Opposition to EVM hardens

With the next parliamentary election a year and a half away, major political parties, except for the ruling Awami League, are toughening their stance against the use of Electronic Voting Machines...

3h ago| A Closer Look

Smugglers should not be rewarded

Bangladesh’s struggle with smuggling is not a new phenomenon – gold, drugs, humans, money, fuel, and now edible oil. In February, a lighter vessel, Tanisha Enterprise, was seized on the Karnaphuli river by Chattogram zone river police, which was carrying 11,000 litres of smuggled unrefined edible oil for sale in the open market.

3h ago| Cricket

Think positive: How long till Tigers’ 100 Test wins?

Bangladesh succumbing to their 100th Test defeat with a 10-wicket loss against West Indies on Monday was the piece of news that apparently garnered the most attention of the fans, mostly because it provided an opportunity to indulge in jibes over social media at the expense of Bangladesh cricket.

Transfer window exclusive
1d ago| Transfer window

Gabriel Jesus joins Arsenal

Arsenal are expected to announce the £45 million signing of Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, possibly as early as Monday, after agreeing personal terms with the Brazilian over a five-year deal.

1d ago| News Multimedia

Mogachori to SAFF: Tale of the football wondergirls of hill-tracks

One of the biggest success in the history of Bangladesh women’s football came in the hands of under-19 women footballers in 2021. Young Tigresses snatched the title by defeating India 1-0 in the final of SAF U-19 Women's Championship. The winning goal came from Anai Mogini's feet.

9h ago| Travel

Kuakata hotels offering up to 50% discount after Padma Bridge opening

Hotels in Patuakhali’s Kuakata beach area have been offering up to 50 percent discount to attract tourists after Padma Bridge opening.

Floodwaters rise after heavy rains upstream

Water levels rose in some low-lying areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj due to heavy rain in the country’s northeastern region and water flowing in from the upstream of India’s Meghalaya yesterday.