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TIB: Climate change project actions fail to address climate resilience

Special Correspondent Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found that most climate change countermeasures are failing to serve their purpose, due to an imbalance between climate change and development focused activities. The rights and anti-corruption watchdog made the observation unveiling the “Assessing Synergy between Climate and Development Projects” study at its headquarters in Dhaka on Wednesday. […]

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Muhammad Jahangir passes away

Holiday Desk Muhammad Jahangir, a noted media personality and executive director of Centre for Development Communication, died at a hospital in the city early Wednesday. He was 68. Jahangir, younger brother of Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, had been suffering from myelofibrosis (a form of cancer). He was admitted to the hospital on Sunday and […]

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Four mystic bards recalled at Shilpakala

Cultural Correspondent Four mystic bards were recalled at a commemorative programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday. The programme, organised by the academy, featured discussions on folk bards Gurusaday Dutt, Radharaman Dutt, Bijoy Sarker and Ramesh Shil. Professor Shafi Ahmed, professor A Y M Jafar, Mohsin Hossain and Tapan […]

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BSA organises 23rd Nat’l Art Exhibition

Cultural Correspondent The 23rd National Art Exhibition featuring 322 artworks by 310 artists commenced at National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. H T Imam, political adviser to prime minister Sheikh Hasina, inaugurated the exhibition as chief guest. Former finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, state minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid, additional […]