Proposal to amend NHRC Act still 'stuck': Chairman

The proposal submitted to the government by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to amend the NHRC Act has been "stuck", said its Chairman Kamal Uddin Ahmed today

1d ago

Shipbreaking workers form human chain demanding timely Eid bonus

Under the banner of Shipbreaking Workers Trade Union Forum, they formed a human chain around 4:00pm in front of the Chattogram Press Club in the Jamal Khan area

1w ago

Banning jhum for road in Rangamati: Rally held condemning move

A ban on Jhum cultivation for the constructing a road by local administration has left hundreds of indigenous people living two villages of Rangamati feeling helpless, said activists at a rally today

1w ago

Newspaper employees, workers demand formation of 10th wage board

The Bangladesh Federal Union of Newspaper Press Workers and Bangladesh Newspaper Workers Federation today strongly demanded formation of the 10th wage board for journalists, employees and workers in the newspaper industry

2w ago

Consumers must not pay the price

CPD suggests cutting production costs, mismanagement to reduce subsidies

3w ago

Country's first-ever Wellbeing Summit held in Dhaka

Innovation for Wellbeing Foundation organised the first-ever Dhaka Wellbeing Summit at the Bangla Academy premises in the capital

3w ago

11 yrs Taqi murder: Ivy demands speedy trial of killers

Demanding justice for Tanwir Muhammad Taqi, who was murdered in 2013, Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy urged the government to punish the culprits following a speedy trial, regardless of how influential they are

4w ago

Govt to ensure violence-free society for children: law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq today said there is still a long way to go before a society free from violence, exploitation, and torture can be established for children

Speedy Trial Act set to become permanent law

Bill placed in parliament amid criticism from opposition

JnU student Khadija discharged from all two DSA cases

She walked out of jail on November 20, 2023, after securing bail from Supreme Court

BELA serves legal notice to CoxDA, 8 authorities to stop hill cutting

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) has issued a legal notice to the Cox's Bazar Development Authority (CoxDA) and eight other authorities concerned to stop cutting hills and filling water bodies

RSF press freedom report ‘inaccurate, misleading’: Arafat

State Minister Mohammad Ali Arafat today criticised Reporters Without Borders' report on Bangladesh, calling it inaccurate and misleading

Democracy Index: Bangladesh slips two notches

Bangladesh has slipped two notches in the latest global democracy ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Now, it's ranked 75th in the world.

SDG cannot be achieved by leaving women behind: state minister

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Simin Hussan Rimi today said the Grassroots Level project on Promotion of Women Entrepreneurs for Economic Empowerment will gradually reach every upazila

Media houses can’t sack journos arbitrarily: Arafat

State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat today said that no media house can retrench journalists suddenly or with short notice

RMG workers stage demo for arrears

Several hundred workers of Abanti Colour Tex Limited, an export-oriented factory of Crony Group in BSCIC area of Fatullah, demonstrated on the factory premises for two hours in the morning

5 women get 'Joyeeta Award' in Rajshahi

The best awardees are Ila Rani Ghosh (economic), Kolyani Minj (education and employment), Rehana Parveen Mira (successful mother), Seyema Parveen (repression prevention) and Shefali Khatun (social development)

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