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  • Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    A Sylhet court today framed 32 people in the murder case of Awami League leader and former finance minister SAMS Kibria. Ex-state minister Lutfozzaman Babar, former Sylhet mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and Huji leader Mufti Hannan are among those indi…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:40am -
  • NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    Should there be value-added tax on education? This is the talk of the country in Bangladesh these days. On Thursday, September 10, 2015, agitating students of private universities staged rallies across the capital Dhaka, protesting the police action…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:34am -
  • Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    The law enforcement agencies in a recent drive have recovered 69 laptops installed with pirated software of Microsoft from Flora Telecom and nabbed two persons in this connection. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Task Force and Copyright officials…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:31am -
  • Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    The Bangladesh Hajj office in Makkah has confirmed the death of a Bangladeshi pilgrim in the crane mishap in Masjid Al-Haram. Consul of Hajj Jahirul Islam said on Sunday Md Abul Kashem, 45, from Chittagong, was missing since Friday’s disaster. Dr F…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:27am -
  • Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    A total of 27 Bangladeshis, who survived after two boats capsized off Libyan coast on August 24, may return home on September 17. The rescued migrants may reach Dhaka from Libya by a Turkish Airline, ASM Ashraful Islam, counsellor (labour) at Banglad…
    - 13 Sep 15, 10:41am -
  • 10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    Police “rescued” 10 children from a flat in the city’s Banashree area yesterday and arrested four people. The arrestees are Arifur Rahman, 24, Hasibul Hasan Sabuj, 19, Zakia Sultana, 22, and Feroz Alam Khan Shuvo, 21. The children are between n…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:30pm -
  • Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders and professionals on Saturday urged the BNP leaders and activists to wage a strong peaceful movement against government attempt to hold election sending the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to jail. At a discussion at…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:14pm -
  • খোঁচাখুঁচি ; শরীক ‘নো’, প্রতিপক্ষ ‘ইয়েস’
    মহাজোটের শরীকদের নিয়ে খোঁচাখুঁচি না করার পরামর্শ দিয়েছেন আওয়ামী লীগের সভানেত্রী ও অবৈধ প্রধা…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:12pm -
  • 80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    Over 80 people were killed and 80 injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a restaurant near Jhabua of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh today. The two-storey building housing the restaurant collapsed due to the explosion. Officials suspect many people co…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:32am -
  • US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, the White House saidon Thursday. It is the first specific commitment the United States has made toward increasing its acc…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:30am -

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The Guardian: Bangladesh News

  • Social workers can do so much more than just pick up the pieces
    Social work can break cycles of crisis, and help people change their lives and communitiesGuardian Jobs: see the latest vacancies in social care Too often, social services are designed as rotating doors. They focus on individuals in crisis who, when…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Mar 19, 8:05pm -
  • Several nationalities among Christchurch mosque victims
    People from Bangladesh, Malaysia, Afghanistan and elsewhere on missing persons listNew Zealand shooting – latest updatesThe nationalities of some of the victims of the terrorist attack on Muslim worshippers in New Zealand have begun to emerge as an…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Mar 19, 2:35pm -
  • Bangladesh cricket team escape Christchurch mosque shooting
    Batsman Tamim Iqbal says he and his teammates fled after shots were fired at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in the New Zealand city Follow latest updates on the Christchurch shootingsWhat we know so farThe Bangladesh cricket team “just escaped” after…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 10:59pm -
  • 22 of world's 30 most polluted cities are in India, Greenpeace says
    Analysis of air pollution data finds that 64% of cities globally exceed WHO guidelinesTwenty-two of the world’s 30 worst cities for air pollution are in India, according to a new report, with Delhi again ranked the world’s most polluted capital.T…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Mar 19, 10:43am -
  • Global war on drugs could harm efforts to abolish death sentences - study
    Iran reforms drive 90% fall in death penalty worldwide, but report warns hardline approach to minor cases violates human rightsGlobal efforts to abolish the death penalty are in danger of being undermined by anti-drug governments that use capital pun…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 9:36am -
  • 'Girl power' charity T-shirts made at exploitative Bangladeshi factory
    Over 100 workers claim to have been sacked after protesting about low wages at factory that makes ‘girl power’ T-shirtsCharity “girl power” T-shirts sold in the UK are made at a Bangladeshi factory where more than 100 impoverished workers cla…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 2:34am -
  • Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh says it will not accept any more Myanmar refugees
    Foreign secretary tells UN the country paying the price for ‘showing empathy to a persecuted minority’Bangladesh has told the UN it cannot accept any more refugees from Myanmar, the first time the country has threatened to close its borders to Ro…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 1:19am -
  • How big tobacco keeps cancer rates high in countries like mine | Golam Mohiuddin Faruque
    The industry has lost the battle against regulation in the west, so is desperate to prevent Bangladesh from imposing vital taxesCaring for people with cancer in Bangladesh – as I do every day – should be getting easier. After all, we’ve had a d…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 8:20am -
  • Workers making clothes for Australian brands can’t afford to eat, Oxfam reports
    Women in Bangladesh and Vietnam working for Big W, Kmart, Target and Cotton On earning 51 cents an hourWomen in Bangladesh and Vietnam making clothes for the $23bn Australian fashion industry are going hungry because of wages as low as 51 cents an ho…
    - 23 days ago, 24 Feb 19, 9:21pm -
  • Bangladesh plane hijacker shot dead after emergency landing
    Passenger and crew evacuated unharmed after Dubai-bound flight lands in ChittagongBangladeshi commandos stormed a passenger jet in the south-east of the country on Sunday and shot dead an armed man who allegedly tried to hijack the Dubai-bound flight…
    - 24 days ago, 24 Feb 19, 11:36am -
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