Daily Archives: December 17, 2017


‘20 lakh people to be trained in ICT sector by 2 years’

‘20 lakh people to be trained in ICT sector by 2 years’

(UNB) – Some 20 lakh people will be trained in the country’s ICT sector by the next two years. This was revealed at a discussion titled ‘Universal Use of Digital Technology to Build Happy, Prosperous Bangladesh and Liberation War” arranged by the ICT Division at the ICT Tower in the afternoon, said a press release.


Ronaldo retains Club World Cup for Real Madrid

Sports Desk Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half free-kick ensured Real Madridpicked up a fifth trophy of 2017 by beating Gremio 1-0 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday to retain the Club World Cup. A third Club World Cup in four years brings Madrid level with rivals Barcelona as the most successful side in the competition’s history and adds


China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

International Desk Britain and China pledged Saturday to promote London as a center for offshore use of Beijing’s currency and cooperate in clean energy research and promoting trade as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union. Officials announced the agreements following an economic dialogue led by Britain’s finance minister, Philip Hammond, and a


Website of INDOBDCCI inaugurated in Dhaka

Business Desk To facilitate businesses of Bangladesh and Indonesia with trade information, Indonesia-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (INDOBDCCI) launched its website (www.indobdcci.com) on Thursday. INDOBDCCI, at a city hotel on Thursday, organized a launching ceremony titled ‘Promoting Bangla-deshi and Indonesian Businesses in the Age of Digital Information and Communication Techno-logy’. Indonesian Amba-ssador to Bangladesh


$3.3b BoP deficit in 3 months

Business Desk Bangladesh’s Balance of Payment (BoP) has skyrocketed after the end of the first quarter of the fiscal 2017-18. According to the central bank’s latest figures, it clocked $3.31 billion in the four months from July to October, marking a staggering 124 percent rise from the $1.48 billion in the entire previous fiscal year,


‘No hurry to work in films’

Culture Desk Popular actress Mehazabien Chowdhury has not yet featured in any movies.The star, however, does not feel any urge to rush for big screen. Mehazabien said, “Like everyone else, working in films is a dream. But I’m not in any hurry. I want to take my time and prepare myself better.” “I’ve been getting

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Man charged with killing 160 owls

Tribunal Desk Adam SmithSaturday 16 Dec 2017 2:47 pm Share this article with Facebook Share this article with Twitter Share this article with Google Plus Share this article through email 55 Frederick Corder is accused of killing upto 160 owls (Picture: Getty) A bird hunter has been accused of killing 160 owls and hawks over