violence

“Response to insulting Prophet": Islamic State claims attack on Kabul Sikh temple

An attack claimed by Islamic State on a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least two people and injured seven, officials said, another deadly incident in a spate of violence targeting minorities and places of worship.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Lawmakers Blinded by Power

Who gave them the license to brutalise their constituents?

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

“Response to insulting Prophet": Islamic State claims attack on Kabul Sikh temple

An attack claimed by Islamic State on a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least two people and injured seven, officials said, another deadly incident in a spate of violence targeting minorities and places of worship.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Himmati Mai: Symbolic protest in response to widespread atrocities against women

Saturday afternoon witnessed a unique performance art at the city’s Shilpakala Academy Grounds, where 70 women across all generations and professions took to the streets for an hour to protest against the escalating abuse against women all over the world including Bangladesh.

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 registering as volunteer so that if the time comes, we can save someone from something horrible.

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, and controlling, says a report.

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.