Consumer Rights Protection Body: Laudable job with limited resources
Directorate needs more manpower, mass awareness of its work to bring back people’s confidence
Deadlock at DU
Major panels keep demanding fresh Ducsu polls as authorities say no way; BCL men ‘threaten’ Ruqayyah Hall students on hunger strike
Energy regulator urges people, hints at hiking gas prices lower than distributors` demand
Railway fare rise mulled
Plan targets improving service, minimizing loss
Govt plans 3-tier VAT rate
Highest likely to be 10 percent
New denizen in Bangladesh bird terrain
A few Bangladeshi photographers captured shots of a new species of bird for the first time in the country. It is a Chestnut-cheeked starling that breeds in parts of Japan and nearby Russia. Most feathered bipeds in Bangladesh are known to us. Once-in-a-blue moon we get new record of a species that has never been seen before in the country.
The SME loan conundrum
Where are SME loans going?
No refugee camp can hold out much hope
International community must do more for Rohingya repatriation
Laws alone cannot protect rivers
People need to take responsibility too
Government starts to nurture the fledgling RTI regime
Shamsul Bari and Ruhi Naz
In recent weeks, two important government ministers—Law Minister Mr Anisul Huq, and Information Minister Mr Hasan Mahmud—have given vocal support to a fuller implementation of our national Right to Information (RTI) Act. We were encouraged to see this support, given that we`ve written recently about the bounty that this law provides for our country.
State liability to pay compensation for rape: A necessary ruling
On March 10, 2019, the High Court issued a rule demanding the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other concerned authorities to explain why they should not be ordered to pay compensation of Tk 50 lakhs to a young woman who had been raped by two police officers in Manikganj earlier in February.
Fish cultivation in cage brings profit for youths
Youths in Manahardi upazila have been cultivating the same fish in the floating cages in Arialkha River
Nut cultivation spikes on the banks of Bandarban rivers
The local agriculture office is giving away free nut seedlings, fertilizer and expertise to dissuade farmers from cultivating tobacco
EU`s Tusk backs `long` delay if Britain `rethinks` Brexit
May`s government has said it plans to ask for a delay until June 30 if its parliament eventually votes to approve a draft withdrawal agreement already agreed with Europe
US urges Muslim nations to condemn China`s Xinjiang abuses
During the event in Geneva, Currie and other speakers, including experts and an alleged former detainee in a Xinjiang re-education camp
Building on our success
Emerging economies such as Bangladesh would do well to take all the help it can get.
Enact the Clean Air Act
Aiman R Khan
We’re all at risk
What’s there to eat?
Md Zaki Faisal
When it comes to food security, we can do much better
Living in post-truth India
These are dark times in the media landscape in India.
There is no candidate, uncontested 30 upazilas
BNP in distress in new situation
Proposal to increase gas prices
There will be adverse effects on public life
Hamkura becomes invisible due to occupation
Take initiative to restore the river
A political rise of student-youth?
The allegations of minor irregularities and errors in the elections are nothing new in Bangladesh.
Jokingly answering or answering with joke
While there was tension between the US and North Korea, President Donald Trump said in a speech, "Kim Jong-un wrote me big letters and I replied him. We are in love while exchanging letters."
Government debt has increased
Reduction of loans of private sector will have impact on the economy
Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed
Weakness of primary education
Take urgent measures
Adulteration is everywhere
Activeness of respective authority needed
What will happen if there is no test?
Muhammed Zafar Iqbal
In this country, even a young child has to sit for exam. But in many countries of the world, exam has been removed from the children`s lives.
Today`s struggle is for prosperity
Dr. Harun Rashid
March as a commemorative month against torture, repression and suppression, shows us new ways. So, the pro-liberation force, believers of democracy, and patriotic groups will have to take a new oath in March.
Bangladesh likely to fulfill its dream
New land on shore
Lalmonirhat Airport underway
People of Lalmonirhat waiting for their dream to be fulfilled
Primary Education Week
The current scenario must see a positive change