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 [...]

As Slavery Evolves in Mauritania, Silent Victims Pr ...

Day after day, Aminetou Mint Yarg and her fellow villagers in southern Mauritania haul water from the river and tend to their crops under a burning desert sun.
In good years, they grow fields of corn, millet and beans.
But the profits are not theirs to reap.
“The land belongs to our masters,” says Yarg, referring to members [...]

Media Rights Group Indignant Over Detention of its ...

A media rights group expressed indignation over statements made by officials in Tanzania and South Africa justifying the detention of two of its employees. 
New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said officials from both countries falsely claimed the two employees — CPJ’s Africa program coordinator Angela Quintal and sub-Saharan Africa representative Muthoki Mumo — were [...]

Nicaragua: Anti-govt. Protests Caused $1B in Econom ...

Nicaragua’s government said on Monday that the economic damages from protests against President Daniel Ortega between April and July amounted to almost $1 billion and that some 120,000 jobs were lost during the period.
The transportation sector faced losses of $525 million, the tourism industry lost $231 million the public sector $205 million, for a total [...]

Miro Sorvino Urges #MeToo to Do More Than ‘Na ...

Mira Sorvino believes the key to eradicating sexual misconduct lies more in preventative education than in “naming and shaming” the perpetrators.
 
The Oscar-winning actress was one of the first to come forward with allegations of abuse against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, and her resilience has not wavered.
 
She wants to work with students — from younger grades [...]

US Acting AG Will Consult With Ethics Officials on ...

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will consult with ethics officials about any matters that could require him to recuse himself, the Justice Department said on Monday, after critics called on him to step aside from overseeing a Special Counsel probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
“Acting AG Matt Whitaker is fully committed to [...]

 
 
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