Women’s involvement in ICT to help achieve SDGs: Study

Women’s involvement in ICT to help achieve SDGs: Study

Dhaka, Apr 25 (UNB) – The involvement of women in information and communication technology will significantly strengthen their social and economic empowerment which will eventually help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly the SDG-5, according to a study.

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DU student gets life term for killing wife in Satkhira

Satkhira, Apr 25 (UNB) – A court here on Wednesday sentenced a student of Dhaka University (DU) to life term imprisonmentRead More...

37 kg gold seized in Chuadanga border area

Chuadanga, Apr 25 (UNB) – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh seized 320 gold bars weighing around 37 kg from the Mathabhanga River along Nastipur border in Damurhuda upazila on WednesdayRead More...

Another marriage on the rocks over dowry

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109th Jabbar er Boli Khela: Tarequl Boli emerges as new champion

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Jashore, Apr 25 (UNB) - A Class-IV girl of a primary school in Maniranpur upazila has been given transfer certificate (TC) after being raped allegedly by its headmaster.

Democracy fellowship brings young AL, BNP heads together under one roof

Dhaka, Apr 25 (UNB)- Twenty-one young political leaders affiliated with Bangladesh Awami League and Bangladesh National Party were awarded certificates on Tuesday for working to solve local issues under aRead More...

Khaleda’s bail hearing in 2 cases May 17

Dhaka, Apr 25 (UNB) – Separate courts will hear on May 17 bail petitions filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two cases -- one for celebrating ‘fake’ birthday andRead More...

Women’s involvement in ICT to help achieve SDGs: Study

Dhaka, Apr 25 (UNB) – The involvement of women in information and communication technology will significantly strengthen their social and economic empowerment which will eventually help achieve theRead More...

AL to include ‘zero child mortality rate’ in its election manifesto: Nasim

Dhaka, Apr 25 (UNB) – Health Minister Mohammed Nasim on Wednesday said Awami League in its next election manifesto will include a commitment to bring down the country’sRead More...

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