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Innocents must not face harassment

Innocents must not face harassment
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked police to remain careful so that innocent people are not harassed and tortured during their duties. "You need to keep in mind that no innocent person should fall victim to torture and harassment by you," she said. The prime minister said this while attending the five-day 'Police Week-2019'at Rajarbagh Police Lines with the theme of "Build unity of police-people, eliminate drugs-militants'. Sheikh Hasina said it is the duty of the police to protect mass people from any type of harassment."People expect this from you." The prime minister said all the police personnel have to perform their duties with sincerity and honesty to gain confidence from the mass people…

ETV chief reporter placed on 2-day remand

ETV chief reporter placed on 2-day remand

A Dhaka court yesterday granted a two-day remand for MM Sekandar Miah (34), Chief Reporter of Ekushey Television (ETV), for his alleged sexual harassment of a female co-worker. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder issued the order after police produced the accused before the court with a…
Amusement park for 
special children

Amusement park for special children

An endeavour for the merriment of special children, ‘Sharika Fantasy Amazing World Park” continues to serve in Dhaka International Trade Fair - 2019 similar to previous years. It has been offering free amusement for the autistic children visiting the fair since 2012. On Sunday, around 120…
Alarming rise in 
rape incidents

Alarming rise in rape incidents

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad has revealed disquieting information: 79 women were raped in the month of January alone. This is the official figure with many other violations either not reported or suppressed by the family of the victim to save the girl(s) from social stigma. That rape has risen alarmingly…
The policy of zero tolerance

The policy of zero tolerance

If we add three zeros the result both arithmetically and algebraically would be zero. Tolerance has a wide range of connotation. Contrarily when zero is added to qualify the degree of tolerance, both positive and negative, it becomes more restrictive with a narrower vision of its meaning. Of late, the…
BTRC plans to use social obligation fund

BTRC plans to use social obligation fund

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has shown interest in spending a part of the social obligation fund (SOF) from telecom operators for e-waste management, said BTRC chairman Md Jahurul Haque. “According to the Telecom Act, the SOF can be used only to extend telecom…
EU nations recognise Guaido as leader

EU nations recognise Guaido as leader

Spain, Britain, France and other EU nations yesterday recognised Venezuela's opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader after President Nicolas Maduro defiantly rejected an ultimatum to call snap elections. Russia, one of the main allies of Maduro's regime, slammed what it dubbed European…
‘Jadur Latim’ and ‘Aniket Sondhya’
to be staged at Shilpakala today

‘Jadur Latim’ and ‘Aniket Sondhya’ to be staged at Shilpakala today

Today, theatre loving people, who are coming to Segun Bagicha’s Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, can plan to enjoy any of the two plays--‘Jadur Latim’ and ‘Aniket Sondhya’--scheduled to be staged this evening. Based on Egyptian Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz’s novel…
Dynamites now bet on any team

Dynamites now bet on any team

Following their five-match losing streak, Dhaka Dynamites gained their much-needed momentum by winning back to back crucial matches and gradually turned to be dangerous side. As of now, they are poised to face off any team what was resonated with the words of Dhaka Dynamites fast-bowler Rubel Hossain.…
Honey farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

Honey farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

Number of honey harvesters in mustard farming fields is increasing gradually as the composite farming is being adjudged as lucrative means of boosting mustard yield in the region including its vast Barind tract. Honey hunting is being expanded to many new areas every year contributing a lot towards…
‘Libraries can become ideal community spaces’

‘Libraries can become ideal community spaces’

he job of Kirsty Crawford is not an easy one. Just braving Dhaka traffic to reach her office in Shahbagh and Fuller Road from her home in Gulshan 2 — five days a week — requires dedication and patience. A two-decade career inside libraries has made sure that she has plenty of both. Kirsty…
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