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Unskilled workers baffled

Skilled workers spend less on migration from Bangladesh compared to their unskilled compatriots but they also earn more than the unskilled ones. By sending mostly unskilled workers Bangladesh became known as the source of unskilled labourers, said expatriates welfare and overseas employment ministry officials. EWOE ministry joint secretary (employment) Narayan Chandra Barma told New Age […]

A large number of law enforcers escort ‘Mangal Shovajatra’ brought out from the fine arts faculty premises on Dhaka University campus to welcome Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year 1424, on Friday. — Sanaul Haque Fanfare, festivity and enthusiasm marked the celebrations of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year […]

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A file photo shows a worker producing jute yarn at a factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Economists and businesses have said the imposition of anti-dumping duty on Bangladeshi export products including jute goods by India would jeopardise Bangladesh’s recent initiatives to increase trade and business with its next-door neighbour and to narrow the trade […]

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia addresses a Pahela Baishakh celebration programme organised by Jatiyatabadi Sangskritik Sangathan at the party office in Dhaka on Friday. — New Age photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday said that none would be allowed to interfere in Bangladesh’s internal affairs in the name of friendship and development. Inaugurating […]

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