When fans turn into foes: The dangers of misplaced online aggression

Dhaka, April 10 -- The world of social media is constantly changing, with emerging trends ranging from lighthearted goofs to full-blown controversies. Recently, a Bangladeshi clothing page named MEHER... Read More

Another Bawm man arrested in Bandarban for 'aiding KNF'

Dhaka, April 10 -- Police have arrested a Bawm resident of Ruma Upazila in Bandarban on charges of aiding separatist group Kuki-Chin National Front or KNF. The 57-year-old suspect Lal Lian Siam Bawm ... Read More

"How can I enjoy Eid without my daughter?" asks Abontika's mother

Dhaka, April 10 -- Ever since her husband died last April, Tahmina Begum Shabnam has been the sole caregiver for her children. This year, she had promised her daughter Fairuz Sadaf Abontika she would ... Read More

Govt is taking firm action against 'youth gangs', says Hasan Mahmud

Dhaka, April 10 -- Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud says Bangladesh will take strict action against those behind the youth gangs that have recently made headlines. The remarks came during a discussion w... Read More

Eid travel up north descends into chaos as factories close for holiday

Dhaka, April 10 -- NGO worker Shamsul Haque Mridha felt assured by reports of comfortable journeys before Eid-ul-Fitr for several days, and government officials' remarks that there would be no traffic... Read More

National Bank in talks for merger 4 decades after launch; UCB's name comes up too

Dhaka, April 10 -- Amid a merger spree of banks in Bangladesh, discussions over the marriage of troubled National Bank with another one have begun more than four decades after it burst onto the scene.... Read More

Driver killed, 20 injured as two buses crash head-on in Narail

Dhaka, April 10 -- A man has been killed and at least 20 other people injured as two buses crashed head-on in Narail. The accident occurred around 11am on Wednesday on the Narail-Jashore-Benapole hig... Read More

President Shahabuddin, PM Hasina to host Eid events

Dhaka, April 10 -- President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will exchange greetings with people from all walks of life on Eid-ul-Fitr. President Mohammad Shahbuddin will meet p... Read More

Padma Bridge collects record tolls in a day ahead of Eid

Dhaka, April 10 -- The Padma Bridge has raked in nearly Tk 50 million in tolls in a day, the highest since its opening, as holidaymakers headed home for Eid-ul-Fitr. As many as 45,204 vehicles crosse... Read More

52 Bawn men, women sent to jail over bank heists and arms looting

Dhaka, April 10 -- The 52 men and women arrested on charges of robbing banks, looting arms and assaulting officials in Bandarban's Ruma and Thanchi Upazilas have been sent to jail pending trial. Chie... Read More