Bicycle sharing service, JoBike, kicked off its operation in Dhaka on Saturday on a pilot basis just one year into its introduction in the tourist city of Cox’s Bazar last January.

WHEN it comes to corporate citizenship, Method’s ambitions are sky-high.

The new Toyota Camry, launched two years ago, achieved reasonable success, surprisingly, thanks to the Hybrid version, with nearly 70 per cent Camry buyers opting for it.

The rising trend of constructing green buildings and the scarcity of traditional materials have opened up a sizeable market for young ventures producing alternatives that are cost efficient and eco

Farmers in 14 villages across the State will soon be equipped with hi- tech and precision farming methods to boost the production of banana and vegetables.

Even as denizens of Sangam City joined crores of other Indians in celebrating the festival of lights, few gave a thought to purchasing ecofriendly idols.

On Saturday, people made beelines at stalls selling idols of Lord Ganesha and Laxmi. However, while most chose the brightest and most colourful idols, only some gave a thought that many such idols would eventually end up polluting rivers with lethal metals like lead.

Citizens have made up their minds to celebrate this Diwali with eco-friendly idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi.

Durga Puja concluded on Monday with samitis across NCR immersing their idols in the Yamuna.

Various puja committees in the industrial town have erected eco-friendly mandaps, with an aim to send the message of saving greenery.

Preparations for the nine-day festival, which began from Oct 5, are in full swing. Artists from Kolkata, Bihar have come to the city to give finishing touches to the idols.

The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) is all set to send a proposal on the Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) scheme to the Centre in a move to decongest the Walled City area.