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Bangladeshis found dead in lorry container in western Libya

Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said. Another 90 migrants recovered from the container were in critical condition and had been taken to a local hospital for treatment, the security directorate in the town […]

Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza has put aside speculation over his availability for the three-match ODI series against the West Indies. The veteran right-arm pacer confirmed his availability to the BCB and will board a flight to the Caribbean Monday night. Mashrafe last week had informed […]

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BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has accused the Election Commission of ignoring the complaints against the ‘ruling party’s violence’ in the city corporation polls. The BNP leader made the remark at a press conference at the BNP’s headquarters in Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Monday. “The three city corporation election campaigns have been […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and a delegation of International Organisation for Migration led by its director general William Lacy Swing pose for a photograph after a meeting at the former’s office on Monday. — BSS photo Visiting director general of the International Organization for Migration William Lacy Swing on Monday reaffirmed prime minister Sheikh Hasina […]

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The fight against addiction  Anna Milovanovic-Fazliu Available, portable, concealable MUMIT M The challenges of treating yaba addiction in women As a photography student in Dhaka, I began researching yaba addiction among women in Bangladesh. I met with girls and women at various stages of addiction and treatment; from those who hesitated to call themselves addicts, […]

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Challenges in bridging the digital divide Source: PittsburghToday Habibullah N Karim In this age of the internet and social media we are constantly deluged with free information coming from all directions. More than a billion people are frequently making status updates on Facebook, the most popular social media platform today, so much so that more […]

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