Call for revising CHS standard in aid sector

Dhaka, Sept. 26 -- Speakers at a workshop on Monday suggested revising the standard of the Core Humanitarian Quality and Accountability Standard (CHS) developed by and for the humanitarian sector to i... Read More

Cotton GSP scheme win-win situation for BD, USA

Dhaka, Sept. 26 -- Experts and businesses on Monday said that the cotton GSP scheme would be a win-win situation for both Bangladesh and USA as 11.5 per cent of the total nine million bales of require... Read More

Govt nothing to do with Khaleda's treatment abroad: Law Minister

Dhaka, Sept. 26 -- Though the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum, the government has nothing to do with BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia's treatment abroad considering ... Read More

Rich-poor gap increases 80 times: CP

Dhaka, Sept. 26 -- The wealth gap between the poor-rich has increased about 80 times in the country in last one era. Though the country has progressed with economic and infrastructure development but... Read More

Outgoing CJ not upset by US visa policy

Dhaka, Sept. 26 -- Outgoing Chief Justice (CJ) Hasan Foez Siddique on Monday said that he was not upset by the visa policy of United State of America. "This country became independent after sacrifici... Read More

Political influence still role in e-govt procurement: TIB

Dhaka, Sept. 26 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Monday said that political influence was still playing a role in the process of obtaining work orders even in the electronic governmen... Read More

Commentary: The grave charge facing India over a Sikh leader's murder in Canada

Dhaka, Sept. 25 -- If India does not assist Canada in unraveling the murder of a Sikh leader, Hardeep Singh Nijjar, on Canadian soil, it will seriously dent India's global image as a democratic countr... Read More

BNP issues ultimatum to release Khaleda Zia in 48hrs

Dhaka, Sept. 25 -- The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has given an ultimatum to the government to release BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is undergoing treatment in Evercare Hospital, and send he... Read More

Media in Bangladesh may come under purview of US visa policy: Peter Haas

Dhaka, Sept. 25 -- The US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas said that the media would also be included in the newly implemented America's visa restrictions policy besides the ruling party, oppositio... Read More

Vietnam president attends forum in Dhaka to boost economic cooperation

Dhaka, Sept. 25 -- Vuong Dinh Hue, President of the Vietnam National Assembly, has attended an event in Dhaka titled 'Forum on Policies and Laws to Promote Economic, Trade and Investment Cooperation b... Read More