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BCB elections nearing; Papon rues lack of challenge for leadership role

Covid-19 situation under control in Bangladesh

Hundreds of trucks carrying various goods stranded in Benapole

69 percent of votes cast in 160 UP

Will take another week to set up RT-PCR lab at the airport: Official

Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents assault woman, abduct five members of her family in Kabul

Kabul, September 15: Taliban insurgents on Saturday assaulted a woman and  abducted five of her family members in Kabul city, media reports said.

Women seek right to return to govt jobs in Afghanistan

Kabul, September 11: Despite their willingness to work, women in Afghanistan say they have been stopped by the Taliban from returning to government jobs.

Taliban orders working women in Afghanistan to stay at home

Kabul, August 26: Issuing a diktat that is reflective of the real intention of the Taliban, the spokesperson of the group has directed working women to stay at home until proper systems are in place to ensure their safety.