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Will the government bailout save Farmers Bank?

Photo:Syed Zakir Hossain ‘We have already started reconstruction and reforms of Farmers Bank. The bailout will turn the bank into a semi-government bank as the five state-owned organizations will hold 60% of its shares’. In a bid to save the scam-hit Farmers Bank Ltd from the liquidity crisis, the government and Bangladesh Bank have authorized […]

  In a blow to Bangladesh cricket, Australia have called off a tour by the Tigers later this year for financial reasons. The shocking development comes despite the Bangladesh Cricket Board imploring Cricket Australia to go ahead with the series. According to ICC fixture, Bangladesh were to play two Tests and three ODIs in the […]

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Dismayed European allies sought to salvage the international nuclear pact with Iran on Wednesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the landmark accord, while Tehran poured scorn on the US leader. ‘The deal is not dead. There’s an American withdrawal from the deal but the deal is still there,’ French foreign […]

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The incidents took place on Wednesday At least 23 people were killed and 11 others injured in lightning strikes in Sunamganj, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Habiganj, Sirajganj, Nilphamari, Manikganj, Kishoreganj, Gaibandha, Narayanganj, Mymenshingh, Chandpur, and Cumilla districts on Wednesday. In Sunamganj, two farmers were killed by lightning in Shalla and Dharmapasha upazilas in the morning. Alamgir Hossain, […]

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ENDING SEXUAL VIOLENCE Let’s start with engaging men in a caregiving role Laila Khondkar Sexual violence including rape of girls and women is a serious concern in our society today. Recently, several cases of rape in public transport have made the headlines. What are the root causes? One has to understand the overall status of […]

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