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25mn young voters to play a vital role in election

25mn young voters to play a vital role in election

UNB Report
A total of 25 million young voters, aged between 18 to 28, are expected to play a vital role in upcoming general elections scheduled for December 30.
There were 13.7 million new voters during the January 5, 2014 elections but most of them could not cast their votes as voting was not held in...

BD highlights its health sector success at UN

BD highlights its health sector success at UN

Staff Reporter
Bangladesh has "outperformed" its many South Asian neighbors in health-related achievements, "convincingly defying the expert view" that economic strength and abundant health resources are the key drivers of better population health, says a Bangladesh envoy in New York.
"The Lancet, a r...

Foreign missions, friends want a peaceful election

Foreign missions, friends want a peaceful election

Staff Reporter
Foreign missions here and Bangladesh's foreign friends are closely observing election-related activities in Ban-gladesh wishing to see a "peaceful election" to keep its progress "unhurt" as the polling date, December 30, is getting closer.
The international community thinks a free, part...

More pvt investment in power sector offing

UNB Report
A massive plan to unlock investment opportunities worth $35 billion for the private sector in the country’s power transmission sector is in the works.
According to official sources in the Power Division, the private sector’s enormous contribution in power gen-eration - private companies now...