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Bullying begum: Bangladesh’s slide towards authoritarianism is accelerating

Bullying begum: Bangladesh’s slide towards authoritarianism is accelerating With elections looming, the government finds new ways to quell critics Oct 4th 2018| Dhaka     The Economist Print edition IT IS hard to see how the prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina Wajed, could lose the next election, which is due to be held by January 28th. […]

Nobel award recognizes how economic forces can fight climate change William Nordhaus argues markets can help curb climate change. AP Photo/Craig Ruttle Andrew J. Hoffman, University of Michigan and Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, University of Michigan Yale economist William Nordhaus has devoted his life’s work to understanding the costs of climate change and advocating the use of […]

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October 09, 2018 No BNP men involved in August 21 grenade attack: Fakhrul Star file photo Star Online Report BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today claimed that his party men were not involved in the August 21 grenade attack and said “Awami League is the beneficiary of the saga”. “I can say with […]

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Police sue another dead man for ‘sabotage’ Staff Correspondent . Dhaka & Jashore Correspondent |  Oct 09, 2018   Prothom Alo English desk      The police have implicated a certain Jahangir Hosain, who died nine months ago, in a fictitious case for an incident that allegedly took place recently. Jahangir died  on 25 May last year. According […]

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UN rights body calls for revising Digital Security Act Prothom Alo English Desk |  Oct 09, 2018     UN Human Rights body has called on the government of Bangladesh to urgently revise the Digital Security Act, to ensure that it is in line with international human rights law, reports UNB. The rights body wants to see […]

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