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    Election Commission drafts bill excluding women’s share in party posts

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 01:07am on June 17, 2020

    The Election Commission has drafted a bill for political party’s registration striking out the provision for 33 per cent women participation in all committees of...

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    Anju move surprises BCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on June 04, 2020

    Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday was taken aback by the news of Bangladesh women’s team coach Anju Jain taking a job in India’s Baroda State...

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    Noshin finishes 15th in online Chess

    | Updated at 10:01pm on June 03, 2020

    Bangladesh’s women FIDE Master Noshin Anjum finished 15th in the girls section of the Asian Junior and Girls Chess Championship-2020 held online on Wednesday. Noshin...

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    EC for dropping women participation provision in party from RPO

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 09:41am on June 02, 2020

    The Election Commission has taken a move to drop the provision of 33 per cent women participation in all committees of political parties from the...

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    Test of pregnant women to be prioritised: High Court

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:39am on June 02, 2020

    The High Court on Monday asked the government to ensure COVID-19 test of pregnant women on a priority basis. The court asked the health secretary,...

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    Women’s presence drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on May 31, 2020

    The presence of women in the mid-level managerial posts in the private commercial banks dropped to 14.95 per cent in the July-December period of last...

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    Russian women stuck in lockdown hell as abuse surges

    Agence France-Presse. Moscow | Updated at 11:29am on May 24, 2020

    Ineta Akhtyamova's husband flew into a rage in late April, about a month into Moscow's coronavirus lockdown. She was preparing a meal in the small...

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    I ran for my life

    Jahanara Alam | Updated at 10:33pm on May 22, 2020

    Whenever I revisit the day we won the Asia Cup, it gives me goosebumps. I never imagined that I would take the winning run which...

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    ICC puts women’s World Cup Qualifiers on hold

    | Updated at 11:18pm on May 12, 2020

    The International Cricket Council on Tuesday postponed the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2020, which was scheduled to start next month in Sri Lanka, due...

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    Of music, culinary skill and carrom

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on May 06, 2020

    Leading women cricketers of the country, Salma Khatun, Jahanara Alam and Fahima Khatun, have come up with their own creative ways to cope with the...