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Unicef urges Bangladesh to invest more to scale up newborn care

Unicef urges Bangladesh to invest more to scale up newborn care   Senior Correspondent  bdnews24.com PreviousNext Unicef that launched a campaign to keep ‘every child alive’ in Bangladesh says investments in health services would be needed to make that happen. The campaign focuses on the newborn care as most of under-5 deaths occur before children turn […]

The quota movement signals an underlying discontent Protest by students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology demanding reform of the quota system in government service. PHOTO: Rahat Chowdhury/Wikimedia Commons Nazmul Ahasan The student protests that swept the country weeks ago were not just about the quota system in public jobs. As a whole, they […]

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What are the Chinese offering DSE as strategic partner? Niaz Mahmud Published at 11:12 PM April 25, 2018 The front side of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, country’s premier bourseMehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune DSE Board holds an EGM on April 30 to get shareholders’ consent regarding the offer. A board meeting of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) […]

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  Prime Bank South Zone batsman Imrul Kayes celebrates his hundred on the second day of their BCL final round match against BCB North Zone at Khulna on Wednesday. — Courtesy photo Top-order batsman Imrul Kayes struck a century as Prime Bank South Zone went one step closer to winning the Bangladesh Cricket League title […]

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How to Sway a Baboon Despot What other species can teach us about democracy Esther Aarts Early last year, more than 70 years after its publication, George Orwell’s Animal Farm appeared on The Washington Post’s best-seller list. A writer for the New York Observer declared the novel—an allegory involving a government run by pigs—a “guidepost” for politics in the age of Donald Trump. A […]

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Despite Opposition, Work on Controversial Rampal Power Project Continues Resistance to the India-Bangladesh thermal power project is not only due to the possible destruction of the Sundarbans but also the displacement of “over 3,500 land-owning families” and others dependent on the forest for livelihood. The site for the Rampal thermal power plant. Credit: Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty […]

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