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Two-thirds of marriages in 2015 were...

Two-thirds of marriages in 2015 were...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 4 2017

At least two-thirds of the marriages that took place in Bangladesh in 2015 were not registered with the...

Man disappears from police custody,...

Man disappears from police custody,...

Nation

Wed, Jan 4 2017

Homoeophath Sheikh Mokhlesur Rahman Jonny disappeared in Satkhira after police arrested him, but they...

Airing local product adverts on foreign...

Airing local product adverts on foreign...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jan 2 2017

The government has issued an order prohibiting local satellite channel distributors on airing local product’s...

Site launched aiming to boost judicial...

Site launched aiming to boost judicial...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 24 2016

A website has been launched to provide one stop service to the citizens of Bangladesh regarding all judicial...

Study: Land law discriminatory for marginalised...

Study: Land law discriminatory for marginalised...

Law & Rights

Thu, Dec 22 2016

In Bangladesh, over five million acres of land is state-owned and of that 88% has been grabbed by political...

Is Shamim's ballot flash unlawful?

Is Shamim's ballot flash unlawful?

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 22 2016

Awami League lawmaker Shamim Osman drew the ire of some when he cast his vote openly yesterday during...

'Child waste collectors left out of...

'Child waste collectors left out of...

Law & Rights

Thu, Dec 22 2016

A study has found that child waste collectors are deprived of state benefits such as education, training...

Another 157 Ashulia RMG workers...

Another 157 Ashulia RMG workers...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 22 2016

Sources said 22 employees were suspended from Windy Apparels while Fountain Garments Manufacturing Limited...

BMBS: Oppressed men have no legal...

BMBS: Oppressed men have no legal...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 18 2016

The number of incidents where men are being harassed or repressed at the hands of women is increasing...

Public-hearing for pro-poor food...

Public-hearing for pro-poor food...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 18 2016

Taking part in a public hearing, professionals, leaders, development activists and other stakes unequivocally...

Independence won, not liberty

Independence won, not liberty

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 15 2016

In hindsight, it appears we had only won a battle 45 years ago. We had won independence but not...

NHRC: Gobindaganj Santals evicted...

NHRC: Gobindaganj Santals evicted...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 13 2016

The eviction of Santals from their village in Gobindaganj was illegal, the National Human Rights Commission...

Govt to ‘expose’ online porn...

Govt to ‘expose’ online porn...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 12 2016

The government plans to develop a mechanism to expose people who are viewing porn websites.

A profession that holds generations...

A profession that holds generations...

Nation

Mon, Dec 12 2016

As soon as the clock strikes five in the morning, hundreds of stone extractors gather on both sides of...

President: No gazette necessary for...

President: No gazette necessary for...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 11 2016

The president has decided that there is no need to issue a gazette notification on the rules governing...

PM: Industries should remain careful...

PM: Industries should remain careful...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 11 2016

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the local and international entrepreneurs to remain careful...

NHRC Chair: 2016 worst for human rights...

NHRC Chair: 2016 worst for human rights...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 11 2016

In terms of human rights violations, the year 2016 is considered to be the worst since the second world...

'I left my husband and children...

'I left my husband and children...

Nation

Fri, Dec 9 2016

Rohingyas who have fled the crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state have described escaping a scene of horror,...

Bangladesh unions join suit against...

Bangladesh unions join suit against...

Law & Rights

Fri, Dec 9 2016

Bangladesh labour activists said on Friday they had joined a lawsuit in Switzerland against world soccer...

Child marriage prevention bill placed...

Child marriage prevention bill placed...

Law & Rights

Thu, Dec 8 2016

The Child Marriage Prevention Bill 2016 was placed during the ongoing thirteenth session of the parliament...

'Stop evicting minorities in the name...

'Stop evicting minorities in the name...

Law & Rights

Thu, Dec 8 2016

Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad and nine leading human rights organisations urged the...