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Tougher social media monitoring on cards

Tougher social media monitoring on cards
The government has decided to have strict monitoring of the social media, saying widespread abuse of social media platforms, especially Facebook, during the student-led protest for safer road, has forced it to take such a decision. Rumours and unsubstantiated news spread like wildfire during the eight-day protest programme. This, the government feels, fuelled the fire and created the scope for havoc. Law enforcers have arrested around 30 people for being involved in spreading rumours and propaganda through Facebook. Immediately after the protest, a government representative called on an official from Facebook and had a long meeting with him. Talking to The Independent, Mostafa Jabbar, minister for post, telecommunication and information technology,…

Wife of jailed Myanmar reporter gives birth to child

Wife of jailed Myanmar reporter gives birth to child

The wife of a Reuters journalist on trial in Myanmar gave birth to a daughter yesterday, the company said, as she delivered an emotional plea for him to be released to "welcome the baby" at home, reports AFP from YANGON. Her husband Wa Lone, 32, and his colleague Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have been…
Religious ministry drum up public opinion

Religious ministry drum up public opinion

Religious Affairs Ministry has been working to drum up public opinion against militancy involving mosques and madrasahs across the country mainly to keep away new generation from getting involved in the misdeed, reports BSS. Islamic Foundation of Bangladesh has already distributed five lakh copies of…
Ensuring safer roads

Ensuring safer roads

Should the school and college students’ efforts to bring discipline to traffic movement end up in total failure? After the protests were withdrawn, there is a rush of people in the capital’s Bangladesh Transport Regulating Authority (BRTA) office to get a driving license or a fitness certificate…
Let the law take its own course

Let the law take its own course

It’s a general maxim that law follows its own course. This maxim becomes justified when law is properly enforced and exercised to establish justice and rule of law. Without proper application, law loses its inherent strength and becomes ineffective; lawlessness engulfs the whole society and anarchy…
No screening of bike ride-sharing  increases danger on roads

No screening of bike ride-sharing increases danger on roads

Bike ride-sharing service through mobile apps since their inception two years ago has earned immense popularity among commuters who found these speedy and relatively cheap services a sort of game-changer in traffic-clogged Dhaka.  Banking on the soaring demands of commuters, the numbers of bike…
‘NKorea to preserve know-how despite denuclearisation’

‘NKorea to preserve know-how despite denuclearisation’

TEHRAN: North Korea will preserve its nuclear know-how despite its promise of denuclearisation to the United States, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said during a visit to Tehran, Iranian media reported on Thursday, reports AFP. Despite the agreement to denuclearise the Korean peninsula struck during a…
Three plays to be staged 
at Shilpakala today

Three plays to be staged at Shilpakala today

Three different theatre troupes will bring their theatrical play at the three different stages of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the Segun Bagicha of the capital today evening. Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC) will stage its Liberation War-based play ‘Kaal Ratri’ today evening at the…
Rhodes works for formation of Bangladesh team

Rhodes works for formation of Bangladesh team

Even though Steve Rhodes, the new head coach of the Bangladesh team, started his coaching stint with the West Indies tour, he basically works for the preparation and furnish the true combination of the team by picking the right players for the next ICC Cricket World Cup, England and Wales-2019. The…
Sorry state of 17 community clinics in Sakhipur

Sorry state of 17 community clinics in Sakhipur

At least 17 community clinics, out of a total of 37, are in a sorry state in Sakhipur. These clinics have not been renovated for a long time. Besides, healthcare providers and patients have been suffering for want of safe drinking water and frequent power cuts. Sources say cracks have developed on the…
Vegetables get pricy in capital

Vegetables get pricy in capital

Winter is yet to arrive, but its vegetables have already started arriving in the market, albeit at a high price. Prices of vegetables of the current season are also high even after the passing of the student movement and heavy showers. A visit to various markets, including Karwan Bazar, yesterday revealed…
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