Khondker Talha new Bangladesh Ambassador to France

Khondker M. Talha, currently the director general of East Asia and Pacific Wing (MoFA), has been appointed the next ambassador of Bangladesh to France by the government.   Talha, a career foreign service officer from Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS), Foreign Affairs Cadre, was announced by the MoFA today.   He served in the UN's permanent missions to Bangladesh, New York and Geneva. There he was elected to the Bureau of several UN and international organisations.   He was also sent to London and Tehran missions for Bangladesh.   In his previous stints at headquarters, he was the Chief of Protocol. He also served in various capacities at South Asia and Multilateral Economic Affairs wings.   Talha has a master's degree in economics, an MBA from IBA Dhaka University, and another master's in foreign affairs, trade, and international affairs from Monash University in Melbourne. https://caryatis-greek

BYLC initiates Volunteer Award

Thursday saw the launch of BYLC Volunteer Awards by Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre: Pandemic Heroes 2021. A release said that the winners were chosen from submissions by over 800 people and more than 70 organizations in 64 districts across the country. These awards were created to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations working in the community for the prevention of pandemics. BYLC hopes to foster partnerships between youth changemakers, members of the community, and other stakeholders in order to support the government's vision to achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The criteria used to determine the winners were their contributions, impact, reach and engagement in both individual and organisation submissions. The individual category won ten winners. The top three volunteer organizations received grants of Tk 25.000, Tk 20,000 and Tk 15,000 respectively. Paula Roos -Schindeler, deputy mission head of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in B

Relief distributed among poor in Cox’s Bazar

Bangladesh Coast Guard and also Bidyanondo Foundation on Thursday jointly distributed relief materials among the poor to mitigate the fiscal effects of coronavirus in Cox's Bazar. Bangladesh Coast Guard along with Bidyanondo Foundation distributed relief materials among 1,500 bad families of this coastal area from March, 31, 2021. The members of these organisations spread rice, lentil, flour, chickpea and salt among poor and destitute households in Nuniachara, Badarkhali, Jaliapalong, Pechardeep, Monglapara, Baharchara area of Cox's Bazar, said a press release. Lieutenant commander Mir Imran Ur Rashid of this Coast Guard Teknaf channel and local government agents were present throughout the relief supply. Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here t

Veteran Journalist Hasan Shariar Passes Away

Noted columnist, previous President of Jatiya Press Club and Executive Editor of the Daily Ittefaq Hasan Shariar has died. He inhaled his keep going around 11.30am on Saturday (April 10) at Impulse Hospital in the capital. General Secretary of the Jatiya Press Club Ellias Khan affirmed the news to media. He was conceded to Impulse Hospital on Thursday after his medical issue had decayed. Shahriar, an affirmed unhitched male, resigned from the Daily Ittefaq as its Executive Editor in 2008 subsequent to serving the paper for quite a while. He was the main supervisor of the Daily Sun and Chief Editor of Chittagong-based Daily People's View. Shahriar additionally filled in as Bangladesh reporter of worldwide news magazine Newsweek, Khaleej Times, India's Daily Deccan Herald, The Indian Express and The Asian Age, Pakistan's Morning News, Dawn and Evening Star. He was additionally the International President Emeritus of the Toronto-based Commonwealth Journalists Ass

3 killed in Sirajganj road crash

In any event three individuals were killed in a head-on crash between a truck and a CNG-run auto-cart on the Bogura-Nagarbari Highway in the Hailaghati territory of Shahjadpur upazila early Friday. The perished are Sakib, 19, child of Ajgar Ali, Rashedul, 25, child of Abul Kalam Azad, and Ashik, 22, child of Amjad Hossain. Hatikumrul Highway cop in-control Shahjahan Ali said that the Nagarbari-bound truck hit the auto-cart in the Hailaghati territory after its driver failed to keep a grip on the vehicle, slaughtering the triplet on the spot. Police have held onto the truck, however its driver and his aide figured out how to escape, he said. A case will be stopped at the police headquarters, he added. Street mishaps in Bangladesh keep on asserting many lives each year. At any rate 484 individuals were slaughtered and 673 harmed in 427 street mishaps in January this year. As indicated by Road Safety Foundation, mishap rates bounced by 25.58 percent and fatalities by 8.76 pe

Ctg DC, DoE director, DD get contempt of court rule

The High Court on Thursday requested the appointee official from Chattogram, the Department of Environment chief for requirement and its Chattogram unit agent chief to clarify in 10 days why they would not be rebuffed for hatred of court for ridiculing its order to obliterate unapproved block ovens. The online seat of Justice Md Mozibur Rahman Miah and Justice Kamrul Hossain Mollah set April 8 for passing further request on the scorn procedures. On January 31, the seat gave the three community workers fourteen day time as a 'last opportunity' to wreck illicitly built block furnaces in Chittagrom to consent to its past order gave on December 14, 2020. The court likewise requested that the three respondents submit separate consistence reports to it on March 18. The seat on Thursday gave the new order subsequent to hearing a hatred appeal documented by the Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh against the three government authorities. HRPB legal advisor Manzill Murshid t

Chhatra Odhikar Parishad announces DU committee

Bangladesh Chhatra Odhikar Parishad reported another 23-part panel for Dhaka University on Wednesday at 12 PM. Previous social administrations secretary of Dhaka University Central Students' Union Akhtar Hossain was named as president while Akram Hossain was named general secretary in the council for a one-year term. A public statement endorsed by Chhatra Odhikar Parishad acting convener Muhammad Rashed Khan affirmed it. Akhtar was the overall secretary of the previous board of trustees of the association's DU unit. Akram Hossain was a functioning individual from Chhatra Odhikar Parishad and the two of them worked with previous DUCSU VP Nurul Haque Nur. Three VPs of the new board of trustees are - Sadia Islam Muna, Asif Mahmud and Md. Rasel and three joint secretaries are - Md. Sanaullah, Md. Moyazzem Hossen, and Mizanur Rahman. Abdullah Hil Baki and Md. Zobayer Al Mahmud has been made getting sorted out secretary and partner coordinating secretary individually. In