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Members of the third gender can vote...

Members of the third gender can vote...

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Fri, Apr 19 2019

Bangladesh's neighbours – India, Nepal and Pakistan – have already recognized this community...

Male madrasa teachers barred from calling...

Male madrasa teachers barred from calling...

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Wed, Apr 17 2019

Madrasa board drafts guidelines to protect female students

Rape and sexual harassment: Where are...

Rape and sexual harassment: Where are...

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Mon, Apr 15 2019

Violence against women and girls at every turn

Sexual abuse in educational institutions:...

Sexual abuse in educational institutions:...

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Sat, Apr 13 2019

At least 15 students have been raped, four sexually harassed across Bangladesh between January and March,...

Two-thirds of Dhaka houses illegally...

Two-thirds of Dhaka houses illegally...

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Sun, Mar 31 2019

This according to a 2018 Rajuk survey of 204,106 buildings in Dhaka

Sand extraction from Khutakhali Falls...

Sand extraction from Khutakhali Falls...

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Thu, Mar 28 2019

Locals alleged that an influential syndicate is digging out sand without permission

Genocide Day: Hundreds of mass graves...

Genocide Day: Hundreds of mass graves...

Nation

Mon, Mar 25 2019

Among the places in Dhaka, only a handful of them including the one in Rayer Bazar, Mirpur Intellectuals’...

How the Rangamati attack on polls convoy...

How the Rangamati attack on polls convoy...

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Fri, Mar 22 2019

In the gun attack on March 18, two polling officials, four Ansar members, and a candidate’s agent...

Bapa: 90% buildings in Comilla face...

Bapa: 90% buildings in Comilla face...

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Wed, Mar 20 2019

Comilla has around 300 high-rise buildings, and most of them have no fire suppression system

One month of Chawkbazar fire:  ‘Give...

One month of Chawkbazar fire: ‘Give...

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Tue, Mar 19 2019

Chemical warehouse owners in Old Dhaka say they are ready to relocate; house owners want compensation...

1 year on from US-Bangla crash: New...

1 year on from US-Bangla crash: New...

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Sun, Mar 17 2019

According to a full transcript from the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) on the flight obtained by the Nepali...

One year of BS211 crash: A year of living...

One year of BS211 crash: A year of living...

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Wed, Mar 13 2019

Tuesday marked the first anniversary of the horrific crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211 at Tribhuvan...

This simple technology may help prevent...

This simple technology may help prevent...

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Sun, Mar 10 2019

According to the Fire Service, some 17,000 fire incidents take place in a year on average in...

Titas’ prepaid meter project far from...

Titas’ prepaid meter project far from...

Bangladesh

Sun, Mar 10 2019

The government has extended the project till 2020

Unable to save: An RMG worker’s cost...

Unable to save: An RMG worker’s cost...

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Sat, Mar 9 2019

Shahida Akhter, an operator who dreamt of better wages because of the recent RMG workers’ protests,...

Going against the tide: More women taking...

Going against the tide: More women taking...

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Fri, Mar 8 2019

The number of women actively engaging in agricultural activities and farming is steadily growing

Breaking the glass ceiling

Breaking the glass ceiling

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Fri, Mar 8 2019

She is the first woman to be in such a position in Bangladesh's $30 billion apparel industry, where...

It’s a man’s job

It’s a man’s job

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Fri, Mar 8 2019

Numerous professional women in various sectors have described experiences where they were turned down...

Brick kilns devouring arable lands

Brick kilns devouring arable lands

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Thu, Mar 7 2019

Owners are supposed to use half portions of soil and sand to create a layer protecting the topsoil, but...

Snow White jute: A partial substitute...

Snow White jute: A partial substitute...

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Wed, Mar 6 2019

The fine white variety of the Golden Fibre is the latest invention of Bangladesh Jute Research...

Abul Barkat Memorial Museum: Out of...

Abul Barkat Memorial Museum: Out of...

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Thu, Feb 21 2019

In February 1952, when the language movement was heating up, the West Pakistan government clamped down...