5,000 of 1.5 lakh applicants to be recognised as FFs

Rozina Islam | Update: 19:56, Feb 10, 2017 On 12 January his year, the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs issued a gazette notification to form a freedom fighter...

JOURNALISM: Media struggle with corruption

Corruption is ubiquitous in Bangladesh. Raising public awareness is one way to fight it. Media play an important watchdog role in this regard, but...

Official vanishes with Tk 140m

Rozina Islam | Update: 16:43, Jan 13, 2018 A civil servant named Setaful Islam has disappeared allegedly after embezzling Tk 140 million meant for compensation for the people...

Marriage age to remain as before

Rozina Islam | Oct 18, 2014 In face of controversy, the government has decided to leave the minimum age of marriage as before, 18 for...

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...

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...

Dhaka Tribune journo Ibrahim Hossain Ovi among DRU Best Reporting Award...

Tribune Desk Published at 06:12 PM November 26, 2017 Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) has handed over its annual “Best Reporting Award 2017” to 29 journalists...

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...

Speaks: Islam, Rozina

Senior Reporter, The Daily Prothom Alo, Bangladesch DW RECOMMENDS Links of Teaser Intern-Link Workshop: From access to action: Understanding the link between information and participation Wednesday, July 2,...

Govt moves to quash 34 murder cases

Rozina Islam | Update: 21:01, Feb 20, 2017 The Awami League government has taken a renewed initiative to withdraw 206 cases including 34 murder cases, according to the...