• Close Shave

    Weakening Cyclone Komen made landfall in Cox's Bazar around 9:00 last night, causing heavy rain that saw vast areas of several upazilas of the coastal town inundated. Over the last two days, six people died in coastal region in various incidents amid inclement weather while six more people remain missing. The cyclone hit St Martin's and Shaparir islands yesterday morning. When this report was filed around 1:30am today, the cyclonic storm was crossing Chittagong coast near Sandwip.

  • Separated again 68 years after

    It is nothing compared to the greatest migration in history when people moved like ants to cross borders into Bengal and Punjab. There will be no violence and death stalking them at every footstep. And yet there will be many similarities.

  • Wait ends at the stroke of midnight

    The residents of 111 Indian enclaves inside Bangladesh are all set to take up new identities tonight as the neighbouring countries exchange the adversely possessed pieces of land at the stroke of midnight.

  • Trespasser in one's own country

    It was like any other mundane day for Aziza Rahman, the sixty-year-old man - except that he landed in jail.

  • Salahuddin's Case Chronology

    Freedom fighters attacked him during the Liberation War in 1971, leaving him seriously injured, but he survived.



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