Human trafficking: 4 Rohingyas die as boat sinks off Teknaf

At least four people including a child died as a Malaysia-bound trawler carrying Rohingya refugees sunk off the coast of Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar yesterday morning.

Presumed dead in Thai jungle: 2 photos and hope rekindled

Hearing the news of the mass graves discovered in Thailand in 2015, family members of three men who had left Bangladesh two years ago thought they were among those buried.

Law enforcement agencies most corrupt sector: TIB

Bangladesh’s law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt in 2021, Transparency International Bangladesh said.

Sharif Uddin applies for job reinstatement

Terminated assistant director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Sharif Uddin, has applied for reinstatement in the job.

Charge sheets against ex-DSCC, BCB officials

Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday filed approved charge sheets in two separate cases against former Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) councillor AKM Mominul Haque Sayeed and former Bangladesh Cricket Board director Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan.

Energy sector victim of wrong policies, corruption

The country’s energy sector must come out of the shadows of wrong policies and corruption, speakers said at the Bapa-BEN (Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon and Bangladesh Environment Network) conference yesterday.

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Human trafficking: 4 Rohingyas die as boat sinks off Teknaf

At least four people including a child died as a Malaysia-bound trawler carrying Rohingya refugees sunk off the coast of Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar yesterday morning.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Presumed dead in Thai jungle: 2 photos and hope rekindled

Hearing the news of the mass graves discovered in Thailand in 2015, family members of three men who had left Bangladesh two years ago thought they were among those buried.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Law enforcement agencies most corrupt sector: TIB

Bangladesh’s law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt in 2021, Transparency International Bangladesh said.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Where do the ‘disappeared’ disappear to?

While their families search every alleyway, survivors say that they lived right around the corner in the capital city. 

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

A family forced into never-ending distress

Four years ago, some plainclothesmen picked up Mohon Mia from his Mirpur house. He has never returned home again. His father Jamsher Ali, a trader, has long insisted he has proof that Rab-4 members took his elder son away without giving any reason.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Senior railway official suspended after Dhaka court takes corruption charges into cognizance  

Railways Ministry has suspended a senior official of Bangladesh Railway (BR) after a Dhaka court has taken into cognizance the graft charges brought against him by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Traffickers on the prowl online

Efforts to combat human trafficking need to be coordinated both in cyberspace and the real world, since the menace has latched on to the internet and gotten worse amid the pandemic, said speakers yesterday.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Mass awareness crucial for safe migration: speakers

Speakers highlighted the importance of creating mass awareness in preventing human trafficking to encourage citizens for safe migration at a meeting in Shariatpur yesterday.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

FBI says will help ACC bring back money laundered to US, Canada

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will help the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in bringing back the money laundered to USA and Canada.

April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022

Human Trafficking Thru The Bay: 5 including Jubo League leader held

Rab claimed to have arrested five members of a human trafficking syndicate from Cox’s Bazar’s Rajakhali, who conned people by promising to send them to Malaysia.