- August 04, 2016
The young man is almost every bus passenger in Dhaka. This scene will repeat itself tomorrow, and the day after, and the following day.
Prominent hydrology expert Dr Ainun Nishat sits down with the Dhaka Tribune‘s Abu Siddique to discuss the much-talked-about issue of sharing Teesta water between Bangladesh and India.
Flower Fest 2017, a fair encompassing all businesses that deal in flowers, has kicked off in Dhaka. It will run from 10am to 8pm every day until April 1 on the Bangla Academy premises. It is open to the public. The event is supported by USAID, Bangladesh Flower Society and Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, among others.
Operation Searchlight was the largest military action against civilians in the 20th Century, with a shocking casualty rate.
Friday afternoon’s assault follows a ‘call to arms’ made by Islamic State (IS) to jihadists in Bangladesh
The earliest centres of civilisation sprung up next to rivers, e.g. Mesopotamia along the Tigris and Euphrates, Indus along the eponymous river, Ancient Egypt along the Nile.
For International Women’s Day 2017, the Dhaka Tribune went around Dhaka asking men what they would do if they were women.
The five-minute feature, shot with an iPod Touch, was produced in collaboration with the International Center For Journalists as part of their 2016 Digital Media Fellowship. It was awarded second prize.
A prominent rights activist has alleged that “vested quarters” who are close aides to the prime minister are filling her ears with lies about the Rampal coal-based power plant.
Women in conservative cultures like ours are usually viewed as financial burdens and those who lack the privilege of education or monetary stability are often tricked or forced into sexual slavery.
Jasmine Akhter Fatema is a symbol of a continuous struggle against all the hardship the world can throw at a person. She does what is considered “a man’s job” defying patriarchal norms and day after day goes to work to take care of her children.
Many of the women had their family members, including babies and young children, butchered in front of them
Hans Rosling, a Swedish public health expert famous for combating scientific ignorance with catchy YouTube videos in his mission to promote a “fact-based world”, has died at the age of 68, his foundation announced.
The wedding anthem of 2016 that has kept everyone on the edge has finally reared its head as Gaanchill Music has officially released ‘Beainshab.’
The footage, obtained exclusively by the Dhaka Tribune, shows the seemingly lifeless bodies of two Santal men being dragged.
Man fights with his heart, as hardly can guns liberate him from anything. Tariq Ali has been part of a group of artistes who visited refugee camps across the borders and training camps for freedom fighters in 1971. They sang to fighters patriotic songs to keep their morale high and to bring solace and smiles to the refugees. Most importantly what they did is that they kept the dream of independence alive and reached out to refugees to listen to their horror odyssey. He reveals how songs had turned into one of the greatest weapons during the Liberation War of Bangladesh…
The residents of Dargahpur village in Satkhira have been concerned and elated over a fire that has been burning for 17 days.
Narayanganj City Corporation election is almost upon us, and the air in the city is electrifying. The Dhaka Tribune’s correspondents on the scene talked to a number of citizens who will pick the next mayor. The denizens of Narayanganj unanimously agree that they will vote for the candidate who will be most effective in rooting out crime and corruption in the city. They are looking to elect a candidate who will clean up the city, a candidate who will uproot mobs, hijacking rings, ensure good governance and public service, and most importantly, stand up for the people.
An infant she had in her arms and yet she had the strength to man a rifle. She knew how to be a mother and how to protect her motherland. She reveals her extraordinary story, the history, to you… here
In light of new evidence, police are seen to be directly responsible for setting fire to the Santal houses in Gaibandha in November.