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 [...]

Iraqi TV: Iraqi Forces Enter Disputed Kirkuk Region

Iraqi state media says Iraqi forces have entered the disputed region of Kurdish-held Kirkuk, apparently without firing a shot.
The reports say that forces began moving at midnight on Sunday towards oil fields and an important air base held by Kurdish forces near the city. It was reported that Iraqi soldiers are now in control of [...]

Festival Marks Reopening of Washington Asian Art Mu ...

The two day IlluminAsia Festival marked the reopening of the Freer and Sackler galleries in Washington. The festival was filled with food, performances and interactive demonstrations featuring the cultures of Asian countries. Video: Sana Ali, Yelin Jung, Kaanita Iyer for VOA [Read More]

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Source: VOA News: Bangladesh

Scenes from Washington’s IlluminAsia Festival

The Smithsonian Institution’s Freer and Sackler museums of Asian art reopened Oct. 15, after being closed for renovations.  The IlluminAsia Festival was a celebration of the reopening featuring art, food and performances. [Read More]

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Source: VOA News: Bangladesh

Venezuela Opposition Hoping for Big Wins in Regiona ...

Venezuela’s opposition is hoping Sunday’s regional elections will wrest a majority of state governorships from President Nicolas Maduro’s ruling Socialist Party, and give the opposition some momentum ahead of next year’s presidential election.
Polls projected opposition Democratic Union Roundtable coalition candidates were likely to win over half the contests.
Many polling places stayed open past the official [...]

Las Vegas Tourism Sees Changes in Aftermath of Shoo ...

Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.
 
Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the shooting.
 
Casinos and police may have to impose new [...]

 
 
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