THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015


  • Bloggers die young (video)

    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.

  • 2 war criminals get life until death

    A tribunal in Dhaka sentences Mahidur Rahman and Afsar Hossain to life until death on one charge of crimes against humanity committed in Chapainawabganj during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Shillong police get Salahuddin’s health report

    Shillong Civil Hospital, where BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed is undergoing treatment, has confirmed that he has been suffering from different ailments relating to kidney, heart, skin and urology.

  • Analysis: Why automated traffic signal failed

    A new traffic signal in Dhaka proves to be a disaster as the capital experiences a total breakdown of traffic control this week.

  • 'Fake cops' held in Dhaka

    Police detained six people from Dhaka's Badda area who are said to have been involved with extortion identifying themselves as law enforcers.

  • Mohammadpur school cleaner to be sacked

    Mohammadpur Preparatory Higher Secondary School decides to sack cleaner Gopal for trying to sexually harass a Class-1 student and to remove school rector Zeenatun Nesa for her indecent behaviour with guardians over the issue.

  • AL men resorted to vote-rigging in city polls: TIB

    Citing that ruling Awami League men resorted to “massive” vote-rigging during April 28 city corporation elections, TIB says the elections were not held in free, fair and impartial manner.

  • Morning sees gridlock in Dhaka

    Monday morning rush hour traffic seemed more packed than usual, as vehicles were at a standstill at different parts of Dhaka.

  • Bangladesh tanneries: HRW gives bleak outlook

    Bangladesh must enforce laws to stop child labour and occupational and environmental health dangers in tannery industry, says Human Rights Watch.

  • Uttara map

    5 kidnappers held, Tk 1.8cr seized at Banani

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrest five members of a gang of kidnappers from different areas at Uttara of Dhaka and recovered Tk 1.8 crore from their possession.

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