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DSCC Mayor opens another public toilet in city

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WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has launched another modern public toilet at Muktangon Park of the capital. Honorable Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation Mohammad Sayeed Khokon inaugurated this modern sanitation facility today (5 January, 2017, Thursday) funded by H&M Foundation. Mostoba Zaman Popi, counselor, ward- 13, DSCC; Syeda Roksana Islam Chamely, counselor, img_5691ward- 13, 19 and 20, DSCC and Md. Liakath Ali, Director- Programmes and Policy Advocacy, WaterAid Bang...

UN General Assembly grants observer status to ICC

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In an unprecedented move, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has today granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) — the world’s largest business organisation representing more than six million members in over 100 countries. The decision—taken by 193 members of the UN General Assembly during its on-going 71st session in New York—is the first time that a business organisation has been admitted as an Observer at the UN General Assembly. The list of UN observers is highly restricted and features principally intergovernmental organisations. The new role for ICC means that business will for the first time have direct voice in the UN

Indian Defence Minister due tomorrow

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Indian Defence Minister Shri Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar arrives in the capital tomorrow on a two-day official visit. He will lead an 11-member high-powered Indian delegation comprising deputy chiefs of three services during his Dhaka tour, a press release of Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate said here today. Principal Staff Officer of Bangladesh Armed Forces Division Lieutenant General Md Mahfuzur idmRahman and officials concerned of various ministries will receive the Indian minister and members of his ...

10pc female constables victims of sexual neglect: Study

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Over 10 percent female police constables are being victimised of sexual harassment in their working places, according to study. Besides, three percent sub-inspectors and assistant sub-inspectors of police have also been women policebecoming the victim of sexual harassment while high officials in police cadre are not out of the harassment, said the study by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI). The study was unveiled at a programme on “The difficult path to equality for women police in Bangladesh” jointly orga...

Public toilet with mural in city!

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 WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka North City Corporation has launched another three modern public toilets at city’s busiest area Firmgate, Mohakhali and Shyamoli. Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation Mr. Annisul Huq inaugurated these modern sanitation facilities on 10 November, 2016, Thursday which are funded by H&M Foundation. The public toilet in the Firmgate area is ornamented with a beautiful mural which is first of its kind in Bangladesh. Taksim A Khan, Managing Director, Dhaka WASA; Syed Gousul Alam Shaon, Managing Director

Bikroy Online Mela with up to 65pc discounts

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Bikroy, the largest marketplace in Bangladesh, is introducing an online shopping festival for their customers - the Bikroy Online Mela. The campaign will be launched on the 10th of November, 2016, and will continue for 3 days, and will bring amazing discounts up to 65% on various products. To make this even more exciting for buyers, the Mela will be featuring leading global brands like Apple, Samsung, HTC, Microsoft, Asus, & Dell, and will have a wide prvariety of products including mobile phones, laptops & notebook, watches, tel...