zac Goldsmith on Friday (28th August). They also discussed various...

Zia is the real villain behind Bangabandhu assassination: HPM Sheikh Hasina

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today described Bangladesh’s first military ruler Ziaur Rahman as “real villain” of the August 15, 1975 plot while years later his wife Khaleda Zia emerged as another such figure as the August 21, 2004 grenade attack was carried out. The premier tended to compare the two incidents with the fi...