- August 27, 2016
Over 1,000 Santal families were forced to abandon their houses in Gaibandha after one death, widespread looting and mass arrests in the latest flashpoint of a long-running land dispute.
‘If the BNP wants to hold rally in a city corporation area, they should get proper permission first from the authority’
As the presidential race comes down to the wire, and the right faces the prospect of Democrat Hillary Clinton in the White House, some party leaders are coming back to the fold
The Myanmar Times, the country’s oldest independent English-language daily, stopped covering the crisis after one of its senior staff, Fiona McGregor, was fired over an article alleging troops gang-raped Rohingya women
The Bangladesh women’s team will tour Thailand later this month and Rumana will be leading the side until the World Cup qualifiers
A week has elapsed since the brutal communal attack on the temples and homesteads of minority Hindus of Nasirnagar in Brhmanbaria but no visible progress has yet been in sight.
India’s commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman expressed disappointment over the lack of progress, saying Britain could not afford to appear unwelcoming to Indian talent
Doctors said the operation was successful
The 29-year-old Messi took hold of proceedings in the second half, crafting two unfulfilled chances for himself before teeing up Luis Suarez to secure Barca the winner.
Chevron is divesting its assets to counter an energy-price slump and is seeking about $2 billion from a sale of natural gas assets in Bangladesh, the reports said.
Despite Mourinho’s blast, he could have no complaints about the overall Manchester United United performance against Swansea
The win consolidated Abahani’s place at the top of the premier league. With 29 points from 13 matches, they moved five clear of second-placed Ctg Abahani
BNP leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has also urged police to inform them whether it will permit the party to hold the rally on Wednesday
Murray will be the top seed at the season-ending ATP World Tour finals at the O2 Arena in London from Nov. 13-20
All in all, it promises to be a cracker of a BPL game when Comilla take on Chittagong to get things rolling in the month-long competition
One Ansar member was killed and three other security personnel at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport were injured when a person in a cleaner’s uniform attacked them with a knife on Sunday evening.
Pulitzer-winning poet Vijay Seshadri will appear in a number of panels at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2016. When approached, he kindly agreed to give Arts & letters an interview via email. Here’s what he promptly sent back:
The High Court also directed the lower court concerned to issue conviction warrant against Tarique Rahman as he has been absconding.
Who would have thought a student at Oxford from Trinidad and Tobago would become one of the biggest writers in the English language? This article digs out a few interesting as well as inspiring facts about the writer’s life.
The recent success and award winning performance by Rami Malek might have landed him in a role as Queen’s front man Freddie Mercury in a biopic. Malek will portray the rock star in the long-in-the-works biopic that will be directed by X-Men director Bryan Singer.
Singer actually made the announcement on his Instagram. Fox and New Regency are behind the project titled Bohemian Rhapsody, which is being produced by Graham King. Oscar-nominated Anthony McCarten, the writer of The Theory of Everything, has written the most recent draft of the new project.