Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday reiterated the government's strong commitment to ensure quality health services to all, particularly the poor.She also daughter of father of the…Continue
Why we shouldn't stand beside journalists who actually face trouble across the world. We are working journalists and member of EJC, so we have a forum for making a voice to protect any…Continue
Lack of cyclone shelters and slow repair work on the damaged embankment around the coastal district have made over a million people vulnerable to natural calamities. A 483-km stretch of the…Continue
DHAKA, May 10, 2013: Rescuers retrieved a survivor who was miraculously found alive under tonnes of concrete rubble 16 days after an eight-story building collapsed at suburban Savar in Bangladesh's worst ever industrial disaster with officials so far counting 1043 deaths.
"We have safely retrieved her," Lieutenant Colonel Moazzem Hossain told newsmen coming out of the basement of the ruined structure with the young garment factory worker, Reshma. …
Rescuers continue frantic effort to bring out those trapped inside the rubble of the Savar building that caved in Wednesday.
Rescuers continue frantic effort to bring out those trapped inside the rubble of the Savar building that caved in Wednesday. Star photo.
While there are many survivors hurt or squeezed between wrecks of the nine-storey Rana Plaza in Savar, rescuers are unable to speed up their operation due to precarious situations of the survivors.
For instance an…Continue
DHAKA, Jan 21, 2013: The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 in its maiden verdict against 1971 perpetrators of crimes against humanity today handed down death penalty to former Jamaat-e-Islami member Abul Kalam Azad alias Bacchu Razaker. The nation had to wait for 41 years for this day.
The ICT-2, set up to try those accused of committing crimes against humanity during the country's Liberation War in 1971 passed the verdict amid tight security.ICT-2 Chief Justice…Continue
DHAKA, Jan 20, 2013: Instable global market continued to challenge the country's food security but the government has distributed over 21 lakh tonnes of rice to readymade garment workers at lower price in the past four years.
"The present government is committed to ensure people's food security. To this end, we are supplying rice to ensure food security to readymade garment workers at lower price," Food Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque told BSS today.