• 15 lakh people trapped in modern day slavery

    Over 15 lakh people in Bangladesh are living in modern slavery, with some 44 percent of the population being vulnerable to the scourge, says a new report.

  • Exposed to fatal cylinder blasts

    Passengers of a huge number of CNG-run vehicles are exposed to high risks of accidents in the absence of timely fitness verification of the gas cylinders. Further, many of these cylinders are counterfeit and therefore pose even greater threats.

  • Rabbi now 'threatened'

    The Bangladesh Bank official, who was tortured by police on January 9, has allegedly received "indirect threats" to refrain from seeking