Two journalists of The Business Standard (TBS) have won the "Nagad-Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) Best Reporting Award 2021".
The awardees are, TBS Special Correspondent Jebun Nesa Alo, under the banking category, and TBS Senior Staff Correspondent Abbas Uddin Noyon, under the education category.
Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury handed over the awards to the best reporters at the Nagad-DRU Best Reporting Award 2021 ceremony held at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh auditorium in the capital. Nagad Managing Director Tanvir A Mishuk was present as special guest.
Jebun Nesa Alo and Abbas Uddin Noyon won the awards for their reports titled "ONE Bank cooks the books to siphon cash to owners" and "Not only education, empty classrooms hit others too" respectively.
Nagad, the mobile financial service of the Postal Department, teamed up with the Dhaka Reporters' Unity (DRU) to honour reporters for their best reports for 2021. A total of 22 reporters were awarded this year in 22 different categories.
The reporters were awarded in the print-online media and the television-radio categories for the best reports in 13 and 9 subjects respectively.
The country's top ten senior editors picked the 22 reports from the 242 reports submitted.