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Violence against women and children increased in Bangladesh during lockdown

VIOLENCE against women and children is on the rise in Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 lockdown, reports said. Lack of social activities and financial pressures are...

Pakistani truck artist paints George Floyd mural in his home

A truck artist  in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has painted a large mural of the slain African American George Floyd on the wall of...

Amnesty accuses Indian police of ‘grave abuses’ in Delhi riots

Delhi police are guilty of “grave human rights violations” during communal riots in the Indian capital earlier this year, and were even “active participants”...

Killing of retired major ”isolated event”, say chiefs of Bangladesh Army, police

The chiefs of the Bangladesh Army and police on Wednesday termed the killing of a retired Army major, who had served Prime Minister Sheikh...

Bangladesh shuts jute mills, lays off 25,000 workers

Bangladesh has shut its loss-making jute mills and laid off 25,000 employees, saying the state-owned plants could not compete with the private sector. Jute, a...

Bangladesh will be under lockdown till May 5

Bangladesh government has decided to extend the ongoing general holiday till May 5 to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. ‘The government has decided to extend the...

Pandemic job losses and flooding spark fears of hard times in Bangladesh

AFTER losing his job at a garment factory in Dhaka in April as the coronavirus pandemic hit, Mohammad Sumon returned to his village in...

Bangladesh garment manufacturers threaten billionaire Philip Day over ‘unpaid bills’

Bangladesh Garments and Manufacturing Association has sent a letter to billionaire Philip Day demanding the settlement of £27 million in unpaid bills. About 30 suppliers...

Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres, angering theatre owners

Amazon Prime Video, Amazon's streaming service, will screen several new Indian films originally meant for theatrical release this month, sparking protests from cinema owners...

Landslide kills 15 in southern India, more than 50 feared trapped

A landslide caused by torrential rains killed at least 15 tea garden workers in the southern Indian state of Kerala on Friday (7), and...