1d ago| Editorial

Concentrate on producing vaccines locally

According to Dr Firdausi Qadri, winner of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award, Bangladesh needs to attain self-sufficiency in vaccine supply

1d ago| Editorial

Are they the real masterminds?

There is no denying the fact that, had the law enforcement officials been more alert and pro-active, most of the attacks on Hindu houses, temples, and business establishments that occurred in...

2d ago| Editorial

Resumption of regular flights at HSIA encouraging

It is reassuring to learn that our aviation sector is recovering at a quick speed after the second wave of Covid-19 in the country waned and many countries lifted their travel restrictions.

Resolving the Rohingya crisis: What can Bangladesh do?

When the Rohingyas in Myanmar’s Rakhine State were facing a brutal military crackdown in late August, 2017 and found the doors of neighbouring countries closed -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had...

1d ago| In Focus

Battle Ground Baliadanga- A milestone in our liberation war

September 20, 1971, is an unforgettable day in the liberation war of Bangladesh. On this day, 17 freedom fighters laid down their lives in the sodden battleground at Baliadanga, Satkhira. During...

2w ago| In Focus

SM Sultan: An early portrait

These are the facts of Sultan’s life that have significance for the study of his paintings. He spent his boyhood in the villages of Bengal.

3w ago| In Focus

Syud Hossain and his times

Scion of an illustrious family, Syud Hossain was born in Armanitola, Dhaka in 1888. His great great grandfather was Mir Ashraf Ali, whose great grandson,