violence

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

Bachao: App to prevent sexual assault and rape

The Bachao App was created to help prevent rape, a crime that remains to be constantly on the rise. The Bachao app is an excellent initiative to fulfil this purpose. We should all contribute by...

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

PM warns students against violence

Asking students to refrain from resorting to vandalism in educational institutions, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government would no longer tolerate such activities.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Sporadic violence on a day of alarm

People across the country were fearing widespread violence and were panicking as tension built up ahead of yesterday's verdict in the

November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017

'80pc married women experience violence from partners'

Over 80 percent of the currently married women in Bangladesh have experienced violent behaviour from their partners at least once and such violence include, among others, physical, sexual, economic...

August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017

‘Minor injury marks found on Banasree housemaid’s body’

Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital claim to have found a minor injury mark in head and throat of the housemaid who mysteriously died in Banasree area of Dhaka yesterday.

November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016

Unidentified gunman kills 9 football fans in South Sudan

At least nine people are killed and 11 wounded in South Sudan's capital, Juba, when an unidentified gunman open fire on people watching a football match on television at the weekend.

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

Jeers for Brazil president dampen Olympic joy

The Maracana stadium erupts in jeers as Brazil's unpopular interim president Michel Temer opens the Rio Olympics and the hostility spreads far beyond the sports venue.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

‘Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate’

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as 'Rawalpindi Express', says it is "unfortunate and deplorable" when they become victims of hate or crime.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Croatia, Turkey charged

UEFA hit Croatia and Turkey with disciplinary procedures Saturday following flare-throwing incidents at Euro 2016 matches as the Croatian press raged at its "shameful" fans.