UN-Habitat calls for post COVID-19 cities to lead the way to a healthier future

UN-Habitat calls for post COVID-19 cities to lead the way to a healthier future

A new report on pandemics and cities from UN-Habitat, points the way to how hard-hit urban centres can reduce the impact of future outbreaks and become more equitable, healthy and environmentally friendly. ‘Cities and Pandemics: Towards a more just, green and healthy future’, launched on Tuesday, describes how urban areas have been at the forefront […]

Bangladeshi overseas workers seek local jobs as loans mount | Post Bulletin

Bangladeshi overseas workers seek local jobs as loans mount | Post Bulletin

But the COVID-19 crisis suddenly escalated, flights were cancelled and Parvin’s joy soon became a nightmare “scramble for survival” as she scoured for ways to provide for her family. “I went mad looking for jobs … nobody was hiring,” the 35-year-old told the Thomson Reuters Foundation at a small cafe in the capital, Dhaka, where […]

Is Winona County’s animal unit cap killing business? | Post Bulletin

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Today, Byington is planning to leave Winona County and milk cows elsewhere. The reason: Winona County’s cap of 1,500 animal units per feedlot, or roughly 1,071 dairy cows. “That’s driving business out of this county,” he said. ALSO READ: After moving to Winona County in 2016, Byington said he’s stood by and watched as the […]

India supports Bangladesh’s candidature in WHO

India has extended its support to Bangladesh’s candidature for the post of Executive Director (ED) of South-East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) of the World Health Organisation (WHO).the policy times

Dhaka Bureau Policy Times : Newly appointed High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Sh. Vikram K. Doraiswami conveyed this support when he paid a courtesy call on Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban at 10th November Thursday. The Indian envoy also conveyed Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s greetings to his Bangladesh counterpart Hon’ble Prime […]