In case you missed it

In case you missed it

Rohingya crisis: A concern for the region

Myanmar, on its part must, realise that blaming all the current atrocities on the so-called terrorists and claiming that its security forces had nothing to do with the crimes committed, in spite of unvarying accounts of thousands of refugees to the contrary, is neither credible nor helpful in solving the situation.

Change Maker: Dragon fruit kindles hope

Originally from Mexico and nowadays common in Southeast Asia and China, the delectable dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is a relative

From land of death, despair

While growing up in Myanmar's Rakhine, Noor Sabah, now 70, was constantly reminded the country didn't own her. Her movement was restricted and her access to education, health and other basic services was limited. People of her community also had to pay extra tax for getting married and building homes. Braving all these odds, they lived there for generations.

The Joy of Cropping

Many years ago I took a photography class with the great fine-art photographer Michael Kenna, whose exquisite black-and-white

Violence in Rakhine: India keeps off the Bali declaration

India has declined to be a part of an international parliamentary conference's declaration that expressed concern over the ongoing violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.

One judge, 2,000 cases

Each lower court judge, on average, is overburdened with around 2,000 cases for their hearing and disposal. A total of 1,397 judges have been dealing with more than 27.5 lakh cases across the country.

Global outcry grows louder

International outcry over the atrocities against Rohingyas is growing with politicians, rights activists and Nobel laureates castigating the Myanmar government, as an estimated 2,70,000 of the persecuted community have sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks.

Can Tigers halt India's juggernaut?

When Bangladesh take on India in the second semifinal at Edgbaston today they will want to continue their dream run in the ICC Champions Trophy.

Tigers enjoying the pressure

The sun was shining brightly over Edgbaston yesterday and the red and green Bangladesh flag was dancing along with the breeze

Horror strikes hills

In the worst landslide since 2007, at least 130 people, including four army men, have died in the hilly areas of Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban following incessant downpour overnight. The death toll may rise further, officials said.

Day labourer turns successful retailer

Malmolia village in Khulna's Dumuria upazila is remote. Thirty-five kilometres from the city, it doesn't have sealed roads or grid

My gang and I

The bus stand is where my area starts. It goes till the last lamppost of this street. This stretch of road is what I call mine. It's my street, my Dhaka. That's where we rule, my gang and I.

Mamata at it again

In an apparent bid to counter criticism of her for blocking the Teesta river water sharing treaty between India and Bangladesh, West

Heat wave to continue for a few days

It's unbearable. The scorching sun in this sultry weather of May has begun causing untold sufferings to many people.

Shirts for the Bohemian in you

The next pages are dedicated to the girls who love to break free from tradition, who are free-spirited, fascinating, captivating and engaging.

Power outages back again

The nightmare called load-shedding is back. With a mild heat wave sweeping the country, people, mainly in rural areas, are suffering due to frequent power cuts.

Giant mango tree

Standing under the awfully giant mango tree, a newcomer might mistake it for a banyan tree at first glance.

Supermarket chains move to e-commerce

Supermarket chains are stepping into the e-commerce bandwagon, to meet the growing demand for convenience in shopping for