Life is a sojourn but learning never adjourns

We, 34th batch of Audit & Accounts Cadre officers (probationers), have already passed a half path of the year-long training period under the umbrella of Financial Management Academy (FIMA) and…

Haseki Hurrem Sultan

Md. Mahtab Uddin, Director General, FIMA In the Ottoman history, there were a very few women who held name and fame for their love and influence on the husband Sultan…

A Day on the way to Bogalake

SAS Part-1, Training is a regular task of Financial Management Academy (FIMA). I was the Course Co-coordinator of batch 125thSAS part-1 Training. Study tour was a part of this training….

University education in Bangladesh: Expectations and realities

Bangladesh is the proud country to have the 2nd largest (National University) and the 7th largest (Open University) out of all the universities in the World. This is on the…

Total forest coverage, biomass and carbon stock in Bangladesh

Since the Kyoto Protocol of 1997 to the recently held 22nd Conference of Parties, carbon and its emmission have been emphasized as the global issue and agenda of discussion. But,…

BCSIR needs more attention of the government

Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR) is the lone national institution of its kind in Bangladesh. The institution remains committed to scientific and industrial research in Bangladesh since…

UN review says carbon plans fall well short of climate goals

A UN review of national plans to cut carbon says they are well short of the levels needed to keep the rise in global temperatures under 2C. The report finds…

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Having sequenced thousands of tumour genomes, they found a 20-a-day smoker would rack up an average of 150 mutations in every lung cell each year. The changes are permanent, and…

Huawei Mate 9 phones unveiled after Note 7 meltdown

The Mate 9 handsets are among the first to be powered by Android 7 and come in two designs: a model with a 1080p “full HD” display, and a Porsche-branded…

US election 2016: Battlegrounds targeted as polls tighten

Mrs Clinton – who has seen her national opinion poll lead shrink in recent days – targeted her Republican rival’s temperament and attitude to women. Mr Trump claimed she would…