Personal Data Protection Law: Door ajar for misuse

In a forward-looking move, the government has set out to form a law for personal data protection fashioned on the EU’s momentous General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it looks to make Bangladesh fit for the digital age.

Where do the ‘disappeared’ disappear to?

While their families search every alleyway, survivors say that they lived right around the corner in the capital city. 

Deadly yet taken lightly

People in Bangladesh every day inhale an alarming amount of black carbon, a particle not only harmful for human health but also responsible for global warming.

Govt can save up to Tk 5,500cr with austerity measures: Finance Ministry

The government can expect to save up to Tk 5,500 crore for the austerity measures taken so far to preserve the foreign exchange reserves and tame inflation, according to the finance ministry.

IBFB criticises move to give amnesty to black money

The regular taxpayers will feel discouraged if there remains an option to whiten money by paying only 7 per cent tax, said Humayun Rashid, president of IBFB.

Laundered money: Kamal takes flak in JS for amnesty

Lawmakers of both the ruling and the opposition parties heavily criticised Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday for his budget proposal of legalising laundered money for a 7 percent tax.

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Sylhet's hilly wasteland turned into lush malta gardens

What was once a hilly wasteland is now beautiful gardens of malta. Cultivation of lemon and malta is ideal for the hilly soil of Sylhet division. Local farmers are turning to growing green malta because of increasing demand for this tasty fruit.

Ivy dedicates victory to PM, people of N’ganj

Dedicating the victory to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people from all walks of life of Narayanganj, newly elected mayor Selina Hayat Ivy expressed her gratitude to all as they ensured her victory in the Narayanganj City Corporation election today.

50 percent voter turnout in NCC polls: EC Secretary

The voter turnout stood at around 50 percent in the Narayanganj City Corporation election held today, said Election Commission Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker.

It's a defeat for the govt, not me: Taimur

Independent mayoral candidate of Narayanganj City Corporation Taimur Alam Khandakar alleged that he did not lose the election, and it was a defeat for the government.