Petition filed with HC challenging Momen's holding office as minister

A Supreme Court lawyer today (September 5, 2022) filed a writ petition with the High Court challenging the legality of Abdul Momen's holding the offices of the foreign minister as well as a member of parliament for his “controversial comment”.

Khulna fuel traders strike demanding commission hike

Fuel oil traders of Khulna has been observing a 12-hour strike since morning in order to press home their three-point demand including increased commission and tank-lorry rents.

Unhr commissioner’s visit: Rights issues, Rohingyas to figure high

UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet will be focusing on human rights situation in Bangladesh, Rohingya crisis, and climate change during her four-day visit here that begins on August 14.

PM accorded warm reception in Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is accorded a warm reception as she arrived Saudi Arabia on a four-day official visit to join the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Alamdanga killing field could have more to say

The Pakistan army's killing field in Alamdanga of Chuadanga could be holding further proof of the brutality of the anti-liberation forces.

The vanishing act

It was not too long ago when aeroplane enthusiasts of the world, those who were old enough, were saddened by the demise of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. People from across the world queued up at an airport in the UK to be in the last ever passenger flight of the airliner which was then operated by only Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

A naturalist's letter to Dhaka parents

A narrow 50-meter creek running along a muddy road next to our house was a passage for fish and other aquatic animals.

June 10, 2017
June 10, 2017

Bangladesh 6th worst extreme weather-affected country

Bangladesh ranks sixth among the world’s top 10 countries most affected by extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to the Global Climate Risk Index by think-tank Germanwatch. On an average, a total of 679.05 people died in 185 climatic events in Bangladesh within the period of 1996 to 2015.

May 21, 2017
May 21, 2017

PM accorded warm reception in Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is accorded a warm reception as she arrived Saudi Arabia on a four-day official visit to join the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016

Alamdanga killing field could have more to say

The Pakistan army's killing field in Alamdanga of Chuadanga could be holding further proof of the brutality of the anti-liberation forces.

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

The vanishing act

It was not too long ago when aeroplane enthusiasts of the world, those who were old enough, were saddened by the demise of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. People from across the world queued up at an airport in the UK to be in the last ever passenger flight of the airliner which was then operated by only Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

October 7, 2016
October 7, 2016

Unrelenting Passion

While we celebrated the under-16 women's football team's success over the last two months, here is a look into the background of these girls who took up the beautiful game and came so far in just three to four years.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

The Good Doctor

“My days are numbered now," Edric Sargission Baker told his associates soon after he was diagnosed with pulmonary artery hypertension in 2013. An accomplished doctor himself, he then described the symptoms that would indicate his time had come. "When you see these symptoms, do not put me on mechanical ventilation or any other life support," Dr Baker said to the shock of his associates.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

“He was sent by God”

Cut off from the nearest town by some 10-20 kilometres of thick forests all around, the people of Kailakuri and adjacent villages didn't have access to trusted medical care in any emergency.

December 25, 2014
December 25, 2014

Rescue package on the way for realtors

Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain yesterday pledged to announce an incentive package for the ailing real estate sector shortly.

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