Bumper Harvest: Wholesale price of tomatoes drops to Tk 1 a kg

A bumper harvest of tomatoes had cause the wholesale prices in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj to plummet to as low as Tk 1 per kg from Tk...

Dutch Woman’s Calling: Improving the lives of children with disabilities

People call her "Vindeshi" or a foreigner. But this Dutch woman, who prefers to be called "Khalamma" or aunty, has spent 20 years to...

Long wait gets longer Eight months on, promise to Longadu arson attack victims for...

Eight long months after the notorious arson attack by Bangalee settlers on indigenous homes and shops in Rangamati's Longadu upazila, many victims continue to...

‘Influx from Bangladesh is proxy war by Pakistan with China help’

Online Report Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today said a "planned" influx of people from Bangladesh into the Northeast is taking place as part...

6,500 Rohingyas trapped at border Bangladesh, Myanmar reps are due to meet today to...

Reuters, Dhaka Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet today to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a...

32-year jail term for depraved UK academic

Reuters, London A British academic who blackmailed victims into sending him increasingly depraved images which he shared on dark web forums was jailed for 32...

Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing

Reuters, Fort Lauderdale A former student accused of last week’s deadly shooting at a Florida high school returned to court for a hearing on Monday...

Bombing kills 94 in eastern Ghouta in a day: Syrian observatory

Reuters, Beirut A surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies killed 94 people in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the...

UN hopes for free, fair polls

Staff Correspondent United Nations secretary general's office has expressed its hope that “a climate could be created where free and fair elections could take place”...



5 reasons why the post office is not obsolete… yet

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of the Bangladesh Post Office (BPO)? 'Snail mail, stale mail, fail...
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Hrithik Roshan is unrecognisable in leaked photos of “Super 30”

Source: Hindustan Times Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, who is playing mathematician Anand Kumar in his upcoming film “Super 30”, donned the avatar of a street...

“Jamai Kando” on Deepto TV

Shakhtar’s South Americans too strong for Roma

Reuters, Kharkiv Shakhtar Donetsk's South American blend proved too strong for AS Roma as goals from Facundo Ferreyra and Fred gave them a 2-1 win...

Time to address the debacles

A symphonic start to Bengal music fest

The Bengal Classical Music Festival set sail yesterday evening at the Abahani ground in the capital overcoming major obstacles that had one point seen...

500-yr-old mosque in danger

History beyond reach

‘Mysterious’ murder of old Christian lady in Tejgaon

Police recovered the throat-slit body of a sexagenarian woman from Dhaka’s Tejgaon today, a murder shrouded in mystery for the varying accounts obtained from...

Railway gets $360m boost from ADB

Business Report The Asian Development Bank has approved $360 million in loans to help Bangladesh buy modern rolling stock and support reforms in its railway. “Railways...

Rule of law must be manifest

The common refrain chorused by the AL leaders after the verdict of February 8 was “Nobody is above the law,” and affirming that rule...

BNP denied nod to hold rally in capital today To bring...

Staff Correspondent The BNP will bring out a black flag procession in the capital on Saturday protesting denial of permission to the party to hold...

Vulnerability in microchips Are we ahead of the curve?

Globally, financial institutions particularly banks spends a lot of their time, and money to protect information. One of the easiest ways the hackers get...

The cars that made us

Food Journey in Bangladesh

Terracotta jewellery

Slurpy soups