FIRST PAGE

Dhaka-Mawa four-lane project cost to swell 70pc

The ongoing Dhaka-Mawa 4-lane road project is going to be...

A car moving on Saturday past trees uprooted in a storm Friday night

A car moving on Saturday past trees uprooted in a...

LTU turns to chief law officer over court battle

The government's revenue board requested the Office of the Attorney...

CHOGM adopts connectivity agenda for trade

In response to the risks to growth presented by rising...

Little effort to probe disappearances, says US report

FE ReportThe government made "limited efforts" to prevent or investigate...

India okays death penalty for rapists of children

India's cabinet approved on Saturday the death penalty for rapists...


POLITICS & POLICIES

What's wrong with AL if army deployed in elections: BNP

BNP senior leader Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury asked on Saturday...

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader speaking

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister...

PM mourns AL leader Abdul Karim's demise

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock at...

Hearings on delimitation of constituencies begin

The hearings on appeals over delimitation of different parliamentary seats...

People want fair polls, says Anisul Islam

BRAHMANBARIA, Apr 21 (BSS): Environment and Forests Minister Anisul Islam...


METRO / NEWS

PM seeks implementation of C’wealth Declarations

LONDON, Apr 21 (UNB): Placing a three-point recommendation, Prime Minister...

Children of freedom fighters under the banner of Amra Muktijoddhar Sontan

Children of freedom fighters under the banner of Amra Muktijoddhar...

Half of global deaths in China, India due to air pollution: Study

China and India together were responsible for over half of...

‘Increase health budget to achieve UHC’

FE ReportSpeakers at a programme said Saturday the government has...

Attacker cuts off woman's leg

An attacker severed a woman's leg in an attack in...

Truck kills woman in city

A woman was killed when a truck hit a rickshaw...


VIEWS & OPINION

The 21st Century economy: The limitations of outdated tools

Before the threat of a US-China trade war arose, surging...

Commonwealth stands against illiberalism

The Commonwealth founded in 1949 is a voluntary Association of...

Viktor Orban re-elected — a victory for illiberal democracy in Europe

''Nationalism is inseparable from the desire for power'' - George...

EDITORIAL

Reasons behind price hike during Ramadan

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI),...

Tasks ahead as UAE reopens job market

It is indeed a good news that the United Arab...

Rajib gone, not his severed hand

The uproar sparked by a severed hand of Rajib Hossaain...

Questionable road safety in the country

The unfortunate incident of Rajib's death who lost his hand...

Vanishing bamboo

Few of us know that bamboo belongs to the family...

Unruly student leader

A director of a coaching centre in Chittagong was assaulted...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

IMF sees solid near-term global growth with risks to follow

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on April 17, 2018...

Redeeming air purity

National Environment Agency of Bangladesh rang alarm bells on January...

Motorbike hazard on Dhaka roads

I am writing this piece seeking the indulgence of the...

LAST PAGE

Two passengers and their rickshawpuller covering themselves

Two passengers and their rickshawpuller covering themselves with polythene sheets...

Transitional bodies to oversee safety work

FE ReportTwo transitional bodies will look into the ongoing safety...

Bumper Boro yield in sight this year

After witnessing a declining trend in the last two consecutive...

No govt jobs for anti-Liberation forces’ children

Children of freedom fighters under the banner of Amra Muktijoddhar...

DU authorities bring back three expelled hall students

Three residential students of Dhaka University's Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall,...

StanChart honours leading corporate houses

FE Report A total of 10 leading business houses of...


STOCK & CORPORATE

Six cos recommend dividends

Six listed companies recommended dividends last week, ranging from 10...

Prime Bank Managing Director Rahel Ahmed cutting

Prime Bank Managing Director Rahel Ahmed cutting a cake, marking...

Modern Steel holds IPO road show today

FE ReportModern Steel Mills Limited holds the IPO (initial public...

Pragati Life Insurance Limited Chairman Khalilur Rahman,

Pragati Life Insurance Limited Chairman Khalilur Rahman, CEO Md. Jalalul...

Quarterly review of co financials this week

The board of directors of more listed companies will this...

Q3 financials of 15 MFs this week

The un-audited financial statements for the third quarter (Q3) ended...


COUNTRY

Husband kills wife for dowry in Laxmipur

LAXMIPUR, Apr 21 (UNB): A housewife was beaten to death...

Jute farming going on in full swing in Sylhet div

Our CorrespondentSYLHET, Apr 21: Jute cultivation is going on in...

Sanitary latrines, safe water help reduce waterborne diseases in rural areas

RANGPUR, Apr 21 (BSS): The recurrence of waterborne diseases decreased...

DoF constructs modern shrimp breeding hatchery in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Apr 21 (BSS): A newly-built hatchery in the district...


WORLD

Syrian rebels withdraw from Damascus enclave

BEIRUT, Apr 21 (Reuters): Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an...

Myanmar evicts family of officer who testified on entrapment

Yangon, Apr 21 (AP): Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the...

SPORTS

BD make good start beating Nepal

Coming from behind, defending champions Bangladesh made a good start...

Archer talent hunt begins tomorrow

The talent hunt programme of Bangladesh Archery Federation under the...

TRADE & MARKET

BD-Thai business dialogue on May 3

Talha Bin HabibThe country's apex trade body will pursue Thai...

Bangla Trac Power adds 100mw power to national grid

Bangla Trac Power Unit-2 Ltd.'s ongoing power project, built in...

Leatherworld Paris to begin September 17

FE ReportBangladeshi leather and footwear exporters can explore the European...

Salt production may fall short of target this year

Abdul Monayem KhanCOX'S BAZAR, Apr...

New CEO of Republic Insurance

Recently Mr. Sahid-ul-Hasan joined as...