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Whither is workers’ rights? By Other | Last Updated: 1st May, 2017, 00:00

Minimum wage for workers of the country is still a far cry as most of the industrial labourers are deprived of getting living standard salary and other necessary facilities.   Although…

Whither is workers’ rights?

Haor farmers to get free agri inputs: PM

SUNAMGANJ: Issuing a note of warning that no one will be spared if any negligence is found in haor embankment construction, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said haor farmers will get free agricultural…


Muhith enraged over FBCCI stance

Finance Minister AMA Muhith at a meeting on Sunday was locked in a heated debate after a trade body leader threatened to launch a movement against the new VAT law.   He vented his…


More homeless people coming to Ashrayan-2

The second phase of Ashrayan project, a flagship scheme to provide accommodation for the homeless, is likely to see a cost hike and time extension to expand its coverage.   The scheme…

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BCIC official being harassed! BCIC official being 
harassed!

The authorities of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) is seemingly harassing one of its officials for revealing irregularities regarding fertiliser stock through an internal audit report.…

Metropolis
26 lakh unemployed youths to get jobs 26 lakh unemployed youths to get jobs

The government has taken initiatives to provide employment for around 26 lakh youths aiming to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), reports BSS.   “Alongside taking…

Sun Extra
PKS gets Chand Sultana Award PKS gets Chand Sultana Award

Pratibandhi Kalyan Sangstha (PKS), an organisation for the persons with disabilities, secured Chand Sultana Award- 2016 for its outstanding contribution in education, life skill development and treatment…

Editorial
The Case for Health Insurance in Bangladesh The Case for Health Insurance
in Bangladesh

Till President Barak Obama introduced the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obamacare in 2010, the United States of America was the only developed country that had left its citizens to themselves…

Scitech
Bangladeshi Imran behind Snapchat’s success 
Bangladeshi Imran behind Snapchat’s success

Bangladeshi technology icon Imran Khan, the author of Snapchat's success in online communication, sports a persona described as cryptic and progressive by his associates. Through…

World
Trump attacks US media at 100-day rally Trump attacks US media at 100-day rally

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has launched a scathing attack on the media during a rally marking 100 days in office, reports BBC.   He told supporters in Pennsylvania that…

Culturetainment
Hasan Imam, Laila Hasan to be honoured with ‘Bbarta Gold Medal’ Hasan Imam, Laila Hasan to be honoured with ‘Bbarta Gold Medal’

Actor couple Syed Hasan Imam and Laila Hasan will be honoured with ‘Bbarta Gold Medal’ this year’s for their outstanding contributions to the cultural arena.   …

Winner
Razzak-inspired Sheikh Jamal batter Partex Razzak-inspired Sheikh Jamal batter Partex

Skipper Abdur Razzak led from the front with a splendid bowling performance as formidable Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club pulled off an exciting three-wicket triumph over Partex Sporting Club in their…

My Districts
Mango growers using fruit bagging tech in Rajshahi Mango growers using fruit bagging tech
in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Fruit bagging technology is being promoted in mango orchards in Rajshahi and Chapainawabgonj commercially during this pre-harvest season to protect mango from pest attack besides facilitating…

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HC questions Iqbal’s legality of holding BCIC office HC questions Iqbal’s legality of holding BCIC office

The High Court has questioned the legality of holding office of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) chairman by Mohammad Iqbal, as a gazette notification was issued for his transfer more…

Business
Businesses demand review of VAT law Businesses demand 
review of VAT law

Businesses of the country on Sunday placed a set of demands for the next budget include review of the decision on the implementation of new VAT law from next July.   They also urged…

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