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PM says no more quotas in government...

PM says no more quotas in government...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 11 2018

The nationwide protests for quota reforms have apparently culminated in the overall repealing of all...

Firoz Rashid: Rapists should be put...

Firoz Rashid: Rapists should be put...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 11 2018

'If women cannot commute safely and if they fall prey to gang rape, the state and the government cannot...

Parliament passes Christian Religious...

Parliament passes Christian Religious...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 11 2018

The bill amended the Christian Religious Welfare Trust Ordinance, 1983.

Constitution (17th Amendment) Bill placed...

Constitution (17th Amendment) Bill placed...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 11 2018

The bill aims to reserve the 50 parliamentary seats exclusively for women for another 25 years.

Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust Bill...

Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust Bill...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 11 2018

The bill has been brought to amend the Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust Ordinance of 1983.

Parliamentary watchdog recommends scrapping...

Parliamentary watchdog recommends scrapping...

Education

Sun, Apr 1 2018

State Minister for Education Kazi Keramat Ali last month told the parliament that the government was...

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted...

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 30 2018

In his first address to parliament, the famously straight-talking Win Myint has said he would focus on...

Obaidul Quader: Polls-time government...

Obaidul Quader: Polls-time government...

Politics

Wed, Mar 28 2018

The next election will be held as per the electoral procedures and it will not halt for anyone, says...

Women in parliament: Impressive only...

Women in parliament: Impressive only...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 8 2018

In the current parliament, there are a total of 71 women lawmakers, 50 of whom occupy reserved

Italy's League, 5-Star vie for power...

Italy's League, 5-Star vie for power...

Europe

Tue, Mar 6 2018

Sunday's biggest loser was former prime minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party that has ruled since...

Raushan reveals distaste for JaPa's...

Raushan reveals distaste for JaPa's...

Politics

Tue, Feb 27 2018

'When we go anywhere, we can't talk to journalists. When I talk to journalists, I feel ashamed. Are we...

Parliament passes BRDB Bill

Parliament passes BRDB Bill

Bangladesh

Mon, Feb 26 2018

Under the proposed law, a board will be constituted with the LGRD minister and secretary as its chairman...

Muhith: Four state-owned banks facing...

Muhith: Four state-owned banks facing...

Banks

Mon, Feb 26 2018

Three other private banks are also facing the capital crisis as per the data collected on September 30,...

Food inflation up in 1st quarter of...

Food inflation up in 1st quarter of...

Economy

Mon, Feb 26 2018

Non-food inflation in the first three months of the running fiscal year stood at 3.53%, 3.75% and...

Parliament passes Sheikh Hasina National...

Parliament passes Sheikh Hasina National...

Bangladesh

Sun, Feb 25 2018

State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder moved the bill in the House

Parliament passes bill fixing four-year...

Parliament passes bill fixing four-year...

Bangladesh

Mon, Feb 19 2018

With the passage of the new bill, the President Order of 2016 and the part of the Joint Services Instruction...

JS paves way for one stop investment...

JS paves way for one stop investment...

Business

Tue, Feb 6 2018

The Bill was aimed at implementing domestic and foreign investment plans quickly for rapid development...

Home minister: Security beefed up for...

Home minister: Security beefed up for...

Bangladesh

Sun, Feb 4 2018

Improvement in law-and-order situation and ensuring peaceful and stable environment are the prerequisites...

Foreign minister: Diplomacy on to resolve...

Foreign minister: Diplomacy on to resolve...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Feb 4 2018

Last month, Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a document on 'Physical Arrangement' which will facilitate...

Railway minister: Train crashes killed...

Railway minister: Train crashes killed...

Bangladesh

Thu, Feb 1 2018

In the last eight years, 1,391 accidents have cost a loss of more than Tk25.5 crore in terms of damage...

Minister: Supreme Court disposed of...

Minister: Supreme Court disposed of...

Court

Thu, Feb 1 2018

The High Court alone disposed of 296,512 of these cases between January 1, 2009 and April 3, 2016