** Why gas only, their crisis is multiplying everywhere ** A number of children admitted to Thakurgaon Adhunik Hospital for cold-related diseases compelled to stay along with their parents outside of the hospital due to lack of beds. This photo was taken on Wednesday. ** 1 in 3 BD kids fed properly ** ADB trims GDP growth forecast ** HC orders freeze on Evaly asset sale ** Truck, covered van workers call off strike ** Another case filed against Evaly couple ** SAARC FMs' UN assembly sideline meet over Afghanistan cancelled ** Biden pledges 500m jabs for developing nations ** e-commerce scams Writ seeking judicial probe ** Supply shortfall hits gas sector ** AI demands 2b Covid jabs for poor nations ** US should ask forgiveness for betraying its core values and mass killing ** Hundreds of people crowd in front of a Covid-19 vaccine centre at Mugda in the capital on Tuesday. ** Can e-commerce be rescued? High-level meet today ** High fever common among city children IEDCR for early diagnosis ** Evaly CEO remanded again, wife sent to jail ** Truck, covered van owners, workers go on 72-hour strike ** HC rule for stopping fraudulent ad ** ACC frames charges against ex-DGHS driver, his wife ** Suu Kyi goes on trial for incitement ** Aggrieved customers and sellers of controversial e-commerce platform Evaly engage in a scuffle in front of CMM court in the capital on Tuesday. ** Covid infection rate drops below 5pc ** Garment worker gang-raped in Chattogram ** Biden urges unity at UN amid tensions with allies **


12 February 2016 City Desk

Jessore Bibhag Andolon Parishad
Different organisations including Jessore Bibhag Andolon Parishad and Greater Jessore Society organised a press conference at Dhaka Reporters Unity on Wednesday. In the conference the speakers demanded to declare Jessore as division. Leaders of these  organisations also urged the government not to include Magura district in the proposed Faridpur division. General Secretary of Greater Jessore Society Kazi Rafiqul Islam read out a written speech. He said the districts of Jessore, Narail, Magura and Jhenidah fall in greater Jessore. There are already many divisional offices in Jessore, he added. The programme was attended, among others, by Jamal Uddin Ahmed, Engineer Abdus Sattar and Bhabotosh Mukherjee.
DU Photographic Society
The 8th annual photography exhibition organised by Dhaka University Photographic Society (DUPS) held at Drik Gallery in the city's Dhanmondi. Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated the exhibition titled 'Exploring the Imagination'. Some 64 solo photographs and five 'photo-story' of DUPS were exhibited in the exhibition. A total of 13 among the solo photographs were snapped in India.
CHS Support Group
Bangla version of Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS)  which has developed in Bangladesh through a yearlong participatory process and field trail has been lunched in a seminar title " Accountability and Quality Management in Humanitarian Actions : Bangladesh Perspective" held in BRAC centre yesterday .  The seminar was organised by CHS Support Group and United Nations in Bangladesh with the support of host of national and international NGOs including ActionAid, BRAC, CARE, Christian Aid, CARITAS, COAST, Concern Worldwide, DCA, Disaster Forum, DSK, Red Cross and Red Crescent, Islamic Relief, Muslim Aid, NIRAPOD, Oxfam, Plan International, Practical Action, Save the Children, Tearfund, IoM, and World Vision. The seminar was moderated by Rezaul Karim Chowdhury of COAST,  Dhirendra Debnath Shambu MP Chairman Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief  was there as Chief Guest.

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