Fewer than a lakh Rohingya remain in Myanmar

  Since the violence erupted in Rakhine state of Myanmar in August last year, leading to ethnic cleansing and genocide, at least 90 percent of the Rohingya population of conflict-torn northern Rakhine State has fled to neighboring Bangladesh, according to Myanmar’s Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Public transports hazardous for women commuters

  During my student days, I worked but used to travel to my office by rickshaw. To me, back then, commuting through Dhaka city was nothing troublesome. However, after my graduation, I took a full time job at a magazine and Thursday, March 15th, 2018

World this week

  Xi President for life? China removed presidential term limits from its constitution on March 11, giving President Xi Jinping the right to remain in office indefinitely, and confirming his status as the country's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong died more Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Nation this week

  US-Bangla plane crash death toll now 49 At least 49 people were killed as US-Bangla aircraft crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on March 12. The airliner crashed after making an unexpected turn in cloudy weather as it came in Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Bangladesh on the right path to economic success: ISAS-Cosmos Foundation Dialogue

  Experts from Bangladesh and Singapore stressed on how consistent Bangladesh’s economic growth has been and advised more on what needs to be done for further development.   This was part of a joint panel discussion between Singapore’s Institute of South Asian Studies Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The battle for the Dhaka Stock Exchange

  After a long and protracted tussle between the Chinese consortium of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE), and the Indian National Stock Exchange (NSE), the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has finally put forward and recommended Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Tension along Tambru

  Good borders make good neighbours. If countries sharing borders can resolve their border irritants whatsoever through negotiations and dialogues at civil and military levels, they serve the duty of good neighbours. But what we’ve been observing over the past one Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Saima Wazed for collaborative efforts to fight disabilities

  Disability is a very complex issue and it requires collaborative efforts to fight against it, said Saima Wazed Hossain, Chairperson, Bangladesh National Advocacy Committee for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders on Wednesday 28 February 2018.   Saima Wazed, also a Member of the Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Energy Secretary Nazimuddin gets Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award

  Secretary of Energy and Mineral Resources Division Nazimuddin Chowdhury was awarded Bangabandhu Jatiya Krishi Puroshkar-1423 (Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award), the highest state recognition in the agriculture sector.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the award to Nazimuddin on Thursday for his Thursday, March 8th, 2018

4G in Bangladesh finally a reality

  February 19 marked the day when Bangladesh finally commenced its journey in the fastest digital connectivity world with the launching on fourth-generation (4G) mobile internet. Grameenphone, Robi, and Banglalink have started 4G service in selected areas immediately after receiving the Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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