died

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Son all too lonely as mother also departs

With 90 percent of her body burnt, Sumaiya Khanam had been fighting a grim battle for life for 10 days.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Nature Quest: Tale of two stranded dolphins

“A dolphin's smile is the greatest deception. It creates the illusion that they are always happy.” Originally stated by dolphin activist Richard O'Barry, these famous lines manage to...

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Archaeologist Zakaria dies

Abul Kalam Muhammed Zakaria, eminent scholar, archaeologist and also a former secretary of the cultural affairs ministry, passed away yesterday.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

Robin Ghosh passes away

Legendary music composer Robin Ghosh passed away at a city hospital yesterday.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Indian Gen Krishna Rao passes away

Former chief of Indian army Gen KV Krishna Rao, who played a key role in Bangladesh's Liberation War in 1971, died in New Delhi

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Journo leader Altaf Mahmud passes away

Senior journalist Altaf Mahmud died yesterday morning at the age of 62.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Goodbye, dear old friend

The man, who flew in from Kolkata on December 16, 1971 and made Pakistan army's eastern command chief AAK Niazi to agree on surrendering to the joint command of Bangladesh and India in public,...

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

40 migrants die in Mediterranean (video)

At least 40 migrants have died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a boat in the Mediterranean.

March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015

New York fire kills seven children

Seven children have died in a house fire in New York City