Bangladesh govt encroaches on forest land

Rozina Islam | Update: 21:06, Jan 21, 2018 Different government and private organisations have recently applied for allotment of 16,000 acres of forest land for building offices, industries...

Oil terminal destroying reserve forest?

Iftekhar Mahmud and Rozina Islam | Update: 12:43, Dec 29, 2017 The Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) wants 191 acres of reserve forest in Maheshkhali island of Cox's Bazar,...

Muktijoddha Tower illegally occupied

Rozina Islam | Update: 18:56, Dec 28, 2017 There are allegations of irregularities regarding allocation of flats built for wounded freedom fighters. Out of 84 flats,...

Tk 2b fertiliser exists on BCIC papers only

Transport contractors and officials of the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation misappropriated hundreds of tonnes of fertiliser valued around Tk 2 billion from the 2015-16...

Work unitedly to protect country’s democracy

Staff Correspondent Home  City 12:00 AM, November 27, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:10 AM, November 27, 2017 Democracy cannot flourish without freedom of media, said Information Minister Hasanul...

Effort to turn non-freedom fighters to freedom fighters

Rozina Islam | Update: 20:16, Nov 07, 2017 Seventy people from Dhaka’s Dohar area, who did not fight for the country’s independence in 1971, have...

‘Myanmar won’t resolve Rohingya crisis if int’l pressure recedes’

Interview Raheed Ejaz and Rozina Islam | Update: 21:56, Oct 27, 2017 Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said the Myanmar authorities would not ultimately resolve the...

Govt caught unawares by Rohingya exodus

Mizanur Rahman Khan and Rozina Islam | Update: 18:06, Sep 17, 2017   The government had no prior information about the Rohingya exodus into Bangladesh following...

Rice price spirals out of control

Rozina Islam | Update: 16:04, Sep 13, 2017 | Print Edition Rice prices have spiralled out of control, following a drastic fall in the country’s...

Bangladesh wants Rohingya ‘safe zone’ in Myanmar

Rozina Islam | Update: 13:54, Sep 08, 2017 Bangladesh has made two proposals regarding a resolution to the Rohingya crisis. The first is for Myanmar to...