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  • Van Gaal ends coaching career after family tragedy

    Former Manchester United and Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal has ended his coaching career following a family tragedy, Dutch media reported on Tuesday.

  • Proud Cook admits to wrench of leaving family

    Alastair Cook admits to questioning how much longer he can extend his record-breaking England career, torn between the pride of playing for his country and the wrench of being parted from his young family.

  • Angered family walks out on final day of Hughes inquest

    The family of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes walked out of an inquest into his death after a submission from the lawyer for Cricket Australia that the coroner should not rule on claims the batsman been subject to threatening language.

  • Girls face broken dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriage

    Child marriage is illegal in Nepal, yet the impoverished Himalayan nation has failed to put in place policies to curb the practice with almost 40 percent of girls married before the age of 18.

  • The changing Bangladeshi family

    The conventional family structure is changing, but our constant need for their support and love is ever present. As we become more and more nuclear and independent, the greater is our need for family bonds.As we celebrate the International day of families, let us take a glimpse into the lives of changing family dynamics.

  • Compensate Jihad's family

    The High Court yesterday ruled that the government would have to compensate the family of Jihad, a four-year-old who died falling down a 300-foot well shaft in the capital's Shahjahanpur in 2014.

  • Families now threatened

    Families of the two tortured children received threats of “eviction” from their houses at Chowbaria village in Poba upazila two days after filing of a case over the torture.

  • SQ Chy's wife, son indicted

    A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against the wife and son of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and five others for allegedly leaking the draft verdict of the International Crimes Tribunal-1 that sentenced him to death.

  • Gas crisis hits city

    Tahmina Afaz is a schoolteacher and lives at Ulan in the capital's West Rampura. She doesn't start for work until 7:30am, but since winter began, she has been waking up long before sunrise. "If I get up any later than 5:00am, I cannot finish cooking for my family before I go to work. The gas supply falls after sunrise, so much so that sometimes I cannot even turn the stove on," she says.

  • 11-year-old house help dies of burns

    Eleven-year-old domestic help Joba Akhtar, who on Friday suffered severe burns inside a city flat, died at a hospital yesterday, leaving

  • 3 kids burnt to death in Jhenidah

    Three children were burnt to death in Kabirpur village of Shailkupa upazila last night as one of their family members allegedly set fire to their house over family feud.

  • Crossing divide

    A man and a woman from two different countries can make a happy family if they respect each other's culture and values.

  • Lost Games Of Dhaka City

    They say change is the only constant in life, and if you have grown up in Dhaka, you have lived long enough to

  • Turkish fishermen save Syrian refugee baby (video)

    Two Turkish fishermen rescued and resuscitated a Syrian toddler they luckily found floating unconscious in the Aegean Sea.

  • Messi and family enjoy a lazy Sunday

    Weekends are usually a fairly hectic time in Lionel Messi's house, as the family patriarch stars for Barcelona.

  • First ‘in womb’ stem cell trial planned

    The first clinical trial injecting foetal stem cells into babies still in the womb has been announced.

  • Jimi Hendrix family suing shop owner for guitar

    The estate of Jimi Hendrix is suing a Tucson man for a guitar once owned by the legendary guitarist.

  • Haddin retires from Test matches

    Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has retired from Test cricket.

  • 3 easy ways to spot liars (video)

    Have you ever had an experience where you knew someone was lying but you weren’t sure enough to call them out on it, only to find out later that you were right all along?

  • Mymensingh food poison

    3 die of 'food poisoning' in Mymensingh

    Three people including two of a family die of “food poisoning” and five fall sick in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh.

  • Man shot in Dhaka

    A group of armed men shot an elderly man in the leg in Dhaka.