Myanmar navy rescued 208 trafficking victims from the sea on Friday in the first ever rescue operation conducted by the country under pressure from the international community. Those rescued were said to have been all Bangladeshis. Photo: BBC
A child cools off in the sweltering heat under a pump replenishing Crescent Lake in the capital on May 4, 2015 . Photo: Amran Hossain
captain and coach
Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim (R) and coach Chandika Hathurusingha discuss strategy yesterday for the second Test against Pakistan that starts at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur tomorrow. Photo: Firoz Ahmed
Mockery with martyrdom
The plaque at his grave in Faridpur mentions executed war criminal as Abdul Quader Mollah as a Shaheed (martyr). Photo: Collected
Bangladeshi photographer wins The Madeline Dane Ross Award
Bangladeshi photographer Atish Saha along with American journalist Jason Motlagh, won The Madeline Dane Ross Award from the Overseas Press Club Of America for a series of 18 pictures, one of them above, and a story about the collapse of Rana Plaza in 2013. The photos and the story were published in the spring 2014 issue of Virginia Quarterly Review, a literary magazine of the United States. The Overseas Press Club Of America was founded in 1939 in New York. It started giving the Madeline Dane Ross Award in 1973 for the best international reporting in print media showing a concern for human conditions. Photo: Collected
Death Toll 7,365
Nepalese villagers walk near their makeshifts tents at Laprak village in Gorkha district yesterday. US transport planes were due to make "an immediate difference" to the aid effort in Nepal yesterday, shuttling supplies and rescue teams to remote areas devastated by an earthquake that killed more than 7,300 people. Photo: AFP
Polluted with Chittagong city’s sewage, the Fisherybazar canal flows into the Karnaphuli river (not in picture) spreading the toxicity even further. The photo was taken at Firingibazar area recently. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das
Bangladesh Chhatra Union protest
Protesters join a rally of Bangladesh Chhatra Union near TSC of Dhaka University on May 4, 2015 with a six-point demand including resignation of the proctor and punishment for the cops who did not take action to stop some youths who were molesting females during the Pahela Baishakh celebrations. Photo: Collected
An unbeaten partnership of 105 runs between Shakib Al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman gave Bangladesh their first ever victory over Pakistan in T20 matches at Mirpur today.
Bloggers die young
It is hard to believe that a group of writers are in mortal danger in the country now just for expressing their opinions. But that’s the truth.
Assaulted female activist not intimidated: vows to continue protesting sexual harassment
First Plant Doctor Clinic opens in Tangail
Doctors of the Plant Doctor Clinic request the visitors to cut use of chemicals and follow natural methods to control harmful insects and to save environmentally friendly ones.
Mango farmers hope for bumper yields
Mango is a popular seasonal fruit which is cultivated as a cash crop in Chapainawabganj.
Enclave habitants in Bangladesh ecstatic with looming land swap deal
Beat the heat with summer fruits (Video)
Nature offers many juicy and nutritious fruits to beat the heat and diseases in summer.
Beware, chewers: Betel nut may cause cancer
A recent study has found that chewing betel nuts can cause oral cancer.
A day in the life of a restaurant worker
Employees at different hotels and restaurants in Pabna are forced to work 12 to 15 hours a day. violating labour laws’ even they are paid poorly.