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Time to challenge what we know: Radwan Mujib Siddiq

Radwan Mujib Siddiq. File photo Policymakers need to revisit their assumptions and undertake a more detailed analysis of who and w...

Bangladesh’s ruling party to unleash online army to 'stifl...

Under the garb of countering "fake news" on social media, critics say the ruling Awami League seeks to stifle and criminalise voices cr...

Bank account details summoned to scare journalists

In the backdrop of the failure of political powers to prevent the steady erosion of democracy, when it has become near impossible for f...

Deepening Japan–Bangladesh relations

As the world continues to struggle with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladesh has been able to maintain economic gro...

Bangladesh to export 2,080 tonnes of hilsha to India

The commerce ministry today gave go-ahead to 52 companies to export 2,080 tonnes of hilsa fish to India by October 10 this year, as the...

PM Hasina sends Modi bouquet of 71 roses on his 71st birth...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi with a bouquet of 71 red roses on the occasion of his 71t...

A big study in Bangladesh finds simple ways to encourage m...

In Dhaka, bangladesh’s teeming capital of 18m, face masks are everywhere. They can be seen under the chins of street hawkers...

People Disappear, But Bangladesh is Blind to Credible Evid...

On August 16, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the United Nations to investigate the “enforced disappearances&rd...

Initial talks with Taliban can be thru’ its Doha office: E...

Bangladesh must decide on the Taliban issue with caution and patience, said experts at a virtual event on Wednesday.  If possible...

Bangladesh ruling party mobilizes online propaganda army t...

Two young Bangladeshis look at their mobile phones near Dhaka University, Aug. 30, 202, BenarNews.  The ruling Awami Leag...

Bangladesh tightens grip on Facebook, Twitter and other pl...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government have been tightening social media controls since 2018. (Nikkei montage/Reuters/A...

States in Action: Federalism and foreign policy in India

In 2012, the Italian defense minister met the chief minister of the Indian state of Kerala requesting him to allow the trial...

Dengue adds to COVID-hit Bangladesh’s woes as dozens die

Dengue patients at Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh [File: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters] Bangladesh...

To align its economic growth with happiness, Bangladesh mu...

AFP PHOTO In recent years, Bangladesh impressed other nations with its remarkable gross domestic product growth story. But that ha...

Pran Group to invest in India, Nassa Group in Saudi Arabia

Pran Foods would invest $2,062,665 in the Pinnacle 4S Compnay Limited of India. File photo Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh are showing...

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh

Credit: Depositphotos Coastal, low-lying, and brimming with communities settled on rivers and waterways, Bangladesh is one of...

Bangladeshi cholera vaccine scientist wins Asia's 'Nobel P...

Firdausi Qadri was one of five recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, along with Pakistani development worker Muhammad Amjad Saqib....

6 Islamist militants in Bangladesh get death penalty for k...

A Bangladeshi anti-terrorism tribunal on Tuesday sentenced six Islamist militants, including a fugitive ex-army major, to death in the...

Wonder nasal vaccine knocking on the door

One sniff, and you're vaccinated against Covid-19! Almost 100 percent protected against almost all variants. It could be just that sim...

Nobody expected Bangladesh to achieve high economic growth...

A garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. | Andrew Biraj/Reuters Bangladesh is now 50 years into its independence and it is worth as...

Sex, sleaze and Pori Moni: Rhea Chakraborty-type media tri...

Bangladeshi actress Shamsunnahar Smrity (left) and Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty (right) Media trials are not exclusive to In...