BANGLADESH NEWS

  • Pakistan should seize historic opportunity: Mujib
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has told two Pakistani journalists who met him recently in Dhaka that Pakistan is hindering progress towards solution to the humanitarian as well as political problems in the sub-continent by deferring recognition of Bangladesh.

  • Not another sweet(s) story
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Weeks after life has largely returned to normalcy for many, sweetmeat companies continue to see low sales all across the board. Although the scenario has improved in recent times, it’s still a far cry from the strong numbers of pre-pandemic days.

  • Small businesses must be saved
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Our planning minister has recently remarked that the discrepancy in wealth distribution is not just an accident, it has been happening due to some in-built injustices in society and the state.

  • Despite price spiral, potato farmers still in a pickle
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    With the prices of potato having shot up in the past few weeks, farmers who were preparing for the upcoming growing season are about to face a new reality.

  • Giving aid with one hand, taking away rights with the other
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    It the donors’ conference co-hosted by the US, UK, EU and UNHCR on October 22, the international community pledged USD 597 million in humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya.

  • Economic zone investors worried over Beza’s sudden service charges
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (Beza) has apparently gone back on its words to recently impose utility service charges, topped off with VAT, alongside a conservancy charge on investors.

  • Akbarnama: The tale of a corrupt cop
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    How crooked can a cop get?

  • 19 more die, 1,094 infected with Covid-19
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Nineteen people have died from Covid-19 in the country in the 24 hours ending at 8:00am yesterday, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

  • Quality growth in right sectors key to economic recovery
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Quick disbursement of the government’s stimulus packages and quality growth in the right sectors will provide effective economic recovery amid the Covid-19 fallout, according to the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem).

  • Stuck Bangladeshis will get new entry permits to Qatar
    on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman, foreign affairs minister of Qatar, has assured the Bangladesh envoy of issuing exceptional entry permits to stranded expatriate Bangladeshis in short time.