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Violence against women still on By Other | Last Updated: 8th March, 2020, 00:00

Although Bangladesh made great strides over the years in gender equality and women empowerment, violence against women and girls remains a concern. Rights activists said though women are getting…

Violence against women still on

Death on roads remain a nightmare Death on roads remain a nightmare

The road fatalities which safety campaigners have otherwise termed “Procession of Death” are far from being over, causing panic among the commuters.     Death…


Bangladeshi women make big strides Bangladeshi women make big strides

In the last decade Bangladesh saw a phenomenal progress in women’s empowerment in almost all sectors. Incentive for girls’ education positively impacted the enrollment ratio of girls in…


Coronavirus killing businesses, jobs faster than people Coronavirus killing businesses, jobs faster than people

The new coronavirus spreading from person to person, reaching countries after countries and traveling faster than SARS is not only killing people but also killing businesses and jobs across the world.…

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Govt moves to cut time, cost for int’l trade Govt moves to cut time, cost for int’l trade

Policymakers have made a set of recommendations including cutting time and reducing the cost for international trade to improve the business climate in the country and spur local and foreign investments.…

Metropolis
Call to ensure gender equality Call to ensure gender equality

Speakers at a programme on Saturday said cooperation and concerted efforts are needed to ensure peaceful coexistence of men and women in society. “We have gone a long way in empowering…

Editorial
Defeating COVID-19, Building a Shared Future Defeating COVID-19, Building a Shared Future

The COVID-19 outbreak poses both a great threat to the life and health of the Chinese people and a formidable challenge to global public health security. In the face of this major test, the Chinese…

Business
Bashundhara LPG to empower indomitable women Bashundhara LPG to empower indomitable women

Country’s leading liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) brand Bashundhara LPG will provide sustainable employment to 10 indomitable women in every three months who are struggling for managing their livelihood…

World
Teargas fired on Greek-Turkish border as migrant tensions flare Teargas fired on Greek-Turkish border as migrant tensions flare

KASTANIES: Teargas and smoke bombs clouded a Greek-Turkish land border on Saturday in a fresh flare-up in tensions over migrants seeking access to European Union territory, reports Reuters. A…

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Photography exhibition ‘Joy Bangabandhu’ at AFD Photography exhibition ‘Joy Bangabandhu’ at AFD

The 59th solo photography exhibition titled ‘Joy Bangabandhu’ by Nasir Ali Mamun is underway at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. …

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The Gender Power Gap The Gender Power Gap

Gender inequality is the overwhelming injustice of our age and the biggest human rights challenge we face. But gender equality offers solutions to some of the most intractable problems of our age.…

Winner
Uneven turf rob points off Kings Uneven turf rob points off Kings

Defending champions Bashundhara Kings conceded their first 0-1 goal defeat to Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd in their fifth match of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019-20 at a very uneven…

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Bangabandhu’s historic March 7 speech recollected nationwide Bangabandhu’s historic March 7 speech recollected nationwide

Different educational, political and social organisations arranged different programmes across the country on Saturday, marking the March 7, the day when Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur…

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Moral education is a must Moral education is a must

Morality is the human attempt to define what is right and wrong about our actions and thoughts, and what is good and bad about our being that we are. But that’s not really all that simple is…

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