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Saturday, 28 January 2017
The state of democracy in Bangladesh has remained static compared to the last year when the world saw a democratic recession, shows the Economist Intelligence Unit\'s (EIU\'s) democracy index 2016. The EIU has not called Bangladesh a democracy; rather branded it as a h...
Sunday, 29 January 2017
Bangladesh is already one of the most climate vulnerable nations in the world, and global warming will bring more floods, stronger cyclones. At the dry fish yards, close to the airport at the coastal town of Cox’s Bazar, women are busy sorting fish to dry in the s...
Monday, 30 January 2017
It has been more than six months that Bangladesh origin British citizen Yasin Mohammad Abdus Samad Talukdar went missing, but the law enforcement agencies are still in dark about his “disappearance”. Yasin’s family and the British high commission said...
Wednesday, 01 February 2017
Corruption has prevented an annual addition of at least Tk 180 billion to the country\'s gross domestic product (GDP), shows a conservative official estimate. If the current value of the annual output is taken into account, this sum will stand at about Tk 350 billion. ...
Saturday, 04 February 2017
Only three cases have been filed since the Torture and Custodial Death (Prevention) Act was passed in 2013 although as many as 205 people died in the custody of law enforcement agencies during that period. And yet, the police want the law to be repealed.Speaking to medi...