July 5, 2018

Illegal hill-cutting must be stopped

Online Desk: A hill is being razed with a bulldozer in Bandarban’s Bir Bahadur Nagar area to build a road to a housing project, named after […]
July 5, 2018

Bangladesh’s power consumption is the lowest in S. Asia

Online Desk: Though the country’s power generation and supply capacity increased remarkably over the last nine years, its per capita electricity consumption is still the lowest […]
July 5, 2018

Supply adequate, yet rice prices up

Online Desk: Rice prices have gone up as millers and traders hiked prices banking on the government decision to raise import duty on the cereal to […]
July 2, 2018

Popular Hospital is fined for keeping over expired medicine

Popular Diagnostic Center was caught keeping expired pathology reagents and medicine, for what it was fined Tk 25 lakh by a mobile court today. A mobile […]
June 11, 2018

Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

In Dubai’s decades-old Gold Souq, customers from around the world haggle over bangles and necklaces. Elsewhere in the emirate, the region’s top centre for gold trade, […]
June 11, 2018

French Muslim student in media storm over headscarf

A Muslim student at one of France’s top universities has found herself at the centre of a media storm after she appeared in a documentary wearing […]
June 11, 2018

In Nigeria’s Kano, Islamic schools provide affordable education

Kano, Nigeria – It is a bright Thursday morning in Kano, Nigeria’s second most populous city and the economic nerve centre of the northern part of the […]
June 11, 2018

Millions of Muslims observe fasting as Ramadan begins

Muslim women attend prayers on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at al-Akbar Mosque, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. SIGIT PAMUNGKAS/REUTERS For millions of […]