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Month: June 2024

Guardian Life Insurance Limited signs strategic partnership agreement with BRAC Healthcare

Guardian Life Insurance Limited signs strategic partnership agreement with BRAC Healthcare

Breaking News, Business
In recent times, many people in the country lack insurance coverage due to the current generation's reluctance to save for the future. Despite such grim realities, many people of the country are still out of the coverage of insurance services. Guardian Life Insurance Limited has recently signed a strategic partnership agreement with BRAC Healthcare to address this problem and make the process of buying insurance policies and related services easier. The partnership has been made keeping in mind the growing demand for micro health insurance policies in the country. From now onwards, BRAC Healthcare will be able to sell Guardian Life Insurance’s policies and other services through the digital platform to its registered members, making the process of buying insurance more convenient than e...
We are advancing towards eradicating corruption through systematic changes: Land Minister

We are advancing towards eradicating corruption through systematic changes: Land Minister

Breaking News, National
Land Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda said, we are moving forward with the goal of eradicating corruption through systematic changes. This initiative is an important step towards building a Smart Bangladesh. The Land Minister said this today, Saturday, at a workshop on people-friendly digital surveys and an view-exchange meeting with stakeholders, organized by the Department of Land Records and Survey at the conference room of District Commissioner's office in Barisal. The Land Minister further said, smart digitalization of land management will protect the interests of legitimate owners. It will prevent illegal occupation as well as thwart attempts to purchase land with illicitly acquired money. Referring to the Prime Minister's 'Zero Tolerance' policy against corruption, the Minis...
“Astronaut Camp” is going to be held for the first time in Dhaka

“Astronaut Camp” is going to be held for the first time in Dhaka

Breaking News, Technology
"Astronaut Camp" is going to be organized for the first time in Dhaka under the joint initiative of Bangladesh Innovation Forum and Space Innovation Camp and in collaboration with Daffodil International School to interest children and teenagers in space science and to learn about various aspects of space. The event will be held on June 28-29, 2024 at 71 Auditorium, Daffodil Tower, Dhanmondi where hundreds of students from different schools of Dhaka will participate in this event. The organizers hope that this event will increase interest in space science for students aged 4 to 14 years. The day-long program includes interactive sessions on Apollo missions, Space Robotics Workshop, Rocket Exploration Workshop, Making Moon Lander, Satellite Making Workshop, VR Based Astronaut Traini...
Mangoes and Jackfruits in Summer: The Risks of Overeating

Mangoes and Jackfruits in Summer: The Risks of Overeating

Breaking News, Feature
Raisa Mehzabeen  Summer is a season synonymous with the lush abundance of fruits, particularly mangoes and jackfruits. These tropical delights are not only delicious but also packed with nutrients. However, as with many good things, moderation is key. Overindulgence in these fruits can lead to a host of health issues. Let's explore the potential downsides of overeating mangoes and jackfruits. The Appeal of Mangoes and Jackfruits Mangoes are often referred to as the "king of fruits." They are rich in vitamins A and C, dietary fiber, and antioxidants. Mangoes help in boosting immunity, improving digestive health, and promoting clear skin. Jackfruits, on the other hand, are known for their distinctive aroma and starchy, fibrous flesh. They are a good source of vitamin C, potassium, ...
The Russell’s Viper: Unveiling the Reality Behind the Rumors in Bangladesh

The Russell’s Viper: Unveiling the Reality Behind the Rumors in Bangladesh

Breaking News, Opinion
Abul Bashar Meraz Bangladesh, a country with rich biodiversity, is home to a variety of snake species, including some of the world's most venomous. Among these, the Russell's Viper (Daboia russelii) has recently garnered attention due to numerous rumors about its presence and the threat it poses to the population. This article aims to separate fact from fiction, providing an in-depth look at the Russell's Viper, its habitat, and its impact in Bangladesh. The Russell's Viper is a highly venomous snake found across the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and parts of China and Taiwan. Named after Patrick Russell, a Scottish herpetologist, this snake is known for its distinctive chain-like pattern of dark brown spots on a lighter background. It typically measures between 4 to 5.5 f...
Oxfam Urges Global Action on 1.8M Climate Displaced and Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh

Oxfam Urges Global Action on 1.8M Climate Displaced and Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh

Breaking News, National
Bangladesh confronts the interlinked challenges of 1.2 million forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals (Rohingya) and 1.8 million internal displacements due to climate-related disasters in the last decade. These issues spotlight global inequalities and demand urgent attention from Oxfam in Bangladesh, thursday on World Refugee Day 2024. Oxfam calculated that in Bangladesh, severe water-related disasters, including floods and cyclones, are impacting food security. Nearly 12 million people, which is 31 percent of the total population, are facing high levels of food insecurity. Bangladesh’s recent severe Cyclone Remal will exacerbate the country's climate change vulnerabilities, as 4.6 million people have been directly affected, and agriculture in 48 out of 64 districts has been impacted. Thi...
Helping the Helps”: Art of Giving Celebrates 11th Anniversary with a Heartwarming Gesture of Appreciation

Helping the Helps”: Art of Giving Celebrates 11th Anniversary with a Heartwarming Gesture of Appreciation

Breaking News, Education
In a remarkable display of gratitude and appreciation, the Art of Giving community in Bangladesh has successfully executed the "Helping the Helps" initiative simultaneously in different cosmopolitan cities across the country. On the auspicious occasion of the 11th Anniversary of International Art of Giving Day, a bag of foof of Happiness was lovingly handed over to the silent contributors who tirelessly support our community and ensure the smooth functioning of our activities. The International Art of Giving day, observed annually, celebrates the joy of giving and sharing. This year, it was an occasion to recognize and honor those individuals who selflessly dedicate their efforts to support our endeavors. The distribution of the bag of Happiness brought immeasurable joy and satisfaction...

US-Bangla Airlines gets ISAGO certificate

Breaking News, National
US-Bangla Airlines, leading private airlines in Bangladesh, has recently received the admired certificate of registration from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its outstanding ground handling services. IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) has been recognized US-Bangla for maintaining high standard in ground handling services. This recognition will further strengthen our position in the aviation industry. US-Bangla Airlines Limited has been registered under the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations program (ISAGO), covering the following disciplines: Organization and Management, Load Control, Passenger and Baggage Handling, Aircraft Handling and Loading, Aircraft Ground Movement and Cargo and Mail Handling. This certificate of registration will p...
GPStars to Enjoy Exclusive Eid Privileges with 8,000 Partner Outlets

GPStars to Enjoy Exclusive Eid Privileges with 8,000 Partner Outlets

Breaking News, Business
Grameenphone, prioritizing customer demand nationwide, is currently providing exclusive GPStar rewards at 8,000 partner outlets across various categories. Just in time for Eid-ul-Adha, these rewards are designed to make the occasion even more special for Grameenphone’s GPStar customers. This significant milestone allows Grameenphone to offer loyal customers a broader range of privileges and exclusive benefits, ensuring enhanced convenience and a holistic solution to their everyday and celebratory needs. These privileges include special discounts, offers, and services tailored to enhance their festive experience, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable celebration. These include exclusive benefits in the online cattle market, discounts at popular clothing and footwear brands, offers on electr...
Agritech startups Fashol and SAFE open farmers’ centers in the northern region

Agritech startups Fashol and SAFE open farmers’ centers in the northern region

Breaking News, Business
Agritech startup Fashol Dotcom Limited and SAFE have collaborated to establish three Farmers' Centers in the Barendra region, notably in Natore, Rajshahi, and Bogura districts, to address the challenges farmers encounter when selling their produce. The Fashol Farmers' Centers were opened last Monday in the presence of nearly 300 farmers. Among those who attended the event were SAFE founder Arifa Jesmin Kanika, Fashol founder and CEO Sakib Hossain, SAFE co-founder Nasima Akter Nisha, Singra Municipality Mayor Md. Jannatul Ferdous, Fashol co-founder Mamunur Rashid, agricultural officers from the three sub-districts and Fashol's Head of Distribution Nasir Uddin. According to government agricultural officers, these three sub-districts are home to about 400,000 farmers. These farmers sell thei...