THE aftershocks of the massive quakes epicentered in Nepal have resulted in damages to some 61 primary schools in nine upazilas of Pabna district.
It is impossible to remain unmoved by the humanitarian disaster unfolding in Nepal after last week's earthquake of magnitude 7.9. The death-toll has already crossed 5,000 as rescue operations are being wound down.
THE Nepal earthquake of April 25, its worst in four decades, has again given free fodder to even freer speculations from the layman to the experts...
Aid begins to reach remote regions near the epicentre of Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Dr Syed Humayun Akhter, Professor and Chairman of Department of Geology at Dhaka University, speaks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about earthquake risk assessment and management in Bangladesh.