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 [...]

Jeff Sessions, an Early Trump Ally, Now is Under Pr ...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is facing growing pressure from both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue ((from Capitol Hill lawmakers and from the White House)) over his contacts with Russia’s former envoy to Washington, and for his later decision to recuse himself from the Department of Justice probe of alleged collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign [...]

Kansas Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Trying to Bomb ...

A Kansas man convicted of attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb at Fort Riley U.S. Army base has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
John Booker Jr., 22, was arrested in April 2015 outside Fort Riley, 100 kilometers west of Topeka, as he tried to arm what he thought was a bomb. When he pleaded [...]

DC Roundup: ‘I Did Not Collude With Russia,&# ...

Developments in Washington, D.C., on Monday include Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, denying collusion with Russia when interviewed by a Senate panel, Trump pushing Republican senators to begin debate on health care legislation, and the president speaking to the National Scouts Jamboree in Glen Jean, West Virginia.
WATCH: Jared Kushner at the White House
Trump Son-in-Law [...]

From Rented Jeans to Reused Cooking Oil, Businesses ...

From recycled paint to rented jeans, businesses large and small are looking at ways to cut waste, use fewer resources and help create what has been coined a “circular economy” in which raw materials and products are repeatedly reused.
Unilever, Renault, Google and Nike are some of the companies starting to move towards a circular business [...]

Venezuela Maduro’s ‘Despacito’ Po ...

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s attempt to use Latin hit “Despacito” - which means ’slowly’ - to inject some cool into his controversial new congress has backfired quickly.
Maduro’s unpopular leftist government on Sunday promoted a remixed version of “Despacito” to encourage Venezuelans to vote for the Constituent Assembly, which will have powers to rewrite the national [...]