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Govt Secretariat to function with 25pc manpower by rotation

DHAKA – In the wake of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, 25 percent officials and employees of every ministry and division would discharge official duties at a time or together by remaining present at the secretariat. “This directive is only for the secretariat. Our first priority is that none gets infected by the deadly virus. So, we will do essential ... Read More »

Parliament budget session from June 10: No journo pass

DHAKA – The budget session for 2020-21 of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) will begin at 5:00 pm on June 10, according to a statement issued by the Parliament secretariat today. On June 10, the JS session will be held, as President M Abdul Hamid summoned the session exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Clause (1) of Article ... Read More »

Memorable days: Tough first few months to assert as editor

Mostafa Kamal Majumder After taking over as editor of The New Nation in May I spent some tough months for a variety of reasons. The proprietor used to subsidise the paper with his earnings from the Daily Ittefaq. The paper had about 100 journalists and general employees. The monthly salary bill was around Taka four hundred thousand which the paper ... Read More »

Republic of Nepal, Dalit and Brahmin dominance

Written by Rem Bahadur Biswakarma It has been twelve years since Nepal became a federal democratic republic. The monarchy which was constitutionally considered as a symbol of Hindu feudalism was abolished on 3 June 2008 for Nepal to become a republic. Politically this was a historic achievement for Nepal and Nepali people celebrate this day like a festival. However, time ... Read More »

A meeting of the Board of Directors of IBBL was held on 31 May 2020

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited was held on 31 May 2020, Sunday through video conference. Presided over by Professor Md. Nazmul Hassan, Ph.D, Chairman of the bank, the meeting was attended by Yousif Abdullah Al-Rajhi and Md. Shahabuddin, Vice Chairmen, Dr. Arif Suleman, foreign director and representative of Islamic Development Bank, other Directors, ... Read More »

Urgent justice tool for repatriated migrant workers urged

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted millions of migrant workers in destination countries, many of whom have experienced job loss or non-payment of wages, been forced by employers to take unpaid leave or reduced wages, been confined in poor living conditions, and with little or no engagement in the work options before them. Read More »

La Liga clubs to resume full training next week

MADRID – La Liga have confirmed players will be allowed to return to full training on Monday, giving them 10 days to work together before the season restarts in Spain on June 11. This is the final phase of La Liga’s staggered training programme as teams get set to complete the remaining 11 rounds of the season, which will finish ... Read More »