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BCB to look to government for instruction regarding SL tour

Bangladesh national cricket team was scheduled to tour Sri Lanka in June-July, but the fate of the series has been in jeopardy since the onset of the lethal coronavirus pandemic. The Cricketers’ Welfare Association of Bangladesh (CWAB) said they will follow the instruction of the Bangladesh government regarding this series. They sent a press release stating the decisions taken in ... Read More »

BCB waiting for government’s signal to resume cricket

Dhaka — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is reluctant to resume cricket in the country without a green signal from the government. Right after the outbreak of the coronavirus, the board stopped all kind of cricketing activities in the country. Along with this, the board adopted work from home policy for some administrative works. Before the lockdown, cricketers were busy playing ... Read More »

Climate policy, ‘just transition’ and quality of government

by Marina Povitikina and Bo Rothstein on 17th December 2019 In our series on ‘just transition’, Marina Povitkina and Bo Rothstein argue neglected issues around quality of government need addressing to secure public legitimacy. The challenges which climate change is heralding are nothing if not formidable. Effective policies against this threat to human wellbeing on our planet will imply huge ... Read More »

Japan’s government must exit coal

by Jan Erik Saugestad OSLO – Following the abdication of Emperor Akihito, Japan announced that its new imperial era would be called Reiwa (“beautiful harmony”). But if the Reiwa era is to live up to its name, Japan’s government must follow the lead of the country’s energy investors and utilities, and begin to exit coal and move into renewables. The ... Read More »

Trumps orders government to prioritize artificial intelligence

President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the US administration to give greater priority to artificial intelligence. That has a move seen as firing up a battle for leadership with China. The American AI Initiative executive order calls for the administration to “devote the full resources of the federal government” to help fuel AI innovation. “Americans have profited tremendously from being ... Read More »

Refused 1/11 govt offer for democracy: PM

Mentioning that the 1/11 government had offered her not to join the election in exchange for an ‘honour’, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said she rejected the proposal stating that those who would get people’s mandate would form the government. Read More »

Saudi govt to increase electricity, fuel prices

The Saudi government has announced plans to increase prices of electricity, car and aviation fuel and diesel in the first quarter of next year. The announcement coincides with the first payments under a citizen’s account programme announced in December last year that is designed to help low and medium-income households cope with austerity measures including price increases and a new ... Read More »

Six suspects of Al Mujaheed on remand

Court Correspondent The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka yesterday (Thursday) placed six suspects of new militant organisation, Al Mujaheed of Bangladesh, on a six-day remand each in a case filed with Motijheel Police Station under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Read More »