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    Bangladesh to punish Freedom Fighters for benefit fraud

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:05am on December 01, 2020

    The government has taken an initiative to identify and punish the freedom fighters who have been drawing extra monthly allowances and benefits showing more than...

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    Government to hand over drainage system to Dhaka city corporations

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:42pm on November 26, 2020

    The government has decided to hand over the responsibility of the capital’s drainage system development and management to Dhaka’s two city corporations as the Water...

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    Retired employees don’t require approval for joining non-govt jobs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:40pm on November 26, 2020

    The retired public servants were not required to obtain the government’s permission for joining any foreign, non-government, or project jobs except those appointed on contract....

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    Govt for special actions to accelerate ADB-assisted projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on October 21, 2020

    The government and Asian Development Bank at a tripartite portfolio review meeting on Wednesday agreed on special actions to further accelerate the implementation of ADB-assisted...

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    Democratic government can stop rape, says Zafrullah

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:08pm on October 10, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury on Saturday demanded mid-term elections, saying that without a democratic government none could establish justice and stop...

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    Bangladesh govt urged to save rivers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:19pm on September 27, 2020

    Politicians, academics, and river experts on Sunday said that Bangladesh should immediately take initiatives to save its people from flood and river erosion. The observations...

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    HC questions detention of 83 migrants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:14pm on September 21, 2020

    The High Court on Monday asked the government to explain the legality of detaining 83 migrants deported from Vietnam and Qatar in August. The bench...

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    Age limit for govt jobs relaxed for COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:42pm on September 17, 2020

    The government on Thursday relaxed the age limit of the government job applicants in various categories, excepting Bangladesh Civil Service, considering the coronavirus situation. Candidates...

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    Flow of public information obstructed

    Shahin Akhter and Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:58pm on August 25, 2020

    The government is out to obstruct the flow of public information to the people through some recent moves, observed governance and rights campaigners. The authorities...

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    Govt borrows Tk 13,087cr thru T-bonds in July

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:05pm on August 07, 2020

    The government’s borrowing in July, the first month of the current fiscal year 2020-21, stood at Tk 18,056 crore that included Tk 13,087 crore it borrowed through...