Images 2017

  The year’s landmark events from around the world, as captured by photojournalists for the Associated Press. The Rohingya refugee crisis unfolding in the border districts of Myanmar and Bangladesh was one of the most photographed news stories of the year.     Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Corporate cards: The next innovation on the go?

  In this supersonic era of business, banking is riding the highways globally and Bangladesh, though lagging behind, is trying to reach out and match the pace. With advances like e-commerce and mobile banking, managing wealth and finances seems a child’s Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Turkey farming: Giving poultry a run for their money

  This year, Thanksgiving came earlier than expected for a few people, turkey farmers to be exact. Not only have they been able to sell off their turkey meats in mainstream markets, but they have also successfully managed to rip open Thursday, December 28th, 2017

A sector in disarray

  Amid a plethora of unsavoury, crudely immoral and downright fraudulent or criminal incidents in the country’s banking sector coming to the fore, spanning both private and state-owned players,  Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), the local chapter of a global anti-corruption watchdog, Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Counterterrorism: Youth have grievances, we better address these

  Since Holey Artisan days Bangladesh has seen enough of dreaded acts of militancy. Luckily in most of the cases these so-called Islamist extremists couldn’t make much of inroads and subsequently subdued and overpowered by the law enforcers. Government often take Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Akayed reached out to Rohingyas

  Family wants smooth life for Akayed’s 6-month-old son Ajjam   Before Akayed Ullah reached New York from Bangladesh on October 22 this year, and tried to blow himself up with a pipe bomb in a crowded Manhattan subway station in New York, Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Turkey to continue support to Rohingyas

  Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, who visited Dhaka on December 18-20, has expressed his country’s intention to further improve the existing strong trade and economic relations with Bangladesh, and assured of continuing its support to Rohingyas living in Bangladesh.   “We’ve discussed Thursday, December 21st, 2017

ICAB gets new President, Vice Presidents

  Dewan Nurul Islam has been elected President while Moddassar Ahmed Siddique, Mahmudul Hasan Khusru and Md Mahamud Hosain have been elected vice-presidents of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) for the next one year.   The election was held at Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Honduras, the country where even the police are fed up with electoral fraud and violence

  In a country that lives from institutional crisis to institutional crisis since the coup d’état in 2009, the current president clings to power despite allegedly losing the elections.   After the elections of November 26, when the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TES) – Thursday, December 21st, 2017

UN says there are 258 million international migrants today

  An estimated 258 million people have left their birth countries and are now living in other nations — an increase of 49 percent since 2000, says a U.N. report on international migration released Monday.   The biennial report released on International Migrants Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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