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A radio operator`s heroics on March 25 black night in 1971
ROHINGYA RELOCATION TO BHASAN CHAR: UN draws up plans to `facilitate` move
Third phase too sees low turnout, anomalies
Sporadic violence during polls in a number of upazilas
Don`t let them be a lost generation
The Rohingya youth urge int`l community to ensure better future for refugee children
Rice output to rise, USDA forecasts
Bangladesh’s rice production is expected to increase 7 percent year-on-year to 3.49 crore tonnes in the 12 months to April thanks to higher acreage and yields during the aus and aman season, said the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Private banks sweating out over deposits
Deposit growth falls despite high interest
IS shorn of their territory
Defeat their distorted ideology
111 draft recommendations of Road Safety Committee!
Missing the forest for the trees
Can we ever go beyond `committees` and `recommendations`?
Nowhere in the world has the issue of road safety led to the kinds of repercussions we have seen in Bangladesh. How often do you see students from all walks of life taking to the streets to bring discipline to the roads?
Social media and Indian national elections
The drawing up of a “Voluntary Code of Ethics” by social media giants like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and ShareChat and their intermediaries for the coming parliamentary elections in India is a landmark decision in more ways than one. The Code was submitted to the Election Commission on March 21, a day after an interaction between the social media platforms and the Internet and Mobile Association of India.
Remembering the barbarities of Operation Searchlight
On the fateful night of March 25, 1971, the Pakistani army officially launched its campaign of genocide in erstwhile East Pakistan, by unleashing death squads that mercilessly killed 7,000 unarmed, innocent Bengalis in one single night.
Genocide Day: Hundreds of mass graves lie unmarked or have been constructed over
Among the places in Dhaka, only a handful of them including the one in Rayer Bazar, Mirpur Intellectuals’ Graveyard, Jallad Khana, Jagannath Hall, and Rajarbagh Police Line have been protected as a historical site.
Security beefed up in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone
Police say the initiative aims to ensure the safety of people, ahead of Independence Day
What ICT has achieved in 9 years
ICT is currently holding the trial of 33 cases; 23 appeals await disposal at the Supreme Court
What is behind the rising chaos in Rohingya camps?
The current situation is leaving the host community more frustrated than ever in Cox’s Bazar
Remembering our darkest day
It was on this day, 48 years ago, that the worst, ugliest side of humanity came out.
Trade union: Employee right to form and operate
Helping maintain the relationship between the company’s goal, employer, and employees.
Are we the next Syria?
We need to prepare ourselves for the consequences of the Rohingya crisis
The audacity of safety
Do the road safety protests have anything to say about class and education?
What type of doctors being created?
Private medical education
Recognition of genocide is being emphasized
Cheap labor-based economy
How durable will this growth be?
Water logging in Chattogram
Coordinated efforts of service organizations needed
25th March gives us reminder about our responsibility
March 25 reminds us of our past, it also reminds us of our responsibility.
Abrar`s life worth 3 lacs?
Mizanur Rahman Khan
We may have to hear the instructions for compensation of three lac taka to Abrar`s family. Although the High Court has ordered the bus company to pay 10 lac to Abrar`s family within seven days.
Girl students blew the whistle first
Ali Emam Majumder
DUCSU gave the message that the country`s highest education institute is not favorable for the polls. Again, it also gives the message that if the voters want, they can make it easy.
Biman has no sign of profit with a huge amount of loan
E-passport to be introduced from July 1
Fees may be doubled
That scandalous day of genocide
Confirm the trial of the heinous crimes
Killing on the road does not stop
Take action against the killer drivers
Letter from Delhi
Who is the alternative leader? Where is the Grand Alliance?
Many political analysts however said that alliances in such a regional group are good in a country like India. This kind of coalition actually strengthens India`s democracy.
Terrorist attacks on Christchurch and Islamophobia
Dr. Mainul Khan
New Zealand`s terrorist incident is an example of the reaction of some groups. But it is not very logical to drag all white communities into it. Likewise, some groups of Muslims are involved in terrorist activities, but it will not be right to drag Islam in all cases.
Pakistan has to apologize
Major General Mohammad Ali Shikder (Ret.)
The Pakistan army has massacred in Bangladesh in 1971, and there is plenty of evidence. Pakistan Army killed 30 lac civilians in just 8 months and 22 days. According to the records of human civilization, in such a short time, such a terrible genocide has never happened anywhere in the world.
Audacious drivers-helpers can’t be harnessed
The bus and mini-bus drivers and helpers are often seen behaving rudely and irresponsibly. To tell the truth, they are literally forced to do so as they have to earn more than are supposed to. The extra money will be paid to different persons and places so that they can drive the next day without any hassle.
Tagore`s Nagor river now a dead canal
Rabindranath Tagore was fascinated by the natural beauty around the river Nagor and wrote many illustrious writings. However, this river is dead now and has turned into a dead canal.
Want justice for Wasim’s killing
This time, the shocking death of Sylhet Agricultural University student Wasim Afnan has created a stir in Sylhet as the protesters demand punishment for the driver and helper of the bus that killed him.
A day for expressing hatred towards the Pakistani oppressors
Metro rail services to start this year
The metro rail services will play a significant role in resolving the traffic congestion of the city.