Housing crisis in focus

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    Housing for all still a dream

    | Updated at 02:08am on October 12, 2018

    Housing is treated as the basic and constitutional right of the people in Bangladesh. As a signatory of several national and international policy documents, Bangladesh...

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    Ctg people still struggle for a house

    Ferdous Ara | Updated at 01:24am on October 12, 2018

    Most of Chattogram people have to struggle hard to get their dream apartment or plot as their ability does not match the ever increasing price....

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    Adequate housing eludes most people in country

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:22am on October 12, 2018

    Almost five decades after the country earned its independence, adequate affordable housing still eludes most of its citizens as rich-poor divide keeps widening....

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    Freedom of press, expression heading towards bleak future

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:06am on October 05, 2018

    Journalists and freethinkers are of the opinion that the Digital Security Bill passed by Jatiya Sangsad on September 19 poses a threat to the right...

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    US, EU, rights groups want Digital Security Bill changed

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2018

    The United States, the European Union and other local and international rights groups want Bangladesh government to bring about changes to Digital Security Bill to...

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    Ministers defend Digital Security Bill as others for dropping repressive sections

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2018

    Passage of the Digital Security Bill by Parliament drew huge criticism from journalists and freethinkers....

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    DMP traffic month brings little change

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:37am on September 28, 2018

    Presence of illegal and unfit vehicles, picking and dropping passengers in the middle of road, stopping buses beyond the designated spots and jaywalking — all...

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    Schoolchildren showed way, but ailing traffic system remains unchanged

    | Updated at 01:35am on September 28, 2018

    An urban planner, rights campaigners, educationists and citizens highlight why traffic rules violations occur even when traffic month observance is in progress, in interview with...

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    Bees get hooked on harmful pesticide: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:36am on September 14, 2018

    Bumblebees acquire a taste for food laced with a pesticide known to harm them, according to a study suggesting the chemicals pose an even greater...

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    Hazardous pesticides in wide use in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:32am on September 14, 2018

    Hundreds of products of nearly a hundred pesticides, considered dangerous by different international agencies, including the United Nation’s World Health Organisation, are in wide use...