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Month: March 2024

Discussion sessions held on death, dying, suffering, and palliative care at the Bandar

Discussion sessions held on death, dying, suffering, and palliative care at the Bandar

Breaking News, National
Discussions on death, dying pain, and palliative care were held by AYAT Education under the 'Compassionate Narayanganj' project. The discussion meeting was held on Sunday (March 24) at 11 am in the premises of North Noadda Community Clinic in Bandar Upazila of Narayanganj. Community Clinic Treasurer Haji Md. Tamiz Uddin presided over community health care provider Manzur Murshed was conducted the meeting and Upazila Social Service Officer Md. Faisal Kabir was the chief guest at the discussion meeting. AYAT Education Project Coordinator Sumit Banik presented the keynote speech on the importance of death, suffering, and Palliative Care. In his speech, he said, 'In our society, it is generally considered an uncomfortable subject to talk about death and dying. However, research shows that o...
DAM Calls for Higher Tobacco Tax in Next Budget

DAM Calls for Higher Tobacco Tax in Next Budget

Breaking News, National
Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) rallied in front of its head office in Dhanmondi on Monday morning, urging for an increase in tobacco tax rates in the upcoming fiscal year 2024-25 budget. This demand aims to safeguard the health of women, children, and youth. Speakers at the event highlighted the critical importance of imposing a higher tax on tobacco products. They emphasized that such a measure could prevent approximately 1 million young individuals from taking up tobacco use and save about 500,000 young lives from premature death. Additionally, it is estimated that enforcing higher taxes could generate an extra revenue of around 10 thousand crore taka. Moreover, it was noted that if the existing tax structure on tobacco products is reformed as recommended in the next budget, cigarette co...
Smart Technologies Employees Receive Award

Smart Technologies Employees Receive Award

Breaking News, Business
The prominent Tech Company, Smart Technologies (BD) Limited, honored its employees for their exceptional contributions to official duties. Recently, during an exclusive event held at Jahir Smart Tower Dhaka, recognition was given to the employees of the smart corporate team. Mohammad Zahirul Islam, Managing Director of Smart Technologies (BD) Limited, S M Mohibul Hasan, Deputy Managing Director of Smart Technologies (BD) Limited, Abu Mostofa Chowdhury Sujon, Director, Software and Enterprise Solutions, Zafor Ahmed, Director, Distribution Business and Muzahid Al Beruni Suzon, Director, Channel Sales, along with other top executives of the organization were present at the event. Mohammad Zahirul Islam, Managing Director of Smart Technologies (BD) Limited stated at the event that, Smart T...
UAE Foreign Minister meets Dr. Hasan, emphasizes on partnership with Bangladesh

UAE Foreign Minister meets Dr. Hasan, emphasizes on partnership with Bangladesh

Breaking News, National
UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan emphasized on transforming the relationship with Bangladesh into partnership. At the bilateral meeting with visiting Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud on Friday evening local time in his royal palace in the city of Al Ain in Abu Dhabi, Minister Sheikh Abdullah emphasized the importance of signing the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and activating the Joint Business Council (JBC) for economic partnership with Bangladesh. At the outset of the meeting that lasted a quarter past an hour, Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan handed over the invitation letter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah inviting the UAE President to visit Bangladesh on the occasion of 50 years of diplom...
All parties must come forward to combat climate change: Saber Chowdhury

All parties must come forward to combat climate change: Saber Chowdhury

Breaking News, National
Environment Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury said all parties must come forward to combat climate change as it is a global challenge. He also highlighted the pivotal role artists can play in raising public awareness. Minister Chowdhury underscored the importance of inspiring individuals to consider the impacts of climate change and take decisive action. The Environment Minister said these things in response to questions from the media after visiting as the chief guest at the closing ceremony of "Chalman", a solo exhibition on climate change and women held at Alok's Neighborhood Art Space Shala Gallery in the capital on Saturday. In response to media inquiries, the Minister reaffirmed the government's commitment to combatting climate change in collaboration with the international comm...
UCB’s Monash Progression Day outlines the groundworks for global education

UCB’s Monash Progression Day outlines the groundworks for global education

Breaking News, Education
Extending international opportunities Bangladeshi students, Universal College Bangladesh (UCB) organized a “Monash Progression Day”. Numerous students, parents, academicians, and media, joined the event to learn more about how to succeed as an international student and build a global career. At the core of the day was a panel discussion: “Study at UCB to begin your international career”. Jo Mithen, CEO, Monash College Australia; Prof. Hew Gill, President & Provost, UCB; Prof. Muhammad Ismail Hossain, Dean of Academic Affairs, were joined by Faiaz Maksudul Haque, Rafiad Ruhi Jewel, Afrida Nusaiba Masir, and Maliha Nashita Rahman, all former UCB students now studying degrees at Monash University. The student panellists explained how studying at UCB enabled them to fast-track their in...