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Bangladesh bags four medals

With two silver and two bronze medals, Bangladeshi students have taken 26th place among contestants from 111 countries in the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro of Brazil. Bangladesh secured the first place among the South Asian countries. According to the results announced yesterday, Asif E Elahi from Sylhet MC College and Ahmed […]

Enamur Rahman, a ruling Bangladesh Awami League member of parliament (MP) from Dhaka’s outskirts of Savar, has bragged that he ordered killing of five ‘terrorists’ in ‘crossfire’ and made a list of another 14 for such extra-judicial killing. The statement the MP made in an interview with a Bangla newspaper has mainly panicked the activists […]

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Farmers are set to get better quality jute this harvesting season as water availability from increased rainfall will facilitate proper retting, said agriculturists and jute industry executives. Retting is the process of extracting fibres from tied bundles of jute stalks. There are four available retting processes and one of them is the water or microbial […]

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A Facebook post shared by a man named Rushad Faridi caught my eye recently. He shared an article with an intriguing title, which he had written for Prothom Alo. But it wasn’t the article that grabbed everyone’s attention at first. It was the fact that Faridi, a professor in the economics department at Dhaka University, […]

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Bangladesh Police have withdrawn six of its personnel, who were on duty in court during the ‘harassment’ of UNO Tariq Salmon in Barisal. The police personnel are Sub-Inspector Nripen Das, Assistant Town Sub-Inspectors Shachin and Mahbub, and Constables Jahangir, Hanif and Sukhen. arisal Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Nasiruddin told bdnews24.com on Saturday night that the […]

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A bench officer of the High Court Division has forged the bail order in favour of an accused of possessing 50,000 Yaba tablets. On Tuesday, the sensational forgery by bench officer Rafiqul Islam came to the notice of Justice Md Shawkat Hossain and Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder after another accused in the same Yaba […]

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A file photo shows workers sewing clothes at a readymade garment factory in Dhaka. Bangladesh has slipped to the 7th position from the 5th as an apparel sourcing destination for the United States as US fashion companies deem Bangladesh risky in terms of trade compliance, according to the US Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study revealed on […]

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