The government will form a permanent fund to meet expenses of organising big national and international events -- a move to avoid criticism for 'extortion' by the state. The decision to collect funds from corporate houses, including banks, had drawn huge criticism.
University Grants Commission, the country's higher education guardian, has released detailed complaints of some 18 lawsuits against several private universities who are running their academic activities through High Court stay order.
The government marked October 20 as the deadline to recruit 120 factory inspectors to fulfil the conditions of an action plan provided by the US, in an effort to win back trade privileges from the Obama administration.
In a dramatic turn of public opinion, three-fourths of the population are more or less happy with the performance of the current government led by Sheikh Hasina which came to power through a one-sided election eight months ago.
Encouraged by a bumper yield and good stocks at home, the government has decided to export at least 50,000 tonnes of rice, first of its kind since the independence, to Sri Lanka in the current fiscal year.