India Dalit couple hacked to death for Rs15

In a bizarre act of brutality, an upper-caste shopkeeper hacked to death a Dalit couple with an axe over repaying him a debt of Rs15 in Mainpuri of Uttar Pradesh, India. The couple, Bharat Singh, 4 ...

International Tiger Day today

Bangladesh joins the world in observing International Tiger Day on Friday, July 29, with a variety of programmes to create awareness about tiger conservation and how it can help to save our environmen ...

Dhaka delays closing bid on huge Jica project over security concerns

Bangladesh has postponed the closing bid for a large-scale project funded by Japan’s official development assistance in the wake of the terrorist attack on a restaurant in Dhaka earlier this mon ...

Ex-Khilgaon OC’s jail sentence upheld

An appeals court in Dhaka on Wednesday upheld a lower court verdict that had sentenced a former police officer to three years' imprisonment for torturing a former Dhaka University (DU) student. ...

British Council Bangladesh closes all offices temporarily

The British Council Bangladesh has closed all it’s offices in Bangladesh temporarily to review security procedures. In a Facebook post, the flagship UK organisation for educational opportunit ...

PM: Have faith in us

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the people of Bangladesh to keep confidence in her government, emphasizing terrorists can not stop the country's progress by killing people. The PM has ca ...

Did Hizb ut-Tahrir enjoy impunity?

International Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir is in the spotlight this week because of a number of firsts in its history of operations in Bangladesh. The first recorded involvement in violence by the ...

20 best moments that made Ali 'The Greatest'

1) Takes up boxing after his bike is stolen (1954) If it wasn’t for the lure of free food, Muhammad Ali may never have boxed. As the 12-year-old Cassius Clay he pedalled on his red and white ...

AFD to give 5m euros for DWASA

French Development Agency (AFD) will provide Bangladesh with five million euros in grants to develop water connections for Low Income Communities (LICs) and provide technical assistance to Dhaka Wat ...

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