80% workers toil over
8 hours a day

BILS report finds high majority of workers in five industries expected to sign for overtime


Power, summer and Ramadan peak

The power value chain has been making major achievements in Bangladesh, Saleque Sufi writes

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (L) and others applaud as U.S. President Donald Trump presents the signed Memorandum on Aluminum Imports and Threats to National Security at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. Reuters

Trump's report card

The record is mixed for the promises made for his first 100 days

China to build manned space station in 2019

President Xi wants advanced space programme for strengthening national security

Joshua wins world titles

He delivers one of the great nights in British boxing annals by stopping Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko

Springsteen's struggle for real life

The musician had once called rock songs "three minutes of bliss and life compressed"

Harry Potter, mugwumps and Boris

The names making headlines as Britain endures early election campaigns

Photo via Holidify

Rohtang Pass reopened

The snow-marooned pass up 13,050 feet in Himachal Pradesh is opened to motorists after four months of closure

A South Korean plastic surgeon (R) operates on a Chinese woman who wants to have double eyelids in BK Dongyang Plastic Surgery Clinic in Seoul Mar 23, 2009. Reuters

Bullies, victims want plastic surgery

Study finds both groups more likely to want plastic surgery than other teenagers

Actor Al Pacino attends the 'Danny Collins' premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater in New York, Mar 18, 2015. Reuters

45th anniversary of ‘The Godfather’

Cast reunites to discuss the making and history of the classic mafia trilogy


Muhith in heated exchange over VAT law

Finance minister becomes agitated at ‘threats’ from the FBCCI to protest the new tax

The new leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn waves after making his inaugural speech at the Queen Elizabeth Centre in central London, Sept 12, 2015. Reuters

Labour gains in UK polls

But May’s Conservatives maintain commanding lead

Shakib Khan is ‘sorry’

Earlier Dhaka-based film organisations announced to boycott him