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 [...]

Burkinabe Farmer Wins ‘Alternative Nobel̵ ...

A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden’s “alternative Nobel prize,” announced on Monday.
Yacouba Sawadogo shared this year’s award with three Saudi human rights activists and an Australian agronomist. The 3 million Swedish crown ($341,800) prize honors people who find solutions to global [...]

Instagram Co-founders Resign from Social Media Comp ...

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company.
 
Chief Executive Kevin Systrom said in a statement late Monday that he and Mike Krieger plan to leave the company in the next few weeks.
 
Krieger is chief technical officer. They founded the photo-sharing app in 2010 and sold it to Facebook in 2012 [...]

Woods’ Victory Gives US Ryder Cup Team a Nice ...

Tiger Woods’ victory at the Tour Championship on Sunday has given the entire American Ryder Cup team a “nice buzz”, captain Jim Furyk said on Monday.
Furyk and his European counterpart Thomas Bjorn heaped praise on each other’s teams at a news conference at Le Golf National, where Woods was the center of attention even though [...]

AP Interview: Brazil’s Temer Denies Graft, De ...

Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration’s attempts to reform the country’s pension system, an explanation sure to raise eyebrows, if not hackles, in Latin America’s largest nation.
 
Last year, Temer, a career politician known for his ability to whip votes in an often chaotic, multi-party [...]

Venezuelan Official to Crash UN Meeting on Migrant ...

Venezuela’s foreign minister said Monday that he is ready to crash a meeting at the United Nations called to help surrounding countries struggling to deal with the flood of migrants fleeing his nation’s economic crisis.
 
Organized by Colombia, the meeting Tuesday is designed to set up a fund for countries overwhelmed by the masses of Venezuelan [...]