Govt-hired administrator joins REHAB

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- An administrator appointed by the government has started her assignment at the Real Estate & Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB), according to a statement. Jannatul Ferdous, De... Read More

Onion and sugar prices witness further increase

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- Prices of onion and sugar witnessed a fresh hike in the last two days augmenting woes of the commoners. Sugar price further increased to Tk150-170 a kg from Tk 145-160 a kg. Loose su... Read More

Consortium to invest $110m for first private submarine cable

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- A consortium of three private submarine cable companies is set to invest $110 million to set up a separate submarine cable network in a boost to the country's internet connectivity. ... Read More

Any trade sanctions a big deal for BD, says Wahiduddin Mahmud

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- Terming any trade sanctions 'a big deal' for Bangladesh, eminent economist Dr Wahiduddin Mahmud says such possible taboo on only one product could create an adverse impact on the coun... Read More

The gathering storm over Bangladesh RMG

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- For Bangladesh's flagship export, the Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector, the journey forward has been anything but along a primrose path. It has faced hurdles of one kind or another at ... Read More

Govt meets today on labour rights plan review

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- Government high officials are expected to sit today with the stakeholders for reviewing latest progress in executing the National Action Plan (NAP) on labour rights, on the heels of w... Read More

HC questions legality of Jubo Dal leader's treatment in bar fetters

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- The High Court on Monday questioned the legality of law enforcers' action of keeping Jashore's Jubo Dal leader Md Aminur Rahman Modhu in bar fetters while he was being treated at a Dh... Read More

RUET, IED join hands to strengthen industry-academia collaboration

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- In a significant stride towards enhancing practical learning opportunities for students, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was formally inked between Rajshahi University of Engineer... Read More

HC discharges rule questioning RPO clause barring govt officials from elections

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- The High Court has declared valid under Constitution a provision of the Representation of the People Order (RPO), 1972, that barred a retired government service holder from participat... Read More

Labour force survey incorporates first-ever disability data in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has published the Labour Force Survey 2022, incorporating for the first time ever, indicators for measuring disability inclusivity, a major s... Read More