Dhaka, Bangladesh

This domestic abuse case might change the way women live

This domestic abuse case might change the way women live

The word “domestic” has always struck me as a tricky one when followed by “violence”. Domest

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From running as Miss Ruislip to the perils of old age: the best of Michele Hanson

24 February 1997 Harsh new world Apparently, the children are

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I've been replaced by another woman and the pain is killing me

I've been replaced by another woman and the pain is killing me

The dilemma A year ago, my partner of 12 years (fiancé of five) told me he wanted to end our relati

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Water: the right of each of us

By Michel Temer

Access to drinking water and basic sanitation is a right

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Rhetoric & optics

By Shahzad Sharjeel

THERE was a time when governors were imported in Balochistan.

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Stirring up hatred

By Usama Khilji

THE definition of hate speech is contested and controversial, especially

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Handling autism

Children with Autism have clearly been among the most marginalised

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Plastic bags still suffocate India

Writes Athar Parvaiz
Plastic bags still suffocate India

Half of India’s states and union territories have introduced a blanket ban on plastic bags, and ye

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The next economic paradigm

Writes Mohamed A El-Erian

For decades, the Western world put its faith in a

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Keep vigil on crimes in jail: President

GAZIPUR, Mar 20: President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday asked prison authorities to keep vigil on prisoners so that they cannot take drugs and run drug business in jails, reports UNB. "A large number of prisoners are in jail in drug-related cases. Prison authorities have to take stern actions so that addicts or drug peddlers can't take drugs and run drug business in prisons," he said. The President said this while addressing a programme marking the Prison Week-2018 at Kashimpur Central Jail here. Abdul Hamid said strong surveillance is needed so that no one from the prison administration can get involved in such unethical activities. "We've to keep in mind that all the responsibilities of a detainee rest in prison authorities...  read more>>


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UK legal expert appointed to help Khaleda's lawyers

BNP has appointed Lord Carlile, one of Uk's top legal  read more>>

Bimstec potentials

Much remains unexploited

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday said much remains  read more>>

Biman flight makes emergency landing

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Xi to protect 'every inch' of China's territory
BEIJING, Mar 20: President Xi Jinping vowed Tuesday to protect   read more>>
Father, daughter laid to rest in Gazipur
GAZIPUR, Mar 20: A man and his daughter, two victims   read more>>
Blue economy opens new horizon
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Biman asked to explore new destinations
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal Tuesday directed   read more>>
Vice-Chancellor of India’s National Law University Odisha (NLUO), Prof Dr   read more>>
Step to protect environment from pollution stressed
Bangladesh’s One Day International (ODI) captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza here   read more>>


SEC tells DSE to revise China partnership plan
The Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC has sought a   read more>>
Int'l experts engage to create 500 world-class IT managers
International and local experts have been engaged to provide high-end   read more>>
Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down
Stock markets closed on Tuesday with downward trend due to   read more>>


Rice price on downtrend in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, March 20: Rice price in Rajshahi's retail markets is   read more>>
Officials for stopping of question paper leakage
RAJSHAHI, March 20: Administrative official at a meeting here underlined   read more>>
DB arrest 5 with arms, Yaba in Ctg
CHITTAGONG, Mar 20: Detectives in separate drives arrested six men   read more>>

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Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe
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Putin says will engage with West after record vote win
MOSCOW, March 20: Vladimir Putin on Monday said he would   read more>>