Noting that no person in the country is above irregularities and corruption, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader said the Independent Anti-Corruption Commission can conduct investigation of any irregularities. He said the Election Commission could investigate the irregularities in accordance…
Rising above Hate Online – Indian Muslim Women Speak Out
By Mariya Salim NEW DELHI, India, Oct 23 2020 (IPS) – When a minority woman with an opinion doesn’t comply with stereotypes, she is targeted with online hate, says award-winning journalist and senior editor at The Wire, Arfa Khanum Sherwani…
Teesta water flowing above danger level in Nilphamari
The water level of the Teesta River in Nilphamari is flowing above the danger level following heavy rainfall and onrush water from upstream.
Global corona death toll exceeds 369,000, cases above 6mn
Dhaka May 31 – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 6 million on Sunday morning, according to data provided by the Johns Hopkins University.
‘Media houses are not above accountability’
ARTICLE 19 condemns the sackimg of journalists amid coronavirus crisis Dhaka, April 27 – ARTICLE 19 has strongly condemned the ‘retrenchment policy for journalists’ of some media houses, including the daily Alokito Bangladesh and Gazi TV (GTV), during the crisis…
Kobe Bryant: Private helicopters ferry LA elite above traffic
Police, firefighters, news channels and tourists: helicopters are a constant buzz in the Los Angeles skies, but only a few wealthy people like Kobe Bryant could afford to use them on a daily basis.
Despite imports, harvest of fresh onion price still above Tk 200
Dhaka, Dec 8 – While some of the imported onions were relatively cheaper, but the local newly harvested and old onions were still selling at higher prices in the capital’s kitchen markets. Though the local onion price was relatively down…