• First phase of Biswa Ijtema ends
  • Govt keen on BCIM: Tofail
  • Tawfiq made PM’s adviser again
  • Tk 16.40 cr looted from Sonali Bank in Kishoreganj
  • ECNEC approves 13 development projects involving TK 9,110cr
  • Draft broadcasting policy finalised: Inu
  • Drive by joint forces could be stopped if it hampers UZ polls: Shah Nawaz
  • Four BNP top leaders get interim bail
  • Hindu house torched in Faridpur, idols vandalised in Manikganj
  • Rapist gets 46 yrs in prison in Kurigram
  • Model Pallab, six others held in city
  • Jamaat leader, 2 activists killed
  • Don't fear vaccines: PM
  • Clashes kill nearly 50 as Egypt marks 2011 uprising
  • 21 dead as boat capsizes off Andaman and Nicobar islands
  • Thai protesters force closure of 19 polling stations
  • One of Thailand's anti-govt protest leaders shot dead
  • 4 dead in Kabul suicide attack targeting govt bus
  • US 'deeply disappointed' by jailing of China activist
  • Food in the sky? Highrise farming idea gains ground

Another pointer to indifference to Rana Plaza victims

That a female worker who sustained head injuries in the Rana Plaza... Full story

Level crossings or death traps?

At least two vegetable traders were killed and another person was... Full story

CPB’s Jukta Front dream

THE Jukta (United) Front plan unveiled by the president of the Communist Party of Bangladesh, Mujahidul Islam Selim, in an interview with a national online news portal on December 2, 2013, is curious, to say the least. A long-time friend of the Awami League, the party boycotted the January 5 general elections but did not make... Full story

If the world is getting richer, why do so many people feel poor?

In a widely-read statement in his annual foundation letter, Bill Gates took an unabashedly optimistic approach to the world this week. Not only did he tout the massive material progress evident everywhere in the world over the past... Full story

India and ‘Indianness’

While cultural barriers are bad, one-sided cultural ‘flows’ are worse. For the Union of India’s diversity to thrive, one does not need a ‘unity-in-diversity’ producing system but a diversity preserving system. This is produced by the political... Full story

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