Oikya Front leader Kamal Hossain urges EC to defer election schedule

The Jatiya Oikya Front has called on the Election Commission to postpone the announcement of the election schedule until the prime minister completes her discussions with all

PM Hasina doubts Oikya Front’s sincerity in talks

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has raised questions over the Jatiya Oikya Front’s sincerity in the dialogue as the new alliance announced a plan to continue street protests

PM Hasina spurs exporters to find new markets

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasised the need to diversify products and find new markets to boost export earnings. Hasina spoke at the inauguration of an international

Citizens see ‘shadow of 1/11’ in Dr Kamal’s ‘shameful’ tie-up with BNP, Jamaat

A citizen platform sees the ‘shadow of 1/11’ in Dr Kamal Hossain-led new coalition with the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami, and has vowed “to foil any conspiracy”. In a

Workers threaten longer strike over demand to change transport law

Hours before the end of their Bangladesh-wide strike, transport workers’ leader Osman Ali has said they will hit the nation with longer strikes in November if their demands

Bangladesh Bank gives police nod for Community Bank, rejects three other banks

The Bangladesh Bank has approved a new bank for the police, but rejected three other applications. Once Bangladesh Police Welfare Trust’s Community Bank goes into operation, the

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