Dengue turns alarming in capital
Desk Report: More than 3,000 people have been infected with dengue in the capital and 11 of them died of the disease, showing a rise in the number of dengue cases compared to the last year, reports Daily Sun. According to a report of Health Emergency Operations Centre and C ...বিস্তারিত
Spot a Fake!!!
Masum A H M, Head of National Operations at Garda Shield : Internet - The "Information Superhighway" is also a major source of misinformation. Twisted people with their vested interests often cooks up news and fake information to misguide netizens. I know, now a day’s peo ...বিস্তারিত
Bangladesh Economy: Perverse incentive main obstacle
Dr.Salehuddin Ahmed, Former Governor, Bangladesh Bank , Professor, School of Business, BRAC University : Bangladesh has come a long way; especially, we see some positive macroeconomic indicators although we have to take caution to interpret such indexes. What we need most n ...বিস্তারিত
Ducks drive away poverty
Desk Report: Farming of ducks along the Baleshwar river has brought financial solvency for many poverty stricken families of Tangrakhali village in Kachua upazila of the district, reports Daily Star. Locals said nearly 40 farmers of Tangrakhali village and its adjacent vill ...বিস্তারিত
Milk crisis in Bauphal
Desk Report: There is cow milk crisis in different markets in Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali district, reports Daily Observer. According to the sources, there is a demand for cow milk in different sweat shops as well as homes. There are about 10 dairy farms in Bauphal. Milk ...বিস্তারিত
10 Death Sentence Awarded, Convicts Acquitted by HC : A Wrongful Conviction or Wrongful Acquittal?
Sadiya S. Silvee, Research Assistant, Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs, BILIA : According to Section 374 of the CrPC, “when the Court of Session passes sentence of death, the proceedings shall be submitted to the High Court Division, and the sentence ...বিস্তারিত
Kitchen markets eat up Dhaka roads
Desk Report: Vendors have occupied nearly half of the road with items ranging from vegetables to chickens. The market has almost everything stretching from Shapla (Water Lily), fruits to Muri-Murki (puffed rice), reports Daily Asian Age. The vendors showed no sign of leavin ...বিস্তারিত
Vegetable growers cry for rain in Lalmonirhat
Desk Report: Vegetable growers in the district are upset due to lack of rainfall for the last three weeks and they are worried that they may not get expected production of crops this season, reports Daily Star. Vegetable grower Nirobala Rani, 52, of Gorol village in Kaligan ...বিস্তারিত
Are we reflecting the recommendations of International rights groups in the Amended Labour Law?
Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed, Executive Editor, The New York Times, Bangladesh National Section: Local and international rights groups like International Labour Organisation (ILO), the European Union and the United States have continued in putting pressure on the government for rev ...বিস্তারিত
Bus supervisor held
Desk Report: Police yesterday arrested supervisor of the bus on which a mentally challenged woman was raped at Bangabandhu Bridge east end in the district on Thursday night . The supervisor, Md Ershad, 40, of Benukurshia village in Kalihati upazila, was arrested from his ho ...বিস্তারিত