Party men at the helm of bank boards again
The government has been recruiting party men as directors to the boards of state-owned banks flouting rules.
High-ups want to visit 9 countries to observe passport, visa issuance
The standing committee on the home ministry wants to observe the passport and visa issuance activities at various foreign missions.
Death in foreign lands
Ill-fated expats missing last tribute from families
Israil Bhuiyan from Brahmanbaria died in Iraq on 23 September and his family applied to the Wage Earners' Welfare Board on the following day to bring back his dead body
Interview: Akter Mahmud
'Dhaka can be made more livable'
Urban planner Akter Mahmud, in an interview with Prothom Alo, speaks about various aspects of Dhaka's Detailed Area Plan (DAP).
Bangladeshis in the forests of Bosnia
Hungry, hapless, beaten and bruised, Bangladeshi refugees and asylum seekers roam the forests of Bosnia in the hope of finally reaching Italy, France or any other European country
Dhaka's upscale areas, downscaled amenities
With an increase in population density and violation of the rules, civic amenities are dwindling in even Dhaka's planned areas like Dhanmondi, Gulshan, Baridhara and Uttara
Pathways damaged, elephants being killed
There were 500 elephants in the country at the end of the last century. The number was 263 in 2019. About 55 per cent of the elephants are in Cox’s Bazar