Despite clear legal obligations, persons with disabilities continue to experience discrimination in their access to health.
Green Growth Falls Short sans Addressing Gender Inequality
if gender differences are not incorporated into climate change plans, women will be unable to access the co-benefits that arise from concerted climate action.
Jashore villagers tackle waterlogging on their own sans WDB
Residents of a cluster of villages in Jashore have taken an initiative to drain the water of 27 beels, including Beel Khukshia on their own.
Is deal with Israel sans Palestine resolution justifiable?
By Askiah Adam Some fifty-three years ago, in 1967, in Khartoum, Sudan, the Arab League met. Then the League adopted the moral high ground “The Three No’s”: no peace with Israel; no recognition of Israel; and, no negotiation with Israel.…
Aug 21 attack was imposible sans BNP-Jamaat govt patronage
Dhaka, Aug 21 – Recalling the barbaric carnage, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said it was not possible to carry out an attack like that of August 21, 2004 had there been no direct patronage from the then BNP-Jamaat…
Eid sans family reunions, guests
Dhaka, May 24 – Eid is an occasion of boundless joy and happiness. It is also one of sadness for those loving parents who have to celebrate Eid without their sons and daughters around them.
Sans universal health care we’re sitting ducks for pandemics
By Siddharth Chatterjee NAIROBI, Kenya, May 14 2020 (IPS) – We live in a different world to the one we inhabited six short months ago. With more than 4 million people infected and over 280,000 dead globally by mid-May 2020,…
Madrid talks end sans accord on finance for climate damage
By Isaiah Esipisu MADRID, Dec 17 2019 (IPS) – Millions of people, particularly in Africa, who lose their property, homes, and even die due to climate-related disasters will have to wait at least another year for the international community to…
Work on Lower Subansiri HEP sans people’s concerns opposed
October 21, 2019 SANDRP – With work on NHPC Ltd’s 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri hydro power project restarting after a wait of almost eight years, anti-dam organisations led by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS)…
Gasps as Saudi woman, 33, walks through mall sans Abaya
Her high heels clacking on marble tiles, a defiant Saudi woman turned heads and drew gasps as she strutted through a Riyadh mall — without a body-shrouding abaya.
Sundarbans fishing ban sans other income hurts fishermen
Dhaka, Aug 25 – Hardship has befallen the people dependent on the Sundarbans for their livelihood ever since a ban on fishing in the mangrove forest was imposed about two months ago.
Cornered BNP to join local body polls sans party symbol
Dhaka, July 5 (UNB) – BNP on Friday decided to participate in the upcoming local body elections without using its election symbol, ‘the sheaf of paddy’. The decision was taken at a meeting of the party’s standing committee members at…
Biman pilot travels to Doha sans passport: Cop suspended
Dhaka, June 8 – An immigration police officer at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has been suspended over the travel of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines pilot to Qatar without his passport. On June 5, Captain Fazal Mahmud reached Doha Hamad International…
Govt not so cruel Khaleda has to die sans treatment: Quader
Dhaka, May 24 – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has said the Sheikh Hasina government is humanitarian enough over the issue of treatment of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail. In response to a query over Khaleda’s treatment, Quader…
Nakshi Kantha in ZEE Bangla TV sans Poet Jasimuddin mention
I have been watching Bengali serial Nakshi Kantha in ZEE Bangla TV. It is the love story between Sabnam and Yash which has enticed me to watch this TV serial. Anyone can write on the theme but it is morally…