No wages for Moulvibazar tea garden workers for 10 weeks

The tea board has a production target of 140 million kg of tea by the year 2025. But the tea garden workers are are all too often in dire straits

Let us join in the fight against coronavirus

Today is Bangladesh’s Independence Day. On this day in 1971, our war of freedom was initiated following the sudden attacks by the occupational forces of Pakistan.

Date for indictment hearing against SK Sinha, 10 others fixed

A Dhaka court on Wednesday set 23 April for holding hearing on charge framing in a graft case against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and 10 others

Conditional release not comprehensible: Fakhrul

Khaleda Zia’s brother Shamim Eskandar, her sister Selima Islam along with her husband Rafiqul Islam met prime minister Sheikh Hasina and made an appeal for her release through the executive order, ...

Panic buying prompts large jump in rice price

Prices of both coarse and fine rice shot up by Tk 8-10 on Sunday compared to a week earlier, amid panic buying in the kitchen markets of the capital triggered by the coronavirus outbreak.

Onion prices soar again

The price of onion has increased from Tk 35-50 to Tk 70-80 in just three days amid panic buying due to coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Suspended DIG Mizan, ACC director Enamul Basir indicted

A Dhaka court on Wednesday framed charges against suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) Mizanur Rahman and suspended ACC director Khandaker Enamul Basir in a case filed over the Tk 4 million ...

158 rivers dry up in 57 years

Rivers are drying up, polluted and dying. Commitment and pledges to protect the rivers are nothing new, but action is absent.

So what is the mystery of Bangladesh's success?

Bangladesh's economic advancement is a surprising case of growth and corruption hand in hand. Growth has failed to control corruption here

Bangladesh lags behind in rule of law

When policy makers of the government are seeking to establish Bangladesh as a role model for development, we cannot overlook the fact that the country is continuously lags behind when it comes to the ...

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