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Members of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) take position near suspected militant hideout in Moheshpur upazila of Jhenidah on Sunday, may 7, 2017. Photo: Star ‘Militant’ called Tuhin detonates suicide vest at 5:30am 3 cops hurt ‘Militants’ explode 4 bombs More ‘militants’ inside a building House owner, son, […]

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The transaction through mobile financial services increased 10.23 percent to Tk 72,578 crore in the three months to March although Bangladesh Bank lowered the ceiling of mobile banking transaction in January this year. The central bank lowered the ceiling for mobile banking transactions along with a host of other restrictions with the view to bringing […]

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Bangladeshis now make up the single largest group of illegal migrants to European shores, reports English daily The Independent. More than 2,800 Bangladeshis arrived on European shores from North Africa in the first three months of 2017, compared to only one over the same period in 2016, said the report from the London-based newspaper. Those […]

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Rampal power plant near at the Sunderbans could drastically worsen air pollution and cause approximately 6,000 premature deaths in its lifetime, said coal and air pollution specialist of Greenpeace Lauri Myllyvirta on Friday through a video conference. He assessed that the coal-based 1,320MW plant would be the single largest source of air pollution in Bangladesh. […]

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পরিবহন মালিক ও শ্রমিকদের দাপটে নির্লিপ্ত সরকার কাদির কল্লোল বিবিসি বাংলা, ঢাকা ৪ মে ২০১৭ Image caption সিটিং সার্ভিস বাস আবার চলছে এবং এমন বাস থাকবে কিনা, সে ব্যাপারে তিনমাস পর সিদ্ধান্ত নেয়ার কথা বলা হয়েছে। বাংলাদেশে বিশেষজ্ঞদের অনেকে বলেছেন, সড়ক পরিবহন খাতের মালিক এবং শ্রমিক সংগঠনের দাপটের কাছে সরকার অনেক সময় নির্লিপ্ত ভূমিকার পরিচয় […]

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বাংলাদেশে বিচার বিভাগ ও সরকারের মধ্যে বাকযুদ্ধ টানাপোড়েন কেন? কাদির কল্লোল বিবিসি বাংলা, ঢাকা ছবির কপিরাইট Muniruz Zaman Image caption সুপ্রিম কোর্ট বাংলাদেশে কিছুদিন ধরে প্রধান বিচারপতি এবং নির্বাহী বিভাগের বিভিন্ন অংশ থেকে পরস্পরকে লক্ষ্য করে করা কিছু মন্তব্য নিয়ে পত্র-পত্রিকা সোশ্যাল মিডিয়াতে আলোচনা-বিতর্ক হচ্ছে। এনিয়ে অস্বস্তি চেপে রাখেননি দেশের সর্বোচ্চ আইন কর্মকর্তা বা এ্যাটর্নি […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that ensuring quality education for all is her government’s top priority. “We have given education for all as top priority as it is the main tool to build a hunger- and poverty-free nation,” she said. The Prime Minister said this at a ceremony marking the handover of SSC and […]

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A snapshot of the main entrance of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology – COLLECTED The activities of Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, came to light after the arrest of 18 Shibir members in separate raids The authorities of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (Kuet) have found that some teachers and staff are facilitating […]

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About 80.35 percent students passed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent tests this year, which is lower compared to previous years. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has attributed the “low pass rate” to recently introduced standardised evaluation method of the examination papers. Apart from it, the total number of GPA 5 achievers cumulated to 1,04,761, […]

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Foreign buyers make huge profits on Bangladeshi RMG products but pay the manufacturers poorly. When it comes to the prices of Bangladeshi RMG products, the gap between manufacturing and retail end prices is astounding. Foreign buyers make as much as 600% profit on a single item at the retail end; in other words, a consumer […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday in parliament denied allegations that agreements signed with India during her recent visit to New Delhi were against the country’s interest. During prime minister’s question-answer session, she termed the allegations untrue, imaginary and ill-attempt to confuse the people of Bangladesh and alleged that rather BNP during its rule had […]

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State minister for finance and planning MA Mannan told parliament on Wednesday that the government asked the Bangladesh Bank to examine the news of siphoning of $9 billion from the country and to take proper action accordingly. In absence of finance minister AMA Muhith, the state minister replied to a supplementary question from Jatiya Party […]

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