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Footballers face modest wages, late payment

Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

March 12, 2020
March 12, 2020

How do you sleep?

Many people struggle to fall asleep. Once they do, though, they struggle to have enough of it.

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Footballers face modest wages, late payment

Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

March 4, 2016
March 4, 2016

Crocodiles also facing trouble in Sundarbans

The crocodile population in the Sundarbans has declined further due to rapid destruction of their breeding grounds and unchecked poaching, according to the preliminary findings of a new crocodile survey carried out in the mangrove forest.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

To protect all spoken words

The large building with its façade adorned with alphabets can't be missed from the VIP road opposite Kakrail Mosque in Ramna.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

Rohingya census begins in 6 dists

The government yesterday began a household survey to register the undocumented Rohingya population and also to get an idea of the circumstances under which they fled their home country, Myanmar.

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

Rate halved in 15 years

An estimated 83,100 babies were born dead in Bangladesh last year, which is nearly a 50 percent decrease in stillbirths from 160,300 in 2000, according to The Lancet, a UK-based medical journal.

July 6, 2015
July 6, 2015

Population, land survey in enclaves begins (video)

An official survey begins to confirm enclave dwellers’ choice of nationality following exchange of enclaves between Bangladesh and India.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

Facebook causes depression

The social media site Facebook users feel depressed as they begin comparing what's happening in their lives to others.

March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015

Bangladesh third most ‘depressing country’

Bangladesh is the third most depressing place to live on earth, a recent survey says

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Not a rosy picture for industry

ACCORDING to an international survey carried out by VeriskMaplecroft, Bangladesh's aspirations to become a major gateway for international manufacturing is in for a shock. Having being ranked 35 out of 100 cities most vulnerable to natural disasters, it is imperative for the government to factor in the exposure of future industries and industrial belts to natural vagaries. Dhaka has been identified as the worse affected followed by Barisal, Chittagong, Khulna and Narayanganj. Sadly Dhaka is the premium industrial centre for the country.