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There are questionable photos of the burn unit victims

বাংলাদেশে ঢাকা মেডিকেল কলেজ হাসপাতালের বার্ন ইউনিটে রাজনৈতিক সহিংসতায় দগ্ধ রোগীদের খবর সংগ্রহ এবং ছবি তোলা নিয়ে বিতর্ক, সমালোচনা বাড়ছে। একজন আলোকচিত্রী হাসপাতালে ঢুকে একজন দগ্ধ ব্যক্তিকে মডেলের মত নানা ভঙ্গিমায় দাঁড় করিয়ে ছবি তুলছেন – এরকম একটি পত্রিকা সামাজিক যোগাযোগের মাধ্যমে ছড়িয়ে পড়লে তা নিয়ে বিতর্কের ঝড় ওঠে। এমনকি কিছুদিন আগে দগ্ধ রোগীদের নিয়ে […]

The documentary highlights the aftermath of the event as well as a one on one interview with assailant Mukesh Singh. While BBC was in high hopes of releasing the video on television for Women’s Day (March 8th), government disapproval, heavy protests against Mukesh Singh’s lack of remorse and despicable comments lead the the ban of […]

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M. Shahidul Islam The festering political crisis in Bangladesh has come to suck in external diplomatic interventions in the most potent manner due to its unexpected longevity, its transformative proclivity to turn into a fratricidal low intensity conflict, and, it’s potential to degenerate into something more ominous to pose grave danger to regional and global […]

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The European retailers will place orders for longer period in higher volume and increase price per unit of products to help their supplier factories in Bangladesh where remediation works are needed to maintain workplace safety, said their platform, The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. The Accord in a monthly update report on […]

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Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna on Saturday told a metropolitan magistrate that he feared for his life as he was tortured in 10-day police custody for interrogation in a case on charge of ‘trying to instigate mutiny in the armed forces.’ ‘I fear for my life and I might suffer a cardiac arrest as […]

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Mohammad Ali Sattar The murder of Abhijit Roy in the vicinity of Dhaka University campus and in the surrounding of the Ekushe book fair is another gruesome slaughter of an individual who harboured a different perception about life and faith. This violent attack smacks of deep hatred that the assailants carried in their hearts. Unfortunately […]

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Faruque Ahmed As the country is reeling under continued blockade and hartals along with widespread violence, deaths and destructions demanding a mid-term parliamentary election, the government has announced the mayoral elections in metropolis Dhaka and Chittgong introducing a fear of further escalation of violence in the country. Observers believe the reason behind the move appears […]

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A hostile trio of Pakistan left-arm fast bowlers took full advantage of a pitch freshened by rain to hand pre-tournament favourites South Africa their second defeat in the cricket World Cup at Eden Park on Saturday. Man-of-the-Match Sarfraz Ahmed equalled the world record for catches by a wicketkeeper in a one-day international with six dismissals, […]

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Like in the past weeks, a statement purportedly issued by the BNP has called for a 72-hour shutdown from Sunday morning. The statement, signed by the party’s Joint Secretary General Salahuddin Ahmed, also announced a ‘mass rally’ on Monday across Bangladesh. The 20-Party alliance led by the BNP has been enforcing an indefinite blockade of roads, rail and waterways […]

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Malaysia’s transport minister says he is confident the MH370 airliner which disappeared almost a year ago will be found in the southern Indian Ocean. Liow Tiong Lai told the BBC that search teams would keep looking for the aircraft which had been carrying 239 passengers and crew. The Malaysian airliner was on its way from […]

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Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don’t have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fuelling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the ‘unbanked’ to store cash, manage their accounts, make purchases and send and receive money — part of so-called ‘financial inclusion’. In a report last week, the GSMA, […]

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A total of six persons, including four of a family, died on the spot and ten others were seriously wounded when a truck driver lost his control over the steering and ploughed into a local bazaar at Boghopara on Rangpur-Dhaka highway in Bogra on Saturday. Witness Shahidul of Pirgacha said around 10:00am, a pick-up van […]

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