Dr Md Shamsul Hoque, professor of department of civil engineering of BUET, recently spoke with The Daily Star about Padma Bridge construction in an interview. Watch the significant parts of the interview in today's Star Special.
Even before Bangladesh starts getting electricity, Bangladesh Power Development Board finds itself paying Tk 1,219.1cr for power not used. How did this happen? And when can Bangladesh come out of high-cost import-based electricity?
Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.
Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers used to come forward during these distressing times.
Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the health directorate made promises of importing oxygen from India.
At the beginning of 20th century, Abdul Jabbar Saudagar, a merchant from Chattogram, introduced a wrestling competition. His intention was to cultivate a sport that would prepare the youth to fight against British rule.