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COVID 19 should not go just to ‘the highest bidder’: Bill Gates

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $250 million toward COVID-19 research, reports The Verge. Microsoft founder Bill Gates said Saturday that drugs and a future vaccine to treat COVID-19 should go where they are most needed, not just to “the highest bidder,” Reuters reported. “If we just let drugs and vaccines

Huawei aims to build a better and sustainable future

Decarbonization, Circular Economy, Renewable Energy, and Digital Inclusion remain as key priorities Strong network stability has always been Huawei’s main principle for social responsibility. In 2019, Huawei used 1.25 billion kWh of clean energy, which is equivalent to reducing 570,000 tons of CO2. 86% of the products returned to

Bangladesh receives first Indian parcel train with chilies

BSS Bangladesh on July 13 received the first ever Indian Parcel Train at Benapole carrying 384 tonnes of dry chilies from Indian south-eastern Andhra Pradesh state. The Special Parcel Express (SPE) train consisting of 16 parcel vans traveled a distance over 1372 kilometers from Reddipalem in Guntur of Andhra, known as

Country needs policy actions to overcome COVID-19 shocks: experts

BSS Speakers at a dialogue here yesterday said Bangladesh needs to quickly design and roll out policy actions and reforms on long-standing issues holding back private investment to effectively address the unfolding impact of COVID-led economic shocks. In order to boost the investment climate in the country to help stimulate recovery

Samsung launches budget friendly smartphone Galaxy M21

Samsung Bangladesh has recently launched its latest budget-friendly smartphone – Galaxy M21 – in the market around the nation. The device is the successor of Galaxy M20 and comes with a massive battery of 6,000mAh along with triple rear cameras setup. Galaxy M21 has been dubbed as wattamonster by Samsung. Samsung