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Back to square one?  Tribune Editorial  Dhaka Tribune March 21st, 2019 Photo: DHAKA TRIBUNE All our plans, policies, and promises mean nothing if they are not put into practice It was July 29, 2018, when two college students died under the wheels of a Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan bus on the capital’s Airport Road, sparking the first […]

AL leader detained with gun at Dhaka airport  Arifur Rahman Rabbi  Dhaka Tribune March 22nd, 2019 Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport/File photo 35 rounds of bullets were also seized at the time An Awami League leader has been detained with a gun by the Aviation Security in the domestic terminal of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. […]

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Fire breaks out in New Market area  Arifur Rahman Rabbi Dhaka Tribune  March 23rd, 2019 Representational image Bigstock There has been no reports of casualties, as of 11pm on Friday A fire has broken out in a residential building near New Market in Nilkhet, Dhaka. The fire broke out in building, named Biswas Builders, around 10:50pm […]

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The Daily Star March 23, 2019 Digital map highlighting torture centres and mass graveyards Survey finds 5,121 incidents of mass killings in 20 districts Staff Correspondent For the first time in Bangladesh, a digital map has been developed pinpointing torture centres and mass graveyards to expose the magnitude of the genocide carried out by the […]

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Nurul says will take charge as DUCSU VP UNB . Dhaka |Mar 22, 2019 Nurul Haque Nur, the quota reform movement leader who upset the Bangladesh Chhatra League candidate to become the vice-president of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU), says he will take office. “We’re prioritising the students’ demands,” he told a press conference […]

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Oikya Front to form human chain on 30 March Prothom Alo English Desk |  Mar 22, 2019 Jatiya Oikya Front will form a human chain in the city on 30 March next to push for its various demands, including the annulment of gas-tariff hike proposal, reports UNB. Leaders and activists of the alliance will form […]

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Ershad fires brother GM Quader as JaPa cochairman Prothom Alo English Desk |  Mar 23, 2019 Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Friday relieved his younger brother of the post of Jatiya Party cochairman and its organisational duty for his failure to run the party, reports UNB. A press release, signed by Ershad, also said […]

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The Right of Privacy: Death By a Thousand Data Cuts? By Teo Yi-Ling  22 March 2019   S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies SYNOPSIS Singapore has the goal of creating a digital data-driven ecosystem that will enable its “Smart Nation” vision, which promises to positively transform the way its citizens and residents live and do business. […]

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Journalism needs to practice transparency in a different way to rebuild credibility Does the news business need a better definition of transparency? Shutterstock Michael Palanski, Rochester Institute of Technology and Andrea Hickerson, Rochester Institute of Technology Public trust in media continues to hover near all-time lows, driven by perceptions that the news industry is partisan […]

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