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One-third of Rohingya families in Bangladesh vulnerable: UN

Rohingya refugees wait in a queue to collect food at the Palongkhali makeshift refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, November 7, 2017. — Reuters photo The innovative data collection technology employed by the United Nations refugee agency for the first stage of Rohingya family counting in Bangladesh has revealed a worrying statistic – one-third of […]

Who shares passport bribes? Mismanagement and corruption have become a rule at the Agargaon passport office, making passport processing costly for applicants. Law enforcers, politicians, passport officials to middlemen are involved in the corruption, according to an intelligence report and Prothom Alo’s investigations. Those directly involved in the corruption do it in broad daylight and […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday expressed hope that the government would extend   ‘all-out cooperation’ for holding its rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital  on November 12 to mark November 7 as ‘National Revolution and Solidarity Day’. As the ruling party always claimed that they believed in democracy, Fakhrul […]

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Mubashar Hasan Mubashar Hasan, North South University’s assistant professor of Social Science faculty,  remains ‘missing’ since Tuesday evening. His family filed a general diary with Khilgaon Police Station early Wednesday. The victim’s family members said Mubashar left home at Khilgaon in the capital at 7:00am on Tuesday and he was in the university till 4:00pm. […]

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