| 2019-07-17
Party activists want GM Quader to plough ahead By Mohammad Al Amin | Last Updated: 17th July, 2019, 13:55

Ershad, at an urgent press conference at his Baridhara residence in the capital, announced the name of his younger brother, GM Quader, as the acting chairman of Jatiya Party

Party activists want GM Quader to plough ahead

32 offending pvt universities to face music 32 offending pvt universities to face music

There are 104 private universities as of now, the first one of which came into being in 1992 in the country


WHO: Too much sugar in baby foods on market WHO: Too much sugar in baby foods on market

 Baby foods on market generally contain too much sugar, posing a source of health concern, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO)


Gold smuggling now thru’ ‘Biman staff’ Gold smuggling now thru’ ‘Biman staff’

Besides, many foreigners are also involved in smuggling the precious metal


Good news for private jobholders Good news for private jobholders

Only one out of 30 jobholders in the country is engaged in the public sector while the rest are in the private sector


Pragmatic step to regulate three-wheelers Pragmatic step to regulate three-wheelers

Though it seems the premier's instruction is based on sympathy towards the protesting drivers of the three-wheelers


Understanding non-economic effects of climate change Understanding non-economic effects of climate change

The south-west coast of the country was stuck by a category 4 cyclone named SIDR on the 15th November in 2007


Enforce ban on polythene Enforce ban on polythene

Harmful polythene bags are everywhere despite the ban imposed on its production, marketing and use way back in 2004


Banking card service to become costlier Banking card service to become costlier

Bankers and economists have termed the service cost hike as a hindrance to the growth and inclusiveness of the digital financial service in the country


Missionary-run schools to follow set rules Missionary-run schools to follow set rules

The missionary educational institutions were operating until now without any ste government guidelines from admission to examinations


Padma Bridge on fast-track
Padma Bridge on fast-track

With the installation of the 14th span, a total of 2,100 metres of the country’s largest structure is now visible


Unplanned road digging causes public sufferings Unplanned road digging causes public sufferings

Renovation work makes many roads unusable in the overpopulated city during the rains


Govt goes tough on recapitalising state-run banks Govt goes tough on recapitalising state-run banks

Finance ministry officials says situation of the state-run banks did not improve even after recapitalising of the state banks every year with taxpayers’ money


India no more safe for fugitive militants India no more safe for fugitive militants

The three were also involved in recruitment and collection of funds for their organization in West Bengal


Jamaat now riding on Oli’s shoulder
Jamaat now riding on Oli’s shoulder

BNP insiders say the party is now trying to forge greater political unity with different other opposition political parties of the country


Environment friendly ‘Sonali Bag’ to hit market in December ‘Sonali Bag’ to hit market in December

Sonali Bag is a synthesised polymer from jute fibre, which can be used to create a kind of bag that works, looks and feels like a polythene bag but without the negative environmental impact


JCD to elect its leadership thru voting after 37 years
JCD to elect its leadership thru voting after 37 years

The BNP had failed several phases of the anti-government movement against the Awami League government and finally faced the worst defeat in 11th parliament election


‘China wants to learn from Bangladesh’ ‘China wants to learn from Bangladesh’

China is working to build a moderately prosperous society by 2021 and it has made very good achievements


No laws for reckless motor bikers? No laws for reckless motor bikers?

In the country side motorbikes are the best mode of transportation, where young people take to the highways or narrow roads in high speed


Most population remain out of banking network Most population remain out of banking network

Bangladesh Bank in 2013 had allowed NRB Global Bank to handle remittance from expatriate Bangladeshis


Flammable plastic grain shops mushroom in Old Dhaka Flammable plastic grain shops mushroom in Old Dhaka

Hydrogen cyanide is extremely poisonous and flammable liquid chemical compound


Vested quarter out to destroy cement sector Vested quarter out to destroy cement sector

Some vested interests are trying to nip the country’s development strides in the bud by making the cement production and supply costlier


DCs for ban on teachers’ politics
DCs for ban on teachers’ politics

Banning involvement of teachers in politics is one of the proposals of the DCs


Strong leaderships and economy key to cementing Indo-Bangla ties Strong leaderships and economy key to cementing Indo-Bangla ties

On the Teesta issue, Indian BJP leader Sahasrabuddhe was optimistic saying “together we will find a solution”


Youth and skill dev given special attention in budget Youth and skill dev given special attention in budget

There has been an announcement for start-up funds and allocations have been made for skill training and research


Fishermen enjoying huge hilsa catches Fishermen enjoying huge hilsa catches

The scientist observed that the government took initiatives to ban netting of hilsa fries in FY 2004-2005 in a bid to boost production of marine fish


Road safety plan implementation uncertain Road safety plan implementation uncertain

No official letter has yet been issued by the ministry concerned to the eight government ministries and departments which are involved in implementation process


Ebtedayee madrasas to get MPO facilities Ebtedayee madrasas to get MPO facilities

After the approval, the education ministry will now start a process to enlist the Ebtedayee madrasa under the MPO system


Incentive to boost remittance transfer thru banks Incentive to boost remittance transfer thru banks

The move has also created enthusiasm among the expatriates, a major contributor to the country’s foreign exchange reserve of $31.3 billion


51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years: Report 51 pc increase in unnecessary C-sections in two years: Report

The report published by Save the Children Bangladesh found that in 2018 alone


Innovative Yaba smugglers dodge railway police Innovative Yaba smugglers dodge railway police

Smugglers have innovative ways to carry the “pink pills” by using women who keep the drugs hidden in “sensitive areas” of their bodies


Use of e-cigarettes rises among teens Use of e-cigarettes rises among teens

Medical experts says though tobacco is not being consumed, e-cigarette which is battery-operated is not safe either, as people are inhaling nicotine and other harmful chemicals through it


Fake certificates: A grave danger for nation’s future Fake certificates: A grave danger for nation’s future

Criminal gangs are making a fortune by printing fake academic certificates using latest technology


Where Is Our Padman? Where Is Our Padman?

Padman is an Indian film released in  2018 with the intention of making rural people aware of menstrual hygiene- Jainab Tabassum Banu Sonali


Swiss women rise up for equal pay Swiss women rise up for equal pay

Statues draped in purple in Neuchatel, blocked traffic in Lausanne and a massive clenched fist feminist…


PM saves the farmers PM saves the farmers

We welcome the government’s move to procure some 2.5 lakh metric tonnes of paddy directly from the farmers


Bashundhara City theme park thrills youngsters Bashundhara City theme park thrills youngsters

Officials say the gaming zone and park have seen a big number of crowds over the last four days till Eid day


Holidaymakers throng tourist spots Holidaymakers throng tourist spots

Travelling during the Eid vacation is a growing trend for Bangladesh with internal tourism making a sharp mark


Huge disparity between growth and research spending Huge disparity between growth and research spending

Data show that the income of private universities increased by around Tk 271 crore in a single year


Unconsumed solar power sale to national grid growing fast Unconsumed solar power sale to national grid growing fast

The sale of solar power from consumers’ end to the national grid under the Net Metering System (NMS) is growing fast as its volume has already reached 8.213 MW

 1 2 3 > 
Top