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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A woman has died in the custody of the Detective Branch (DB) of police hours after being picked up in Gazipur last night.
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.
A total of 54.7 percent women living in urban areas of Bangladesh face violence, ActionAid said in a study yesterday.
An American female basketball player uses forged birth documents to falsely claim she had South Korean ancestry, prosecutors have claimed.
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.
An unidentified woman is killed after a truck hit her at Sabujbagh in Dhaka.
“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.
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.
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.
A four-year-old boy in the Chinese city of Chongqing has died after becoming wedged under an escalator handrail at a subway station.
A court on Wednesday began trial in a rape case against Mahmood Farooqui, the director of "Peepli Live".
Skinny jeans can seriously damage muscles and nerves, doctors have said.
Hijras, differently abled persons, and ethnic groups of Bangladesh will receive bank loans for setting up their own business from now on.