Saturday, January 23, 2021
Nominations open for young people to join Commonwealth Youth Council
Nominations are open for young leaders to apply to stand for positions on the Commonwealth Youth Council, the body which represents the Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people
19 January 2021, 11:09
'Solution to Rohingya crisis unlikely if geopolitical appeasement continues'
Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has said there will be no sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis in near future if the defiance, impunity and geopolitical appeasement of Myanmar ...
20 October 2020, 21:57
‘Literacy rate increased but the number of enlightened people has dropped’
Actress Jaya Ahsan recently joined a Commonwealth event with 20 of the world's most influential women saying no more to domestic and sexual violence
16 September 2020, 15:27
Jaya Ahsan joins Commonwealth campaign against domestic and sexual violence
Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan has joined leaders and celebrities from across the Commonwealth for the first-of-its-kind 'Commonwealth Says NO MORE' campaign against domestic and sexual violence
14 September 2020, 23:47
The hidden pandemic alongside COVID-19
Domestic violence has increased during the pandemic and the Commonwealth Secretariat is working alongside partner organisations to stem this rising tide of violence
4 June 2020, 17:05
ACC sues ex-secretary, wife
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday filed a case against former secretary ATM Sarwar Hossain and his wife Nazma Akhter for allegedly amassing huge wealth illegally, reports UNB.ACC deputy ...
7 July 2019, 20:43
Women’s empowerment is not a women’s issue, it is everyone’s issue
Enala Ngulu was married to a man of 47 who had two other wives. She was 13 years old.At a time when she should have been in school learning about the world, she was forced to grapple with adult ...
1 April 2019, 12:37
Polls held were fair, claims PM Hasina
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government is working for strengthening democracy in the country and accelerating its development.She made the remarks when visiting Commonwealth ...
9 August 2018, 16:48
Commonwealth secy gen due in Dhaka 8 Aug
Commonwealth secretary-general Patricia Scotland is set to arrive in Dhaka on a two-day visit on 8 August to have discussions with the head of the government, ministers and other public figures on ...
31 July 2018, 19:33
Australia Commonwealth Bank to pay record penalty money
The Commonwealth Bank Monday agreed to the largest civil penalty in Australian corporate history to settle claims it breached anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.The Aus$700 ...
4 June 2018, 11:13