Govt official suspended for taking bribe

Rozina Islam | Oct 20, 2015 M Shahidul Haque, Dhaka Controller of the Chief Controller of Imports and Exports (CCIE) office, has been suspended for taking...

‘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...

Molla Wahiduzzaman’s FF certificate cancelled

Rozina Islam | Aug 30, 2015 Former secretary of the prime minister’s office, Molla Wahiduzzaman’s freedom fighter certificate and the concerning gazette have been cancelled on...

Women being trafficked to Syria as sex workers, maids

Rozina Islam | Nov 05, 2015 Allegations have been raised that women are being trafficked to war-torn Syria from Bangladesh as sex workers and domestic help. The...

Special security measures for writers, artistes sought

An intelligence agency has asked the government to strengthen security for teachers, journalists, writers, bloggers and progressive personalities who believe in the spirit of...

Latif Siddique’s unlawful land lease

Rozina Islam |  Oct 22, 2014 Tongi's Nishat Jute Mills had some land next to Modhumita cinema hall in Motijheel. Abdul Latif Siddique, as a...

Ferries to carry double passengers at night

Rozina Islam | Sep 26, 2014 Ferry owners have cleverly doubled the passenger-carrying capacity of their vessels at night. The rule is that there are to...

Japan agrees to Konio’s burial in Bangladesh

Rozina Islam |  Oct 13, 2015 The Japan government has no objection over the burial of Japanese national Kunio Hoshi in Bangladesh. His relatives have...

Proposal to separate RAB from police

Rozina Islam | Jul 24, 2014 A proposal has been made to separate the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from police and place it directly under...

Govt to deploy BGB men in 22 districts

Rozina Islam | Jan 12, 2015 The government has decided to deploy 59 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh in 22 districts. Home ministry issued a directive...