Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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
27 November 2020, 16:08
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 ...
16 October 2020, 17:14
$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
8 March 2020, 14:47
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 ...
7 March 2020, 14:50
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 ...
4 March 2020, 16:41
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 ...
16 February 2020, 09:24
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 ...
5 February 2020, 20:50
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 ...
31 January 2020, 15:58
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 ...
29 January 2020, 21:00
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 ...
18 January 2020, 10:07