Dhaka: 9:06 PM, Wed, 18 Oct, 2017

Local admin helps raped teen mom in Bagerhat

Bagerhat Correspondent: The upazila administration on Wednesday came forward to help the victim Nazma alias Nazmul who gave birth of a newborn recently in Sarankhola Upazila in the district.

India extends visa of Taslima Nasreen

Risingbd Desk: Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen`s visa was extended by a year on Friday, media reported.

Saudi women to be given right to vote

Risingbd Desk: Saudi Arabian women will be able to vote and run for office in their municipal elections for the first time in the country`s history.

Statement of minor domestic help recorded

Satkhira Correspondent: The 10-year old domestic help who was rescued from the residence of a magistrate has given statement of tortures on her.

Baby shot in mother’s womb returns home

Staff Correspondent: The baby Suraiya, who was struck by a bullet while in her mother’s womb, returned home today after one-month treatment in hospital.

Minor domestic help tortured in magistrate`s house

Satkhira Correspondent: Police rescued a 10-year old domestic help from residence of a magistrate in Satkhira district on Wednesday afternoon.

China bans egg freezing for single women

Risingbd Desk: Chinese authorities have banned single women from freezing their eggs to preserve fertility, a media report said.

Acid attack on sleeping woman in Gazipur

Medical Correspondent: Miscreants threw acid onto the body of a woman while she slept at their house at Kaliganj upazila in Gazipur on Monday midnight.

35-year-old man tried to marry girl aged 6

Risingbd Desk: Indian Police are hunting a man in connection with arranging child marriage - after his suspected links with the wedding of 35-year-old man to a six-year-old.

Khilgaon female cop rape: Evidence found

Staff Correspondent: Evidences of rapeing a female police member in Khilgaon area of capital Dhaka has been found, medical report has revealed.

Quality education highly needed to stop child labour

Aminul Islam: The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate this perilous curse which is cautious for the developing countries like Bangladesh.

Jump in number of Indian women who smoke

Risingbd Desk: The government`s anti-tobacco campaign over the last decade has failed to have desired impact. While smoking and tobacco chewing remains high among men, latest data shows significant increase in use of these harmful products among Indian women.

Muslim woman denied flat in Mumbai

Risingbd Desk: A young Muslim woman says she was harassed and threatened by a Mumbai broker who attempted to prevent her from moving into a flat on grounds of religion. Her case has now been sent to the National Commission for Minorities.

20,000 women workers to go to KSA by June

Diplomatic Correspondent: Expatriates` Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said that about 20,000 women workers were scheduled to go to Saudi Arabia by next month.

BD above India on global motherhood index

Risingbd Desk: A new study said that Bangladesh has been ranked above India, Zimbabwe and Iraq on global motherhood index.

EC starts dialogue with AL

Staff Correspondent: As part of the ongoing dialogues, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda is holding a meeting with a delegation of Awami League (AL) over holding the next general election in a credible manner.

Mila files case against her husband's family

Staff Correspondent: Popular pop singer Tasbiha Binte Shahid Mila, commonly known as Mila Islam, has filed a defamation case against her husband Parvez Sanjari's family.