Shariful Hasan

May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021

‘Mehmankhana’ sharing Eid joy with hot meals for the less fortunate

During the whole month of Ramadan, nearly 1,500 people received iftar here every day. ‘Mehmankhana’, as the organisers call it, aimed to provide hot meals to orphaned children, rickshaw-pullers,...

March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021

BCS exam to be on schedule

The 41st BCS preliminary examination is going ahead on March 19 after the High Court rejected a writ petition filed by a BCS candidate seeking its deferral due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and...

February 23, 2021
February 23, 2021

Noted columnist Syed Abul Maksud no more

Noted columnist, researcher and writer Syed Abul Maksud today breathed his last at Square Hospital in Dhaka. He was 74.

January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021

Abiron’s Death in KSA: Family demands justice, rejects settlement

A Saudi court has rejected the bail petitions of three accused arrested in a case filed for the murder of a Bangladeshi domestic worker in Saudi Arabia two years ago.

November 30, 2020
November 30, 2020

BFRI Recruitment: Passing test without even appearing

The written test was held on Saturday afternoon. The result that came out eleven hours later left many candidates surprised.

November 29, 2020
November 29, 2020

Fisheries Research Institute recruitment: Candidate passes without appearing for exam!

In the recruitment test for the post of Scientific Officer (Temporary) of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) under the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, a candidate has reportedly...

November 1, 2020
November 1, 2020

That grim caravan just won’t stop

It was 4:00am yesterday when the first light of dawn was still far from the Dhaka sky.

October 31, 2020
October 31, 2020

473 women migrant workers dead abroad since 2016, 175 in Saudi Arabia alone

A year after she was sent to Saudi Arabia as a domestic worker, Nodi returned to Bangladesh last night, lifeless, crammed inside a coffin, only to be received by her wailing relatives on the...

September 26, 2020
September 26, 2020

No Saudi-bound Bangladeshi missed flight last night

Despite going through several uncertainties regarding acquiring plane tickets and Covid-19 certificates over the last few days, all 302 Saudi-bound Bangladeshi passengers were able to leave Dhaka...

September 25, 2020
September 25, 2020

All Saudi-bound Bangladeshi passengers test negative, will receive Covid-19 certificates at Dhaka airport

All the expatriate Bangladeshis who are scheduled to fly for Saudi Arabia tonight have tested negative for Covid-19. Health officials have said the passengers can go to airport and receive printed...