• Images

    Development at the cost of environment!

    Mowdud Rahman | Updated at 12:37pm on June 05, 2018

    THE twenty first century capitalism can yield profit from any crisis. Not just it exploit crisis for profiteering interest, it even produce crisis to come up with a business solution. It wages war and then sells arms in the name of...

  • Images

    3 more killed in police custody, ‘gunfights’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:59pm on June 04, 2018

    Three more people — two of them ‘drug peddlers’ and another ‘drug-addict’ — were killed in police custody and in reported gunfights in Tangail, Rangpur and Panchagarah early Sunday taking the death counts in the ongoing anti-drug drives to 135 in 20 days....

  • Images

    12 more killed, scores held in anti-drug crackdown

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46pm on May 29, 2018

    At least 12 more suspected drug peddlers were killed in reported gunfights in nine districts early Monday as law enforcement agencies continued anti-drug drives across the country....

  • Images

    Gas supply shortage hits Dhaka life hard

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:27pm on May 21, 2018

    Thousands of households in Dhaka have been facing severe shortage of gas supply for the past one week although the supplies to other major consumers like...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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....

  • Images

    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....

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...