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

285 private colleges to be nationalised 285 private colleges to be nationalised

Currently, there are 327 government colleges.Once those 285 colleges are nationalised, the total number of the government will stand over 600


Bring in social dialogue for garment sector: CPD Bring in social dialogue for garment sector: CPD

The think-tank also lay emphasis on raising awareness among workers and entrepreneurs about social dialogue


About 150 Rana Plaza victims’ families yet to get compensation About 150 Rana Plaza victims’ families yet to get compensation

The families of some 150 victims are counting their days with hopes of getting compensations for last four years


Meat traders threaten to go on nationwide strike Meat traders threaten to go on nationwide strike

The association leaders say that there may be a hike in meat price, especially during the holy month of Ramadan


Govt in ‘zero tolerance’ to curb militancy: Inu Govt in ‘zero tolerance’ to curb militancy: Inu

The minister also says the government will not make any compromise to resist militancy


TV journalism course ends TV journalism course ends

“News presenters and Reporters should have a vast knowledge on presentation techniques, news and current affairs”


50 shops, shanties demolished in city 50 shops, shanties demolished in city

“The road now will be open for the people. The city corporation will repair it as soon as possible,” says Annisul Haq


Arrest warrants issued against 29 BNP men Arrest warrants issued against 29 BNP men

Dhaka City District Session Judge Md Kamrul Hossain Mollah passed the order after taking into cognizance the charge sheet in the case


Raudha killed in a planned way, claims father Raudha killed in a planned way, claims father

He also blames the negligence of Shah Makhdum Thana Police and Metropolitan intelligence police for their failure to unearth the mystery


New emergency fund introduced for rapid response to humanitarian crises New emergency fund for rapid response to humanitarian crises

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) Bangladesh office has been working with Start Network in this regard


No link of Hefajat to Qawmi madrasa, says Home Minister Asaduzzaman No link of Hefajat to Qawmi madrasa: Asaduzzaman

He says recognition to Qawmi madrasha has been given considering future of thousands of students who are studying in the institution


Biman to lease two aircraft for hajj pilgrims Biman to lease two aircraft for hajj pilgrims

The two leased aircraft will join BBA's own four 777-300 ER aircraft to run the hajj operation that begin on July 24


Climate change responsible for haor disaster: Water Resources Minister Climate change responsible for haor disaster: Water Resources Minister

The minister says his ministry can’t do anything right now but can learn lessons from the catastrophe that happens in the haor areas


267 senior assist secys promoted to dy secy 267 senior assist secys promoted to dy secy

The Public Administration Ministry issues a notification in this regard on Sunday


Waj, milad mahfil to be held marking Lailatul Meraj on Monday Lailatul Meraj on Monday

Islamic Foundation is set to organize the waj and milad around 6.45pm (after Magrib) tomorrow at Baitul Mukarram


Affected haor families to get 30 kg rice, Tk 500: Minister Affected haor families to get 30 kg rice, Tk 500: Minister

The government will continue support to the victims of the haor areas until they could return to the normal life


1276 tonnes fish, 3,844 ducks died in haor areas 1276 tonnes fish, 3,844 ducks died in haor areas

According to a government estimation, some 25 tonnes of fish died in Moulvibazar, 49.75 tonnes in Sunamganj, 11180.85 tonnes in Netrakona


B’baria OC hurt in clash during AL hartal B’baria OC hurt in clash during AL hartal

The district administration on Sunday imposes section 144 in Sadar, Bijoynagar, Sarail and Ashuganj upazilas amid the hartal


10,000 hectares cropland collapsed at Shonir Haor 10,000 hectares cropland collapsed at Shonir Haor

Incessant rainfall pairs with water flowing down from the upstream hilly areas increased the water level on the hoar


Tarique’s mother-in-law gets bail Tarique’s mother-in-law gets bail

Judge Kamrul Hossain Molla of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court grants the bail


Teesta issue to be resolved soon:  Indian Finance Minister Teesta issue to be resolved soon: Indian Finance Minister

The Indian government relaxes loan conditions for Bangladesh, Finance Minister AMA Muhith says


Heavy rainfall likely to occur two more days Heavy rainfall likely to occur two more days

Due to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chittagong and Sylhet divisions


Bangladesh, Poland agree to establish joint working group on migration Joint working group on migration

The Polish side has also showed interest to enter into MoU for cooperation between ports of the two countries


Call to conserve indigenous rice varieties Call to conserve indigenous rice varieties

Speaker of the seminar also urges the scientists to develop the country’s biotechnology


BNP has to take part in next polls: Ershad BNP has to take part in next polls: Ershad

"If BNP does not take part in the next general elections, its registration will be cancelled and the party would not take the risk anymore"


Mother fishes release eggs in Halda Mother fishes release eggs in Halda

Fishermen have collected these eggs after mother fishes started releasing eggs from 12:00 pm on Friday


Ammonia gas behind haor water oxygen fall, fish death: Ministry Ammonia gas behind haor water oxygen fall, fish death: Ministry

The water quality in the haors is not normal as ammonia gas has formed there due to rotten green paddy amid flash-flood that killed huge fish, ducks


Coal-laden cargo vessel capsizes in Kirtankhola River Coal-laden cargo vessel capsizes in Kirtankhola River

Assistant Director of Barisal Fire Service Faruk Hossain says the cargo vessel sinks in river after collision with waterbus ‘Greenline-2’ around 4pm


750 grams cocaine seized at Shahjalal Airport 750 grams cocaine seized at Shahjalal Airport

After searching the parcel, the DNC officials recover 750 grams cocaine, which was supposed to be received by one Mukman


A rare honour for Bangladesh A rare honour for Bangladesh

Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award is such a most prestigious honour that all actors, actresses and directors in Indian movie world eagerly wait for it


Not so easy to keep BNP out of polls race: Fakhrul Not so easy to keep BNP out of polls race: Fakhrul

The BNP leader says their party is preparing an election-time supportive govt. framework incorporating the opinions of people of all walks of life


NBR to launch a new mobile app to collect VAT from businesses NBR to launch a new mobile app to collect VAT from businesses

If the government reduces tax and VAT rates, investment will automatically increase in the country


National general election to be held as per constitution, says Health Minister Nasim General election to be held as per constitution: Nasim

He says the quarter who doesn't abide by the constitution has no right to do politics on the holy soil of Bangladesh


42pc of Rana Plaza workers unemployed 42pc of Rana Plaza workers unemployed

For lack of compensation and proper rehabilitation, the fate of the workers has not improved yet


DCCI proposes 7pc flat VAT; govt sticks to 15pc DCCI proposes 7pc flat VAT; govt sticks to 15pc

“If the government reduces tax and VAT rates, investment will automatically increase,” says DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan


Customs seize 255 cartons of foreign cigarette at HSIA Customs seize 255 cartons of foreign cigarette at HSIA

The arrestee returns to Dhaka airport from Dubai via Kuwait by a flight (KU 283) of Kuwait Airways


Met Office forecasts heavy rainfall in parts of country Met Office forecasts heavy rainfall in parts of country

Due to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chittagong and Sylhet divisions


Operation ‘Southpaw’ ends at Jhenaidah militant den Operation ‘Southpaw’ ends at Jhenaidah militant den

They recover at least 17 large plastic containers of bomb making chemical hydrogen peroxide from militant den


New women-friendly transport law creates ray of hope among female commuters New women-friendly transport law creates ray of hope among female commuters

Every woman is subjected to suffer in mass transports in the city. Many women allege that they face such embarrassment while getting into the bus

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