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Navy to play Sonali Bank in final on Thursday

Dhaka – Bangladesh Navy will play Sonali Bank in the final of Walton Refrigerator Victory Day Hockey Tournament on Thursday at 6 pm at Maulana Bhasaani National Hockey Stadium here. State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel MP will be the chief guest in Thursday’s final and later he will distribute the prizes. On completion of the league ... Read More »

Bangladesh Police emerge unbeaten champions

Dhaka – Bangladesh Police emerged unbeaten champions in the Walton Refrigerator Premier Division Chess League securing 22 points after the 9th and final round at the NSC Tower auditorium here on Tuesday. Last year champions Saif Sporting Club finished as runners-up earning 20 points and newcomers Uttara Central Chess Club finished 3rd with 17 points. Among others, Titas Club finished ... Read More »

2019 – A Devastating Year in Review

By Farhana Haque Rahman ROME, Dec 16 2019 (IPS) – By any measure, this has been a devastating year: fires across the Amazon, the Arctic and beyond; floods and drought in Africa; rising temperatures, carbon emissions and sea levels; accelerating the loss of species, and mass forced migrations of people. Read More »

2019: A Year in Review

By IPS World Desk Dec 16 2019 (IPS) – 2019 will be remembered as the year the climate crisis shook us all. Hopefully, it will also be remembered for the fightback manifested in the spread of mass protests and civic movements against governments and industries failing to respond. Read More »

বিজয়ের সুফল অর্জনে নীতি ও নেতৃত্বের পরিবর্তন ঘটাতে হবে – আইএবি

মুক্তিযোদ্ধাদের সংবর্ধনা প্রদান ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশের প্রেসিডিয়াম সদস্য প্রিন্সিপাল মাওলানা মোসাদ্দেক বিল্লাহ আল মাদানী বলেন, স্বাধীনতা আমাদের শ্রেষ্ঠ অর্জন। ১৯৭১ সালে ৩০ লাখ শহীদের রক্ত আর দুই লাখ মা-বোনের ইজ্জতের দাম দিয়ে বহুমূল্যে আমাদেরকে এ স্বাধীনতা অর্জন করতে হয়েছে। একটি স্বাধীন জাতি হিসেবে আমরা অবশ্যই গর্বিত। Read More »

Sustainability is social, environmental and economic

by Liina Carr on 16th December 2019 @liina_carr The principle of ‘sustainability first’ should become the golden thread unifying all EU actions. While recent Fridays for Future and Extinction Rebellion actions have heightened the focus on climate change, sustainability is not just about the environment. In calling for climate justice, trade unions demand a far-reaching transformation of the economy, a ... Read More »