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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 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

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.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

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.

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016

Woman killed as truck hits her at Sabujbagh

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

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

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.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

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.

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

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.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

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.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

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".

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

Skinny jeans given health warning

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

June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

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.