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    Traffic directives fall on deaf ears

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:37am on May 01, 2017

    Most of the traffic-related directives have been unheeded for years in the capital, allowing traffic congestion, noise pollution and other public nuisances to increase over the years...

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    SC not to hesitate to strike down laws contrary to constitution: CJ

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on May 01, 2017

    Chief Justice SK Sinha said Sunday that the Supreme Court would strike down any law enacted to curb the rule of law, independence of the judiciary and fundamental rights....

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    Historic May Day today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on May 01, 2017

    Bangladesh celebrates today International Workers’ Day, widely known as May Day, amid call from the left parties and trade unions to launch a united movement to realize due wages, safe working atmosphere and trade union rights for the workers...

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    Rural employment Growth slows down

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:27am on May 01, 2017

    Rural employment growth has declined in Bangladesh in last 12 years due to migration of workers, shows a study jointly done by the International Labour Organization and the Asian Development Bank...

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    Jazz concert held at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on May 01, 2017

    A concert featuring jazz music was held at the National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday...

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    The forgotten message of Ambedkar to the working class – Part I

    by KS Sharma | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    The following views of Dr Ambedkar are extracted from the speech he delivered at the concluding session of the All India Trade Union Workers Study Camp held in Delhi from 8th to 17lh September 1943 under the auspices of the Indian Federation of Labour...

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    ‘Government and garment factory owners no longer embarrassed by Rana Plaza.’

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    The Rana Plaza building collapse was hardly something to be happy about, more than a thousand lives were lost. It was colossal...

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    The spirit of May Day and Bangladesh labour act

    by Tauqir Ahmad | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    THE historic May Day is globally observed as the ‘Labour Day’ or ‘International Workers Day’ with an exception of US. Today, all over the world, workers will bring out processions, rallies chanting slogans, demanding rights of the workers...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    WE WERE briefed well on the do’s and dont’s of district attachments. We were told that we would be in the care of the deputy commissioner concerned...

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    Traffic rule enforcement can make a difference

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    IT IS a matter of deep concern that traffic congestion and lack of public transports have pushed up the number of motorcycles in the country, increasing the number of fatal accidents...

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    Worker’s rights still a challenge

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    ON THE eve of May Day, another worker of Dinajpur rice mill boiler explosion succumbed to his burn injury...

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    Bayern take fifth straight league title

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    Bayern Munich celebrated their record-extending fifth consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday after crushing VfL Wolfsburg 6-0 to open up an unassailable 10-point lead over second-placed RB Leipzig with three matches remaining...

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    Suarez keeps Barca on track

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    Barcelona and Real Madrid remain locked together on 81 points at the top of La Liga after seeing off Espanyol and Valencia respectively on Saturday...

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    Pedro gem moves Chelsea closer to title

    Agencies . London | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    Chelsea took a major step towards the Premier League title with an impressive 3-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday...

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    Five-for Razzak takes Jamal home

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    Experienced left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak got 5-22 to help his side Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club beat Partex Sporting Club by three wickets in their Dhaka Premier League match at Fatullah on Sunday...

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    Abahani, Jamal join transfer on final day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    The month-long players’ transfer ahead of forthcoming football season concluded on Sunday with seven teams completing their registration formalities on the last day...

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    Tigers take field sans Mashrafee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    Bangladesh national cricket team will play their first warm-up match ahead of ICC Champions Trophy in England when they take on Duke of Norfolk XI today....

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