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Dozens of nations discriminate against women in citizenship laws

More than a quarter of the world’s nations have sexist laws on nationality, such as stripping women of citizenship if they marry a foreigner, that can deprive women of access to jobs, education and other benefits available to men, a new study says…

Egypt marks anniversary of uprising against Mubarak

Egypt marks anniversary of uprising against Mubarak

Egypt on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled longtime president Hosni Mubarak but failed to bring about the goals of democracy and freedom the young activists who spearheaded the ‘revolution’ had espoused…

January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

REMARKS ON ’71 MARTYRS : Govt greenlights sedition case against Khaleda

The home ministry has approved a sedition case against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson
Khaleda Zia for her remarks doubting the number of martyrs of the War of Independence, and the role of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the ruling Awami League in the war…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

EC asks speaker to take action against AL MP Sharif

The Election Commission on Sunday sent a letter to the speaker of the parliament, Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, asking her to take action against ruling Awami League lawmaker Sharif Ahmed for his unlawful activities during the recently held municipal polls…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

40,000 rally against govt in ex-Soviet Moldova

Some 40,000 opposition demonstrators on Sunday took to the streets of Moldova’s capital Chisinau calling for early elections as a political crisis continues to rock the tiny ex-Soviet state…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Obama urges ‘serious’ action against Pakistan extremists

US president Barack Obama has urged Pakistan to show it is ‘serious’ about crushing extremist networks operating on its territory, saying the latest mass killing of students underlined the need for more decisive action…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Incessant violence against women, children concern Mahila Parishad

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad on Friday expressed its grave concerns over nonstop violence against women and girls in the country…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Russian ruble plumbs new depths against dollar

Russia’s ruble on Thursday continued to plummet to new record lows against the dollar, tumbling by over 4 per cent beyond 85 to the greenback on falling oil prices…

January 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Emerging currencies rally against dollar

High-yielding emerging currencies rallied against the dollar on Thursday as sentiment improved following broad advances across regional stock markets and a jump in oil prices…

January 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

NBR starts probe against firms suspected of money laundering

Customs Intelligence of the National Board of Revenue has started investigation on suspected business entities for their involvement in money laundering through under-invoicing and over-invoicing in imports and exports…

January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Dollar rises against emerging units

The dollar advanced against emerging currencies Wednesday in Asia as risk sentiment took a hit on the latest rout in regional stock markets. Traders moved out of higher-yielding and riskier emerging units after the International Monetary Fund announced…

January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

POLICE TORTURE OF BB, DSCC OFFICIALS : No case recorded against suspended SI Masud

The Mohammadpur police did not record any case against suspended sub-inspector Masud Shikder for torturing Bangladesh Bank assistant director Golam Rabby even two days after the High Court issued an order in this regard…

January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

SNIPPETS

Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda will replace Imran Hashmi against Bangladeshi actress Nusrat Faria in her debut Bollywood venture Gawa: The Witness. Quoting the film’s casting director Joseph, Nusrat said it was confirmed that Imran Hashmi…

January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Drive begins against use of parking spaces for other purposes

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha launched a nine-day drive Monday against the use of parking spaces at roadside commercial and residential buildings for other purposes…

January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Zimbabwe relish chance against young Tigers

Zimbabwe coach Dav Whatmore is relishing an opportunity in the remaining two matches as Bangladesh keep on experimenting with their squad in the ongoing Twenty20 International series in Khulna…

January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

China state media warns Taiwan president-elect against ‘hypocrisy’

China’s state-run media on Monday warned Taiwanese president-elect Tsai Ing-wen against pursuing a pro-independence path and that a formal split from the mainland would be a ‘dead end’…

January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Emerging currencies rise against dollar

Emerging market currencies got a cautious boost on Monday after the People’s Bank of China raised the yuan currency’s daily reference rate against the dollar…

January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Tigers put experiment on hold

Experiment is the word that dominated the pre-series talks but Bangladesh are unlikely to resort to it, at least today in the second Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe. It appeared that the Tigers’ priority is now to ensure that they do not lose the series…

January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Barca have revenge in mind against Bilbao

Barcelona will be looking to avenge the reverse they suffered to Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup when they host the Basque side in La Liga on Sunday, coach Luis Enrique said…

January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Dhallywood welcomes moves against piracy

Dhallywood has reacted favourably to a citywide raid by Rapid Action Battalion personnel capturing large numbers of pirated compact discs and digital video discs, calling it an important development in the war against piracy…

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