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Why not CSR to cover climate change issue?

Why not CSR to cover climate change issue?

Speakers at a seminar rasied a question why Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities should not cover the vulnerabilities of climate change which is now a buring issue.…

Politics

Dhaka – Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia is scheduled to address a rally of freedom fighters in Dhaka on Sunday, party sources said. Jatiyatabadi Muktijoddha Dal, the freedom fighters wing of the party, will organise the discussion on “Present political crises of the country and responsibilities of freedom fighters,” at Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh.…

Dhaka – Awami League-led ruling alliance has been contemplating plans for thwarting Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led combine’s agitation that the opposition alliance has threatened to wage aiming at toppling of the government. Senior leaders of the Awami League said that the party activists would remain on the street from January to resist the ‘troublemakers’ on the…

Dhaka – Ruling Awami League’s Publicity and Publication Secretary Hasan Mahmud on Friday said that many leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) maintain communication with the government. He made the remarks in the morning while addressing a press conference at the party’s Dhanmondi office. “Many BNP leaders maintain regular communication with the government. BNP Chairperson…

International

North Korea demands joint inquiry with US International Desk – Sony Pictures says it is looking at different ways to release The Interview after scrapping its opening following a cyber-attack blamed on North Korea, reports BBC. It said it had only cancelled the film’s Christmas Day release after cinemas pulled out. Sony said it was…

International Desk: Aqeel alias Dr Usman and Arshad Mehmood have been executed in Faisalabad on Friday night, in the first capital punishment carried out in the country since Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on the death penalty, sources said. Usman, a former soldier of the army’s medical corps, was executed in relation…

International Desk – Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has reacted to the action against her by the country’s ministry of external affairs saying she has not broken any service rules in talking to the media, reports Hindustan Times. Speaking to the Indian Express on Saturday after the MEA action, Khobragade said she has not violated any rules…

Bangladesh

Sylhet – Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Friday said the price of oil in local market is unlikely to fall although the price in the international market has come down. He made the remark after inaugurating a re-building church in Sylhet. Muhith said the government fixes prices of oil on the basis of…

Economy

Dhaka – Experts at a consultation on Friday demanded the removal of loopholes in the migration act. They placed the demand at the consultation meeting on Overseas Employment and Migrants Act-2013 in the capital. WARBE Development Foundation organised it participated by lawyers and migration experts. Criticising the act, WARBE Secretary General Faruque Ahmed said the…

Sci-Tech

Technology Desk – Back in the olden days, you’d take a photo, get it processed at Boots, groan when the person in the picture had red-eye and then chuck it in the bin. Now though, you can take as many shots as you like, keep the ones you love and delete the blurry, weird ones.…

Life&Arts

Entertainment Desk - Superstar Salman Khan, who is often called Bollywood’s most eligible bachelor, says in the New Year, he’d rather see himself getting married than doing a movie starring the three Khans together, reports the Indianexpress. Salman was present at the Big Star Entertainment Awards 2014 in Mumbai Thursday. Here, he was asked about what would…

Sports

The High Court on Monday granted four weeks of bail for pacer national cricket team Rubel Hossain who was has been facing rape allegation from a Bangla film actress, court officials said.…

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