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Rethinking our digital priorities

The Daily Star March 04, 2019 Rethinking our digital priorities Moyukh Mahtab On April 14, 2016, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with the aim of giving control to people over their personal data, recognising certain “digital” rights that individuals are entitled to regarding how their personal data is collected and […]

82 BNP leaders expelled for contesting UZ polls Prothom Alo English Desk | Mar 03, 2019        BNP has expelled 82 more of its grassroots leaders for contesting the upcoming upazila elections violating the party’s decision, reports UNB. A BNP press release signed by its assistant office secretary Belal Ahmed said the 82 leaders in […]

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Mansur, Mokabbir to face the music if they take oath: Gono Forum Prothom Alo English Desk | Mar 03, 2019 Gono Forum on Sunday warned that its two MPs-elect — Sultan Mohammad Mansur (Moulvibazar-2) and Mokabbir Khan (Sylhet-2) — will have to face both organisational and legal action if they take oath violating the party’s […]

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Fakhrul, other BNP leaders visit Quader at hospital Prothom Alo English Desk | Mar 04, 2019        A BNP delegation, led by party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, on Sunday visited ailing road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), reports UNB. As Fakhrul along with BNP standing […]

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Singapore physicians flown in to treat Quader Prothom Alo English Desk |  Mar 03, 2019 A four-member medical team from Singapore arrived in Dhaka on Sunday night to treat ailing minister Obaidul Quader, admitted to the BSMMU with cardiac problems, reports UNB. The medical team from Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital entered the BSMMU around 7:45pm, […]

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Bangladesh has had 266,118 loan-defaulting individuals and companies until Dec 2018, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said. He also provided parliament with a list of top 20 loan-defaulting firms on Thursday in response to a question from ruling Awami League MP Waresat Hussain Belal. They included Quantum Power Systems, Samannaj Super Oil, BR Spinning […]

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Bangladesh’s Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah congratulate each other during the second innings of their first Test against New Zealand at Hamilton on Sunday. – AFP photo Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah put a brave fightback in the second innings hitting a century each but they could not help Bangladesh avoid an innings defeat in the first […]

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