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Lata Mangeshkar sang in Bangladesh at the end of the Liber...

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar performed at different places of Bangladesh immediately after the Liberation War. She recalled her mus...

Who are the conspirators?

Accusations have long been hurled back and forth in Bangladesh’s politics. The opposition accuses the government of repression, t...

Development caught up in the cycle of poverty and corrupti...

Kazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad is an economist and the chairman of Palli Karma Shahayak Foundation. The Dhak...

A Bangladesh hospital is world’s ‘best new building’

A rain harvesting canal crisscrosses through the hospital. [Sulayman Hossain/Al Jazeera] A community hospital in a remote corner o...

Bangladesh: Law to constitute EC is not a full-fledged one

M Sakhawat Hossain In my opinion, the law passed by the Jatiya Sangsad (national parliament) to constitute the Election Commission...

Dhaka ranks second worst in Air QuaIity Index

Dhaka’s air was classified as ‘poor’ or ‘very unhealthy’ as the megacity ranked the second worst in Air Q...

Bangladesh’s democracy erodes amid tilt to China

Bangladesh’s exclusion from US President Joe Biden’s Democracy Summit in December 2021 was the first indication t...

Seven Bangladeshis die crossing to Italy in winter weather

MediterraneanReuters file photo Seven migrants have died while attempting the perilous Mediterranean crossing from...

Our missing writers

We, in Bangladesh, are in sore need of projecting our intellectual accomplishments before the wider world beyond our frontiers. And tha...

Syed Manzur Elahi: Legend in leather, foremost in footwear

He joined the multinational company Pakistan Tobacco (now British American Tobacco) after he obtained his Masters degree from Dhaka Uni...

European Parliament member sends letter to EU seeking ban...

Ivan Stefanec European Parliament member Ivan Stefanec has sent a letter to the European Union (EU) seeking sanctions against...

BFIU seeks bank information of Muhammad Yunus

Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus File photo Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) of Bangladesh Bank has sought bank detai...

All about the US sanctions

Seven officials, who are or were with RAB, have been placed under US sanctions. The US visas of those among them, who already had the v...

Have big businesses pocketed all the stimulus funds?

Two years after the outbreak of coronavirus, district level businessmen have raised questions as to where the stimulus allocated by the...

Dhaka again ranks world’s most polluted city

The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality, reports UNB. On...

US trained RAB how to interrogate, behave with people: For...

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen File photo Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Friday said that it is the United States that traine...

‘We live and die by it’: climate crisis threatens Banglade...

Villagers on the island of Gabura are more reliant on the mangrove forest for their livelihoods, though it also protects them from ex...

We needed a law for EC formation, we’re getting one for Se...

Illustration: Anwar Sohel What waited for nearly 50 years is now being implemented with super speed. Why? Until recently, the gove...

In targeted cyber-attack, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasri...

File photo of Taslima Nasrin. - Facebook In what appears to be a result of a coordinated cyber-attack on the social media acc...

First Bangladeshi-American nominated as US federal judge

US president Joe Biden has nominated Bangladeshi-American Nusrat Jahan Choudhury to be the first Muslim woman to serve as a federal jud...

Leahy law poses new challenge to Dhaka

For a second time in a month, Dhaka has sought more time to notify the US whether it would consent to the Leahy law, which was invoked...