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Girls face broken dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriage

Child marriage is illegal in Nepal, yet the impoverished Himalayan nation has failed to put in place policies to curb the practice with almost 40 percent of girls married before the age of 18.

September 21, 2016
September 21, 2016

Ajmal eyes comeback amidst farewell rumours

Saeed Ajmal, the Pakistani spinner who was suspended for an illegal bowling action in September 2015, refuses to quit international cricket in the wake of some farewell rumours that started doing the rounds following the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi's tweet.

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Girls face broken dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriage

Child marriage is illegal in Nepal, yet the impoverished Himalayan nation has failed to put in place policies to curb the practice with almost 40 percent of girls married before the age of 18.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Barca, Real ordered to repay state aid

The EU on Monday orders seven Spanish football clubs including Barcelona and Real Madrid to pay back millions of euros (dollars) in illegal state aid.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

4,931 acre railway land in grasp of grabbers

Individuals, private, semi-government, autonomous, religious and educational institutions grab 4,391 acres of railway land, Rail Minister Mujibul Haque tells the parliament.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Doors shut on 160 doctors of key Dhaka hospital

The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) has not been allowing 160 doctors, recruited in 2005, to attend their offices since Wednesday.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Big B, Jackie in spotlight over Panama Papers

Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan and martial arts movie star Jackie Chan are among celebrities who feature Monday in a massive leak of documents, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Govt requests EU to legalise illegal Bangladeshi expats

The government requests a visiting European Union delegation to legalise Bangladeshi nationals, who are staying in different European countries after expiry of their valid documents.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

Double blow

Bangladesh's ICC World Twenty20 campaign received a setback yesterday as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that they had found the bowling actions of both Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed to be illegal.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

No legal basis of caretaker govt verdict

The Supreme Court Bar Association yesterday demanded restoration of the caretaker government system claiming the judgment, which scrapped the provision, was illegal and unconstitutional.

November 9, 2015
November 9, 2015

Arrest warrant against Tarique unlawful: BNP

BNP criticises the authorities for issuing an arrest warrant against the party’s senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman and termed it illegal.