Daily Archives: December 18, 2017


Five floating hospital ships underway to serve riverine region

Five floating hospital ships underway to serve riverine region

(UNB) – For the first time in the country, five fully dedicated floating hospital ships are being designed and constructed by naval architects and shipbuilding engineers exclusively from Bangladesh for marginal people. The floating hospital ships will be operated by Friendship, a non-governmental organisation, with the support of the Fael Khair Program through the Islamic


Bangladesh start SAFF U-15 with victory

Sports Desk A brilliant hat-trick by Tohura Khatun steered hosts Bangladesh to a flying start in the four-nation South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Champion-ship routing Nepal by 6-0 goals at Bir Shrestha Shaheed Sepoy Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Sunday. Tohura fired the net in the 31st, 58th and 71st minutes to


Eskayef focuses on courage, ethics at annual conference

Business Desk Eskayef Pharmaceuticals organised its annual conference for 2017 with the theme “Win the race through repeated actions with courage and ethics” in the capital’s International Convention City Bashundhara on December 14. At the programme, the company’s Chairman Latifur Rahman along with Managing Director and CEO Simeen Hossain awarded the top performers of Eskayef


Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport power cut strands thousands

International Desk The airport is the world’s busiest, handling more than 250,000 passengers and almost 2,500 flights every day. Passengers were left in darkened terminals or on board aeroplanes. Power is being restored at the airport, but over 1,000 flights were cancelled with hundreds of more cancellations scheduled for Monday. Many flights scheduled to arrive