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Photo: Police intercept a joint procession
Financial Express Bangladesh

Photo: Police intercept a joint procession

:00:00 A A- A+ Police intercept a joint procession of two organisations at Shahbag in the capital on Monday while going to submit a memorandum to the Prime Minister, protesting the ongoing harassment of women. — Financial Express Bangladesh, 1 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! India2 days ago Facebook connects fighters in Indo-Bangla enclaves  Can India News2 days ago Facebook Connects 'Fighters' in Indo-Bangla Enclaves  NDTV12 hours ago Indo-Bangla ties set for big push  Millennium Post1 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 day 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.com2 days 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 Syndication4 days 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 Herald5 days 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 Star2 weeks 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 Today2 weeks ago
Yahoo! India

Rising above divide: The Bangladesh Cricket Team

By | Sportskeeda Cricket is more than just a sport for the Bangladesh people Set in the backdrop of a tumultuous political state, the Bangladesh cricket side offers a fascinating story. The exciting brand of cricket played by the ...
 Yahoo! India3 weeks ago

Traffic mismanagement at Tejgaon Link Road

Traffic control mismanagement at Tejgaon Link Road-Bijoy Sharani Fly-overTejgaon Link RoadBijoy Sharani Flyover has become a trap for the users due to the mismanagement of traffic control at Bijoy Sharani crossing. A large number of vehicles use ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago
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