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SJIBL EVP Mahbubur Rasheed dies

The Head of Common Services Division & Executive Vice President of Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd. (SJIBL) Mr. Md. Mahbubur Rasheed Passed away in 11th October 2020 due to Cardiac arrest. After his Cardiac arrest, he had gone to Square Hospital in the capital for treatment but the duty doctor declared him as death (Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun). At the time of his death he was in 50 years old. His 01st Namaze Janaja was held in 11th October 2020 at Gulshan Central Mosque (Azad Mosque) after Zahor prayer and the 02

CSE reappoints Shamsur as CRO

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Mohammad Shamsur Rahman, FCMA as the new Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO) of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE). Earlier the Board of Directors decided to extend his tenure for another 03 (three) years. Mr. Rahman started his career with CSE as DGM and Head of Corporate Finance Department in the year 2011. Later was discharging the responsibility as Chief Regulatory Officer (Acting) from February, 2016 and appointed as Chief Regulatory Officer in 2017...

Midnight Justice

These two court orders, in an in-depth sense, again remind us that children and their rights must be protected regardless of their social status, time, place or race. The midnight justice which was delivered to protect the two orphan grandsons of former Attorney General KS Nabi, cannot be an exception, rather a case to be applicable to every child in Bangladesh. The court rightly deserves the honour always. Similarly, every child deserves to sleep in peace at night in the home of their own, writes Farrukh Khosru.

A new dimension has been added to the history of judicial efficacy in Bangladesh with a verbal suo moto rule delivered at midnight to uphold the right of two orphans. The orphan boys, grandsons of...

VCs Like Generals With No Guns

Two phrases consist of same words; just change the position of the words, the meaning also alters --- lexically and contextually. The words are business and education, and when they set altering to make sense, they are --- either Business Education or Education business. Very unfortunately, these two words are now very synonymous considering the reality of private universities in Bangladesh, writes Farrukh Khosru.

However, after the collapse of Soviet statehood, with the emergence of corporate capitalism u...

Happy Birthday to PM Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina- Prime Minister of Bangladesh and daughter of Independent Bangladesh's first President and Father of the Bengali Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born in Tungipara, East Pakistan on 28 September 1947, writes Md. Arafat Rahman. Her mother was Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib. She was active in the student politics of Eden Girls' College, Dhaka. She is the longest-serving Prime Minister in the history of Bangladesh. Her political career has spanned more than four decades. She previously served as Opposition Leader from 1986 to 1990, and 1991 to 1995, then as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001. She has been leading the Bangladesh Awami League (AL) since 198...