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Good Governance

Good Governance

A leader's DNA, a state's institutions

We may try to draw parallels between Donald Trump and our politicians, but we do not have that institutionalised democracy which prevents Trump from overturning the election results

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Midterm polls only way to quell ongoing movement: Zafrullah

Stating that the government will not be able to quell the current movement against repression on women by making death penalty as the punishment for rape, Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah ...

Midterm polls only way to quell ongoing movement: Zafrullah

$331m investment needed to save India’s Yes Bank

Yes Bank, weighed down by an increasing pile of bad debt, has struggled for months to raise the capital it needs to stay above regulatory requirements, without any success

People wait outside a Yes Bank branch to withdraw their money in Ahmedabad, India, on 6 March 2020

How prepared are we?

Our government is in a total quandary when it comes to the spiraling prices of onions, the population boom of Aedes mosquitoes and the Eid moon being concealed behind the clouds. And yet while ...

A worker in protective gear makes her way to an apartment building which has entered cohort isolation after a mass coronavirus infection was reported in Daegu, South Korea, on 7 March 2020

Bold enough for a bank commission?

It has been eight months since the budget speech, but there is still no sign of any bank commission. There hadn’t been any tangible meeting or discussion in this regard either. Speaking to the media ...

Bold enough for a bank commission?

E-governance to put an end to bureaucratic tangles

No one knows who first started the practice of binding government documents with red tape during the colonial era. It could have been red, white or blue - any colour. Here this red tape got ...

E-governance to put an end to bureaucratic tangles

106 killed in RAB’s anti-narcotic drives so far: Home minister

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said 106 drug traders have so far been killed in anti-narcotics drives conducted by Rapid Action Battalion (RAB). He came up with the information while ...

106 killed in RAB’s anti-narcotic drives so far: Home minister

23 brick kilns pollute a single union

There is a huge pile of firewood being fed into the kiln next to the chimney. Thick black smoke spirals into the air. This kiln of SBC Mark brick factory is located in Kazipara of the village ...

23 brick kilns pollute a single union

Headscarves not banned at Motijheel Ideal School & College: PM

Mentioning that wearing headscarves by girl students at Motijheel Ideal School and College not banned, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government is always aware about taking ...

Headscarves not banned at Motijheel Ideal School & College: PM

Banking sector to be digitalised in 5yr: Palak

Bangladesh’s banking sector will be digitalised within the next five years, said state minister for information and communication technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Friday.“All financial ...

Banking sector to be digitalised in 5yr: Palak
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