Bangladesh Not Waiting for the World to Save Us: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina


In just a few weeks, the world will adopt the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. For my country, Bangladesh, the goal of combatting climate change and its impacts is crucial, as we are on the frontline of this global threat.

Sheikh Hasina Survives 19 Attempts on Her Life


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the President of Bangladesh Awami League, has survived at least 19 attempts on her life, the worst being on August 21 in 2004, when grenades thrown by unidentified assailants tore through an Awami League rally.

The Dark Night Of Genocide


A black veil has just showed up over the history of mankind. It was the night of March 25, 1971. The roar of tanks broke the silence of the night. Millions of people in Bangladesh, then a province of Pakistan, woke up not to the chirping of birds but to the thudding sounds of bombs and bullets. That was the kickoff of one of the biggest genocides, led by then General Yahya Khan of Pakistan, in the world history.

City Election: BNP quits midway, not Bangladesh


Before the city corporation elections in Dhaka and Chittagong, BNP was desperate – not to win the race but to quit midway through the voting. Afraid to test their popularity due to the 93 days of arson campaign on innocent people, they were on the lookout for any chance to make the democratic process questionable and snatch people’s right to franchise.

Padma Bridge on Way to Reality: Works on Full Swing


Braving all the odds, the construction work of Padma Multipurpose Bridge-- the biggest development project in the country’s history – seems to be moving into full stem. The process of setting up test piles of the main bridge began, in accordance with the scheduled time, on March 01, marking another step forward towards building the mega project that would connect all the 19 districts of the southern region directly with the capital.