Why the Manto ban is bad

THE ban on the film on Manto made in India by Nandita Das must be rescinded because it is a bad and indefensible action on more counts than one. First of all, banning a work of

BNP opts to boycott DNCC by-poll, UZ polls

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday decided not to participate in the Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-poll and the Upazila Parishad elections. A meeting of the

Balloon vendor killed in gas cylinder blast in Mirpur

A balloon vendor died and two people were injured when a gas cylinder exploded at Dhaka Shikkha Board Laboratory School and College compound in city’s Mirpur area on

What happened to Earth’s ancient craters? Scientists seek clues on the moon’s pocked surface

Where have Earth’s craters gone? Certainly we have the striking Meteor Crater in Arizona, and Chicxulub, which lies beneath Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, the 100-mile-wide scar

Japan to bankroll Bangladesh’s first underground railroad

Japan has agreed to provide loans for Bangladesh to build its first underground railroad. A stretch of 26.6-kilometre rail line will be constructed in Dhaka in two phases under

Quader again predicts BNP is split, Fakhrul calls it AL conspiracy

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday denied any ruling party scheme to break the BNP but his opposition counterpart Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir blamed the

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