Monday, July 15, 2024

Bangladeshis takes top prize at Quran competition

In Qatar, the Holy Quran Competition is held every year in the name of the architect of modern Qatar, Sheikh Jassim bin Muhammad Al Thani. Two Bangladeshi Hafez(s) have placed the first in the Competition in two groups. A young Bangladeshi boy, named Usama and a girl, named Ayesha brought such a rare honor to the ... Read more

Child marriage turning into major social evil

51 per cent of girls in Bangladesh are married early: UNICEF Though there is legal prohibition against child marriage, parents or guardians think that marrying their girls off, at an early age, would relieve them of economic burden and protect their daughters from the dangers of sexual assault, said advocate Salma Ali, executive director of ... Read more

Indian envoy summoned, protests lodged

Bangladesh lodged a strong protest with India on Sunday afternoon against the ‘brutal and senseless killing’ of a minor Bangladeshi girl by Indian Border Security Force on the Kurigram border on January 7, a foreign office release said Monday. The acting foreign secretary Mostafa Kamal summoned high commissioner Rajit Mitter and gave