Prabir Barua Chowdhury

August 4, 2016
August 4, 2016

Regular garbage collection in Lalmatia resumes finally

After a long week, regular garbage collection in the capital's Lalmatia, which was stopped over a dispute of establishing a

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Texts from a brother held hostage inside Holey Artisan Bakery

Soumir Baroi held hostage inside one of the bathrooms at Holey Artisan Bakery, which is witnessing a hostage situation, managed to establish contact with his brother Gopal via texts.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

Nature Quest: The corals of St Martin's in peril

Around 67 percent corals of the Saint Martin's Island have been bleached to death and the rest are likely to be damaged if pollution and non-regulated navigation continues, reveals a survey finding.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Buddhist monks spreading harmony offering Iftar

If you visit the Dharmarajika Buddhist Monastery in the capital's Sabujbagh this month, especially in the evening, you will see a stream of people, forming long queues and awaiting patiently.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Historic university lost in time

The restoration of Chittagong's Pandit Vihar University, the once renowned educational institution of the 8th century, has remained stalled for around six years, due to indecision over its funding process.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Cop courageous

His total commitment to law enforcement makes him different from other police officials in the country. His dedication, courage and skills earned him the highest recognition in service.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

4th phase of UP polls sees fewer AL men being elected unopposed

Just six ruling Awami League chairman candidates are set to be elected unopposed in the fourth phase of the union parishad polls, a sharp decline from the previous phases of the polls.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

A friend in need

He was here only for his job. When the Liberation War broke out, he could have slipped out of the country to safety. But William AS Ouderland, who came to East Pakistan in the 70s as the CEO of Bata Shoe Company, chose to join the fight for the independence of Bangladesh. It was because of the “love and affection” he “felt for the Bangalee people”, as he once wrote in a letter to a friend.

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

BNP struggles to pick single UP candidates

With the party's sixth national council less than a month away, the BNP is likely to face intra-party conflicts at the grassroots over

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

BNP likely to finalise sub-committees for sixth council today

BNP is likely to finalise today at least 12 sub-committees including the body for reforming its charter for holding its sixth council at its