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    Government for private investment in power transmission

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on January 03, 2021

    The government is now seeking private sector investment in increasing its power transmission capacity as the inability to use the installed capacity cause massive loss...

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    Government must properly protect 1971 war memorials, monuments

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2020

    IT HAS been 49 years since Bangladesh earned its independence from the neo-colonial West Pakistan, but the memorials and museums that showcase the courage and...

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    The trust crisis

    Maleeha Lodhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2020

    ONE of the key political issues in the global debate today is the steady erosion of people’s trust in governments across the world. More than...

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    Bangladesh HC says government can’t seek graft case withdrawal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on December 13, 2020

    The High Court in a judgement has said that the government has no authority to recommend the withdrawal of a corruption case. The bench of...

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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...