2h ago| Editorial

Cabinet rejects a shameful appeal by the public administration ministry

It is unimaginable that the public administration ministry—or anyone else for that matter—would seek any sort of immunity for retired public servants, who

2h ago| Editorial

Time to review the DSA

The Digital Security Act, 2018 has proved to be even more contentious than the controversial Section 57 of the ICT Act, 2006 (as amended in 2013) it

1d ago| Editorial

Consumers confronted with price hikes of LPG cylinders

According to a DS report published yesterday, people have to pay around Tk 200 extra while buying a 12 kg LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cylinder from the

3d ago| Editorial

Crores’ worth of disaster response equipment collecting dust

A recent report by the Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) revealed that different types of emergency response equipment bought

4d ago| Editorial

Killing of Boral river

We are appalled how the river Boral has been allowed to die leading to the destruction of such a crucial water body as Chalan Beel, becoming the victim of

4d ago| Editorial

Govt support necessary to make this lockdown effective

The 14-day nationwide lockdown to curb the latest wave of Covid-19 officially started yesterday. With positivity rates stagnating at around 30 percent and the

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Time to review the DSA

The Digital Security Act, 2018 has proved to be even more contentious than the controversial Section 57 of the ICT Act, 2006 (as amended in 2013) it

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Cabinet rejects a shameful appeal by the public administration ministry

It is unimaginable that the public administration ministry—or anyone else for that matter—would seek any sort of immunity for retired public servants, who

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Consumers confronted with price hikes of LPG cylinders

According to a DS report published yesterday, people have to pay around Tk 200 extra while buying a 12 kg LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cylinder from the

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Help stranded migrant workers to re-migrate

A report published by Brac Migration Programme last April shows that among 417 migrant workers who had returned home amid the coronavirus epidemic,

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

A good initiative goes awry

Pictures of newly built tin shed low-cost houses, crumbling pathetically so soon after construction is an extremely good example of extraordinary bad

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Crores’ worth of disaster response equipment collecting dust

A recent report by the Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) revealed that different types of emergency response equipment bought

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Why are we not bothered about Pegasus?

The world is abuzz with the news reports by several major international news outlets that have revealed how people among 45 countries have been spied

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

Govt support necessary to make this lockdown effective

The 14-day nationwide lockdown to curb the latest wave of Covid-19 officially started yesterday. With positivity rates stagnating at around 30 percent and the

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

Killing of Boral river

We are appalled how the river Boral has been allowed to die leading to the destruction of such a crucial water body as Chalan Beel, becoming the victim of

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Child domestic workers continue to fall prey to abusers

Yet another incident of a minor girl domestic worker being tortured by her employees has been reported. Thankfully this time the alleged culprits—a lawyer and her husband—have been sent to remand...