TIB: Irregularities in relief distribution marring government image

Though Bangladesh has improved significantly in disaster management, lack of consistency in post-disaster activities have marred the achievements of the country. Dr Iftekharuzzaman, executive d ...

‘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 ...

Bangladesh combating climate change without aid

Though developed countries have allotted adequate funds to combat climate change risks, Bangladesh has yet to receive adequate financial support, forcing the country to spend money from its own funds, ...

Watch: Finance minister goes off on journo

Angered by a question on good governance for tackling climate change impact in Bangladesh, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith goes berserk on a journalist after the inauguration session of a ...

‘Man-made hazards risking riverine livelihood’

Unplanned development in South Asia has been causing hindrance to the natural flow of trans-boundary rivers in the region, affecting millions of human lives and their livelihoods, speakers told a co ...

TIB: Climate projects okayed based on favouritism

With the government having allocated $400m to Climate Change Trust Fund (CCTF) in last seven fiscal years, some trustee board or technical committee members of the fund have reportedly been app ...

Five JU BCL members expelled for attacking journalists

Jahangirnagar University yesterday expelled five members of Bangladesh Chhatra League, temporarily over the recent BCL attacks on journalists. The decision was made during an emergency syndicat ...

JU journalists threatened to be kidnapped

Two journalists, also the students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have been reportedly threatened to be kidnapped after they protested a fake report broadcast in a television channel on Friday. ...

JUTA demands 2-day weekend for teachers

The teachers’ union at Jahangirnagar University has demanded two days off in a week for teachers so that they can get more time to grade answer scripts, prepare lessons and supervise extra curri ...

JU English department’s results worsen

The year final results of three consecutive batches of English department in Jahangirnagar University (JU) have worsened after the introduction of weekend masters programme. Expressing concern over ...

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