A virtual dialogue on Industrial Safety of the RMG Sector during the Post-Accord-Alliance Period on 11 July 2021 was organised by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Bangladesh.
Bangladesh made headlines across the world due to the arrest of Rozina Islam, a prominent investigative journalist. She was arrested after the Health Ministry filed a complaint against her under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, allegedly for taking pictures of so-called classified official documents, according to news reports.
The Competition Commission (CC), Bangladesh in a suo moto rule warned Viqarunnisa Noon school (VNS) authorities and imposed a financial penalty of Tk 79,897 on Chowdhury Enterprise for a contract to supply uniforms to students of VNS by violating section 15 (1) of Competition Act 2012. This clause prohibits the collusion for purchase, sell, and bid manipulation etc.
Bangladesh’s Globe Biotech is the only company, globally, to be listed with three vaccine candidates – DNA plasmid vaccine, Adenovirus Type 5 Vector and D614G variant LNP-encapsulated mRNA and other companies have one or two varieties.
The degradation of forest resources in Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) started since British rule due to settlement of plain land people there and nationalisation of CHT forests to protect the same from overexploitation by indigenous people.