M Abul Kalam Azad

April 7, 2018
April 7, 2018

4-Lane Dhaka-Ctg Highway: Up for mending all too soon

RHD engineers and ministry officials who were involved with the project now squarely blame overloaded vehicles for the condition of the highway, known as the economic lifeline of Bangladesh. This...

April 3, 2018
April 3, 2018

Traffic's trial with remotes

City authorities have tried out a host of “solutions” to control chaotic traffic over the decades. The result? All the money went down the drain and the situation turned from bad to worse.

January 26, 2018
January 26, 2018

The Other Radical

The number of militancy cases filed each year go into the hundreds—way more than the handful of combat operations we have seen.

January 6, 2018
January 6, 2018

In search of her roots

Her expression began to change as soon as she stepped into the Missionaries of Charity at Islampur in Old Dhaka on Christmas morning. The colourful Christmas decor of the premises could hardly draw...

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

The militant money maker

The man takes different names but introduces himself as an automobile trader to all. He lures people into buying vehicles at prices far lower than the market rate, citing special connections with...

August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

This also happens

When all major infrastructure projects are facing delays and cost escalation, the venture to build three new bridges on the Shitalakkhya, Meghna and Gumti rivers is making good progress. ...

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Moon Ride on the cards

Excessive rains and flooding twice in just four months have left most of the roads in a miserable state, which could make people's journey home for Eid-ul-Azha a nightmare. ...

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Charged with murder, blessed with impunity

Tufan Sarkar his three brothers and nine of their men, killed Imran at his home in Bogra town's Chaksutrapur Modhyapara area in

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Crime, politics meet to fetch him a fortune

It is apparently the criminalised politics of our country that made it all possible. A high school dropout became a millionaire and one of the most notorious figures in Bogra just in a decade.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Tufan admits rape: police

Suspended Sramik League leader Tufan Sarkar has admitted raping the Bogra college girl after promising that he would marry her, police said.