Home » 2014 » December » 30

How the Wreckage of AirAsia 8501 Will Tell Us What Went Wrong

Search crews are retrieving debris and bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Karimata Strait between Sumatra and Borneo. As the recovery continues, the focus of the inquiry will shift to determining what brought the Airbus A320-200 down on Sunday morning. The debris was spotted Tuesday morning in relatively shallow water of 80 to 100 […]

At least six people died when a lorry rammed a busy train in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Monday. A further 11 people have been confirmed injured after the incident, which took place in the Bangladeshi capital just after 1pm. Local government representatives are blaming the driver of the lorry, accusing him of negligence The train, which had been travelling from […]

Continue reading …

The prosecution has hailed Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam’s death verdict, saying it is befitting for the perpetrator of the ‘biggest genocide’ during Bangladesh’s Liberation War. Azhar headed the Islami Chhatra Sangha in Rangpur and led the notorious Al-Badr militia in the region. Bangladesh’s first war crimes tribunal condemned him to death for three charges, […]

Continue reading …

Ziauddin Choudhury THE three generations I am about to talk about are set apart by a gap of more than fifty years, from the youngest to the oldest. The youngest just turned thirty, the oldest eighty-six, and the one in the middle is in his forties. They all belong to Bangladesh, the youngest was born […]

Continue reading …