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Day: May 8, 2024

ActionAid Bangladesh webinar A call for women’s empowerment to ensure sustainable renewable energy

ActionAid Bangladesh webinar A call for women’s empowerment to ensure sustainable renewable energy

Breaking News, National
The participation of women in the renewable energy sector has increased significantly at the global level. Although the participation of women in this sector has increased in the context of the Bangladesh, gender inequality still exists at the policy-making level, in national policies on this subject, including employment. There is no alternative to empowering women in the renewable energy sector to achieve the target set by the government to generate 40 percent of electricity from renewable sources by 2041 to ensure a sustainable energy sector. The call was made at a webinar titled 'Empowering Women in Renewable Energy: A Feminist Perspective from Bangladesh and Beyond' organized by ActionAid Bangladesh on Wednesday (May 8). Tanvir Shakil Joy, MP, president of Climate Parliament Ban...
International School Dhaka qualifies for Global Rounds of World Scholar’s Cup

International School Dhaka qualifies for Global Rounds of World Scholar’s Cup

Breaking News, Education
International School Dhaka (ISD) had qualified for the Global Round of the prestigious World Scholar’s Cup after its students swept the board in the regional round in Dhaka. Six teams featuring students from Grades 8 to 10, ages 13 to 16, were tested across various academic disciplines. The World Scholar Cup (WSC) is an annual global team academic program where more than 15,000 students from over 65 countries participate every year. The program creates opportunities for students to develop skills, including debating and communication, critical thinking, research, and collaboration. In 2024, 360 students from across Bangladesh participated in the program. The six ISD teams were tested across numerous academic disciplines, including Art & Music, Literature & Media, Science &...
Fantastic Friday brings double the delight exclusively for GPStars

Fantastic Friday brings double the delight exclusively for GPStars

Breaking News, Business
Grameenphone is thrilled to announce its flagship weekend offer, Fantastic Friday, in collaboration with renowned establishments Kiva Han and Bao. This exciting partnership aims to make Fridays even more special for GPStars, offering them an array of delightful experiences with diverse and unique options on the menu. Fantastic Friday is an initiative by Grameenphone to show appreciation for its valued GPStars. By offering various lifestyle benefits, Grameenphone aims to make the weekends of GPStar customers truly memorable. This particular Fantastic Friday offer with Kiva Han and Bao presents a double delight, catering to customers' sweet or savoury needs. Farha Naz Zaman, Head of Marketing, Grameenphone, said, "At Grameenphone, our focus has always been on delivering exceptional exp...