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How is Bangladesh faring in gender equality?

How is Bangladesh faring in gender equality? The RMG industry, which employs more than four million people, is creating job opportunities for women. Photo: Reuters Md Kyser Hamid Bangladesh has been making good progress in the Global Gender Gap Index presented by the World Economic Forum. The index is usually calculated based on four parameters […]

The government has allocated Tk 1.69 billion to pay up the jute-mill workers ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The finance ministry on Monday allotted the amount, which will be deposited to the workers’ personal bank accounts through cheques, the Ministry of Textiles and Jute said in a statement. The fund will go towards the payment of wages […]

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Prothom Alo English desk | Update: 12:39, May 27, 2019    Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is looking forward to touching a milestone in Tigers’ first ODI match of this World Cup, reports UNB. He has already scored 5,000 runs in ODI but needs one more wicket to complete 250 scalps and join an elite […]

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The Daily Star May 28, 2019 City traffic in disorder Poor traffic management amid metro rail construction causes sufferings to commuters Vehicles are stuck in long tailbacks as the metro rail construction work has narrowed down the capital’s Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue. Experts say a lack of proper measures from the authorities has worsened the […]

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BNP seniors in the dark about party decisions Selim Zahid . Dhaka | Prothom Alo May 27, 2019        Senior leaders of BNP have not been taken into confidence about several recent decisions of the party, including joining the parliament and participation in the Bogura election. They have no idea how these decisions were taken […]

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President Abdul Hamid to join Modi’s swearing-in Prothom Alo English Desk |  May 27, 2019        President Abdul Hamid will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, says an official source, reports UNB. Modi will take oath as Indian prime minister for the second term on 30 May at the forecourt of […]

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‘Money launderers have ties with ruling party men’ UNB . Dhaka | Prothom Alo May 27, 2019 Criticising the government for what he said not taking action against those who siphoned off money, Jatiya Oikya Front convener Kamal Hossain on Monday alleged that the country’s real development is not possible if money laundering is not […]

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Erdoğan’s Istanbul Nightmare by Burak Bekdil May 27, 2019 at 5:00 am https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/14252/erdogan-istanbul-election Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Board, consisting of judges apparently under government pressure, cancelled the result of the Istanbul mayoral election on the pretext that some officials serving at the polling stations were not civil servants, as required by the law. “The Board’s decision […]

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The Daily Star  May 28, 2019 Crime Spiral in CHT: Conflicting claims bury ‘why’ in hills File photo Muntakim Saad Fear has gripped Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT), as murders are taking place one after another due to alleged inter-party conflicts between local armed groups. There has been a spate of killings — 72 in total […]

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