• Owner Delwar, 12 others indicted

    A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against 13 people, including two owners of Tazreen Fashions, in a case over a devastating fire in the garment factory that killed 112 workers nearly three years ago. The District and Sessions Judge's Court fixed October 1 for starting the trial in the country's worst industrial fire on November 24, 2012.

  • Democracy is the choice

    The great majority of Bangladeshis have faith in democracy despite its flaws, says a survey by International Republican Institute. A whopping 81 percent of the respondents agree that despite having problems, democracy is better than other forms of government. Of them, 53 percent strongly and 28 percent somewhat agree with it.

  • Hurting religious sentiments won't be tolerated: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government won't allow anybody to hurt the religious sentiment of others.

  • Top Quote!

    “People don't have the slightest confidence in the country's healthcare system, as they see the president, ministers, MPs and VIPs fly abroad for treatment.”

  • Outcry all around

    Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach have sparked global outrage over the human cost of the escalating refugee crisis as Europe stood accused of letting the Mediterranean become a "cemetery" for migrants.

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