Fair election impossible under AL govt: BNP

Dhaka, June 1 -- BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrurl Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said fair and credible election cannot be possible under the Awami League government. "It is an established truth in B... Read More

Special Editorial: We remember Manik Mia in these days of decaying journalism

Dhaka, June 1 -- Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia, an icon of journalism in Bangladesh, left this mortal world after having a sudden heart attack on this day (June 1) in 1969 at the age of just 58 while he ... Read More

HC rejects Prof Yunus's plea, justifies tax on donation

Dhaka, June 1 -- The High Court on Wednesday ruled that tax imposition on the donated money by Nobel laureate Prof Dr Muhammad Yunus to three trusts is justified. The High Court Bench of Justice Muha... Read More

Moody's takes negative rating actions on seven Bangladeshi banks

Dhaka, June 1 -- Moody's Investors Service has lowered the long-term deposit and issuer ratings of six Bangladeshi banks while confirming the ratings for another bank a day after downgrading the gover... Read More

Tannery shifting fails to achieve target TWU demands Tk 25000 wage for workers

Dhaka, June 1 -- The Tannery Workers' Union (TWU) has expressed dissatisfaction with the relocation of tanneries from Hazaribag to Hemayetpur and said it did not meet their expectations regarding work... Read More

Tk 7.61 lakh crore budget for FY24 to be placed today

Dhaka, June 1 -- Amid the ongoing economic crises across the globe because of various problems like COVID-19 pandemic, Russia-Ukraine war, IMF loan conditions and slow revenue income, the government i... Read More

EC always neutral in declaring results: CEC

Dhaka, June 1 -- Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said Election Commission (EC) plays neutral role in declaring elections results without resorting to partisan stand. He made the c... Read More

Polls to eight municipalities on July 17

Dhaka, June 1 -- Elections to eight municipalities in the country will be held on July 17, according to a notification of Election Commission (EC). The eight municipalities are - Bhandaria in Pirojpu... Read More

95 more dengue cases in 24 hours

Dhaka, June 1 -- Amid a rise in dengue infection 95 more patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Wednesday morning. Among the new patients, 82 were admitted to hospitals in the... Read More

Graft case against Tarique, Zubaida one more testifies

Dhaka, June 1 -- Md Shah Alam, an office assistant of the publication branch Dhaka District Commissioner's office, yesterday testified in a graft case filed against BNP Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman ... Read More