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BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka dies in USA

Dhaka, Nov. 8 -- Sadeque Hossain Khoka, former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman, died on Monday in the USA. He was 67. Khoka, also valiant freedom fighter, breathed his... Read More


Call drop

Dhaka, Nov. 8 -- The dispute between Grameenphone, Robi and BTRC comes to a head. On September 5, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) served notices to the country's two lea... Read More


ICT among 6 promising sectors in Bangladesh that can help earn $60bn by 2023

Dhaka, Nov. 8 -- The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and IT-enabled services in Bangladesh have been maintaining a double-digit Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) over the last ten yea... Read More


Sylhet: The Land of Tea & Beauty

Dhaka, Nov. 8 -- Morning, a perfect time to start new day, a new journey. I along with 15 others on such day 6 October 2019 started our tour towards Sylhet. I had been there twice and it was going to ... Read More


Ayub Khan, his diaries, his anti-Bengali stance

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, Pakistan's first military dictator, seized power in a coup on 27 October 1958, held on to it till 25 March 1969 and died in April 1974. All these dec... Read More


Surviving in a corrupt state without feeling too sad

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- I am always reminded of an FF friend of mine called Shahid who even in 1971 thought that once the war was over, there would be chaos and corruption. He was in a training camp which ha... Read More


Imperial enthronement ceremony in Japan displays rich traditional inheritance

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- People of Japan had the rare opportunity of witnessing the galore of imperial legacy making a comeback in public display with all its pomp and glitter. Last week's Imperial enthroneme... Read More


Drones in Demand: Capabilities Of, And Consequences For, Regional Powers

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- The recent drone-strike on Saudi oil installations emanating from Yemen that significantly crippled the Kingdom's energy exports was portended changes in the nature of future warfare.... Read More


Poet Nurul Huda gets SAARC Literary Award

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- Poet Mohammad Nurul Huda recently received SAARC Literary Award at a programme, held at CD Deshmukh Auditorium of India International Centre in New Delhi. Indian poet and Sahittya Aca... Read More


Shela becomes the first Miss Universe Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- Shirin Akter Shela has become the first Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019. Out of the top 10 contestants, Shela has been chosen as the winner of first ever beauty pageant in Bangladesh. A... Read More