BANGLADESH/SOUTH ASIA-Bangladesh War Crimes Probe Agency Fails To Perform Due to...

On Monday February 27th, 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing The Global Intelligence Files, over five million e-mails from the Texas headquartered "global intelligence" company Stratfor....

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...

From gallows to politics

Rozina Islam | Update: 12:07, Sep 24, 2017 | Print Edition Orders to hang Juba League leader Aslam Fakir, convicted for murder, were suspended at...

Inapt names as hajj pilgrims’ medical attendants!

Rozina Islam | Update: 16:01, Aug 05, 2017 The religious affairs ministry has appointed as medical attendants of Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims, quite a number of persons who, officials...

3,000 FF certificates to be cancelled

Rozina Islam | May 28, 2014 The liberation war affairs ministry has decided to cancel around 3,000 certificates of freedomfighters. These certificates were obtained illegally...

‘Trees along Jessore Road not to be chopped down’

Rozina Islam | Update: 14:16, Jan 24, 2018 The government has decided to implement the four-lane project on the Jessore-Benapole highway without chopping down the century-old trees along...

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,...

GOVERNANCE: Defining corruption

Corruption is a complex multi-faceted social phenomenon with innumerable manifestations. It takes place as an outcome of deficiencies in the existing public administration apparatuses...

Shipping minister backs strike, speaks against sentence

Rozina Islam | Update: 22:46, Feb 28, 2017 Shipping minister Shajahan Khan has backed the countrywide transport strikes enforced by transport workers, arguing that it should not be...

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...