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Hefazat wants immediate removal of Greek...

Hefazat wants immediate removal of Greek...

Law & Rights

Sat, Feb 11 2017

Leaders of Hefazat-e-Islam have announced they will stage demonstrations in Dhaka and Chittagong if their...

Task force to be formed to oversee books...

Task force to be formed to oversee books...

Law & Rights

Fri, Feb 10 2017

The authorities of Amar Ekushey Book Fair are going to form a special task force to oversee the proceedings...

Thengar Char for Rohingya...

Thengar Char for Rohingya...

Law & Rights

Thu, Feb 9 2017

The number of Rohingya migrants from Myanmar now far exceeds the refugee camp capacities in Cox's...

Child marriage issue yet to be...

Child marriage issue yet to be...

Law & Rights

Wed, Feb 8 2017

The plight of child marriage victims was addressed by speakers at the closing ceremony of the “Protecting...

‘We’d rather drown in the Naf than move...

‘We’d rather drown in the Naf than move...

Law & Rights

Tue, Feb 7 2017

Rohingyas residing in Cox's Bazar urged the Bangladesh government to impose more pressure on Myanmar...

HC acquits 26 from murder case after...

HC acquits 26 from murder case after...

Court

Tue, Feb 7 2017

The High Court has acquitted 26 people who have been undergoing a murder case trial for nearly 19 years...

'New citizenship bill creates second-class...

'New citizenship bill creates second-class...

Law & Rights

Sun, Feb 5 2017

The draft Citizenship Bill, 2016, approved by Cabinet in February last year, is in contravention of the...

JFK airport authorities not disclosing...

JFK airport authorities not disclosing...

Law & Rights

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Authorities at the John F Kennedy airport in New York have declined to disclose the name of a Bangladeshi...

Domestic workers to get a rights watchdog...

Domestic workers to get a rights watchdog...

Law & Rights

Thu, Feb 2 2017

The High Court yesterday directed the government to form monitoring bodies within six months to protect...

Survivors claim Myanmar Army taking...

Survivors claim Myanmar Army taking...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 13 2017

Sexual violence has become an effective tool of oppression for the Myanmar security forces who continue...

'We will fight until the last drop of...

'We will fight until the last drop of...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 10 2017

The Faith Movement of Arakan, popularly known as Harakah al-Yaqin (HaY), is an insurgent group in Myanmar’s...

HC summons Jessore police officers over...

HC summons Jessore police officers over...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 8 2017

The High Court on Sunday summoned two Jessore police officers and issued a suo moto rule over the torture...

'Yaba trader' killed in shootout

'Yaba trader' killed in shootout

Bangladesh

Thu, Jan 5 2017

A suspected yaba trader was killed in a shootout with law enforcers on Thursday near Jamuna Petrol-pump...

One in three brick kilns in Barisal...

One in three brick kilns in Barisal...

Environment

Thu, Jan 5 2017

Most brick kilns in Barisal district are operating illegally and polluting the environment under the...

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...