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Monday, 02 January 2017
Bangladesh Jatiya Hindu Mohajote (BJHM) on Friday said a total of 98 members of the Hindu community were killed and 357 others injured across the country till 29 December this year. An alliance of Hindus in Bangladesh, the Hindu Mohajote revealed this in a report releas...
Sunday, 01 January 2017
In just a matter of one week, the zila parishad polls have cast a dark shadow over the relief that the Narayanganj elections had brought. This was the first ever district council election in the country and should have evoked more enthusiasm and public participation tha...
Saturday, 31 December 2016
A total of 1,240 workers were killed and 544 others injured in various incidents in their workplaces in the country’s different sectors throughout 2016. Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (OSHE) Foundation came up with the statistics at a pre...
Saturday, 31 December 2016
US citizens in Bangladesh need to be on alert due to a possible terrorist threat for New Year\'s Eve, the United States Embassy, Dhaka said in a security message.  \"US citizens should take stringent security measures and be alert to local security developments du...
Thursday, 29 December 2016
Last 27 December 2016, was the 58th birthday of former Brigadier General of the Bangladesh Army Abdullahil Amann Azmi. Regrettably, he will not receive warm wishes on his birthday from his near and dear as he remains missing since he was abducted by the Bangladesh ...
Wednesday, 28 December 2016
The fate and whereabouts of UK-Bangladeshi national Yasin Talukder remain unknown five months after his enforced disappearance. The British diplomatic mission in Bangladesh has confirmed he is being detained by Bangladeshi authorities since July, although the authoritie...
Thursday, 22 December 2016
The European Union has urged Bangladesh to form an \"independent, impartial, non-partisan and highly-qualified\" election commission for holding the next general elections in a fully participatory way. The call came from a biennial joint meeting of the EU-Bangladesh ...
Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Amnesty International says the actions of Myanmar’s military may constitute “crimes against humanity” after allegations of violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority. The rights group’s latest report accuses Burmese forces of murdering civili...
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Unauthorised financial transaction has been one of the key catalysts in the recruitment of lecturers at eight public universities, leading to irregularities and corruption there, says a report of Transparency International Bangladesh. Political leanings and nepotism ar...
Monday, 19 December 2016
Over the past seven years, the practice of enforced disappearances has become a small but routine part of law enforcement in Bangladesh. State bodies, for a variety of reasons – political, law and order, and financial – pick up people and, instead of bringin...
Saturday, 17 December 2016
When the plainclothes police came for Mir Ahmad bin Quasem, they didn’t even give him time to put on his shoes. According to his wife, at around 11 p.m. on Aug. 9, the young lawyer was dragged down the steps of their first-floor apartment in Dhaka, Bangladesh&rsqu...
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
The High Court on Wednesday ordered judicial inquiry into the torching of Santal houses by police in Gobindaganj of Gaibandha.The court also asked the chief judicial magistrate of Gaibandha court to submit the report in 15 days. A joint bench of Justice Obaidul Hasan a...
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
In order to increase surveillance and security along the India-Bangladesh Border, the Assam state government of India has decided to add four new battalions, comprising of about 4,000 personnel to the border police force.Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this...
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Climate-induced displacement and migration are a regular and increasing phenomenon and 15 million people in Bangladesh alone could be displaced by climate change by 2050, according to a report on climate change. The report “Climate Change Knows No Borders” ...
Monday, 12 December 2016
Local human rights watchdog Odhikar has called upon the people of Bangladesh to restore their voting rights. Odhikar also called on human rights defenders as well as the families of victims to stand against rights violation in one voice. The day is observed every year...
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