Mahbubur Rahman Khan

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Evidence act amendment: Cabinet gives the final nod

The Cabinet Division yesterday gave the final approval to the draft of Evidence (Amendment) Act, 2022, which will allow electronic records and digital data to be admissible in court.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Think twice before taking up projects

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday issued a host of directives that include  stopping non-essential procurement and exercising caution in taking up new development projects.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

A foreign trip okayed quizzically

The public administration ministry has changed the category of a trip to allow 25 officials to go on tour to Australia, effectively letting them bypass restrictions on foreign visits.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

2 ministries ask officials to cut energy expenses

The finance ministry yesterday directed government officials to lower fuel and lubricant expenditures for their vehicles by 20 percent while the public administration ministry asked officials not to waste power.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Circuit houses get tight spending caps

The government has cut the expenditures of circuit houses in 63 districts as a part of exercising austerity to cope with the mounting pressure on the country’s economy due to the fallout of the pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war .

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Prottoyon fails to get momentum

Prottoyon -- an online platform providing all types of certification services -- has failed to gain the desired momentum since its inception in 2019.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Nightmare on Doyaganj road

“It feels like I’m going to throw up anytime now.”

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Ignoring directives, DNCC councillor goes on foreign trip

The government’s request to save money during the economic crisis seems to have fallen on deaf ears, as a city councillor has flown to Thailand for tourism purposes, even though Local Government Division (LGD) had questioned the trip’s motive.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Tk 1,238cr lost to flood in Sylhet

Flash floods in Sylhet last month caused a financial loss of about Tk 1,238 crore, claimed six lives and displaced around 3.68 lakh people.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

North South University Scams: When trust takes a back seat

Thirty years ago, the university was established as a non-profit with the vision to become a centre of excellence in higher education. But some of the trustees allegedly used the North South University to make a quick buck, tarnishing the image of one of the country’s best seats of learning.