18h ago| South Asia

India ‘disturbed’ by verdict against Suu Kyi

India said yesterday it was deeply concerned by Myanmar’s conviction of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi and called for the rule of law and democratic processes

18h ago| South Asia

Kabul evacuation: Whistleblower condemns UK Foreign Office

Tens of thousands were unable to access help from the United Kingdom amid the Taliban-takeover of Kabul due to turmoil and confusion in the Foreign Office, according to a whistleblower’s account.

1d ago| South Asia

Body of Lankan factory manager killed by Pakistan mob flown home

Pakistan yesterday repatriated the remains of a Sri Lankan factory manager who was beaten to death and set ablaze by a mob after they accused him of blasphemy.

4h ago| Crime & Justice

Wanted death penalty for all accused: Abrar’s mother

Rokeya Khatun, mother of Abrar who was killed on Buet campus in 2019, said that she expected all accused in her son’s murder case to be sentenced to death.

4h ago| Crime & Justice

Will be appeased when verdict is carried out: Abrar’s father

Barkatullah, slain Buet student Abrar Fahad’s father, today said that he was primarily satisfied with the court’s verdict.

6h ago| Crime & Justice

Murder case against Bashundhara MD: PBI again asked to submit probe report by Dec 28

A Dhaka court today again asked Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to submit -- by December 28 -- the probe report in a case filed against Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir...

21h ago| News Multimedia

Coolies of Karwan Bazar: Carrying life to the brim

How much weight can an average human body carry every day? Ten, 20, 80 kg? For the "coolie" or porters of Karwan Bazar, carrying heavy loads of grocery items is their sole source of income.

18h ago| USA

US will ‘pay the price’: China

The United States will have to “pay a price” for its diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China said yesterday, just weeks after talks aimed at easing tense relations between the...

18h ago| World

Instagram tightens teen defences as US hearing looms

Instagram yesterday tightened protections for teens on the eve of a Senate hearing about whether it is “toxic” for young

Coral reefs at risk of collapse: study

Rising sea temperatures and overfishing threaten coral reefs in the western Indian Ocean with complete collapse in the next 50 years, according to a groundbreaking study of these marine ecosystems.