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    Government appoints 97 new assistant judges

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53am on January 21, 2020

    The government has appointed 97 new assistant judges to the subordinate courts which are grappling with a staggering 3.1 million cases. The law ministry issued...

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    Egypt extends state of emergency to three years

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:13am on January 21, 2020

    Egypt’s state of emergency is set to reach the three-year mark by April after the government announced it would extend it by another three months...

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    ICC chiefs discuss bidding of major events with BCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on January 20, 2020

    International Cricket Council chief executive officer Manu Swahney on Monday held discussions with Bangladesh Cricket Board officials and government high ups about the new bidding...

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    Government urged to frame policy to ensure lube oils’ standard

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:18am on January 20, 2020

    Speakers at a seminar on lubricating petroleum urged the government to frame a policy to ensure standard and quality of lubricating oil in the country....

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    290 government officials now OSD

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 01:59am on January 20, 2020

    Some 290 government officials are currently serving as officers on special duty while 177 officials and employees are working at different ministries and departments on...

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    Bill on allowing government to use Tk 2 lakh crore surplus funds cleared

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on January 20, 2020

    The designated parliamentary committee on Sunday cleared, without any major change, a bill aimed at allowing the government to use the ‘surplus funds’ of different...

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    Form commission to identify cause of rape

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:39am on January 20, 2020

    The High Court Division on Sunday directed the government to form a commission led by law ministry additional secretary within a month to eradicate raping...

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    Tourism master plan formulation begins

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:12pm on January 19, 2020

    The government on Sunday formally launched the formulation of the much-awaited ‘Tourism Master Plan’ for the next 20 years, aspiring to turn the travel and...

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    Car sales drop for 2nd year on economic downturn, ridesharing services

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 09:58pm on January 19, 2020

    Car sales have dropped for the second consecutive year in 2019 due to continued slump in demand amid slowing economic activities, according to government data....

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    Dhaka stocks hit the roof as PM moves to stabilise market

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on January 19, 2020

    Dhaka stocks skyrocketed on Sunday with the key index posting the highest single-day gain as investors went for buying shares heavily following a number of...