Cyclone Rimal's Impact and Aftermath

Cyclone Rimal hit; Two people died

Cyclone Rimal, a severe tropical cyclone that formed in the Bay of Bengal, made landfall on the West Bengal coast of India and the southwestern coast of Bangladesh near Mongla on Sunday night. The cyclone brought destructive winds, heavy rainfall, and abnormal tidal waves, causing significant damage to infrastructure

Bangladeshi Youth Sets World Skydiving Record

Memphis, USA - Bangladeshi skydiver Ashiq Chowdhury has made history by setting a new world record for skydiving from an airplane flying at an altitude of 41,000 feet, while carrying the red and green flag of Bangladesh. This extraordinary feat was accomplished on Saturday evening, around 9 pm, when Ashiq successfully landed at an airfield in Memphis, USA. Ashiq's father, AKM Harun Chowdhury, a former chairman of Civil Aviation, proudly confirmed the achievement, expressing immense pride in his son's success. The adventure was sponsored by United Commercial Bank Plc (UNI), underscoring

Controversy over Tk 381 crore vehicle of DC, UNOs

The recent proposal to purchase 261 vehicles for District Commissioners (DCs) and Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) at a cost of Tk 381 crore has sparked widespread discussions and criticisms. In the context of Bangladesh's current economic challenges, including inflation, rising dollar rates, and pressures on reserves, the initiative to buy luxury sports utility vehicles (SUVs) has been questioned by various stakeholders. The proposal, passed by Public Administration Secretary Mohammad Mesbah Uddin Chowdhury, involves purchasing 2047 cc Mitsubishi Pajero Jeeps, model Mitsubishi Pajero Sports