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GIZ Bangladesh’s training on SDG localisation tools and methods in Khulna for KCC officials

GIZ Bangladesh’s training on SDG localisation tools and methods in Khulna for KCC officials

Breaking News, National
A pilot training focusing on tools and methods for SDG localization, organized by GIZ Bangladesh jointly with the National Institute of Local Government (NILG) of the LGRD Ministry, was held at Hotel City Inn, Khulna from September 02-04, 2022. The training was conducted to give the city officials an overview of the application of different tools for SDG implementation, which can be customized to the cities’ own context. Around 30 officials from Khulna City Corporation (KCC), the National Institute of Local Government, and the Prime Minister’s Office took part in the pilot training. Urban areas play a big role in tackling the adverse impacts of climate change and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in due time. In alignment with this, Bangladesh has devised several plans an...
“The Indigo Giant is coming” at the British Council

“The Indigo Giant is coming” at the British Council

Breaking News, Entertainment
In partnership with the British Council, award-winning arts company Komola Collective is set to stage “Indigo Giant”, a gripping drama written by Ben Musgrave, at the capital’s Bangladesh Mohila Samity Complex. From September 08 to 10, audiences can join and spectate the performance by Komola Collective’s ensemble of theatre artists from diverse backgrounds and creative disciplines. Indigo Giant shall project a story inspired by eminent writer and dramatist Dinabandhu Mitra’s epic play “Nil Darpan”. Translated and produced by Leesa Gazi, Indigo Giant promises to revisit forgotten moments from the history of the British period while touching down on the irrefutable emotional whirlwind of the then Bengalis. The drama – features performers: Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed, Md. Sohel Rana, Sharif Siraj,...
Rakuten Viber’s Cricket Fiesta makes a comeback

Rakuten Viber’s Cricket Fiesta makes a comeback

Breaking News, Technology
Rakuten Viber is back with the ‘Cricket Fiesta’ ahead of Asia and World Cup 2022, comprising fun activities including Cricket Asia Cup Quiz, Cricket Vibes Channel takeovers, special Cricket Talks episodes, and the launch of the much-awaited Cricket Superbot! Rakuten Viber is all set to give cricket fans a one-of-a-kind experience with a range of fun activities until the end of this year. As the messaging app solidifies its mark in Bangladesh’s favorite sport with the Cricket Vibes Channel, Viber is also scheduled to have more episodes of Cricket Talks, engaging fan quizzes and the launch of Cricket Superbot. The new Superbot is an automated feature that will soon be added to the channel where fans can enjoy Cricket Fixtures, which gives members a first look at upcoming cricket games, li...
MPs urge Gavi to continue funding Bangladesh’s immunization program

MPs urge Gavi to continue funding Bangladesh’s immunization program

Breaking News, National
While middle-income countries are on the way to development, the Covid-19 crisis, the ratio of the health budget, achievement of universal health coverage (UHC), achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the foreign exchange reserve situation; Members of Parliament (MPs) have requested the Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative (Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance) to continue funding the national immunization program of Bangladesh until at least 2030 to deal with the recent crisis and develop the country's public health. On September 6, Tuesday, in the cabinet room of the Jatiya Sangsad, this issue took place in a discussion meeting titled 'Engaging Members of Parliament (MPs) for Strengthening National Immunization Programme' between 'Bangladesh Parliamentary Forum for Health and W...