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.

6y ago

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

6y ago

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.

6y ago

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

6y ago

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.

6y ago

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.

6y ago

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.

6y ago

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.

7y ago

Giant mango tree

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

7y ago

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

7y ago

We believe we can win: Mash

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will return to action today after serving a one-match ban and the Bangladesh ODI skipper will certainly be

7y ago

Change Maker: The Good Shepherd

Two months into her pregnancy, Farida Khatun suffered a fate all too familiar yet often glossed over; her husband, Atar Mia, left her

7y ago

Huawei P10: Is it the cameraphone wonder it promises to be?

The Huawei P10 is the successor to last year’s stellar P9 which happened to be a ground breaking device for Huawei. We find out how it performs.

7y ago

A boy extraordinaire

Twelve-year-old Rafi is already a well known figure in the area, being a captivating performer of different physical feats.

7y ago

The Wows and Woes of winter

Badminton is a sport that highlights skill and dexterity over brute strength. Yet when is the last time you can recall going out in the field or the street to enjoy a good game with your racket and shuttlecock?

7y ago

No interest in Hollywood?

‘Dangal' star, Aamir Khan, expressed his views by saying that Hollywood does not interest him. The actor added, “I have a relationship with the audience here for last 25-26 years and I cherish and give a lot of value to it.”

7y ago

2016 Warmest Year on Record Globally

Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

7y ago

What next for our cricket?

The Tigers' head coach Chandika Hathurusingha, while speaking to the media on conclusion of the New Zealand-Bangladesh

7y ago
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