What is the real value of unpaid work?

From cooking and cleaning, to water and firewood recovery, to the care of children and the elderly, women perform at least two and a half times more Paid as men. As a result, they have less time to engage in paid work, or work longer, combining paid and unpaid work. Women's unpaid work subsidizes the […]

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Mexico cancels sugar export permits to US

Mexico has canceled the existing sugar export permits in the United States in a dispute over the pace of shipments, according to a letter seen by Reuters, in a flare-up of the sources of industry Said could temporarily disrupt supplies. The letter sent by the Mexican sugar chamber to the mills Monday partly blamed the […]

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‘Tk 45cr venom’ seized in city; one arrested

Detectives seized around 5.5kg (12 pounds) of "snake venom worth Tk 45 crore" and arrested one about it in Dhanmondi from the capital Tuesday night. The venom was illegally introduced into the country primarily for sale to different pharmaceutical companies, which use it for the production of drugs, said Abdul Baten, deputy commissioner of the […]

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Another death at illegal stone extraction site in Sylhet

Another worker died during the extraction of the stones as he was struck by an excavator at a stone quarry in Jaflong in Gowainghat, Sylhet yesterday morning. Fourteen other workers have died in separate incidents over the past two months, as stone mining using Pyan River dredges continues unabated ignoring a government ban . The […]

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Telcos getting ready to launch 4G services

Mobile operators are making preparations so they can deploy 4G data services as soon as they get a green light from the regulator. The three leading mobile operators – Grameenphone, Robi and Banglalink – tested their 4G networks with one of their technology partners a few months ago and found a download and download speed […]

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IS attack kills 38 at Kabul hospital

Armed men disguised as doctors stormed the largest military hospital in Afghanistan yesterday, killing at least 38 people in a six-hour attack claimed by the Islamic state group during That he made incursions into the country beaten by the war. More than 70 other people were injured in the Sardar Daud Khan hospital assault, with […]

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The state of Trump’s America

According to President Donald Trump, a great wave of change is blowing across the enormous landmass of America. Indeed! This is a change that has seen a huge spike in the number of hate crimes in the United States. Synagogues and mosques have been targeted, Muslim women have been harassed, so far several Indians, including […]

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Barca clinch miracle 6-1 triumph

A goal in the fifth minute injury time of Sergi Roberto gave Barcelona a miracle 6-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League Wednesday in a style to Breathtaking. Barça scored three times in the final minutes to pass 6-5 on the set having lost 4-0 to Paris in the […]

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Victims can seek compensation: PM

Those who have been detained despite not committing crimes can seek redress from the authorities concerned, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced yesterday. "There is also a legal provision that allows these people to seek compensation from the state," Hasina said in response to a question from legislator Jatiya Nurul Islam Milon . The question was […]

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