Abdullah Al Nayeem

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

Baira mired in chaos?

Feud among the top brass of Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (Baira) has apparently turned toxic -- something that became obvious at a meeting yesterday.

July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019

Vegetables becoming dearer

Spices and vegetables have become significantly pricier over the last one week largely due to inundated farmlands.

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

Prices of egg, spices rising

Prices of eggs, one of the main sources of protein, have been rising for the last couple of weeks.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

Prices of most essentials stable

Ramadan has been a little different this time. Unlike the previous years, prices of most of the essential commodities have remained stable so far, except for fish, red meat and fruits.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Hike In Essentials Prices: Crooked traders out to cash in on Ramadan

Despite a government promise that price of essentials would not rise before Ramadan, a section of unscrupulous wholesalers and retailers have yet again begun charging people more for those.

November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018

LDA to join election

Left Democratic Alliance (LDA) yesterday formally announced of taking part in the 11th parliamentary polls.

November 7, 2018
November 7, 2018

The ball now in PM's court

Leftist parties in talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina last night demanded that parliament be dissolved and the election be held under a neutral caretaker government.

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

Can't take action

Right before the general election, some political parties and nomination seekers have begun pasting posters on the city's walls, defying a law prohibiting such acts.

August 18, 2018
August 18, 2018

Spices, Onion, Garlic: Supply adequate yet prices go up

Despite having adequate supplies, retail prices of some spices and essentials have gone up in city markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

An opportunity yet to be seized

Countless efforts and numerous unsuccessful experiments for over five years. In the end, they all proved rewarding when Dr Mubarak Ahmad Khan realised he has finally struck the right chord. Since 2010, the noted scientist had been trying to invent a biodegradable polymer from jute fibre. Success came in late 2015.