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
2 April 2020, 14:24
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.
Law and Justice
26 March 2020, 10:08
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
25 March 2020, 13:22
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, ...
Law and Justice
24 March 2020, 17:38
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.
23 March 2020, 5:23
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.
21 March 2020, 7:18
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 ...
18 March 2020, 9:57
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.
15 March 2020, 2:19
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
13 March 2020, 11:12
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 ...
13 March 2020, 7:30