Bangladesh, India need to work together: Jeffrey Sachs By UNB | Last Updated: 18th September, 2020, 21:20

Lack of cooperation in South Asia has dangerous consequences for Bangladesh and other countries in the region, the economist oppines

Bangladesh, India need to work together: Jeffrey Sachs

BSTI law to be overhauled; draft okayed BSTI law to be overhauled; draft okayed

According to cabinet secretary, the proposed law has been formulated making the BSTI Ordinance 1985 more time-befitting one


Myanmar president pardons 58 Rohingyas detained while returning from Bangladesh Myanmar president pardons 58 detained Rohingyas

The group was attempting to return to strife-torn northern Rakhine State’s Maungdaw Township from a refugee camp of Cox's Bazar


Thousands of Rohingya trained ahead of monsoon Thousands of Rohingya trained ahead of monsoon

The training and awareness sessions in the refugee settlements began several months ago


Government seeks stay on Khaleda’s bail order Govt seeks stay on Khaleda’s bail order

Earlier in the morning, the HC granted bail for 6 months to BNP Chairperson in 2 cases & rejected the bail petition in a defamation case of Narail


Thai Princess Sirindhorn in city Thai Princess Sirindhorn in city

The Princess is leading an 11-member high-profile Thai government delegation to visit philanthropic projects she set up in Bangladesh in 2011


Writ petition filed seeking ban on hoisting of foreign flags Writ petition filed seeking ban on hoisting of foreign flags

Freedom fighter Mohammad Nurul Amin filed the writ with the bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Zafor Ahmed on Sunday


High Court grants bail to Khaleda in 2 Cumilla cases; rejects another HC grants bail to Khaleda in 2 Cumilla cases

However, the same court rejects BNP Chairperson’s bail petition in defamation case filed against her in Narail


SC stays HC notice on Destiny 2000 for another 4 weeks SC stays HC notice on Destiny 2000 for another 4 weeks

The SC also allows Destiny to file a regular leave-to-appeal against the HC notice


3 UPDF men killed in Rangamati gunfight 3 UPDF men killed in Rangamati gunfight

The deceased are identified as Sushil Chakma, Smrity Chakma and Atol Chakma


Plan underway to launch Bangabandhu-2: Mustafa Jabbar Plan underway to launch Bangabandhu-2: Mustafa Jabbar

Since the ground stations in Gazipur and Betbunia are operational, the production costs of Bangabandhu-2 will be lower than the first one, he says


Nine more ‘drug traders’ killed in 'gunfights'  Nine more ‘drug traders’ killed in 'gunfights'

At least 102 people have been killed in alleged shootouts since law enforcers began an anti-drug campaign on May 12


PM’s India tour aimed at lobbying, alleges BNP PM’s India tour aimed at lobbying: BNP

Rizvi says the PM consideres India as her the last resort and goes there to convince the country to hold another unilateral election to power


France gives $490,000 for Rohingya nutrition France gives $490,000 for Rohingya nutrition

As part of this support, WFP provides super cereal, a fortified nutritious porridge, along with training on good nutrition practices


Khaleda’s adviser Wahidul Alam passes away Khaleda’s adviser Wahidul Alam passes away

His body will be taken to his village home in Chattogram's Hathazari and will be buried at his family graveyard following the third namaz-e-janaza


No innocent person killed in gunfights: Quader

No innocent person killed in gunfights: Quader

The AL general secretary says the drive will continue until the drug dealing comes to a tolerable level and general people are happy with it


Launch passengers protest unfit water vessels running for Eid trip Launch passengers protest unfit water vessels running for Eid trip

Apart from that, owners run launch service on their whim during the Eid trip and charge extra from passengers, they alleged


BNP pushes for greater political unity BNP pushes for greater political unity

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam says the government is making a wrong plan to hold the next election keeping Khaleda out of the race


President hosts iftar for Prime Minister,eminent citizens President hosts iftar for PM, eminent citizens

A special munajat was offered seeking divine blessings for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation


Rape case can be filed with any police station: High Court Rape case can be filed with any police station: HC

An HC bench of Justice Farah Mahbub and Justice Kazi Izharul Akanda passes the orders in the full verdict on a writ petition


Crackdown on drug traders to continue: Home minister Crackdown on drug traders to continue: Home minister

Asaduzzaman Khan makes the announcement while talking to reporters after a meeting on security arrangements ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr at the Secretariat


Two UN peacekeepers die in Central Africa road accident Two UN peacekeepers die in Central Africa road accident

The deceased are soldier Arjan Hawleder, 34, from E Bengal Faridpur and soldier M Ripul Mia, 35, from Div Locating Battery Artillery (Rangpur)


 Prime Minister’s India tour aimed at lobbying, alleges BNP  


PM’s India tour aimed at lobbying, alleges BNP

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi says this at a press conference at the party’s Nayapaltan central office


Strictly maintain environmental issues in economic zones: Prime Minister  Strictly maintain environmental issues in economic zones: PM

Sheikh Hasina asks the Beza authorities to keep a provision of having adequate water bodies and ETPs in every industrial zone


Order on Khaleda’s bail in 3 cases Monday Order on Khaleda’s bail in 3 cases Monday

The HC bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice JBM Hassan fixes the date after concluding hearing on the petitions


Power generation hits new record Power generation hits new record

According to the Public Relations Department of state-owned Power Development Board (PDB), the previous highest record was 10,147 MW


100 detained in anti-narcotics drive at Hazaribagh 100 detained in anti-narcotics drive at Hazaribagh

Law enforcers also recover huge quantities of narcotic items including Yaba and Phensidyl from the spot


Thai Princess Sirindhorn due Monday Thai Princess Sirindhorn due Monday

The Princess will lead an 11-member high profile Thai government delegation to visit philanthropy projects she set up in Bangladesh in 2011


Barapukuria coal mine workers’ indefinite strike continues for 15th day Barapukuria coal mine workers’ indefinite strike continues for 15th day

Taking position in front of the mine office, the agitated workers barred the officials to enter into the office


High Court questions legality of power tariff hike HC questions legality of power tariff hike

The top court asks why the increase in the price of electricity last year should not be declared illegal


Supreme Court order on Destiny 2000 winding up Monday SC order on Destiny 2000 winding up Monday

A four-member bench, led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, fixes the date after completing hearing of the appeal filed by Destiny 2000 Ltd


Cyclone in Oman:  Dhaka seeks India’s support to rescuer its nationals Cyclone in Oman: Dhaka seeks India’s support to rescuer its nationals

Powerful cyclone Mekunu struck Oman’s Salalah city killing at least three people including a 12-year-old girl


Concerns growing over sexual harassment of girls on social media Concerns growing over harassment of girls on social media

In a recent study report, Cyber Crime Awareness Foundation revealed that among the victims of cybercrimes in the country, 51.13 percent are women


PM Sheikh Hasina visits Netaji Shubhas Bose museum

PM visits Netaji Shubhas Bose museum

The prime minister went round different sections of the museum, located at Lala Lajpat Sarani in the West Bengal capital


10 more 'drug traders' killed in 'gunfights' 10 more 'drug traders' killed in 'gunfights'

Of them, one each was killed in Cox’s Bazar, Chattogram, Noakhali, Mymensingh, Khulna, Bagerhat, Thakurgaon and Kushtia districts


Mamata greets Hasina for getting awarded DLitt    Mamata greets Hasina for getting awarded DLitt

The West Bengal chief minister extends her greetings when she made a courtesy call on Sheikh Hasina at Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata


70 held during primary assistant teacher entry test 70 held during pry assist teacher entry test

Police arrest a total of 70 people including a college principal for adopting unfair means


Collision causes 58pc river tragedies Collision causes 58pc river tragedies

Unskilled drivers, unfit vessels and mismanagement in water transport sector are to blame for this


Early marriage ends study of many schoolgirls Early marriage ends study of many schoolgirls

Many girls students can not complete schooling due to their early marriage


Beauty Boarding loses its appeal Beauty Boarding loses its appeal

The founder of the boarding Prahlad Saha lived near Beauty Boarding and was killed by the Pakistani army

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