Mahbubur Rahman Khan

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

Next budget size to be Tk 6,77,874cr; Govt advised on macroeconomic pressures from Russia-Ukraine war

The Finance Division has recommended that the government avoid hard-term loans and discourage import of luxury goods to cope with macroeconomic pressures arising from the Russia-Ukraine war.

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

Borrowing money to get easier

A borrower will no longer need to depend on immovable properties to get a bank loan, with the government moving to ease the lending system by allowing moveable properties -- such as savings...

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

More woes for low-income people

The rising prices of essentials ahead of Ramadan has dealt a fresh blow to the people with limited income.

March 28, 2022
March 28, 2022

Justice Sinha ‘has 3-storey building in New Jersey’

Seven months after tendering his resignation on November 10, 2017 from the post of chief justice, Surendra Kumar Sinha had bought a three-storied building in the US for $280,000.

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

Power division named for Swadhinata Padak

The power division will receive this year’s Swadhinata Padak (Independence Award) for its outstanding job of bringing cent percent of the country under electricity coverage, said power division...

March 23, 2022
March 23, 2022

Tk 5,132 crore projects as per MPs’ demand

The government is going to repair religious establishments and build new bridges across the country following longstanding demands from lawmakers.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Bowing before bureaucrats

On a day in early 2017, an ACC commissioner (investigation) ordered an assistant director to rush to Narail’s Lohagara upazila and probe a graft allegation centring on the social safety net programme.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Ramadan price shock: Family cards may ease it a little

As the prices of daily essentials continue to soar, the government has decided to sell several essential goods at subsidised prices to 88 lakh selected low-income families outside the capital from...

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

Chandpur University: Land scam by AL men ‘may be true’

Uncertainty looms over the planned launching of academic activities at Chandpur Science and Technology University (CSTU) this year as the land acquisition process remains stalled over alleged price...

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

How are the poor coping with price hike of essentials?

No matter how hard Md Shaon, a day labourer, and his wife, a domestic help, work, their attempts fall short against the skyrocketing price to make ends meet for their family of five.