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    Return of abused female workers, deportations bedevil labour migration

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:15am on January 01, 2019

    In 2018, apart from drastic decline in overseas jobs for the workers of Bangladesh its migration sector faced the issue of deportation of a large...

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    AL ahead of BNP in picking woman, minority candidates 

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul and Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:27am on December 09, 2018

    The ruling Awami League-led alliance is ahead of the opposition alliance of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party in nominating candidates from women and religious and ethnic...

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    Woman set on fire in India after complaining of attempted assault

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Two men accused of trying to molest a 20-year-old woman in northern India set her on fire two days later after she lodged a complaint...

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    Woman found dead

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:20am on November 21, 2018

    A woman in her early twenties was found dead after relatives took her to a hospital at Mirsarai in Chattogram on Monday night....

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    Woman dies after being hit by train in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on November 20, 2018

    An unidentified woman died after she was hit by a train in Kuril Bishwa Road area in the capital on Monday.Airport station government railway police...

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    Woman throws acid on husband

    United News of Bangladesh . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:47am on November 19, 2018

    A man sustained burn injuries in an acid attack carried out allegedly by his wife at Darikharbona in Rajshahi city on Saturday.The man was identified...

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    Bus yet to be traced, none arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on November 12, 2018

    The authorities concerned on Sunday transferred the case, filed in connection with the murder of a 45-year-old woman in a moving bus after pushing her...

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    Asia Bibi leaves jail

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:11pm on November 08, 2018

    A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy has been freed from jail after an acquittal that triggered Islamist protests,...

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    Mother commits suicide killing new born at hospital

    Our Correspondent . Brahmanbaria | Updated at 12:03am on October 21, 2018

    A mother committed suicide after killing her new born child at a Brahmanbaria clinic Friday morning, according to police and hospital officials....

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    Palestinian woman dies after West Bank stonethrowing

    Agence France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 09:30pm on October 13, 2018

    A Palestinian woman has died of her wounds after Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank threw stones at the car she was travelling in,...