8h ago| Bangladesh

A resilient spirit, unrecognised

Monowara Begum does not know her exact date of birth. All she can recall is that she was a seventh-grader during the Liberation War.

8h ago| Bangladesh

Teachers of KUET go on strike after teacher dies

The teachers of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology have called for abstention from academic activities as one of their colleagues died hours after his confinement by the Chhatra League...

8h ago| Diplomacy

50 yrs of Bangladesh-India Relations: Axe irritants, engage deeply

Mutual respect, trust and equality should be the pillars of bilateral relationship between Bangladesh and India, foreign policy analysts and academics said at a discussion yesterday. 

8h ago| Bangladesh

Waste-to-energy Power Plant: Govt inks deal with Chinese company

The Government yesterday signed an agreement with a Chinese company to set up the country’s first waste-to-energy power plant, which will

8h ago| Bangladesh

Pressure on India won’t work: Indira

Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi declared today that it did not worry India at all as to who called her aggressor when she had not committed any aggression.

8h ago| Crime & Justice

Sinha Murder Case: Prosecution witnesses finish testifying

Upon completion of recording depositions of prosecution witnesses in Major (retd) Sinha Rashed Khan’s murder case, the court yesterday fixed December 6 to 8 for producing defence witnesses.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Endangered boirali fish might be saved

Scientists at Bangladesh Fish Research Institute (BFRI) in Saidpur upazila recently developed artificial breeding technique for boirali fish -- a species that had been categorised as endangered by...

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Teachers of KUET go on strike after teacher dies

The teachers of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology have called for abstention from academic activities as one of their colleagues died hours after his confinement by the Chhatra League...

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

CHT Accord Anniversary: 24 years on, legal tangles still remain

With the historic Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord stepping into its 24th year today, some legal complexities involving the issues of CHT Regional Council are still now awaiting the final...

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

A resilient spirit, unrecognised

Monowara Begum does not know her exact date of birth. All she can recall is that she was a seventh-grader during the Liberation War.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Case against Meghdol withdrawn

A Dhaka court yesterday granted a petition for withdrawal of a case filed against members of popular band Meghdol.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Sinha Murder Case: Prosecution witnesses finish testifying

Upon completion of recording depositions of prosecution witnesses in Major (retd) Sinha Rashed Khan’s murder case, the court yesterday fixed December 6 to 8 for producing defence witnesses.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Pressure on India won’t work: Indira

Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi declared today that it did not worry India at all as to who called her aggressor when she had not committed any aggression.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Waste-to-energy Power Plant: Govt inks deal with Chinese company

The Government yesterday signed an agreement with a Chinese company to set up the country’s first waste-to-energy power plant, which will

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Mithu DRU president, Hasib GS

Nazrul Islam Mithu has been elected president and Nurul Islam Hasib general secretary of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU).

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Timely weather forecast info must: speakers

Timely weather and flood forecast information is crucial for Bangladesh’s sustainable development, said speakers at a workshop in Dhaka on Sunday.