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  • 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.

  • #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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • Korean basketball player ‘not Korean’

    An American female basketball player uses forged birth documents to falsely claim she had South Korean ancestry, prosecutors have claimed.

  • Chinese woman starved to death after being trapped in an elevator for a month

    A 43-year-old Chinese woman was found dead in an elevator after being trapped in there for a month. She was discovered by the building's maintenance workers.

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    Woman killed as truck hits her at Sabujbagh

    An unidentified woman is killed after a truck hit her at Sabujbagh in Dhaka.

  • Irresponsibility of cops blamed

    “Irresponsible attitude” of cops mainly led to the killing of four of the locals protesting the brutality on a woman and her son at Kalihati upazila in Tangail in September last year, said an enquiry report of police.

  • Gayle faces expulsion from Big Bash

    West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle faces expulsion from the Big Bash League in Australia if an investigation confirms that he exposed himself to an Australian woman.

  • Indian 'mystery woman': Family not mine

    A young deaf and mute Indian womanwho was stranded in Pakistan for a decade has returned home, but said the family she identified in photos was not hers.

  • Child dies in China escalator accident

    A four-year-old boy in the Chinese city of Chongqing has died after becoming wedged under an escalator handrail at a subway station.

  • Trial begins in rape case against Indian director

    A court on Wednesday began trial in a rape case against Mahmood Farooqui, the director of "Peepli Live".

  • Skinny jeans given health warning

    Skinny jeans can seriously damage muscles and nerves, doctors have said.

  • Hijras, ethnic groups to get SME loans

    Hijras, differently abled persons, and ethnic groups of Bangladesh will receive bank loans for setting up their own business from now on.

  • Suicide attack

    IS claims blast killing four at Saudi mosque

    Islamic State claims responsibility for a bombing that killed four people at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday.

  • Pakistan's Punjab okays bill to protect women

    Punjab cabinet gave its nod to bill for protecting female victims of violence and setting up vigilance committees to monitor implementation of steps proposed under National Action Plan.

  • Mob justice

    Afghan police jailed over mob death

    An Afghan judge sentences 11 police on Tuesday to one year in jail for failing to prevent the mob killing of Farkhunda in Kabul who was accused of burning a copy of the Quran.

  • 8 things to do this Mother’s Day

    She holds us in her womb for nine months, spends sleepless nights catering to our needs, the superwoman in our lives-mother. The Daily Star has put together a list of 8 things to do this Mother's Day.

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    Mother, daughter murdered in Ctg

    Police recovered the slit-throat bodies of a woman and her eight-year-old daughter from their flat in Shadarghat area of Chittagong.

  • Woman’s body recovered in Dhaka

    Police today recovered the body of a woman in five pieces on Culvert road at Motijheel in Dhaka.