The Daily Star (Bangladesh)

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) – Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today said a new list of around 50,000 Rohingyas has been handed over to Myanmar to expedite Rohingya repatriation efforts.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Justice Sheikh Hasan Arif pointed out that Bangladesh’s position deteriorated in this year’s freedom of the press ranking though people seem to be getting sensitive and fresh news from the media every day. 

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Despite tangible progress worldwide, 12 million girls are still being married before they turn 18 years of age.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - World Bank (WB) has forecast the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of Bangladesh at 7.2 per cent for the fiscal year 2019-20, while government’s projection for the same fiscal year in the national budget was 8.2 per cent.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) – Among 5 lakh foreigners working in various sectors in Bangladesh, only 1 lakh are registered and they are sending abroad over US$5 billion each year.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The country’s position has slipped two notches to 105th in this year.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Bangladesh’s position has slipped down four places to 123rd in the latest Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) from 119th in last year’s GCI.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - UN Resident Coordinator Mia Seppo said there has been concern about shrinking civic space and the ability of people, to express freely their opinions on political and other matters of public interest.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The killing of a student over a Facebook post in a dormitory of one of the country’s top educational institution by ruling party’s student wing’s activists isn’t simply a murder, it is another blatant assault on free speech.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Tax benefits to continue for them till fiscal 2023.