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People enjoy religious rights in Bangladesh: HT Imam

People enjoy religious rights in Bangladesh: HT Imam

DHAKA – Prime Minister’s Political Affairs Adviser HT Imam today said the people irrespective of castes and creeds are enjoying religious coexistence and communal harmony in the country. “Our Constitution framed under the guidance of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman protect and ensure religious rights and freedom of all people,” he told […]


Location tracking introduced to curb VoIP

DHAKA – With the aim to curb the illegal international call termination commonly known as “VoIP” to minimum level, the telecom regulator has introduced location tracking system, reports BSS. The new technology “Telecommunication Traffic Measurement and Anti-Fraud System” is able to detect any kind of illegal call termination along with the accurate call volume, call […]


Biodiversity crisis summit kicks off in Colombia

MEDELLIN, Colombia – A comprehensive, global appraisal of mass species extinction — and what can be done to reverse it — kicked off in Colombia’s second-largest city Saturday, with more than 750 experts in attendance, reports BSS. President Juan Manuel Santos opened the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) meeting in Medellin […]


Now BTRC mulling over 5G

DHAKA – Amid the introduction of fourth generation (4G) mobile phone service in the country last month, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is now mulling over going for most advanced 5G service as soon as possible, reports BSS. The telecom regulator has started thinking about running the ground work to adopt necessary policy and preparation […]


DU celebrates Bangabandhu’s birthday

DHAKA – The University of Dhaka today celebrated the 99th birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day in a befitting manner, reports BSS. Dhaka University (DU) observed the day with a series of programme including laying of wreaths, cutting cakes, discussions, cultural functions and children’s painting competition. […]


Int’l marketing firm for Satellite Bangabandhu-I to be hired

DHAKA – The government is going to hire an internationally recognized and experienced firm to run the marketing activities of the country’s first satellite Bangabandhu-I, reports BSS. The government will do it to grab the maximum financial benefit from both domestic and international market by selling the frequency of the satellite, said officials. Talking to […]

Legal Postmortem on Denial of Rohingya Citizenship

The most critical issue remains today is the legal status of the Rohingya in Burma and the implications that it carries in practice. While they have been permitted to reside in Burma, most Rohingya are considered by the Burmese authorities to be “resident foreigners,” not citizens. This lack of full citizenship rights means that the […]

Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Bangladesh: Comparative Analysis

Md. Mamonor Rashid By enacting Arbitration Act 2001 the door of the international commercial arbitration in Bangladesh has open and provides a facelift as an attractive place for the international commerce and investment. However, enforcement of foreign arbitral award is still facing some difficulties in Bangladesh with unnecessary interference by the court. The difficulty is […]


Is it shameful to breastfeed in the open?

Chitra Ramaswamy Shock, horror! A woman has bared part of one of her breasts (let’s say 35% of total breast area) on a magazine cover in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Not for the sake of titillation but lactation: to feed a baby. The model gazes out at the reader with a defiant half-smile. […]


JnU Economics department welcomes freshers

JnU CORRESPONDENT: Economics department of Jagannath University (JnU)  welcomed newly enrolled students under academic session 2018-19 ceremonially today on the campus. Economics department  arranged a fresher reception ceremony amid fan fare at central auditorium around 11: 00 am today. Freshers were greeted with flowers and guests were accepted with crests in the programme. JnU vice-chancellor Professor […]

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Chris Jordan’s Portraits of American Mass Consumption

Interesting News: American photographer Chris Jordan using large-scale works depict the magnitude of our consumerism and its impact on our environment. Like Edward Burtynsky, Jordan uses large scale photographs to depict scenes of infrastructure and industrial waste that few of us will ever experience in person. While Edward Burtynsky’s work revolves around the petroleum and mining […]


4th Council of JnU SCF held

JnU Correspondent: Fourth council of Samajtantrik Chhatra Front (SCF) of Jagnnath University unit held today on sculpture premises of the university putting four points ahead around 11:00 am. Snehardi Chakraborty Rintu, general secretary of central executive body of SCF inaugurated the council which followed by a colorful procession from sculpture premises  marched different walkways of the  […]

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Nicotine pollution and anti-smoking laws

In the current world, the number of smokers is increasing day by day. We want to protect Industrial pollution but pollution in our house or our bed? When anyone is smoking the smoke that comes out of a cigarette it is easily affecting the neighboring people. Those who do not smoke he felt more problems […]

Our Constitutional Rights and way of enforcement

MD. ZAHID HOSSAIN Most of our people even educated classes of our country don’t aware of their all rights construed in our constitution. Although some of them know about such constitutional rights but don’t know when and how to enforce these rights. But every citizen of a country should be well familiar with his/her constitutional […]


This week Your Legal Adviser

Legal Query Dear Sir, I am a non-resident Bangladeshi, now residing at Germany. I am living here since 2001 with my wife & two children, now I got the citizenship here. On 2007 I bought a piece of land measuring 5.00 decimal at Jowar Sahara Mouja, Gulshan, Dhaka, maintaining all the legal formalities. Now I […]

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SASC held discussion meeting marking Mother Language Day at JnU

JnU Correspondent: South Asian Study Circle of Jagannath University (JnU), a platform of student and  teacher arranged a discussion today marking the International Mother Language Day on the campus around 2:30 pm. The discussion meeting styled “Impact of Language Movement on the politics of South Asia” was started with welcome speech by Noorana, Assistant Professor of Political […]


21 dolphins die after washing up on Mexico beach

LA PAZ, Mexico – Twenty-one dolphins that were apparently attacked by another species of dolphin have died after washing up on a beach in northern Mexico, authorities said, reports BSS. Environmental activists launched a frantic operation to try to save the dolphins after a group of 54 washed up on a rocky beach in Bahia […]


Met office predicts dry weather over country

DHAKA – Weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky over the country, having chances of light rain or drizzle at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Jessore and Kushtia in the next 24 hours ending at 9 am tomorrow, according to a met office […]


Nahid for building new generation with quality education

DHAKA- Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today urged the students to acquire knowledge on modern education as well as developing moral values aiming to build an economically developed country, reports BSS. “It is urgent to build an ideal nation through providing global standard education to make the students efficient workforces,” he told the 1st convocation […]