There is no need now to refer to the perception index of TIB to understand the extension of corruption. Addition of bribe to government services has become a common thing. People also do not utter any word about this. At times, it is not possible to escape only by paying bribe. Along with it comes harassment and negligence. It takes attempts of days and spending much money for the service supposed to be available free of cost or on payment of fixed fees. With the preparation for being harassed common people go to the officers and employees of government establishments... more ›
Countryï¿½s political arena is unfazed with a looming uncertainty in the coming year as ruling Awami League is set to celebrate its first anniversary of assuming power after January 5 election and opposition BNP threatens to wage movement to unseat the regime declaring it a black day. Ruling Awami League is apparently determined enough to fulfill its five year tenure while BNP and its allies are likely to take to climax their demand for a midterm election. BNP and its allies resorted to violent movement last year torching vehicles, damaging railway establishments, blocking highways and killing people across... more ›
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that the government does not want to see recurrence of the tragic incident like Pilkhana carnage in a disciplined force of the country. “We do not want to see recurrence of tragic Pilkhana-like incident,” the premier said while addressing special Darbar of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at its headquarters in the capital. “If any sort of problem arises here, let us know immediately. We will solve the problem…we don’t want to see any heartrending incident in a disciplined force,” Sheikh Hasina said. Some 74 people, including 57 army officers, were killed in a two-day Pilkhana carnage that happened within two months of assumption of the... more ›
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