Dhaka, Bangladesh

'Never be the most feminist person you know' - Laura Bates meets Cynthia Enloe

'Never be the most feminist person you know' - Laura Bates meets Cynthia Enloe

'Patriarchy's beneficiaries," Cynthia Enloe tells us in her latest book, "count on u

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Carl Sargeant's death was a tragedy. But women must keep speaking out

Carl Sargeant's death was a tragedy. But women must keep speaking out

They really started something, the women who made those first allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

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'Be ahead of your time - that's what you have to do'

'Be ahead of your time - that's what you have to do'

In 1955, when she was 12 years old, Billie Jean King says she had an epiphany. "I was daydreamin

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Beyond big game hunting: the 'Quadrilateral' meeting

By Suhasini Haidar

Ahead of the Quadrilateral meeting, PM Modi must be cautious

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We can't let the India-Pakistan relationship be hostage to dispute: Husain Haqqani

By Vidya Ram

Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the U.S. Husain Haqqani left

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The many 'sins' of a liberal

By Muhammad Amir Rana

WHENEVER some political or ideological crisis engulfs Pakistan, liberals too

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When corruption goes free-wheeling

Extremely high cost of road and flyover construction in Bangladesh

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Just before the rain

Writes P. Unnikrishnan
Just before the rain

The rain drops on the windshield woke the sleeping wipers up, and they began to swish back and forth

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What’s to do with smog?

The smog in Delhi and majority of North Indian cities has reached a level where doctors have suggested evacuation, writes Devashish Dhar

What Faiz Ahmad Faiz said on the eve of independence

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Front Page

Myanmar military denies crimes against Rohingyas

Myanmar probe a whitewash: Amnesty

Myanmar military denies crimes against Rohingyas

Naypyitaw, Nov 14: Myanmar's military issued its most forceful denial yet that security forces committed atrocities during "clearance operations" in the west of the country, saying an internal investigation had absolved them of any wrongdoing in a crisis that has triggered the largest refugee exodus in Asia in decades, reports AP. The report contradicts consistent statements from ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees now in Bangladesh - some with gunshot wounds and severe burns - who have described massacres, rape, looting and the burning of hundreds of villages by Myanmar's...  read more>>

President accepts Sinha's resignation

President accepts Sinha's resignationPresident Abdul Hamid has accepted the resignation letter of Chief Justice SK  read more>>

Khaleda to sit with 20-party leaders today

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to sit in a  read more>>

EC up for deploying army, against EVM use in poll

The Election Commission says they will not use the Electronic  read more>>

Ecnec okays Sheikh Hasina Cantonment Project

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on  read more>>

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IOM warns of trafficking, abuse exploitation of Rohingyas
Cox's Bazar, Nov 14: UN's Migration Agency - IOM -   read more>>
UN chief raises alarm over plight of Rohingya Muslims
Manila, Nov 14: The United Nations chief expressed alarm over   read more>>
ACC for installing ECRs at all business entities
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recommended installing electronic cash registers   read more>>


The Cantonment Bill placed in JS
A bill titled 'The Cantonment Bill, 2017' was placed in   read more>>
Bangladesh students in US rise 9.7pc
The number of students from Bangladesh in the United States   read more>>
Technology can cut corruption in land management
Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif said that corruption could be   read more>>


Seven directors quit after SIBL boardroom coup
Weeks after a hostile takeover of Social Islami Bank Ltd   read more>>
One in 3 New Zealanders do not pay off credit cards in full
WELLINGTON, Nov. 14 (Xinhua): One in three Kiwis do not   read more>>
Remittance of first four months surges by 6.9 pc
The remittance of the first four months till October in   read more>>


Govt will now use court against its opponents, fears BNP
Our Correspondent KURIGRAM, Nov 14: Accusing the government of forcing   read more>>
BADC begins to sell Boro paddy seeds
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Nov 14: Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC)   read more>>
Call to stop indiscriminate extraction of groundwater
RAJSHAHI, Nov 14: Water experts at a workshop here on   read more>>

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Embattled PM embarks on parliamentary Brexit clash
LONDON, Nov 14: British Prime Minister Theresa May begins a   read more>>
Iran pledges swift aid after major quake kills 400
KERMANSHAH, Iran, Nov 14: Thousands of homeless Iranians sought shelter   read more>>
Trump heads home after 'tremendously successful' Asia trip
Manila, Nov 14: President Donald Trump headed for home Tuesday   read more>>