It urges diplomatic

Bangladesh govt continues violent autocratic crackdown ahead of elections: HRW

Bangladesh authorities are carrying out mass arrests of political opposition in a clear attempt to quash the opposition and eliminate competition ahead of the general elections, said Human Rights Watch on Sunday. According to the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, about half of its five million members face politically motivated prosecution. “The arrests, they are not leaving anyone behind, from senior le

Killing of most RMG workers goes uninves

The deaths of ready-made garment workers during different labour movements, mostly for wage hikes, have remained uninvestigated for years.Labour rights activists said that due to no justice for the ki

BNP office locked for 40 days

The headquarters of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the key opposition, has been under lock and key for the last 40 days, though the country is set to go into a national electi

Dollar price jumps to Tk 127

The price of US dollar has jumped to Tk 127 in both open and kerb markets on account of a greenback shortage and the rising trend in remittance dollar price in banks.The rate of the dollar has increas

Khasru, 2 other BNP leaders denied bail

A court in Dhaka on Wednesday rejected bail petition of three BNP leaders, including its standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, in two separate cases.Dhaka's First Additional Metropol

CNN Chairman and CEO Chris Licht quits job

Daily Bangla Times :  Chris Licht, the embattled chief executive and chairman of CNN, whose brief one-year tenure at the network was stained by a series of severe missteps, announced on Wednesday

9 more die from dengue, 1,794 hospitalised in a day

At least nine more dengue patients died while 1,794 others were hospitalised in 24 hours till Monday morning. Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said the death toll from this mosquito-borne  disease rose to 1,417 this year. Of t

In search of honey

Daily Bangla Times: It was mid-January. The highway leading to north Bengal was adorned with a beautiful yellow hue on both sides. With the edible oil price going high, farmers found special moti

International Women's Day tomorrow

Daily Bangla Times: International Women's Day will be observed tomorrow (Mar 8) across the country as elsewhere in the world with the theme 'Digit ALL: Innovation and technology for gender equali

Dhaka, Chattogram st

Daily Bangla Times: The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell slightly in the morning trade today.The DSEX, the benchmark index of the top bourse in Ba

Bangladesh Railway W

Bangladesh Railway wayman job circular 2023 is published at Railway Bangladesh job circular offers some new vacancies in this post

Fertilizer price inc

Daily Bangla Times; Price of fertilizer has increased by 105% in Bangladesh while sugar’s price by 60%, petrol’s price by 47%, and sanitary p

Two Bangladeshi hajj

Two Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims were killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. The deceased are Sagor Jomaddar, 23, son of Motah

Facebook`s ad agency

Daily Bangla Times: In a major setback to businesses in Bangladesh, Facebook's ad agency, Httpool, cited the lack of USD currency and difficulties with remittances abroad as the reasons for the c

Buyer sets condition

The Bangladeshi readymade garment entrepreneurs were concerned due to the new US labour policy announced on 16 November.Now the concerns have been intensified as a US apparel company has included a ce

1.04 crore cattle sa

Daily Bangla Times: A total of 1,00,41,812 cattle have been sacrificed across the country in the holy Eid-ul-Azha this year--one of the major religious festivals of the Muslims.Iftekhar Hossain,

Citizens' data leake

Technical weakness of the web applications of the concerned organisation was the main reason behind the leakage of citizens' data, according to a probe report.The findings of the report revealed that