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The ‘feats’ of ‘best’ jailer: Drug trade, bribes from suppliers, food business, undue privilege to prisoners made him crores

The Daily Star November 02, 2018 The ‘feats’ of ‘best’ jailer Drug trade, bribes from suppliers, food business, undue privilege to prisoners made him crores Sohel Rana Biswas Shariful Islam , Shaheen Mollah and FM Mizanur Rahman Every month a mindboggling Tk 2.47 crore used to be gathered inside Chattogram Central Jail and the lion’s share came from drug […]

I am very unhappy Muhith on BB move to approve new banks The Daily Star – Staff Correspondent   1.11.2018 Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday expressed unhappiness over Bangladesh Bank’s move to approve new banks saying it was being taken on political grounds. “I am very unhappy about it, because I visualise that very soon these […]

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Ershad: Oikya Front’s demands are unconstitutional  Tribune Desk November 1st, 2018 File photo of HM Ershad Dhaka Tribune Jatiya Party wants an inclusive election with the participation of all political parties The pre-election dialogue between the 14-party alliance led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Jatiya Oikya Front is unlikely to be fruitful as the […]

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EC to hold meeting on Sunday to finalize general election schedule  Dhaka Tribune Desk  November 1st, 2018 Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda briefing the media outside Bangabhaban in Dhaka, after a meeting with President Md Abdul Hamid, on Thursday, November 1, 2018 Focus Bangla The president asks the Election Commission to avoid all kinds of controversies […]

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South Asia Is Becoming More Democratic CAPTION FAST FORWARD DEMOCRACY’S NEW STRONGHOLD MIGHT SURPRISE YOU By Maroosha Muzaffar Maldives’ main opposition leader and presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (center) greets a crowd during a campaign rally in the Maldives capital Male, ahead of the presidential elections on Sept. 23, 2018. SOURCEGETTY IMAGES WHY YOU SHOULD […]

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EU to not send polls observer mission to Bangladesh Prothom Alo English Desk | Nov 01, 2018 Doubts are abound about the ability of the election commission to hold a free and fair general election due later this year or early next year, reports Deutsche Welle. The German radio has also said skepticism has grown further […]

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No major breakthrough in dialogue Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Nov 02, 2018        Ruling camp and opposition leaders on Thursday completed their first round of dialogue, but without any thaw in the country’s political deadlock over holding of the new general elections in a free and fair manner. After the talks at Ganabhaban, none […]

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  চরিত্রের সংজ্ঞা ও বাংলাদেশের রাজনীতি খালেদ আসাদুল্লাহ প্রকৌশলী ব্রীসবেন, অস্ট্রেলিয়া   বাংলাদেশে গত চল্লিশ বছরে মূল্যবোধের প্রচুর অবক্ষয় হয়েছে। ঘুষ খায়নি অথবা ঘুষ দেয়নি এমন লোক কম আছে। লোকে বলে ঠগ বাচতে গাঁ উজাড় হবে। ছোটবেলা পড়েছিলাম, “ অন্যায় যে করে, অন্যায় যে সহে, তব ঘৃণা তাকে যেন তৃণ সম দহে”। চরিত্রবান বা চরিত্রবতীর […]

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Bangladesh has moved only one notch up to 176th position, among 190 economies, in a global ranking on the ease of doing business prepared by the World Bank Group. According to the Doing Business Report-2019 released on Wednesday, Bangladesh’s distance to frontier score also slightly increased to 41.97 points out of 100 this year from […]

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