Category: National

Giving away greenery

The heartland of a reserve forest in Moulvibazar is in the process of being leased out to a private company for tea plantation.       Several companies …

Thrown into abyss of abuse

The recruiting agency that sent 14-year-old Umme Kulsum to a Saudi employer, who tortured her to death, threw many others into similar pits of abuse. …

Onion makes consumers cry

Onion prices have shot up dramatically in the country due to panic buying by consumers and price gouging by wholesalers in the immediate aftermath of …

Gas leak behind mosque blast

Death toll from Friday’s explosion in the Narayanganj mosque reached 20 last night with fire officials suspecting that the incident took place due to leak …

Fire fear still stalks old town

The government has made little progress in relocating hazardous chemical businesses and warehouses from Old Dhaka, leaving the residents in constant fear following the two …