Bangladesh holding free trade talks with 11 countries
The 52 years of criminal economy
These two sectors bred some new elite classes who didn’t carry any meaningful social base earlier. A section of uncivilised social parasites, locally known as Jamir Dalal (Land Broker) and Adam Bepari (Manpower Dealer), emerged as the determining factors in the economy. With huge kickbacks, they began to occupy the political spaces also. Thus an immoral process of the economy began to rise, which Dr Akbar Ali Khan defined as ‘Shuyorer Bacchader Orthonity (Economy of Bastards)’. I would rather dare to dub it a ‘criminal economy’.
-- writes A. R. Farrukh Ahamed
A government for all in the polls-time
According to Article 48 (1) of the Constitution, His Excellency the President is elected by the members of the National Assembly. Under the same provision, members of the parliament shall elect eleven persons in the capacity of a full minister as the members of a government responsible for holding the national elections.
Russia thankful to Bangladesh for abstaining in UN vote
DMP issues parking directives for second phase of Ijtema
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Thursday issued car parking management directives ahead of the second phase of 56th Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after the holy hajj.
Devotees from different parts of the country have come for the second phase of Bishwa Ijtema. The DMP has instructed the vehicle...