‘Disappearance of Coal’: Barapukuria plant faces shutdown

Our Correspondent, Dinajpur The Barapukuria coal-fired power plant is going to shut down in a couple of days for an indefinite period due to its...

2 Tongi cops withdrawn for beating up bank employee

 Online Report Two police officials were withdrawn after they beat up a bank employee in Tongi upazila of Gazipur this morning, reports Bangla daily Prothom...

CHT REGIONAL, DISTRICT COUNCILS No election in two decades

The lack of government will over holding elections to the regional council and the three district councils in Chittagong Hill Tracts has long been...

Hard-line Islamists push religion to centre of Pakistan polls

Reuters, Lahore Islamist parties running in Pak polls Milli Muslim League (MML) LEADER: Saifullah Khalid Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) LEADER: Khadim Hussain Rizvi Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) LEADER: Maulana Mohammad Ahmad Ludhianvi Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal...

Communist-run Cuba starts rolling out internet on mobile phones

Reuters, Havana Communist-run Cuba has started providing internet on the mobile phones of select users as it aims to roll out the service nationwide by...

Nawaz, Maryam unlikely to be shifted to Sihala

Dawn, Lahore Though allowed by the Islamabad chief commissioner, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam are not likely to be transferred to the Sihala...

Journalists rights group criticises environment in Pakistan

AP, Islamabad An international organisation that advocates for the rights of journalists has raised questions about conditions that media face in Pakistan ahead of parliamentary...

Twitterati on Rahul Gandhi wink: Priya Varrier finally got a competition

Twitterati on Rahul Gandhi wink: Priya Varrier finally got a competition The Statesman, New Delhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi took the lower house of Parliament by...

Transgender campaigns for acceptance in Pakistan election

Online Report For the first time in Pakistani history, election candidates can decide their gender and thanks to a law passed by Parliament in May,...



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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‘Sacred Games’ faces legal case over portrayal of former PM

Sacred Games, Netflix's first Indian original series is facing a legal case, over its controversial maligning of the image of late Indian PM Rajiv...

‘Unaware of Shakib’s intentions’

Sports Reporter The Bangladesh Cricket Board Cricket Operations Committee chairman Akram Khan yesterday claimed that he was unaware of the issue regarding the unwillingness...

3-day Lalon Festival kicks off in Kushtia

UNB, Khulna In memory of legendry mystic bard Baul king Lalon Shah, a three-day Lalon festival kicked off at Lalon Akhra of Cheuria village of...

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...

Bangladesh: a jewel in Marico’s crown The CEO of the Indian...

Bangladesh is a high-potential market for Marico, the Indian consumer goods company, as the level of penetration is still low in a lot of...

Some thoughts on Bangladesh’s first full-scale communication satellite

On May 11 at 4:14pm US east coast standard time, Bangladesh entered the space technology history books as the latest iteration of the Falcon...

Khaleda seeks HC bail in three cases

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday filed three separate petitions with the High Court seeking bail in three different cases. The HC may hold a hearing...