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After “crossing the border for love” Bangladeshi woman sent to Indian correctional home

Krishna Mandal, the Bangladeshi woman who swam through the Sundarbans and got married to an Indian before being arrested, was produced before a court in West Bengal’s south 24 Parganas district which sent her to a correctional home.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Flood victim rescued by navy gives birth to baby boy

A stranded flood victim gave birth to a baby today, a day after she was rescued by Bangladesh Navy from the northeastern part of the country.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

After “crossing the border for love” Bangladeshi woman sent to Indian correctional home

Krishna Mandal, the Bangladeshi woman who swam through the Sundarbans and got married to an Indian before being arrested, was produced before a court in West Bengal’s south 24 Parganas district which sent her to a correctional home.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Swam through Sundarbans for love: Bangladeshi woman arrested in India

A 22-year-old Bangladeshi woman swam through the Sundarbans forest for an hour to cross into India and marry her lover in Kolkata. She ended up in jail after the wedding, Indian media reports today said.

March 6, 2022
March 6, 2022

Breaking the bias with young minds

For International Women’s Day this year, we will be celebrating the hashtag #breakthebias. And at Star Lifestyle, we celebrate the same ideology by speaking to a few teenage ladies to understand their point of view regarding womanhood.

March 6, 2022
March 6, 2022

Women in business and the challenges they face

Female entrepreneurs have a crucial role to play in increasing household incomes, producing jobs, generating wealth and reducing poverty directly in an economy. The social benefits of female entrepreneurship are also immense.

February 8, 2022
February 8, 2022

Entrepreneur and MUA Farnaz Alam in the limelight

Entrepreneurial stories about women shining and making it big has become quite the norm these days. With Farnaz Alam, we have a comparable story of excellence where the creative makeup artist leaves a prominent mark in the much-coveted global beauty industry. Today, as DMD of Woman’s World Ltd, CEO of WW Cosmetics, and founder of Kona by Farnaz Alam, she wears quite a few hats. Nevertheless, these responsibilities only encourage her to achieve more and gain myriad prestigious titles to her name.

February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020

Woman dies in DB custody hours after being picked up

A woman has died in the custody of the Detective Branch (DB) of police hours after being picked up in Gazipur last night.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

#Womenwill

Being a woman meant landing in Tokyo at 6:30 in the morning, catching up with a dear friend over a coffee in her car while being picked up from the airport, ending up at the Hotel at 9:00, only to run straight to the restroom to change and hurry out with luggage, not even having time to check in, and ultimately carrying the same bag to the conference, without being able to leave it with the concierge in the absence of a room number.

December 1, 2017
December 1, 2017

Cities not safe for women

A total of 54.7 percent women living in urban areas of Bangladesh face violence, ActionAid said in a study yesterday.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Dalilah powers to hurdles gold

Dalilah Muhammad powers to a brilliant victory in the women's 400m hurdles to become the first winner of the event from the United States in Olympic history.