My rapist apologised

Michelle Alexander knows many women who’ve been raped; not one has called the cops

Padma Bridge gets 13th span

It makes around 2 kilometres of the main structure visible

Kenya upholds gay sex ban

The High Court also keeps same-sex relations  punishable by 14 years in jail, drawing criticism from the UN and rights activists

FILE PHOTO: CEO Vas Narasimhan of Swiss drugmaker Novartis addresses the company's annual news conference in Basel, Switzerland January 30, 2019. REUTERS

Novartis wins approval for world's costliest drug

FDA approves its $2.1 million gene therapy

Tigers out to change perceptions

Bangladesh enter the World Cup aiming to prove themselves a force to be reckoned with

File Photo: Transgender rights activists protest the recent killings of three transgender women, Muhlaysia Booker, Claire Legato, and Michelle Washington, during a rally at Washington Square Park in New York, US, May 24, 2019. REUTERS

Brazil criminalises 'homophobia'

Campaigners concerned about a rollback in gay rights and the murder of hundreds of LGBT+ people every year welcome the move

Thousands opt out of college admission after SSC

A large number of successful SSC and equivalent exam candidates may drop out, say the education board

DUCSU VP Nurul Haque Nur (right) and GS Golam Rabbani before entering the Ganabhaban to meet Sheikh Hasina.

DUCSU pleases VC, frustrates others

Two months have passed after the formation of the student body

FILE PHOTO: A Iranian Revolutionary Guard boat is seen near the US aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush in the Strait of Hormuz as US Navy helicopters hover nearby on March 21, 2017. REUTERS 

Why US-Iran tensions could spiral into crisis

Open animosity between the nations' two top diplomats and the lack of any established channel of direct negotiations raise chances of a military confrontation


Hong Kong businesses see ‘great opportunities’

They attend an even organised by BIDA in Dhaka

Race to replace May hots up

Five candidates are vying to become the next British prime minister

Director Bong Joon-ho, Palme d'Or award winner for his film

‘Parasite’ wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

The suspenseful dark comedy directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho is about class struggles