Why only 25 agencies allowed to hire migrant workers for Malaysia?

Bangaldeshi migrant workers haven’t been able to go to Kuala Lumpur due to allegations of irregularities. After so many years, the possibility of immigration is opening up again, but why is the process being questioned over same allegations?

Will education in Bangladesh see a fundamental change?

There will be no nationwide public exams before Class-10 and no science-arts-business divide in SSC.

Multiple groups in Natore hacking IMO accounts of expats, embezzling money

In Lalpur upazila of Natore, several organized groups have been hacking IMO accounts, especially of expatriates, to embezzle large sums of money.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Why only 25 agencies allowed to hire migrant workers for Malaysia?

Bangaldeshi migrant workers haven’t been able to go to Kuala Lumpur due to allegations of irregularities. After so many years, the possibility of immigration is opening up again, but why is the process being questioned over same allegations?

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Will education in Bangladesh see a fundamental change?

There will be no nationwide public exams before Class-10 and no science-arts-business divide in SSC.

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Multiple groups in Natore hacking IMO accounts of expats, embezzling money

In Lalpur upazila of Natore, several organized groups have been hacking IMO accounts, especially of expatriates, to embezzle large sums of money.

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

How will stranded Bangladeshis in Kabul return home?

Seven Bangladeshi engineers, working for a mobile operating company in Kabul, are now stranded in the country. How will they be brought home, and when?

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

Bangladeshis stranded in Afghanistan: How are they doing?

Swarms of people are desperately trying to leave Afghanistan as the Taliban took over the country. Seven Bangladeshi engineers, working for a mobile operator company, are now stranded in the worn torn country as the flight which was supposed to bring them home got cancelled at the last moment. How are they doing in these trying times?

May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021

Indecisions making Saudi-bound departures uncertain

​The government of Saudi Arabia now demands that Bangladeshi travellers book hotels in advance for institutional quarantine. However, indecision and conflicting instructions from the concerned authorities are putting Saudi-bound passengers' departure at risk.

May 17, 2021
May 17, 2021

Palestine: religious conflict or a constructed humanitarian crisis?

Gruesome scenes of blood-soaked men, women, children; homes destroyed, evacuated; faces with fear, grief, revolt; missiles raining down on debris -- these overwhelming pictures and videos have once again stirred up the humanity. But for millions of Palestinians, this has always been the only reality they know. As of May 17, at least 192 people, including 58 children and 34 women in Gaza have died in the recently escalated conflict.

May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021

Sky-high airfare adds to migrant workers’ woes

Airfare to different Middle Eastern countries has increased manifold in the last few months, putting an additional burden on migrant workers returning to their workplaces. The Daily Star had published a story in this regard titled ‘‘Flights to Middle East: Sky-high airfare adds to migrant workers’ woes’’.