Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

Supply adequate, yet rice prices up

Rice prices have gone up as millers and traders hiked prices banking on the government decision to raise import duty on the cereal to 28 percent from 2 percent, say market insiders.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Europe’s dilemma is a stark closer to Asia

Persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and thousands of Bangladeshi nationals have undertaken perilous journeys across the Andaman Sea to reach countries in Southeast Asia.

July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015

Mixed fruit salad sweet and sour

Lately, three exceptional pieces of news must have grabbed your attention, even sprung pleasant surprises at you, not without a 'toxic' bit lacing them.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Punishing children at home

It is jarring to note that up to two-thirds of the country's children are subjected to some kind of beating by their parents.