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Bangladesh

Will the Northeast benefit from Bangladesh offer of servic...

Reviving trade: There is a dire need for connectivity between India’s ‘mainland’ and the Northeast via Bangladesh t...

Bangladesh Taka keeps depreciating in volatile dollar mark...

Bangladesh has continued depreciating taka against the US dollar at a similar pace with other countries while the central bank is frequ...

No foreign trip unless emergency: Finance minister

Finance minister AHM Mustafa KamalFile photo Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday said the foreign trips of government...

Bangladesh: Per capita income figure is illusive

I demand full disclosure of data and methods used for estimating the GDP growth rate for the fiscal 2021-22. The suspiciously high GDP...

Press freedom in the face of digital blockade

World Press Freedom Day this year coincided with Eid. But while everyone celebrated Eid in Bangladesh, there was no Eid joy for the fam...

TIB REVIEW: ‘Data Protection Act’ to fail in achieving obj...

Many countries have taken various steps long ago to ensure security of personal data. In some cases, personal security, commercial valu...

Why so much ‘hatred’ towards Bangladesh?

It was World Press Freedom Day on 3 May. Coincidentally it was Eid on that day in Bangladesh. And on the very same day, Reporters Witho...

All are equal in the eyes of law, Haji Salim is a bit more...

Haji Salim Before coming to the topic of the father, Haji Salim, let's talk about the son, Irfan Salim. He drives a huge flashy ve...

Press freedom: What does this slide in index indicate?

Whenever any international organisation or institution praises Bangladesh’s development, the government policymakers start talkin...

Momen hopeful of early signing of Teesta deal, India looks...

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday hoped that all outstanding issues with India including the signing of the Teesta water shar...

It takes 138 hrs, 55 signatures to move 1 truck from India...

Cecile Fruman | worldbank.org New Delhi: Despite massive connectivity plans and infrastructure development, South Asia remain...

Bangladesh’s quiet slide into Autocracy

At a rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2021. Mohammad Ponir Hossain / Reuters In recent years, Bangladesh has periodically draw...

What sort of a mindset is it?

Our foreign minister announced on Tuesday that he sought India's assistance in lifting the sanctions against Rab. According to him, las...

India’s north-eastern states can use Ctg port: PM to Jaish...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said India's northeastern states such as Assam and Tripura can use the Chattogram seaport by s...

India to represent Bangladesh's interests?

Bangladesh has sought India's cooperation in lifting US sanctions against Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB). Foreign Minister A...

Ex-Bangladesh envoy seeks Suhakam’s help to stop extraditi...

Mohamed Khairuzzaman (2nd from left) handing over the memorandum to Jerald Joseph yesterday. PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commi...

Delhi’s support sought after US sanctions

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen File photo Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said Bangladesh sought India's supp...

How democratic is Bangladesh's governance system?

Let's start with the issue of autocracy. 'Pallibandhu' Ershad ran the country under a presidential system of government. Executive powe...

Tipu discusses border trade with Mizoram minister

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi (R) and Mizoram Minister of Commerce and Industries R Lalthangliana speak at a joint press briefing&n...

Bangladesh: 'National government', under whom and when?

Activists of Bangladesh Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam, burn tires to block traffic on the Dhaka Chittagong high way as they enforc...

Who will speak for the George Floyds of Bangladesh?

Illustration: Sushmita S Preetha In the US, being Black or just a person of colour is enough to get one killed or arrested by a co...