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The silent suffering of mentally ill women

The silent suffering of mentally ill women Zobaida Nasreen A Prothom Alo online report on January 8 brought our attention to the crime of sexually abusing women suffering from mental illness. The report said that a mentally ill woman, Rozina Aktar, gave birth to a baby girl on the footpath beside an open drain in […]

Construction works of different utility service offices and land filling in Mirsarai Economic Zone being progressed simultaneously, as local and overseas investors are increasingly showing their interests to park their capital in the 30,000 acres of economic zone Dhaka Tribune Investment proposal of $12b received, employment for 1.5m people Construction work of Mirsarai Economic Zone […]

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Dhaka Dynamites’ Rony Talukadar plays a shot during their Bangladesh Premier League match against Sylhet Sixers at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. — New Age photo Star-studded Dhaka Dynamites continued their dominating form in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League when they beat Sylhet Sixers by 32 runs to notch up their fourth successive win […]

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Chit Su Win, left, and Panei Mon, right, wife of jailed Myanmar journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone leave the Yangon Regional High Court in Yangon on Friday. — AFP photo A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the […]

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The Daily Star January 13, 2019 Join JS for sake of democracy PM urges BNP MPs-elect Awami League President Sheikh Hasina addresses a joint meeting of Awami League Advisory Council and Central Working Committee at the party’s Bangabandhu Avenue central office in the capital yesterday. Photo: PID Unb, Dhaka Prime Minister and Awami League President […]

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It’s not simply possible to manipulate polls, claims Joy UNB . Dhaka | Prothom ALo Jan 12, 2019        The prime minister’s ICT adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Saturday blasted the BNP and Oikya Front, for what he said as begging their foreign masters for help after the opposition candidates were “thoroughly rejected by voters”. “They’re on […]

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The Daily Star January 12, 2019 Garment workers vandalise factories in Mirpur RMG workers vandalise several factories in Mirpur area of Dhaka and block many roads on Saturday, January 12, 2019, to protest against the disparity in their new wage structure. The photo shows a broken window pane of Banex Apparels Limited in Section 13 […]

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আ.লীগের জয় ও বিএনপির পরাজয় নিয়ে জয়ের ব্যাখ্যা নিজস্ব প্রতিবেদক, ঢাকা ১২ জানুয়ারি ২০১৯ সজীব ওয়াজেদ জয়একাদশ জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচনে আওয়ামী লীগের কেন নিরঙ্কুশ জয় হয়েছে এবং বিএনপির কেন পরাজয় ঘটেছে, সে বিষয়ে একটি ব্যাখ্যা দিয়েছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রীর তথ্য ও প্রযুক্তিবিষয়ক উপদেষ্টা ও তাঁর ছেলে সজীব ওয়াজেদ জয়। আজ শনিবার দুপুরে সজীব ওয়াজেদ জয় তাঁর ভেরিফায়েড ফেসবুক […]

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What lies ahead for BNP? Mohiuddin Ahmad | Prothom Alo Jan 12, 2019 The national election was held amid much festivity and fanfare. The issue is now undergoing an anatomy and this will continue. Those, who have won, claim that no fair and peaceful election like this was ever conducted in the recent past. The losers claim […]

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Hefazat chief speaks against girls’ education Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Prothom Alo Jan 12, 2019        Hefazat-e-Islam chief Shah Ahmad Shafi has asked the parents not to send their daughters to educational institutions. The Hefazat ameer also took oath from the participants of a Chattogram mahfil (religious gathering) not to educate their girls up above […]

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Civilian coup d’état William Milam  11 Jan 2019 Sheikh Hasina’s creeping authoritarianism is likely to resume and intensify, writes William Milam The Awami League (AL) has finally proven what many outside observers had thought since 2011: a free and fair election is not possible in Bangladesh under its current political structure. The December 30 election appears […]

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