Emran Hossain

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    No redress for consumers as complaints pile up at DNCRP

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:12am on November 16, 2018

    Consumers continue to get cheated as their complaints against telecom operators pile up at Directorate of National Consumers Right Protection. DNCRP is unable to process...

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    Consumer rights act discriminatory, inadequate: Sheepa Hafiza

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:11am on November 16, 2018

    Ain O Salish Kendra executive director Sheepa Hafiza finds the consumer protection act miserably inadequate to deliver its purpose and discriminatory against majority of the...

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    Consumers bear brunt as law ineffective

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:09am on November 16, 2018

    Consumers’ economic and physical health is in peril as often they get cheated while buying a product or a service.Overpricing is the most common complaint...

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    Farmers’ woes remain

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:07am on October 21, 2018

    Farmers’ lot remains as wretched as ever as fair price of their produces, warehouse to store them and bank loan on easy terms — all...

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    BFDC depicts sorry state of local film industry

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    The circular walkway around the tiny pond located inside the park on Bangladesh Film Development Corporation premises is covered in a thick layer of moss....

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    AL far from food security pledge

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:39pm on October 16, 2018

    Ruling Awami League did little to fulfill its much trumpeted election promise of achieving national food security though the its 2nd straight term in power...

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    Bangladesh lags far behind on standardisation

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:15am on October 13, 2018

    This year countries around the globe is celebrating World Standards Day themed ‘international standards and the fourth industrial revolution’ on October 14...

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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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    Maiden poverty census aims to stop public fund misuse

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:14am on September 27, 2018

    The government has finally opted for a ‘poverty census’ rather than following lists of beneficiaries handpicked by politicians to run its social safety net programmes...

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    New areas submerged, eroded as major rivers swell further

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:51am on September 20, 2018

    Fresh areas were submerged in eight districts on Wednesday after major rivers overflowed and eroded vast areas. The erosions would accelerate when the swelled rivers...