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Dhaka-Aricha highway blocked over death rumour of RMG worker

Photo: Garment workers block Dhaka-Aricha highway on Monday, Jan 14, 2019. Savar, Jan 14 : Garment workers blocked Dhaka-Aricha highway for two and a half hours on Monday following a rumour over death of a female garment worker in a ...

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OIC delegation greets PM on victory

Heads of missions representing the OIC member countries congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina her party’s landslide victory in the December 30 national election. “You’ve achieved an unprecedented victory…your people have placed trust on your due to (your) hard work over ...

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Process to start soon to export electricity to Nepal in winter

Dhaka, Jan 14 : The government will soon initiate a process to export surplus electricity to neighbouring country Nepal in the winter when Bangladesh sees a drop in domestic consumption. According to official sources at the Power Ministry, the electricity ...

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Wage structure of RMG workers revised

Gazette in 2-3 days with retrospective effect from Dec 1 Photo: Garment workers block road during a protest on Saturday, Jan 12, 2019. Dhaka, Jan 13 : In the wake of widespread protests by RMG workers for the last few ...

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No work, no pay from Monday: BGMEA

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Sunday said RMG workers will not get paid if they do not go back to their workplaces from tomorrow. The BGMEA President Md Siddiqur Rahman said this in a press release on ...

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Info minister thanks Dr Kamal for realising his mistake

Photo: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud talks to reporters at the Secretariat on Sunday, Jan 13, 2019. Dhaka, Jan 13 : Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday thanked Dr Kamal Hossain for realising the mistake that Oikyafront had made ...

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RMG unrest: 10 injured in Ashulia

A total of 10 people got injured on Sunday when police charged batons and used water cannons to disperse the RMG workers who blocked the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Ashulia protesting disparity in their new wage structure. Hundreds of garment workers ...

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35 shops gutted in Bhola fire

At least 35 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Elish Junction Bazar in Sadar upazila of Bhola on Saturday night.   The fire broke out from an electric short circuit at ‘Amir Workshop’ around 9:18am and ...

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2 killed in Keraniganj road crash

Two person were killed when a bus rammed an auto-rickshaw in Abdullahpur stand area of Keraniganj on Sunday morning. Among the deceased, one is the auto-rickshaw driver and the other is a passenger. The details of the deceased could not ...

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Bodi to Yaba traders: ‘Surrender by Wednesday’

Abdur Rahman Bodi. Photo: Collected Cox’s Bazar, Jan 13 : Controversial ex-MP Abdur Rahman Bodi on Friday asked yaba traders at Teknaf and Ukhia upazilas to surrender within five days. “If the enlisted yaba traders do not surrender within five ...

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