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 …