Khaleda trial proceedings to continue despite absence: Court

A Dhaka court on Thursday ordered that the trial proceedings in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case will continue at the Old Central Jail in absence of BNP chairperson Khaleda

Visa, Mastercard reach $6.2 billion settlement over card-swipe fees

Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, and a number of US banks on Tuesday agreed to pay $6.2 billion to settle a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over the fees they pay when they

Panel suggests 1% quota for disabled people in government jobs.

The parliamentary standing committee on social welfare has suggested reserving 1 percent quota in government jobs for the people with disabilities in line with the related

From across the divide, Bangladeshi politicians pledge peaceful general elections

More than 400 leaders of the Awami League and the BNP converged on one platform at the initiave of development partners to pledge nonviolent and peaceful general elections. The

A grim endgame looms in Syria

The long, cruel agony of Syria’s civil war may be approaching a decisive moment as President Bashar Assad and his allies, Russia and Iran, prepare to mount a military offensive

Pollution costs Bangladesh about $6.5 billion a year

A new World Bank report has urged Bangladesh to tackle urban pollution and environmental degradation in order to achieve the upper-middle class income status, and revealed the

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