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  • Kim seeks 2nd Trump meet

    Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation yesterday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang's negotiations with Washington.

  • The world will not rest on Rohingya crisis

    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt yesterday called for justice on the Rohingya crisis after his visit to Myanmar's Rakhine state, telling embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi the world "won't let it rest".

  • Could've been a lot worse

    Pilots of a Jet Airways flight to Jaipur from Mumbai forgot to turn on the cabin pressure switch yesterday causing at least 30 passengers to bleed from their noses and ears as the plane climbed.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader talks about SK Sinha’s book


    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday dismissed as “fictitious” former Chief Justice SK Sinha's allegations against the government.

  • Life in a country of 'no argument'

    “It is even more than Mirpur,” came the response from Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza after their Asia Cup match against Sri Lanka on September 15 in Dubai. He was talking about the feeling of home provided by a Bangladesh expatriate-dominated crowd of nearly 25,000 at the Dubai International Stadium.

  • suspected drug traders killed in Mymensingh

    'Why should they live?'

    Drug dealers and addicts should be killed by firing squads in every district, said Mostafizar Rahman Fizar, minster for primary and mass education.

  • Under-five mortality rate marks sharp fall

    Under-five mortality rate in Bangladesh is 32 per 1,000 live births, according to new mortality estimates released yesterday by Unicef, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Population Division and the World Bank Group.

  • The elusive Grey Francolin

    The Gorai river, a tributary of the Ganges, through the natural process of the erosion of lands and formation of chars, formed char Horipur at the western tip of Horipur in Kushtia.

  • $60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

    Bitcoin and other digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said yesterday.

  • AL, BNP men join forces to steal train fuel, get caught

    Three people, including two local leaders from the Awami League and the BNP, were caught red-handed while they were fleeing with over 2,500 litres of diesel they had just stolen from trains at Azimnagar Rail Station early yesterday, Rab said.