Sharier Khan

March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017

Bangladesh Inhuman Rights Commission concerned about poor US human rights condition

Just a week after the US Department of State in its human rights report for 2016 expressed concerns about Bangladesh’s human rights condition, Bangladesh Inhuman Rights Commission expressed...

March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017

Matarbari coal power project back on track

The Japan funded massive Matarbari 1,200 megawatt coal power plant project near Maheshkhali was stalled following the Holey

January 20, 2017
January 20, 2017

Gang culture stems from poor social environment, not external influences

Does a teenager become a violent member of a gang just by following 'western' culture and using the internet? Do teenagers form

December 3, 2016
December 3, 2016

Should TV channels force us to watch their dull content?

They say, Bangladeshi advertisements worth Tk 400 crore a year have gone to foreign channels. Their payments are mostly made illegally. ...

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

Death race on Dhaka streets

It was around 1:30am Friday. Bachelor businessman Ashraf (not his real name) was returning home from a friend's place in

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Death race on Dhaka streets

It all happened in seconds. Neither the driver of the white car, nor Ashraf saw a truck plying on the road in regular speed. Without slowing down, the white car moved to the side lane from the...

October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016

Who cares about Sundarbans?

Floating down the Pasur river on a boat from Mongla towards Khulna any day, a visitor will come across hundreds of barges and launches anchored along the river banks. Thick steel pipes fixed to...

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

Construction starts late this month

Amid public criticism against the 1320 megawatt Rampal Coal Power Project, the Indo-Bangla friendship power company has nearly completed its financial arrangement to start the construction work...

August 14, 2016
August 14, 2016

High hope on Payra

Chittagong Port alone will not be able to handle the country's shipping needs in the next 15 years as the projected GDP growth dictates that the nation's container handling demand will...

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Nature Quest: The foxes of Dhaka

A few months ago, retired cardiologist and photographer Dr Mahboob Ali was playing golf at the city's Kurmitola Golf Club