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Bangladesh Daily Star


Photo: Munir uz Zaman/AFP Nazmul Sultan Political events often fade away without leaving immediately palpable effects. Loud as their arrivals are, most political events tend to disappear much like a whimper. The Shahbag movement's arrival was ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 3 weeks ago

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World Bulletin

Killing of Blogger Niloy: Is Bangladesh Government to Blame?

Mohammad Hossain Bangladesh A media furor has resulted from the murder of Bangladeshi secular blogger Niloy Neel on the 7th of August in what many describe as a grisly murder. The murder has been condemned by the US, UN, EU and all human rights ...
 World Bulletin3 weeks ago Another blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh  EuroNews3 weeks ago 'Nowhere is safe': Behind the Bangladesh blogger murders  BBC3 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Hospital of neglect

It was around noon. The 2nd and 3rd floors of the old home and hospital were quieter than its ground and 1st floors. The post-operative ward for male patients, which is in a corner on the 2nd floor, was locked with empty beds inside. "Forty ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

Facebook connects 'fighters' …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) A group of youth, who alerted the world to the plight of people in the India-Bangladesh enclaves by uniting under the 'Facebook Fighters' banner, are now busy raising a toast ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Facebook connects fighters in Indo-Bangla enclaves  Can India News1 month ago Facebook Connects 'Fighters' in Indo-Bangla Enclaves  NDTV1 month ago

Pvt university students protest VAT on fees

Private universities continued their protest demanding withdrawal of 7.5 percent VAT (value added tax) imposed on private education from the fiscal 2015-16. Students of 10 private universities to go on tougher movement at the capital's Shahbag. ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

Young Facebook activists play key role in Indo-Bangla enclave swap

Cooch Behar: There's nothing new in the use of social media as a tool to foment a civil rights movement. It happened in Cairo's Tahrir Square and in Dhaka's Shahbag, establishing the smartphone as a powerful political weapon. Now, in the enclaves ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

When 'Facebook Fighters' blurred borders

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Cooch Behar, July 30 -- There's nothing new in the use of social media as a tool to foment a civil rights movement. It happened in Cairo's Tahrir Square and in ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago

How social media helped residents of enclaves get citizenship rights

When the residents of enclaves in India celebrate the end of their life in limbo and start afresh as bona fide citizens, they will spare a silent prayer for Mark Zuckerberg. For people like Jainal Abedin, Saddam Hossain, Jehad Hussein Osama, Taher ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

An ever shrinking space

Photo: Deviant Art Nadine Shaanta Murshid I have been searching for an apt translation for ghreena ever since I read a comment on a Facebook page carrying a story on sexual harassment on the streets of Dhaka. The comment read something like ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

Outrage grips Bangladesh over video of boy beaten to death

00:00 Bangladeshi protesters gather during a demonstration on July 14, 2015 against the lynching of a 13-year-old boy in Sylhet (AFP Photo / STR) Thousands flooded the streets of Bangladesh demanding justice for a boy who was tortured to ...
 Russia Today1 month ago
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