USAID

March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020

Holy Cross College, Notre Dame College win USAID Int’l Women’s Day debate award

Holy Cross College and Notre Dame College debating clubs have won the USAID’s International Women’s Day Debate Competition-2020 Award respectively.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Killing spree continues

We are left speechless with horror at the coldblooded killing of Xulhaz Mannan, an official of USAID and rights activist and his friend Mahbub Tonoy...

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Tracked for days before murder: IGP

Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Haque today said Kalabagan’s double murder was “planned extensively and the victims were being followed” for days.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

UN, US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Norway, CPJ condemn Xulhaz killing

UN, US, UK, CPJ, Denmark and Norway condemn the murders of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Evening courts ‘soon’ to cut case backlog: CJ

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says initiatives will be taken to introduce evening shift at courts in order to reduce the backlog of cases.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

‘Save tiger’ awareness campaign starts Feb 11

A two-year-long national awareness campaign to save tigers will begin on February 11.

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

US state dept counsellor to visit Dhaka Sunday

Counsellor of the US Department of State Thomas A Shannon will travel to Dhaka on Sunday to discuss bilateral issues between US and Bangladesh.

May 2, 2015
May 2, 2015

Salt water turned into drinking water using solar power

By inexpensively turning salt water into drinking water using sustainable solar power, a team from MIT in the US has not only come up with a portable desalination system for use anywhere in the world that needs it, but it’s just won the 2015 Desal Prize - a competition run by USAID to encourage better solutions to water shortages in developing countries, reports sciencealert.com.