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    PM urges journalists to refrain from character assassination

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44pm on May 18, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the journalists to refrain from character assassinations of people and institutions. Personal attack, character assassination in the name of...

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    Protests to resume as no headway in gazette

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 11:54am on May 08, 2018

    Protesters on Monday threatened to resume protests for reform of the quota system in public service recruitment as no headway was made in the issuance of a gazette notification on abolition of quota in the civil service announced by the prime minister....

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    Sorcery on cultural heritage list

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:22pm on April 21, 2018

    Cultural activists have criticised National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage published by cultural affairs ministry on its website, terming it incomplete, unacceptable and misleading....

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    Nation welcomes Bangla New Year today amid restriction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:20am on April 14, 2018

    The nation ushers in Bangla New Year 1425 on Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, today amid government restriction on any...

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    Jobseekers’ protests flare up

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Arifur Rahman | Updated at 01:54pm on April 09, 2018

    Thousands of jobseekers along with university students demanding reduced quota in government jobs took to the streets across the country on...

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    CRR to decrease, govt deposit to increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11am on April 02, 2018

    The government on Sunday decided that the mandatory cash reserve requirement of commercial banks would be reduced to 5.5 per cent of their deposits from the...

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    Ershad for polls-time govt with parties in parliament

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09pm on March 25, 2018

    Jatiya Party chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad on Saturday proposed that the next general election should be held under the Election Commission and an...

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    People of Bangladesh can achieve anything: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 10:43am on March 23, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the countrymen to keep up the achievement dedicating Bangladesh’s graduation to a developing nation to them as she was accorded a grand reception for her stewardship for the landmark development...

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    Bangladesh has attained criteria of developing nation, says UN

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10pm on March 18, 2018

    The United Nations has announced that Bangladesh has attained the graduation criteria to be a developing nation from a least developed one where the country remained stuck for the past 43 years...

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    Businesspeople greedy: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55pm on March 12, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday censured businesspeople terming them greedy as he said they were reluctant to pay taxes. ‘The businesspeople always want to...