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 [...]

Anger Simmers in Philippines Over Duterte’s D ...

Mourners at the funeral of a Philippine man who police shot dead protested his innocence on Sunday, the latest sign of rising anger over President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody campaign to stamp out drugs.
More than 12,500 people, many small-time drug users and dealers, have been killed since Duterte took office in June 2016. Police say about [...]

Sudanese Children of IS Militants Released in Libya

Four children from Sudan whose parents are believed to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte last year were handed over to the Sudanese consul on Sunday for return to their country.
Sirte was a stronghold for Islamic State from 2015-2016, when Libyan forces backed by U.S. air strikes ousted [...]

Stifled in Middle East, Lebanese Band Finds Audienc ...

Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila’s blend of indie rock and lyrics about social and political injustice has won a passionate following among fans seeking an alternative to Arab pop with its romantic themes.
But securing a firm footing in the Middle East has been difficult for the band. Jordanian authorities cancelled its concert in June, for the [...]

US Navy Destroyer Collides with Merchant Ship

Ten American sailors are reported missing and five injured after the U.S. Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant ship east of Singapore, near the Strait of Malacca.
The U.S. 7th Fleet released a statement early Monday that the guided-missile destroyer collided with the Liberian-flagged Alnic MC at about 6:20 a.m. local time. [...]

What’s in a Name? Virginia School Enters Conf ...

In the northern Virginia county where Confederate general Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson earned his famous moniker, a battle has begun to remove his name from the local high school where it appears in large white letters on the red brick facade.
Inspired by last weekend’s race-fueled violence in Charlottesville, a local official proposed renaming the school, extending [...]

 
 
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