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    Examining Covid origin, heading off pandemics

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2021

    WHERE did Covid-19 come from? The source of the pandemic is a subject of immense importance. But more than 18 months after the emergence of...

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    Biden under growing pressure over border ‘crisis’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:18pm on March 23, 2021

    After two months of relatively smooth sailing, Joe Biden has landed in choppy waters: faced with a migrant rush on the border with Mexico, the...

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    UGC urges universities to ensure transparency

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on March 04, 2021

    University Grants Commission chairman Kazi Shahidullah on Wednesday requested the authorities of all the public universities to ensure transparency and accountability in academic, administrative and...

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    Human chain demands transparency in govt grant-winning films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on December 28, 2020

    Bangladesh Chalachitra Parshad formed a human chain on Monday in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding transparency and accountability in the government...

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    US calls for transparency as Russians enter CAR

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:35pm on December 24, 2020

    The United States on Wednesday called for transparency and an end to violence after Russia said it had dispatched 300 military instructors to the Central...

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    14 Bangladeshi cos win SAFA awards for annual reports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on December 24, 2020

    Fourteen Bangladeshi companies won 19 awards in different categories of the SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards and SAARC Anniversary Award for Corporate Governance Disclosures...

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    Government must ensure transparency in vaccine procurement

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2020

    THE fight against the COVID-19 pandemic that has so far killed 6,644 and infected 4, 64,932 people in Bangladesh saw some hope with the news...

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    The precarity of pre-existing conditions

    Elora Halim Chowdhury | Updated at 12:50am on October 15, 2020

    THE World Health Organisation officially declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 11, 2020, which, in the opinion of many health and policy professionals, was...

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    Coronavirus graft scandals shake S Africa’s president

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 01:04am on August 20, 2020

    South Africa is reeling from coronavirus-linked corruption scandals that have battered president Cyril Ramaphosa’s credibility and the country’s image abroad, but spurred unprecedented efforts...

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    TIB wants transparency in appointment of WASA MD

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on July 21, 2020

    The Transparency International Bangladesh has demanded transparency in appointing managing director of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority ahead of beginning of the appointment process...