• Abuse of power

    Abuse of power: Ex-joint secy gets 5-yr jail

    A Dhaka court sentences former joint secretary to the National Housing Authority (NHA) Rafiqul Mohammed to five years’ jail in a case filed for allotting a government plot to a person by making forged documents in February 1997.

  • 15 lakh people trapped in modern day slavery

    Over 15 lakh people in Bangladesh are living in modern slavery, with some 44 percent of the population being vulnerable to the scourge, says a new report.