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Afghanistan: CIA-backed forces commit atrocities: HRW

Disband All Irregular Paramilitary Forces, Cooperate With Independent Investigations New York – United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-backed Afghan forces have committed summary executions and other grave abuses without accountability, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. These strike forces have unlawfully killed civilians during night raids, forcibly disappeared detainees, and attacked healthcare facilities for allegedly treating insurgent ... Read More »

Unemployment forces people to go abroad taking risk: BNP

Dhaka, Jun 15 – BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday said Bangladeshi youths are opting to take risky voyage to go abroad for lack of jobs in the country. “Having failed to endure the pain of unemployment and repression, some Bangladeshi youths are now drifting of the coast of Tunisia,” he told a discussion. The BNP leader ... Read More »

Poverty forces parents “to sell children” in Gaibandha

Gaibandha, June 9 (UNB) – Day-labourer Habil Mia from Rajbari village in Sundarganj upazila has been suffering from various ailments for a long time but all the while he had to work hard to support a seven-member family. Down by poverty, Habil and his wife finally decided to sell two of their daughters to arrange money to buy a small ... Read More »

Unemployment forces people to migrate risking life: Dr Kamal

Dhaka, May 12 – In the wake of the death of dozens of Bangladeshis in Friday’s boat capsize in the Mediterranean Sea in Tunisia, Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Sunday said it is shameful for the nation that people are taking a risky voyage to go abroad for employment. In a statement, he said, “Traveling abroad by Bangladeshis in ... Read More »

Criticism forces BCB to change design of Tigers’ jersey

Dhaka – Following huge criticism in social media, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has changed the design of Bangladesh National Cricket Team’s green jersey for the upcoming ICC World Cup in England and Wales. The BCB uncovered the national team jersey on April 29 in a group photo session of the team. Right after that, it created huge criticism in social ... Read More »

Rain forces Bangladesh, NZ XI match to end in draw

Dhaka – The lone two-day practice match of Bangladesh against New Zealand XI ahead of Test series ended in a draw due to rain at Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln on Sunday. On the second day, New Zealand XI scored 57 runs in 12 overs for two wickets. Right after that, the persistent rain forced to end the match with ... Read More »