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Ctg businessman sues PK Halder

Bangladesh, May 9 -- based businessman on Sunday filed Tk 930 crore compensation lawsuit against Proshanto Kumar Halder, the disgraced director of International Leasing and Finance Service Ltd (ILFSL)... Read More


Journalist Ahmed Momtaz no more

Bangladesh, May 9 -- Journalist, writer and researcher Ahmed Momtaz breathed his last Sunday while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. The 61-year-old was an assistant director (p... Read More


People still trying to leave Dhaka defying restrictions, ignoring Covid risks

Bangladesh, May 9 -- Many people are still making frantic efforts to leave Dhaka to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their families in villages defying a ban on inter-district public transport due to the wo... Read More


Bengal Group's Jashim Uddin elected FBCCI president

Bangladesh, May 9 -- chairman of Bengal Group of Industries Md Jashim Uddin has been elected president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) for the next two year... Read More


Why press freedom matters

Bangladesh, May 9 -- In 1991, a group of African newspaper journalists came together in the capital of Namibia to issue the Windhoek Declaration, which asserted that, "[t]he establishment, maintenance... Read More


Writ petition filed against tree cutting at Suhrawardy Udyan

Bangladesh, May 9 -- A writ petition was filed at the High Court on Sunday to stop tree cutting at historical Suhrawardy Udyan in the pretext of beautification. On behalf of six organisations and an ... Read More


Workers cannot leave workplaces during Eid holidays: Monnujan

Bangladesh, May 9 -- The workers, including the ones employed in the apparel sector, will not be allowed to leave their workplaces during the upcoming three-day Eid holidays to stop further spread of ... Read More


Increase allocation, operate cash transfer to disadvantaged communities: Experts

Bangladesh, May 9 -- Experts have urged to increase allocation and operate cash transfer to disadvantaged communities noting that the Covid-19 situation has adversely affected members of these groups.... Read More


Ziauddin joins PMO as ambassador-at-large

Bangladesh, May 9 -- Former ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin joined the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Sunday morning as an ambassador-at-large with the rank and status of a minister. PM's Principal Se... Read More


Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 56 deaths, 1,386 new cases

Bangladesh, May 9 -- Bangladesh reported 56 more Coronavirus-related deaths and 1,386 new cases in 24 hours until Sunday morning. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said the new fatali... Read More