Expat’s home looted in Sylhet

Robbers looted valuables, including gold ornaments, worth Tk four lakh from an expatriate’s house at Palerchak village in Bishwanath upazila on Friday night.   Locals said a group of 10-12 robbers stormed into the house of Abdul Malik, a

Two Bangladeshi nationals burnt to death in Saudi Arabia

Two Bangladesh nationals were burnt to death as a fire broke out in a sofa factory in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday.   The victims were identified as Rabiul Islam, 32 and Iqbal Hossain, 30, both hailed from Muradnagar

27 more Bangladeshi national detained in Thailand

UNB/BdChronicle:   Twenty-seven more Bangladesh nationals, detained in Thailand, will be repatriated on Wednesday.   Over the last few months, 233 Bangladesh nationals have been brought back home from Thailand, said a Foreign

Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist share Nobel

LONDON – A 17-year-old Pakistani girl who survived a Taliban gunshot to the head for her advocacy of female education became Friday the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, winning alongside an Indian advocate for ending child labor.

4 die in Khulna road crash

Four people were killed when a BRTC bus collided head on with a battery-run three-wheeler in Khulna city this afternoon.

JCD leader murder: Hartal in Mirsarai Sunday

BNP will enforce dawn-to-dusk hartal in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong on Sunday protesting the murder of the upazila convener of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) last night. The announcement came this morning from a protest rally organised by the local BNP and its associate organisations following a procession at the upazila headquarters, reports our Chittagong correspondent. As a large portion of Mirsarai...

This dancing ground of assassins is not my country

You have just ventured out on way to your office or court, or you may be returning from your place of work – to the safe corner of your sweet home. Where, like every other day, waiting eagerly for you, are your loved ones. Your parents, your

Bangladeshi Government Proposes Tighter Controls of Courts, Media

DHAKA, Bangladesh–The Bangladeshi government unveiled legislation to impose tighter controls on the judiciary and the media in what critics say is a heavy-handed attempt to consolidate power in the South Asian nation. 

Man jailed for mocking Hasina

Dhaka: A 25-year-old Bangladeshi man has beensentenced to seven years in jail for composing a song mockingPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her father Bangabandhu SheikhMujibur Rahman and spreading it via mobile