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    Myanmar now shows Bangladesh island in its territory

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:10pm on October 07, 2018

    The government summoned Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka on Saturday and protested against showing Saint Martin’s Island of Bangladesh in...

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    Quota goes for Class I, Class II govt jobs

    Mustafizur Rahman and Arifur Rahman | Updated at 11:40am on October 04, 2018

    The cabinet on Wednesday endorsed a proposal of the secretary-level committee scrapping quota in recruitment of Class I and Class II civil servants in the wake of months-long anti-quota movement by students and job seekers...

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    Digital Security Bill passed amid concern

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:09pm on September 20, 2018

    Jatiya Sangsad on Wednesday passed the much-talked about Digital Security Bill ignoring the concern expressed by different national and international quarters, including...

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    Income inequality goes off track

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:34pm on September 16, 2018

    A major election pledge of the successive governments led by the Awami League to eliminate income inequality has gone off track as the poor are deprived of...

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    Domestic workers return from KSA as abuse continues

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:27pm on September 16, 2018

    Domestic workers of the country continues to return home from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as victims of sexual abuse, torture and non-payment of wages....

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    Poll-time govt in 20 days, election likely on Dec 27: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14pm on September 06, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said that the election-time government would be formed in next 20 days comprising prime minister Sheikh Hasina and few more ministers....

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    EC for amending RPO to facilitate electronic voting in general election

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 11:36am on August 31, 2018

    Amid protest of election commissioner Mahbub Talukder, the Election Commission on Thursday finalized the draft of amending the Representation of the People Order 1972 to introduce electronic voting system in general election....

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    Two-thirds international funding still unmet

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:36pm on August 27, 2018

    Aid providers have raised concern over slow and inadequate funding for Rohingya crisis as about two-thirds of international funding appealed by the United Nations in March for...

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    Bangladesh govt makes mobile calls pricy in the name of uniform rate

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:04pm on August 14, 2018

    The government has made mobile phone calls costly for the majority of the customers as the uniform floor rate (Tk 0.45 per minute) came into...

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    Smiling Shajahan says ‘sorry’, seeks apology

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05am on August 01, 2018

    Shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Tuesday offered apology for smiling over the deaths of two students in Kurmitola bus accident on Sunday that sparked...