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    Wistful eyes: Israel and the death penalty

    by Uri Avnery | Updated at 12:05am on August 10, 2017

    THE whole world watched with bated breath while the days passed. Then the hours. Then the minutes...

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    Two cases filed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on August 06, 2017

    Two cases were filed on Friday night over the mysterious death of domestic help Laili Begum at her employer’s residence at Banasree in the capital...

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    Dowry death emblematic of structure of oppression

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2017

    Regular reports on dowry-related violence, often resulting in the death of women, brings to the fore how persistent the practice of dowry is in Bangladesh...

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    Three to die for killing boatman in Manikganj

    Our Correspondent . Manikganj | Updated at 01:36am on July 19, 2017

    A Manikganj court on Tuesday sentenced three youths to death for killing a boatman, Abdur Razzak, of village Bahadurpur in Harirampur upazila of the district...

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    NHRC seeks Army’s explanation

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:23am on June 24, 2017

    The National Human Rights Commission has written to the defence ministry asking for a Bangladesh Army explanation for the death of Romel Chakma as a...

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    3 workers die inhaling toxic gas in Gopalganj

    United News of Bangladesh . Gopalganj | Updated at 01:17am on June 17, 2017

    Three construction workers were killed after inhaling toxic gas in a septic tank at Thanapara in Gopalganj town Friday morning. The deceased were identified as...

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    8 doctors, officials get bail over death of DU student

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on May 23, 2017

    Eight doctors and executives of a private hospital were granted bail on Monday in connection with a case filed by Dhaka University following the death...

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    AL man hacked to death, UP member injured in Jhenaidah clash

    Our Correspondent . Jhenaidah | Updated at 12:43am on May 13, 2017

    An Awami League activist was hacked to death while a union parishad member was injured as two groups of villagers clashed at Kaliganj upazila Thursday...

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    Pregnant housewife beaten to death

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on May 13, 2017

    A pregnant housewife was beaten to death allegedly by her husband at Dakkhin Goran under Khilgaon police in the capital early Friday as a sequel...