Trial drags on for 24 years: Man has no strength left for legal battle

As his name was called out, Ahad Ali stepped inside the courtroom and stood in the dock with both hands pressed together in a gesture of mercy, staring at the judge with pleading eyes.

Mega Dreams Coming True This Year

From the longest railroad bridge to the first-ever metro lines and underwater tunnel, these infrastructural undertakings with billion-dollar price tags will help Bangladesh in its bid to attain the status of a developed country by 2041.

Assumed dead, woman returned to family from Nepal after 22 years

Twenty-two years ago, Ameena Khatun of Bogura’s Dhunot upazila went missing. Her three sons and a daughter could not find her and assumed that their mother was no longer alive.

Rush Out of the Capital: Fear of hard days spurs it

People in their thousands, mostly low-income ones, made desperate bids to leave the capital yesterday ahead of the nationwide complete lockdown from Thursday.

Duterte threatens to arrest Filipinos who refuse vaccination

The Philippine president has threatened to order the arrest of Filipinos who refuse COVID-19 vaccination and told them to leave the country if they would not cooperate with efforts to end a public health emergency.

Fish once labeled a 'living fossil' surprises scientists again

The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Trial drags on for 24 years: Man has no strength left for legal battle

As his name was called out, Ahad Ali stepped inside the courtroom and stood in the dock with both hands pressed together in a gesture of mercy, staring at the judge with pleading eyes.

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Mega Dreams Coming True This Year

From the longest railroad bridge to the first-ever metro lines and underwater tunnel, these infrastructural undertakings with billion-dollar price tags will help Bangladesh in its bid to attain the status of a developed country by 2041.

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Assumed dead, woman returned to family from Nepal after 22 years

Twenty-two years ago, Ameena Khatun of Bogura’s Dhunot upazila went missing. Her three sons and a daughter could not find her and assumed that their mother was no longer alive.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Moment of pride as Captain and her SI father salute each other in Rangpur

A photo of a father and daughter -- in police and army uniforms -- saluting each other went viral on Facebook yesterday, touching the hearts of netizens.

July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021

Pandemic chronicles: No tourists mean no money to feed the horses of Cox’s Bazar beach

Chancing upon tourists horseback riding along the beaches of Cox’s Bazar would have been a common sight during the bustling tourist season. But not anymore.

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

‘Mehmankhana’ shares joy of Eid with 6,000 low-income people 

‘Mehmankhana’, an initiative by a group of volunteers in Dhaka’s Lalmatia, made special arrangements to feed low-income people on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha. 

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

Land acquisition for park: Villagers in Barishal constructing structures to receive more money

Several hundreds of people are allegedly rushing to construct concrete structures at a village in Barishal where the government plans to acquire land for a recreational park.

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Rebeka Walie’s 15th death anniversary

Tomorrow is the 15th death anniversary of Rebeka Walie, wife of late ATM Walie Ashraf, who was a freedom fighter, lawmaker of Brahmanbaria-6 and founder editor of Janomot Newsweekly, London.  

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

It’s more than just lack of food

To live off the streets of Dhaka is not merely living in hunger, it also comes with an immense lack of security. For the “tokai” -- a child waste picker -- living in the capital, hunger and malnutrition is almost the least of their concern, with much bigger dangers lurking around all the time.

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Golam Mustafa no more

Eminent photographer Golam Mustafa passed away yesterday around 9:30am at his residence, due to age related complications.