22h ago| News Multimedia

What's the reason behind uncontrollable price-hike?

Prices of almost all the daily commodities are skyrocketing. People are waiting in queues from midnight to buy daily essentials at cheaper prices from TCB trucks. What is the reason behind this...

22h 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.

1d ago| News Multimedia

Women in paddy processing face labour discrimination

Men working at paddy processing yards are getting Tk 350-400 while women doing the same work are getting Tk 150-170. Due to lack of jobs in the 14 upazilas of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram, many women...

4d ago| News Multimedia

5 years, zero business of community centre

It’s been 15 years since Segunbagicha Multipurpose Complex opened its door to the public. The city corporation funded the whole project. But since its completion, there hasn’t been a single event...

4d ago| News Multimedia

Is Bangladeshi passport's value dwindling?

People having Bangladeshi passports are paid less attention at many immigration checkpoints across the world.

5d ago| News Multimedia

Battle of Salda through the eyes of a hero

The battle of Shalda was one of the most important and valiant battles of our War of Liberation - was fought in the area surrounding the Shalda River.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

What's the reason behind uncontrollable price-hike?

Prices of almost all the daily commodities are skyrocketing. People are waiting in queues from midnight to buy daily essentials at cheaper prices from TCB trucks. What is the reason behind this...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

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.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Women in paddy processing face labour discrimination

Men working at paddy processing yards are getting Tk 350-400 while women doing the same work are getting Tk 150-170. Due to lack of jobs in the 14 upazilas of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram, many women...

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Why hasn't the Pahartali Baddhyabhumi been preserved after 50 years?

During the War of Liberation in 1971, countless people were massacred at a Pahartali site in Chattogram. A witness to this genocide for the last 50 years, the Baddhyabhumi has received no...

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Untimely heavy rainfall adds to suffering of public

Cyclone Jawad has weakened and changed into a deep depression in the West-Central Bay of Bengal. As a result of the non-seasonal heavy rains, Dhaka's roads have been submerged. On the roads,...

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Shutting down tanneries only option to avert pollution?

BSCIC Tannery Industrial Estate in Hemayetpur, Savar was established to stop the severe pollution caused by Hazaribag’s Tanneries. However, just like Buriganga river was being blighted by tanneries...

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Soaring arguments on roads over bus fare

Sudden rise in bus fares after diesel price hikes have now become a recurring topic of heated arguments between passengers and bus staff.

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Terosree Genocide: 50 years on, hope for state recognition continues

It was the dawn of 22nd November 1971. Terosree village of Ghior upazila of Manikganj was terrorized by bayonet charges and shootings. Screams of people, fire, and the burning smell of flesh filled...

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Is Bangladesh becoming transit for counterfeit currency smuggling?

A multinational currency fraud syndicate has been using Bangladesh and Sri Lanka as transits to smuggle counterfeit Indian rupees to India. A senior police officer stated that this whole operation...

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

A smuggler who played an important role in Liberation War

Rois Uddin Poshari was one of the top-listed smugglers in the then East Pakistan. He made fortunes through smuggling goods from India through the Sundarbans.