The problem with too much discipline in schools

Schools should also be a place students look back upon fondly, not a totalitarian regime they would grow up to hate for the rest of their lives.

Facebook comment: Public admin ministry scolds sr assist secy

The public administration ministry has reprimanded Senior Assistant Secretary Sarwoer Alam as a minor punishment for making a comment on Facebook after not being promoted to deputy secretary.

A sickening punishment

Twenty-eight students fell ill and were traumatised as a schoolteacher reportedly forced them to drink drain water as punishment at Zajira in Shariatpur on Wednesday.

Signature campaign for #JusticeForTonu

A faction of Gonojagaran Mancha launches a mass signature campaign to press for immediate arrest and punishment of the killers of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

JP hartal in Rangpur city Thursday

Jatiya Party (JP) will enforce a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Rangpur city on Thursday demanding immediate arrest of those attacked the party’s city unit leader SM Yasir.

Party men saving Sonali, Basic scamsters: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith expresses his anger as he could not take steps against all involved in Sonali Bank and Basic Bank scams because of his party people’s support.

Bar council against more power to mobile courts

Fearing misuse of power, country’s ace lawyer regulating body Bangladesh Bar Council urges government not to extend power of mobile courts.

Bergman verdict: 23 get more time to reply

Dhaka tribunal gives six more days to 23 people to reply why they should not be punished for contempt of court proceedings for issuing statement against David Bergman's verdict.

DU teachers demand punishment to sex offenders

Dhaka University teachers demand immediate arrest and exemplary punishment against those involved in the incidents of sexual assault on women during Pahela Baishakh celebration on the campus.

March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

Pakistan carries out mass hangings

Pakistan has hanged 12 convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since the country overturned a ban on executions.