Dhaka, Bangladesh

Through a glass, darkly

Through a glass, darkly

Edward Luce's The Retreat of Western Liberalism starts with a reminiscence: the year is 1989; Lu

  read more>>

Children's authors slam celebrity-heavy World Book Day lineup

Children's authors slam celebrity-heavy World Book Day lineup

Top children's authors including David Almond and Anthony McGowan have criticised a celebrity-he

  read more>>

The man who knew

It is rare for civil servants in India to pen

  read more>>



Another government department, seriously?

YET another government department is going to be set up.

  read more>>

"Dilemma of Delimitations"

The 1972 Constitution was handsomely drafted by a team headed

  read more>>

Angela Merkel wins a fourth term in office – but it won’t be an easy one

Angela Merkel will continue as chancellor of Germany. But following

  read more>>

More in Op-ed


Strengthening pry education

Primary education is the foundation of the national education system.

  read more>>
What others say

Banning the bomb — on nuclear weapons

The Nobel Peace Prize conferred on the International Campaign to

  read more>>
Comments & Analyses-I

Brutalities on Rohingya women

The Myanmar military chose a strategy of frightening the women and children – apply physical assault and sexual abuse, which worked so well, writes Naimul Haq
Brutalities on Rohingya women

Yasmin, 26, holds her 10-day-old baby, who she gave birth to in a crowded refugee camp in Cox’s Ba

  read more>>



Traffic system in a mess

The capital's messy traffic management system is left to be

  read more>>
Front Page

Myanmar violence

Strategy to instill fear, trauma: UN

Strategy to  instill fear, trauma: UN

GENEVA, Oct 12: A report by the U.N. human rights office says attacks against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar point to a strategy to instill "widespread fear and trauma" and prevent them from ever returning to their homes, reports AP. The report released Wednesday is based on 65 interviews conducted in mid-September with Rohingya, individually and in groups, as more than half a million people from the ethnic group fled into Bangladesh during a violent crackdown in Myanmar. The attacks against Rohingya in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state by security forces and Buddhist mobs were "coordinated and systematic," with the intent of...   read more>>

Home Minister flies to Myanmar Oct 23

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will leave here for Myanmar  read more>>

Khaleda warrant

BNP's protest prog tomorrow

Describing the issuance of warrants for the arrest of its  read more>>

President okays leave of CJ

President okays leave of CJPresident Md Abdul Hamid has approved an extended leave application by Chief  read more>>

BNP to join talks with EC Oct 15

The BNP will accept the Election Commission's invitation to send  read more>>

More in First Page

Rohingyas had to pay Tk 5,000-10,000 each to cross Naf
Their arduous journeys from Rakhine villages to the border with   read more>>
Pressure on Rohingyas return mounts
Pressure on Rohingyas return mountsResearchers, politicians, diplomats, rights activists on Thursday stressed on continuing to mount pr   read more>>
ACC arrests one for graft
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday arrested a graft suspect   read more>>


Creating awareness to reduce disaster risks stressed
The International Day for Disaster Reduction- 2017 will be observed   read more>>
IDB constructs 11 schools-cum-cyclone shelters
IDB constructs 11 schools-cum-cyclone sheltersOn 10 October 2017, IDB handed over 11 school-cum-cyclone shelters in the seventh phase of the Fael   read more>>
Obaidul Huq's death anniv today
Obaidul Huq's death anniv todayToday (October 13, 2017) is the tenth death anniversary of verteran Jaournalist, Obaidul Huq. Obaid   read more>>


Foundation solid for stable China growth
BEIJING, Oct. 12 (Xinhua): China’s economy has a solid foundation   read more>>
Model village shows cracks in Xi’s fight to end China poverty
LANKAO, China, Oct 12: When President Xi Jinping last came   read more>>
Agriculture could save NAFTA, says Canadian trade expert
OTTAWA, Oct.12 (Xinhua): As Canadian, American and Mexican negotiators began   read more>>


Malaysia make flying start to beat China 7-1
Malaysia make flying  start to beat China 7-1Malaysia began their Hero Men's Asia Cup campaign with an overwhelming margin of 7-1 against hap   read more>>
Tigers all out for 255 against SA X1
Bangladesh National Cricket team, now touring South Africa, scored 255   read more>>
A team take 67-run lead over Ireland A
Bangladesh A, riding on a century by opener Shadman Islam,   read more>>

More in SPORTS

Rats damage 15 lakh tonnes of food grains annually
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Oct 12: A month long rat killing   read more>>
10,000 meters fishing nets seized
GODAGARI, Oct 12: A mobile court here seized 10,000 meters   read more>>
9th anniv of Rokeya University being observed
RANGPUR, Oct 12: The ninth founding anniversary of Begum Rokeya   read more>>

More in HOME

Catalan leader given 8 days to drop independence bid
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday gave the Catalan   read more>>
Hamas, Fatah reach deal on Palestinian reconciliation
GAZA CITY (Palestinian Territories), Oct 12: Rival Palestinian factions Hamas   read more>>
Growing evidence detainees tortured in Turkey: HRW
ANKARA, Oct 12: Human Rights Watch claimed Thursday there was   read more>>