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  • Childhood of Street Children

    Glue-sniffing: childhood lost on the streets

    Children huddled in a corner huffing plastic bags is a common sight in Dhaka. Though rehabilitation efforts are needed urgently, the authorities that should be concerned only seem to be shifting the responsibility from one to other, while the children continue to suffer on the streets.

  • Mickelson among leaders

    Five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson was enjoying the challenge of the high-altitude Chapultepec Golf Club Thursday as he seized a share of the first-round lead in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

  • Smog may force U-17 football World Cup out of Delhi

    FIFA could pull Under-17 World Cup matches out of New Delhi because of concerns over air quality in the world's most polluted capital city, the tournament director said.

  • Dakar to push competitors to the max

    The 39th Dakar Rally revs into gear on Monday in the Paraguayan capital Asuncion, the start of a punishing route at often giddy altitudes that the competitors admit they are scared by.

  • 57-20 loss for Bangladesh

    Bangladesh suffered a heavy 57-20 defeat to holders India in their second match of the Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmadabad, India yesterday.

  • Swansea appoint Bradley

    Struggling Swansea City sacked Italian Francesco Guidolin on Monday and appointed Bob Bradley as the first American to manage

  • Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching final

    Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrates her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the U.S. Open final.

  • Williams sister act through to second round

    World number one Serena Williams opens her U.S. Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova.

  • Rio Olympics: Where are the Marta jerseys?

    The fashion statement of the moment for Brazilians is the national football team's iconic number 10 jersey.But it's not Barcelona star Neymar's name they want on the back. It's Marta.

  • Jam? What jam?

    Surprise, surprise! Why are these headlines – Traffic goes haywire, City chokes on jam and so on -- hogging the newspaper pages? So what if the cars stop dead on the streets? Well, I did not feel anything and I crisscrossed this small city and reached all the spots on time yesterday! What was wrong with all these people!

  • ‘Mobile phone thief’ beaten dead in Ctg

    Over suspicion of being a thief, a youth has been beaten dead in Chittagong.

  • HC move to stop wrong side driving in Dhaka

    High Court has issued a rule upon the authorities concerned to explain by two weeks as to why they should not be directed to stop plying of vehicles on the wrong side of roads in Dhaka city.

  • Man stabbed dead by muggers in city

    A man is stabbed to death by muggers at Siddikbazar in the capital’s Bangshal area this morning.

  • Programme, demo cripple Dhaka

    Inaugural of the Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover and a road blockade enforced by nursing students at Shahbagh have led to traffic sufferings for the Dhaka dwellers.

  • India's Gurgaon 'to say goodbye' to traffic jams

    Pod taxis, an idea with which Indian states have flirted for years, will finally debut in Gurgaon, reports The Times of India.

  • Dhaka CNG drivers to go 24hr strike tomorrow

    CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers will enforce a 24-hour strike in Dhaka city from tomorrow morning to press home their demands.

  • Gas crisis to remain 3/4 days: Minister

    The prevailing gas crisis in Dhaka city will persist for three or four days, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says.

  • 19 dead in Somalia restaurant attack

    Somalia's Islamist Shebab militants killed at least 19 people when five gunmen detonated a bomb before storming a popular seaside restaurant in the capital Mogadishu.

  • Man United to renew rivalry with Liverpool

    Wayne Rooney plans to send Jurgen Klopp into another frustrated touchline frenzy by ruining the Liverpool manager's first taste of his club's bitter rivalry with Manchester United

  • Ashraf calls upon BNP to do peaceful politics

    Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam calls upon BNP to return to the path of peaceful politics and shun the path of violence while addressing a rally at Bangabandhu Avenue celebrating the second anniversary of January 5 general elections.

  • Why did China hold a cremation competition?

    The first-ever national contest for cremation workers cuts to the heart of Chinese ideas about death, land use and a desire to instill national pride in a stigmatised vocation.

  • ‘MSN best attack in Barca history’

    Barcelona's forward line of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar is the best in the history of the club, according to David Villa.

  • Mayor’s ultimatum against truck parking at Tejgaon

    Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq issues a November 27 ultimatum to stop truck and covered van parking in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area.

  • Man City seek statement win in Seville

    Premier League leaders Manchester City travel to Europa League holders Sevilla on Tuesday intent on proving they won't be Champions League flops once more this season.

  • Manicured fingers throwing stones

    Young Palestinian women have increasingly joined males to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers and chant slogans as unrest has spread in recent days in the occupied West Bank.

  • Child dies in China escalator accident

    A four-year-old boy in the Chinese city of Chongqing has died after becoming wedged under an escalator handrail at a subway station.

  • Fierce clashes for control of Kunduz

    Fierce fighting is continuing between Afghan forces and the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan's northern city of Kunduz, despite government claims that it had regained control of the city.

  • Little Bangladesh exhibition opens in NY

    An exhibition about the day in the life of a spot in Abu Dhabi - a small square boasting a supermarket and a single tree opened in New York city.

  • Muslim pilgrims start hajj pilgrimage

    Hundreds of thousands of Muslims from across the globe begin the annual hajj pilgrimage in one of the largest annual gatherings of people in the world.

  • Becoming a Bollywood music director: DJ Aqeel

    After delivering some of the popular remixes for Bollywood, DJ Aqeel is turning into a music director for Hindi filmdom.