Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster, scores feared missing

At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania’s top police official Simon Sirro said on Friday, and scores more were still feared missing

‘Further Reasons Why’ launched

Bangla translations of Bertolt Brecht and Hans Magnus Enzensberger’s book. Goethe-Institut Bangladesh hosted a book launch—Bengali translations and reading of Bertolt Brecht

Skipping holidays can shorten your life: research

Scientists say you need to take at least three weeks of holiday per year or you might die. Not taking enough vacation time could raise a person’s risk of dying, research

Holding trial inside jail ‘contrary to justice’

BNP on Friday described the order of Special Judge Court-5 to continue the trial in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case inside Old Dhaka Central Jail in absence of Khaleda Zia as

Election being made uncertain with filing false cases

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday alleged that the government is making the next general election ‘uncertain’ by filing ‘ghostly’ cases against

Bangladesh seeks increased S Korean investments

Bangladesh ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam on Wednesday sought increased Korean investments including from the Non-Resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) to achieve the targets

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