Industrial sprawl won’t be allowed

Industrial sprawl won’t be allowed

Stressing the importance of planned development in urban and rural areas, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said there is no scope to construct a building or set up an industry just because one has money. “We don’t want to let anyone do that; we are setting up 100...
10 killed as train hits microbus

10 killed as train hits microbus

At least 10 people were killed and two injured when a Dhaka-bound train collided with a microbus carrying a bridal party at an unmanned level crossing in Sirajganj’s Ullapara upazila yesterday evening. Eight of the victims had been identified as of filing of this...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand vs England

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand vs England

The venue was the historic Lord’s, where bat had been battling ball at international level for 125 years. The occasion was the World Cup final in 2019, by which time cricket had been taken over by the ethos of bat versus bat. But yesterday, cricket’s most prestigious...
All Bangladeshi Products: Seoul considers duty-free access

All Bangladeshi Products: Seoul considers duty-free access

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon yesterday assured Bangladesh of considering duty-free, quota-free market access for all Bangla-deshi products to their market as the bilateral trade is heavily tilted to-wards Korea. The assurance came during the official summit...

Three die in landslides | The Daily Star

Three people, including a couple, were killed in landslides in Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban yesterday. In Cox’s Bazar, the couple were buried alive beneath the mud when a chunk of soil fell on their hut in Bamubeelchari village of Chakaria upazila around 1:30am. They are...
HM Ershad no more

HM Ershad no more

Deposed military ruler HM Ershad is dead. But before his death at the age of 90, the longest serving autocrat managed to remain a formidable political force, especially in the politics of vote, even after his downfall in 1990. Source...