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  • Rohingya crisis A concern for the region

    Rohingya crisis: A concern for the region

    Myanmar, on its part must, realise that blaming all the current atrocities on the so-called terrorists and claiming that its security forces had nothing to do with the crimes committed, in spite of unvarying accounts of thousands of refugees to the contrary, is neither credible nor helpful in solving the situation.

  • Change Maker: Dragon fruit kindles hope

    Originally from Mexico and nowadays common in Southeast Asia and China, the delectable dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is a relative

  • From land of death, despair

    While growing up in Myanmar's Rakhine, Noor Sabah, now 70, was constantly reminded the country didn't own her. Her movement was restricted and her access to education, health and other basic services was limited. People of her community also had to pay extra tax for getting married and building homes. Braving all these odds, they lived there for generations.

  • The Joy of Cropping

    Many years ago I took a photography class with the great fine-art photographer Michael Kenna, whose exquisite black-and-white

  • Violence in Rakhine: India keeps off the Bali declaration

    India has declined to be a part of an international parliamentary conference's declaration that expressed concern over the ongoing violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.

  • Bangladesh Supreme Court

    One judge, 2,000 cases

    Each lower court judge, on average, is overburdened with around 2,000 cases for their hearing and disposal. A total of 1,397 judges have been dealing with more than 27.5 lakh cases across the country.

  • Global outcry grows louder

    International outcry over the atrocities against Rohingyas is growing with politicians, rights activists and Nobel laureates castigating the Myanmar government, as an estimated 2,70,000 of the persecuted community have sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks.

  • Can Tigers halt India's juggernaut?

    When Bangladesh take on India in the second semifinal at Edgbaston today they will want to continue their dream run in the ICC Champions Trophy.

  • Horror strikes hills

    In the worst landslide since 2007, at least 130 people, including four army men, have died in the hilly areas of Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban following incessant downpour overnight. The death toll may rise further, officials said.

  • My gang and I

    The bus stand is where my area starts. It goes till the last lamppost of this street. This stretch of road is what I call mine. It's my street, my Dhaka. That's where we rule, my gang and I.

  • Tigers enjoying the pressure

    The sun was shining brightly over Edgbaston yesterday and the red and green Bangladesh flag was dancing along with the breeze

  • Mamata at it again

    In an apparent bid to counter criticism of her for blocking the Teesta river water sharing treaty between India and Bangladesh, West

  • Day labourer turns successful retailer

    Malmolia village in Khulna's Dumuria upazila is remote. Thirty-five kilometres from the city, it doesn't have sealed roads or grid

  • Heat wave to continue for a few days

    It's unbearable. The scorching sun in this sultry weather of May has begun causing untold sufferings to many people.

  • 7 reasons why we love Saat Masjid Road

    Saat Masjid Road is always evolving! If you journey merely 3 years back and compare the road to what it is today, you will find a myriad

  • Swatch of No-ground: A treasure trove of marine lives

    Isabela Foundation, a philanthropic organisation working for nature conservation, in collaboration with Bangladesh Navy went on an

  • Supermarket chains move to e-commerce

    Supermarket chains are stepping into the e-commerce bandwagon, to meet the growing demand for convenience in shopping for

  • We believe we can win: Mash

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will return to action today after serving a one-match ban and the Bangladesh ODI skipper will certainly be

  • Giant mango tree

    Standing under the awfully giant mango tree, a newcomer might mistake it for a banyan tree at first glance.

  • Change Maker: The Good Shepherd

    Two months into her pregnancy, Farida Khatun suffered a fate all too familiar yet often glossed over; her husband, Atar Mia, left her

  • What next for our cricket?

    The Tigers' head coach Chandika Hathurusingha, while speaking to the media on conclusion of the New Zealand-Bangladesh

  • A boy extraordinaire

    Twelve-year-old Rafi is already a well known figure in the area, being a captivating performer of different physical feats.

  • Huawei P10: Is it the cameraphone wonder it promises to be?

    The Huawei P10 is the successor to last year’s stellar P9 which happened to be a ground breaking device for Huawei. We find out how it performs.

  • No interest in Hollywood?

    ‘Dangal' star, Aamir Khan, expressed his views by saying that Hollywood does not interest him. The actor added, “I have a relationship with the audience here for last 25-26 years and I cherish and give a lot of value to it.”

  • The Wows and Woes of winter

    Badminton is a sport that highlights skill and dexterity over brute strength. Yet when is the last time you can recall going out in the field or the street to enjoy a good game with your racket and shuttlecock?