Wasim Bin Habib

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

Bangladesh ushers in a new era of commuting

Bangladesh is all set to step into a new era of commuting with a new mode of public transport that has never been seen before -- the electricity-powered metro rail of Dhaka.

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

MRT Line-6: Twist and turns

The long-awaited metro rail project is finally becoming a reality as the country’s first overhead electric train will be launched today, bringing with it excitement and also its share of challenges.

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

All eyes glued to Golapbagh

After protracted negotiations, the BNP finally got permission for its rally today at a ground which was not its first choice by any means.

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

The Rohingya refugee crisis throughout the years

Five years ago, in August 2017, the Myanmar military unleashed a brutal offensive against the Rohingya communities across the country’s Rakhine State.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Choking the lifeblood of democracy

"The only security of all is in a free press," Thomas Jefferson, famous American statesman and the country’s third president once said.

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

Free speech the collateral damage of Covid in Bangladesh

When Covid-19 began to spread at an exponential rate across countries in January 2020, ministers and government officials in Bangladesh assured people that "adequate measures" were taken to prevent coronavirus from entering the country.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Cardiovascular diseases: A rising concern for young people

“I never imagined that I would have a heart problem.”

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Victimising journalists: A decades-long tradition of denying justice

Twenty-two years have come and gone since her husband was shot to death, but Selina Akhter Lucky has all but given up hope for justice for the brutal murder.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

A series of delayed justice

Although attacks on freethinkers and bloggers, and their murders by suspected Islamic militants have decreased significantly due to multiple anti-militant crackdowns, none of the families of those killed has gotten complete justice yet.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

‘Home never felt so close’

Six minutes was all it took a BRTC bus to cross the 6.15km bridge over the Padma river yesterday.