‘Sisters in the mirror’: Elora Shehabuddin’s response to the West’s idea of feminism

The book is especially relevant in the context of Bangalee women’s life because usually while talking about Islam and women, the West fails to take the South Asian Bangalee women into account.

Didn't need a major change in my action: Taskin Ahmed

Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed says that his bowling action did not require a major change after he was suspended by the ICC over it in March this year.

Mourinho has no agreement with United: Sky report

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has no agreement in place to take over at Manchester United, Sky Sports television said on Friday quoting unnamed sources.

Unesco report may not be accurate

The National Committee to Protect Sundarbans doubts whether the Unesco team would be able to prepare an accurate report on its recent visit to the world’s largest mangrove forest.

Saqlain, Shuvagata to board flight tonight

Saqlain Sajib and Shuvagata Hom will fly tonight to join the national cricket team at Bangalore as replacements for left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pacer Taskin Ahmed in the ICC WT20 2016 in India.

Editors are partners of conspiracy

Editors sometimes work as partners of conspiracy against the country's interest, Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Awami League joint general

Reducing Maternal Mortality / Still long way to reach target

Over 8,31,000 stillbirths, 5,000 pregnancy-related deaths of women, and 76,000 neonatal deaths occur every year in Bangladesh, according to UNFPA.

Stillbirth in Bangladesh / Rate halved in 15 years

An estimated 83,100 babies were born dead in Bangladesh last year, which is nearly a 50 percent decrease in stillbirths from 160,300 in 2000, according to The Lancet, a UK-based medical journal.

Road crashes killed at least 8,642 last year

At least 8,642 people were killed and 21,855 others were injured in road crashes across the country last year.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Mobile internet use drops after Facebook bar

Telecom regulator registers 5.14 crore active mobile internet connections last month – what was 5.23 crore in October-end. The move comes after weeks of ban on Facebook that started last month and continued till December. BTRC, however, did not explain the reason of the fall.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Indian hanged girls: Court rejects probe ruling out rape

An Indian court has rejected a federal police report which had ruled that two teenage girls found hanging from a tree in India last year took their own lives and were not gang-raped and murdered.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Amnesty International warns over Rohingya crisis

Amnesty International said Bangladeshi migrants and persecuted Rohingya fleeing Myanmar faced "hellish" conditions on trafficking boats.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

India-Pakistan-Bangladesh series on the cards

It is understood that the Indian cricket authorities had discussed the possibility of a tri-series involving Pakistan and Bangladesh in its working committee meeting, according to a report of ESPNcricinfo.

September 15, 2015
September 15, 2015

No intention to offend anyone: AR Rahman on blasphemy controversy

AR Rahman said that his "decision" to compose the music for the movie "Muhammad: The Messenger of God", "was in good faith” with no intentions to offend any religious group.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

China denies giving up AIIB veto power

China denies reports that it had given up the veto power in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, saying it is premature to discuss the matter

February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015

HC seeks info on medicine price

The High Court asks the director general of National Consumer Rights Protection Directorate to submit a report on the present market price of life saving medicine and their approved price before it in

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