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Fourth Phase of Human Rights Education

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A. R. Farrukh Ahamed


       Can we recall Parimal, a teacher of the city’s famous Viqarunnisa Noon School & College who violated his own students? It was almost five years ago. This incident then created huge public anger countrywide. Parimal was eventually arrested. But now we forget him as well as his misdeed and thus it has been almost completely sank into oblivion. By the time, there have been many more Parimals rooted across the country. Panna in Rajshahi, Maulana Sirajuddaula in Feni, Mufti Jashim in Narayanganj and so many others. We have examples of Parimals to show, but could do nothing to reign the situation.

Rapists are still at large and we just know a few of the...

Press council expresses concern over rumour spread

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Expressing concern over the spread of rumours about child lifters and other issues, Bangladesh Press Council today said a vested quarter is trying to create anarchy across the country and gaining malicious interest with the falsehood. Bangladesh-Press-CouncilConspirators are using these rumours to create anarchy in the society aiming at hindering the development process and the image of the country, said a press release of the press council. Moreover, some print media are printing exaggerate...

Japan likely to mediate resolving Rohingya crisis

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Japan today proposed to play an active role as a mediator in Tokyo between Bangladesh and Myanmar to find a peaceful solution over Rohingya crisis. “We (Bangladesh) will consider the proposal…. Japan has showed its political will to resolve the issue (Rohingya crisis),” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told newsmen after a bilateral meeting with his Japanese counterpart Tara Kono at the State guesthouse, Meghna, here, reports BSS. Japan-FMHe said Japanese foreign minister will be on Bangladesh’s side in resolving Rohi...

E-governance course finalization workshop ends

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Campus Report

A 2-day e-governance course finalization workshop ended at the Multipurpose Meeting Room, a2i program, ICT Tower in the capital on Friday and Saturday jointly organized by Begum Rokeya University (BRU), Rangpur and a2i, Department of Information and Communication Technology. [caption id="attachment_27128" align="alignleft" width="576"]BRUR Vice Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur Prof Dr Major Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BNCCO speaks at the concluding cere...

Iran to hold talks if US lifts ban

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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani delivers speech at a conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on June 15, 2019. — Reuters file photo Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday. IranUS president Donald Trump’s administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and...

PM for formulation of master plan for development

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed the need for formulating a master plan to ensure planned development of the country protecting the water bodies, arabale lands and environment as well at the district, upazila and union level. “We would have to pursue development at district, upazila and even in union level in a well-planned way after formulating a master plan,” she said while inaugurating seven housing development projects at the city’s Eskaton Garden Road area, reports BSS. PM002Four of the seven projects have been comp...
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