‘Form fair, non-partisan and capable EC’

The search committee was urged by 12 eminent personalities to form an fair, non-partisan and capable Election Commission for the 11th national election. The six-member search committee, led by Just ...

Chief Justice Sinha urges legal aid panel lawyers to assist indigenous people

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday urged Supreme Court’s Legal Aid Committee lawyers to provide and ensure legal assistance for the country’s indigenous people. He made th ...

6th Lux-RTV Star Awards

Bangladeshi actor, stage director and theatre producer Ramendu Majumdar received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lux-RTV Star Awards 2016 at a gala event held at the Basundhara Inter ...

Processed-food giants ready for bird flu

After the report of 732 chickens dying from the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus at a poultry farm in Dhaka on January 15 was published, the Dhaka Tribune talked to three processed-chicken food a ...

Closed garment factory workers stage demonstrations

Workers of Hamim Sportswear Ltd under the banner of the National Garments Workers’ Federation yesterday called for reopening and paying its workers all due salaries and overtime-bills immediatel ...

‘PM has to take the responsibility for road accidents’

Identifying rampant road accident as a national crisis, the prime minister should acknowledge the responsibility and take proper measures to tackle it. Speakers said this at a human chain organized ...

Food, water, land security stressed for sustainable development

Speakers at a seminar yesterday emphasized small farming, family farming, co-operative farming, acknowledgement of women farmers, and protecting farming land to ensure food and land security of the co ...

‘Country improves in RMG labour rights, safety’

The speakers in a programme claimed that Bangladesh has made an improvement in labour rights and safety in the ready-made garment sector. The statement came from the inauguration programme of a thr ...

MPs should play watchdog to end violence against woman

Parliamentarians should play the role of watchdogs in society to prevent violence against women. The observation came at the closing ceremony of the three-day-long regional seminar titled “En ...

Call for an end to violence against women

Lawmakers from Asia-Pacific countries at the inaugural ceremony of a three-day seminar called for an end to violence against women, saying that social, religious and cultural norms could not get prior ...

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