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June 2015

US concern over Digital Security Act

The United States shares the concerns of the international community that the recently passed Digital Security Act (DSA) could be used to suppress and criminalize free speech, all to the detriment of Bangladesh’s democracy, development and prosperity. Us envoyWe welcome Information Minister Inu’s offer to meet with media representatives to discuss their concerns about the DSA. We encourage the Government of Bangladesh to consider changes to the law that would bring it into conformity with the Bangladesh Constitution and wi...

CSE-50 index revised

The CSE-50 index has been revised on the basis of performance of the CSE-listed companies. The new index will be effective from 16 September, 2018. CSE 50 index is reviewed twice in ayear. The new companies which have been included areBBS CABLES LIMITED, IFAD AUTOS LIMITED, SINGER BANGLADESH LIMITED and THE PREMIER BANK LIMITED. On the other hand, AB BANK LTD.,DHAKA ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. LTD., MEGHNA PETROLEUM LIMITED and MUTUAL TRUST BANK LIMITED were excluded from the previous list. The final 50-index companies are: SQUARE PHARMAEUTICALS LIMITED,GRAMEENPHONE LIMITED,BEXIMCO PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED,BRAC BANK LTD,ISLAMI BANK

In memory of Guru Suruj Dewan

Sir Frank Peters

An entire village is in deep mourning over the death of one of its most revered and respected members, Guru Suruj Dewan. Guru Suruj, 78, was a Holy Man, wise beyond his years, and a man of great compassion who served the poor and needy. Today a dark cloud of sadness hangs over the picturesque village of Haydarabad Ward-39, Gazipur, for the homeopathic doctor it admired and so loved. He devoted his life to caring for the welfare of people on earth and helping them to prepare their souls for the afterlife. He was a man of God, a servant of man, and a man of peace who never failed to demonstrate love for all mankind, regardless of race, creed or nationality. His mother Komola Begum and father Kalu Mi...