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  • Children not even considered

    Beggars’ Rehabilitation: Govt failure writ large

    Feroz, 13, leaves Habib from time to time in his makeshift wheelchair outside the High Court Mazar gate and disappears into the distance. The young boy was hired seven days ago to wheel around Habib -- who earns his living by begging.

  • Street kids continue to be exploited

    Rabeya boarded a launch for the first time when she was eight. As she arrived in Dhaka from Barishal, her grandmother abandoned her. Thus began Rabeya's life as a victim of sex exploitation.

  • NGOs in Bangladesh now eligible for Microsoft charitable pricing

    Microsoft introduces charitable pricing for the non-profit organisations (NGOs) in Bangladesh in line with its “Technology for social impact” initiative in a bid to accelerate their transformation.

  • Keep watch on NGOs

    A number of ministers yesterday demanded stricter monitoring of the activities of the local and international NGOs operating in Bangladesh. They also called for scrutinising the earnings and expenditures of the non-governmental organisations, alleging that some of those provoke workers to create chaos.

  • People fork out most

    Two out of every three Taka of health care costs in Bangladesh is borne by the people while the rest by the government, NGOs and others.

  • 11 gunned down in Venezuela

    Gunmen have killed 11 people, including three teenagers and a Colombian national, in Venezuela, officials say.

  • The price of non-governmental growth

    It is well known that since the 1980s, Bangladesh has made astonishing progress on a wide variety of development indicators such as reducing the prevalence of extreme hunger and poverty...

  • Govt making law to muzzle NGOs: BNP

    The government moves to formulate the foreign donations regulation act to muzzle NGOs so that they cannot speak against its misrule, BNP alleges.

  • Dhaka Ahsania Mission wins Int’l Development Prize

    Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is awarded with the 2015 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) Prize for implementing various projects successfully which helped to create employment opportunities for youths.

  • Protecting the Future

    Child abuse is no new story in our country. Especially after seeing various child killing incidents just this year, it has been proved to us

  • Centre for pavement dwellers

    We applaud the initiative of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Sajida Foundation, Concern Worldwide and Water Aid of opening a three...

  • 'NGO' cheats rural women

    We are amazed at the report of “NGO officials” at a remote village in Sadurapul upazila in Kishoreganj embezzling about Tk 37 lakh from poor rural women in the name of capacity-building and income-generation.

  • Maids in India accuse Saudi diplomat of rape

    Two Nepalese maids have accused a Saudi diplomat of rape and torture while they were working in his home outside the Indian capital.

  • Matt Dillon

    Actor Matt Dillon visits Rohingya camp (video)

    American actor Matt Dillon put a rare star-powered spotlight on Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims, visiting a camp for tens of thousands displaced by violence.

  • Indian bird seller

    Birds can't be kept in cages: Delhi HC

    Delhi High Court says birds have the fundamental right to "live with dignity" and fly in the sky without being kept in cages or subjected to cruelty,

  • NGOs and agrarian crises

    That the BJP is tilting towards the Hindu ideology is unfortunate, to say the least. But that does not mean those who are fighting against parochialism to underline the secular spirit of our constitution should be getting the wrong end of the stick.