Oikya Prokriya calls human chain on Oct 7
M Humayun Kabir Jatiya Oikya Prokriya led by Dr Kamal Hossain has called for a human chain next Sunday to press for its demands of a neutral election-time governing body. The formation of human chain programme will start around 4pm near the Jatiya Press Club in the city, r ...বিস্তারিত
AL launches ‘anti-anarchy’ campaign
M Humayun Kabir The ruling Awami League started a week-long campaign across the country from yesterday to make people conscious about possible activities to create anarchy and incite violence. AL lawmakers and leaders were directed to make the campaign a grand success, rep ...বিস্তারিত
World Animal Day overmorrow
Desk Report World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare celebrated annually on October 4, the feast day of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. The mission of World Animal Day, according to the official World Animal Day websit ...বিস্তারিত
ACC to probe money laundering allegations against Sinha’s brother
M Humayun Kabir The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started an investigation into allegations against Ananta Kumar Sinha, the brother of former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, for laundering money to purchase a three-storey home in the US. ACC Public Relations off ...বিস্তারিত
SC upholds Khaleda’s bail in two cases
Kabir Humayun The Supreme Court BNP has upheld BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s High Court bail in two defamation cases – filed in Dhaka and Narail. A three-member Appellate Division bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain dismissed the government’s two leave to ...বিস্তারিত
Writ seeks HC directive on dissolving parliament, forming caretaker govt
Arafat Hasan A writ has been filed with the High Court yesterday, seeking directives on the dissolution of the 10th parliament 42 days ahead of the next national election and formation of a caretaker government. The writ, filed by Supreme Court lawyer Eunus Ali Akond, also ...বিস্তারিত
ACT TO AXE DOWN False Fear Factor?
Utpal Dutta : US ambassador extends international concerns about Digital Security Act fearing that the act could be used to suppress free speech that might bear on democracy, development and prosperity in Bangladesh. Marcia Bernicat says it in a statement on Sunday in Dhaka ...বিস্তারিত
4 orbital slots sought for second satellite Bangabandhu-II
Kabir Humayun : Bangladesh has sought four more orbital slots from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to launch country’s second satellite Bangabandhu-II into the space. Officials said the country has taken the move following the successful launching of its f ...বিস্তারিত
New amendments in the labour law- is it a reflection of our commitment to the Global Deal?
Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed : In too many places around the world, workers are denied basic human rights and some are even persecuted and killed. Whereas the truth is access to more and better jobs is the key to improving living conditions and achieving the sustainable developme ...বিস্তারিত
Corruption affects ‘leaving no one behind’ principle of SDG!
Shahnewaj : In the report titled ‘Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017 released by Transparency International (TI) on 21 February 2018, Bangladesh has scored 28 on a scale of 0-100. Bangladesh's score in 2017 is two points higher than in 2016. In a list of 180 countr ...বিস্তারিত