Mediterranean shipwreck: Families of 4 Faridpur youths worried sick

The families of four Faridpur youths, who, according to a human trafficker, were on the recently capsized boat in the Mediterranean Sea, are worried sick as they are yet to get any news about the youths

Int'l Migrants Day: with dreams departed, they come home dead

Unskilled or low-skilled workers are often involved in risky, difficult, and laborious jobs in the scorching heat. Apart from the unforgiving heat, work hours reaching 12 to 18 hours,

Dabir Chacha: A living legend

On a British sunny afternoon when the entire nation was celebrating Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in a four day weekend from Thursday, June 2 till Sunday, June 5, I was off to North London to see another elderly who had become a celebrity in his own rights and rose to fame at the age of 100 when he decided to raise funds during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Since then, he has become an iconic figure in the Bengali community and is lovingly called Dabir Chacha.

‘Forget princess, want to be astrophysicist’: Bangladeshi scientist at NASA becomes an inspiration

Mahmooda Sultana, originally from Bangladesh, is an award-winning scientist and former aerospace engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, working at present as the associate head of the Instrument and Payload Systems Engineering Branch under Engineering Directorate.

‘Their plight must be addressed’

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam yesterday said Bangladeshi migrant workers are facing inflation in Lebanon which needs to be addressed.

Bangladeshi calligrapher of Kaaba Kiswa granted Saudi citizenship

Mukhtar Alam Sikder, a Bangladeshi expatriate and a calligrapher of the Holy Kaaba Kiswa, has been granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia under a royal decree.

Bangladesh mission in Kolkata observes anniversary of hoisting national flag

On April 17, 1971, the then Deputy High Commissioner Hossain Ali hoisted the Bangladesh flag by lowering the Pakistani one at the Deputy High Commission in Calcutta (now Kolkata), West Bengal, India.

Man jailed for killing British-Bangladeshi teacher in London

A man was jailed for life on Friday for the brutal murder of a British-Bangladeshi female teacher found dead a short walk from her London home in a killing that fuelled public anger about violence against women in Britain.

Bangladeshi expats in Iraq confined, tortured, extorted by syndicate

Inside the torture cell, when there was no water, urine was offered as a substitute.

Probe into unnatural deaths of migrant workers: Rights activists

Bangladeshi migrant rights activists and researchers have demanded that authorities investigate into the unnatural deaths of migrant workers in the destination countries, including those in the Gulf.

Tk 1,290cr fund for migrant workers, others

The government has introduced a loan fund worth Tk 1,290 crore to help returning migrant workers, unemployed youths and rural entrepreneurs set up new businesses.

Bangladesh High Commission to facilitate Bengali learning to new generation in UK

Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK Saida Muna Tasneem said that as Bengali is the third most spoken language in Greater London, the High Commission would facilitate Bengali language learning to the new generation of British-Bangladeshis.

Bangladeshi worker dies after falling from crane in Saudi Arabia

A Bangladeshi expat worker has died after falling from a crane in Saudi Arabia.

Suspect arrested in British-Bangladeshi woman Sabina Nessa murder

British police said on Thursday they had arrested a suspect in the hunt for the murderer of a teacher who was killed in a London park as she made a five-minute walk from her home to meet a friend at a pub.

British-Bangladeshi woman killed in London

A 28-year-old British-Bangladeshi teacher was killed in southeast London on Friday.

Improved standards of migrant workers’ dorms in Singapore raise concerns for higher costs

Dormitory operators raised concerns about higher costs from improved standards for new migrant worker dormitories announced Friday (Sept 17), while employers expressed uncertainty about the impact on their bottom line.