Use of Quran, children during hartal slated

Amend NWDP :  Charmonai peer
Use of Quran, children during hartal  slated
Staff Reporter
The Islamic Andolan Bangladesh (IAB) Ameer and Charmonai Peer Mufti Syed Muhammad Rejaul Karim on Wednesday urged the government to amend 29 sections of the National Women Development Policy (NWDP) -2011 as those contradicted with the Quran and the Sunnah.
Briefing the newsmen at IAB [...]

India clinch World Cup

India clinch World Cup

Heartbreak for India and jubilation for Sri Lanka as Lasith Malinga sees off Sachin Tendulkar during World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka in  Mumbai on Saturday.  Internet
Sports Reporter
India clinched the ICC Cricket World Cup title when they defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the final in Mumbai on Saturday.
Electing [...]

Rival forces battle for control of Abidjan

800 killed in violence so far
Rival forces battle for control of Abidjan

Smoke rises from the centre of Abidjan.AP photo
BBC Online
Heavy fighting is taking place in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, for a third day as rival forces battle for power.
Fighters loyal to internationally-recognised president Alassane Ouattara battled for control of the presidential palace and barracks [...]

Bangladesh relief goods handed over to Japan

Bangladesh relief goods handed over to Japan
Staff Reporter
Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan AKM Majibur Rahman Bhuiyan accompanied by Embassy officials, Saturday handed over relief materials from Bangladesh Government to the Japanese authorities, at Narita Airport.
While receiving the relief materials, Japanese officials thanked the Government of Bangladesh for its friendly gesture. The Bangladesh Ambassador also reiterated Bangladesh [...]

India in WC final

India in WC final
Sports Reporter
India reached the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 when they overcame Pakistan by 29  runs in the second semi-final in Mohali on Wednesday.
Electing to bat first, India posted a fighting total of 260 for the loss of nine wickets in the stipulated 50 overs and then they bowled [...]

ট্রাম্প-মোদী বৈঠক স ...

“ভারতে তৈরী করো” এবং “আমেরিকা প্রথমে” এই দুটি সম্ভাব্য সংঘর্ষমূলক শ্লোগান বহনকারি দুই নেতা সোমবার হয়াইট হাউসে প্রথম মিলিত হবেন। 
হোয়াইট হাউসের প্রেস সেক্রেটারি শন স্পাইসার, ভারতের প্রধানমন্ত্রী নরেন্দ্র মোদী এবং যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের প্রেসিডেন্ট ডনাল্ড ট্রাম্পের প্রথম মুখোমুখি বৈঠক সম্পর্কে বলেন, “তাদের মধ্যে বৈঠক হবে আন্তরিক।”
যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের এক উর্ধ্বতন কর্মকর্তা বলেন, আমরা প্রধানমন্ত্রী নরেন্দ্র মোদীকে লাল গালিচা [...]

Swede Held by Al-Qaida in Mali Freed After 6 Years

A Swede held hostage by al-Qaida in Mali since 2011 was released, the Swedish Foreign Ministry announced Monday.
Forty-two-year-old Johan Gustafsson is doing well and can return to Sweden, although he is “overwhelmed by everything going on,” Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said in a statement after having spoken with him over the phone.
Gustafsson was abducted in [...]

US Supreme Court to Consider Whether Businesses Can ...

The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to consider whether business owners, acting on their religious beliefs, can refuse to sell their products to gay couples because they object to same-sex marriage.
The top U.S. court said it would consider the issue in its new term that starts in October. It is a dispute that centers on [...]

15 Still Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Colomb ...

Scuba divers on Monday continued searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing.
Rescuers including firefighters and air force pilots in helicopters searched for survivors at the Guatape [...]

Albania’s Governing Socialists Far Ahead in E ...

Albania’s left-wing Socialist Party appeared headed for a new governing mandate based on preliminary election results Monday from an election seen as crucial to the country’s bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union.
The Central Election Commission’s said that with almost 60 percent of the ballots counted the Socialist party of Prime Minister Edi [...]