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Bidi industry in crisis, hits hard workers

Bidi industry in crisis, hits hard workers

  RANGPUR: The subsistence of the country’s bidi workers is under threat. Many of them have become weak physically and frail because of constraints, said Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Home Affairs, Tipu Munshi on Wednesday. Tipu Munshi was addressing a rally as the chief guest, organized by Bangladesh Bidi Workers […]


Bidi workers vow to chase away BAT

Staff Correspondent: Workers of Bidi industry have vowed to chase away multinational cigarette manufacturer British American Tobacco (BAT) from Bangladesh for its ‘involvement in conspiracy against the bidi sector’. They made the pledge at a human-chain programme, organized by Bangladesh Bidi Workers Federation and bidi workers and employees in Bogra, at Satmatha More in Bogra […]


Move underway to change procurement method of $1bn EDC project

A move is underway to change the procurement method of the government’s ‘Establishing Digital Connectivity (EDC)’ project. Under the move, the ICT Division will procure goods and services worth $1 billion (equivalent to Tk 8,000 crore) through Limited Tendering Method (LTM) instead of earlier approved Direct Procurement Method (DPM). According to official sources, the ICT […]


Govt’s time got shorter: BNP

BNP senior leader Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan on Tuesday warned that the current government cannot perpetuate its power by resorting to killings, enforced disappearances and other repressive acts. “The country now lacks democracy and the rule of law. Those who raise voice against the government are being killed or made disappeared and sent to jail […]


People’s woes worsen though mercury rises

The bone-chilling cold prevailing across the country, especially the northern districts, improved slightly on Tuesday with the mercury rising by 2 degrees Celsius. Country’s lowest temperature of 4.8 degrees Celsius was recorded in Dinajpur in the morning against 2.6 degrees, the lowest in the country’s history, recorded in Tentulia of Panchagarh on Monday. Meanwhile, the […]

Phobia in Indo-Bangladesh relations

More than three and half decades after the independence of Bangladesh, some quarters in this country are still convinced that our vast neighbour to the east, west and north, is not well disposed towards us. They see India as a typical aggressor nation bent on destroying the sovereignty or independence of Bangladesh. It would not […]


Improve efficiency in technology to hunt down criminals: PM to police

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the police to achieve greater efficiency in technology to hunt down transnational organised criminals and those involved in money laundering, cybercrime and other crimes. “I hope, the police will take steps over newer technologies for crime data management and citizen information management system software to control and contain […]


Enayetpur Urs Sharif held

The annual Urs Sharif of Hazrat Khwaja Yunus Ali Enayetpuri, Nakhsebandi Mozaddadi (R) was held at the Darbar Sharif Enayetpur under Sirajganj District on 5-7 January, press release said. The 3-days Urs Sharif was inaugurated on Friday after Jumah Prayer by hoisting a traditonal Flag writen with “Allahu Akbar” and declared end it on Sunday […]


Rohingyas require more supports: IOM

Dhaka : Despite the ongoing efforts of aid agencies, and the local and national Bangladeshi authorities, there is so much more work to be done to give the Rohingyas the most basic support they need to ensure their safety, dignity and well-being, says an IOM consultant, reports UNB. “…the reality is that life in the […]


DUMCS & TIB Hosts the Anti Corruption Moot Court Competition 2017 at Dhaka University

Ali Mashraf: Dhaka University Moot Court Society (DUMCS), the pioneer mooting institution in the country, in collaboration with Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), hosted the Anti Corruption Moot Court Competition from December 7-9, 2017 at the University of Dhaka (DU). Law students from 16 different public and private universities across Bangladesh participated in this first of its […]

Economy’s outlook

First of all, the reasonable political normalcy that the country was blessed with during the last two years, may shatter with the main opposition party going on a warpath over government’s policies towards it, Instead of reconciling and uniting the nation politically and socially, government itself is seen as an agent giving stimulus to national […]