2016

Govt okays draft labour laws

The government finalises the drafts on the amendments to the Labour Act, 2006 and the Export-Processing Zones (EPZ) Labour Act, 2016, incorporating the provision that the Workers Welfare Association will act as trade union.

May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018

Moudud skeptic over move to amend election code

BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed blasts the Election Commission for its move to amend Election Code of Conduct Rules, 2016 and said it is part of the government's conspiracy.

November 21, 2017
November 21, 2017

Govt okays draft labour laws

The government finalises the drafts on the amendments to the Labour Act, 2006 and the Export-Processing Zones (EPZ) Labour Act, 2016, incorporating the provision that the Workers Welfare Association will act as trade union.

November 6, 2016
November 6, 2016

No Boom Boom captain for Rangpur

Rangpur Rigers, the franchise that boasts the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Shahid Afridi, Gidron Pope, Babr Azam and Mohammad Shahzad in their mix was reported to have offered the captaincy to Boom Boom Afridi, but the Pakistani allrounder expressed his gratitude to the team management and turned down the offer.

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

Fitness levels at 'an all-time high'

The Bangladesh national cricket team might have had a very dull 2016 so far with no ODIs or Tests, but the good news is that the team has reached a new landmark as far as their fitness numbers are concerned.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Hajj flights to begin from Aug 4

Hajj flights to Saudi Arabia for Bangladeshi pilgrims will begin from August 4 and continue until September 17.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

The curious contents of the Citizenship Law

In early February, the Cabinet had given its final approval to the draft of the Citizenship Act, 2016. At a press briefing following the Cabinet decision...

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

Nahid avoids entering HSC exam hall

Amid previous controversies and considering the state of mind of the candidates, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid avoids entering exam hall on the first day of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

15 personalities, Navy receive Independence Award

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over 'Swadhinata Padak' (Independence Award) 2016, the highest state award, to 15 distinguished personalities and the Bangladesh Navy in recognition of their outstanding contributions to their respective fields.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

Dhaka girl made Danish ‘shadow ambassador’ for Women’s Day

A girl from Dhaka has been selected to become the shadow ambassador for a day with the Embassy of Denmark in Bangladesh.

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Coast guard bill passed with provision of death penalty for mutiny

The parliament passes a bill, titled 'Bangladesh Coast Guard, 2016', with a provision for maximum punishment of death sentence for any involvement in mutiny in the force.