World this week

  THE SHAPE OF WATER sweeps over 90th Oscars Guillermo Del Toro’s fantasy romance “The Shape of Water”, about a mute cleaning woman falling in love with a sea creature, backed up its 13 nominations at the 90th Academy Awards, taking back Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Nation this week

  Zafar Iqbal attacked Renowned writer and teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Dr Muhammed ZafarIqbal was seriously injured in a knife attack on the campus on March 3. SUST Assistant Proctor Abu Hena Pahil said a young man, Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Doing business getting easier in Bangladesh

One-stop investment service from June, 2018   BIDA Executive Chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam talks to Dhaka Courier.   Bangladesh is attracting increasing amounts of foreign direct investment (FDI) but still the amount is relatively smaller compared to its peers. The country attracted USD Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Getting bang for your buck in Bangladesh

  Japan has long stood out as Bangladesh’s most generous foreign donor and most important development partner, with Bangladesh figuring as the largest cumulative recipient of Japanese Grant Aid since the 1980s. When it came to the question of Japanese companies Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Satellite images show Rohingya villages razed

  First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar’s government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth - in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities against the nation’s ethnic Thursday, March 1st, 2018

World this week

  Dubai police rules Sridevi death as “accidental drowning” India on February 26 mourned Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor after her death in Dubai aged just 54, as police in the emirate said she drowned in her hotel bathtub. The body of Sridevi, Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Nation this week

  Students stage demo demanding quota system reforms The call for reforming the quota system in public service recruitments is getting louder as demonstrations over the issue has spread to various educational institutions across the country. Thousands of students from different public Thursday, March 1st, 2018

More leaks than answers

  The multiple choice questions (MCQs) of the Bangladesh and Global Studies subject were found on several Facebook and Whatsapp groups around an hour before the exam began on February 17. This happened to be pretty much the default template for Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Political harmony for a poll-year economy

  In an election year prospect of political turbulence generally makes businesses jittery. But when economy shows robustness and demands a congenial political climate to thrive, it is only a natural expectation that people, in general, and political players, in particular, Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Panic button pressed, remove trust deficit

  Since Hallmark days the country’s banking sector has been plagued with loan scams and irregularities. What’s heartening today is that our public functionaries arecoming upfront in identifying the problems. Once they start recognising the problems, soon they can well be Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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