Biles in second pull-out as mental struggles laid bare

Superstar gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of a second event to protect her mental health on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on athletes’ wellbeing at a Tokyo Olympics held under strict rules to...

Tokyo Olympics 2020 exclusive

Pandemic takes toll on athletes' mental health

Isolation and the absence of family and friends have taken a toll on athletes' mental health at the Tokyo Olympics, with some struggling to cope with the challenges posed by the pandemic while...

Is importing oxygen enough?

Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the...

Model Azim Uddula receives International Model Award by Integrity Magazine at Cannes

First it was with the recognition of the film, Rehana Maryam Noor, and then U.K.s Integrity Fashion Magazine accelerated the delight by giving out a unique award: “The International Model Award”...

2h ago| Environment

Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert

Every night Moussa Kamara works at his bakery preparing hundreds of loaves but at sunrise, instead of going home to sleep, he now starts a second back-breaking job - hoeing the earth and tending...

5h ago| Climate Change

Mexican methane leak rate 'alarming' for climate change, report says

Mexico's methane leak rate from oil and gas operations is twice as high as that of the world's top oil producer, the United States, a group of researchers found in a report due to be...

Low pressure over Bay turns into well-marked low; maritime ports asked to hoist signal 3

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number 3 as a low pressure over the North Bay turned into a well-marked low.