BIWTA chairman gets transfer order

Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, was withdrawn from the post of chairman of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Thursday and was sent back to the Bangladesh Navy. The transfer of Cdr Haque, who was officiating as the chairman of the BIWTA since 2015, took place amidst a very determined drive to remove illegal structures from both banks of the river Buriganga. Environmentalists suspect that his transfer might affect the drive. Cdr Haque, however, when contacted, said his transfer had...


Govt imposed autocracy in name of democracy: BNP

BNP senior leader Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan on Friday alleged that the government has imposed an autocratic role in the country undercover of democracy. "The government has established an unwritten one-party rule Baksal, but they pretend to be democratic and often talk about democracy," he said. Speaking at a human-chain programme, the BNP leader further...