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Teacher sentenced to death for corporal punishment

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Sir Frank Peters

A schoolteacher in Tanzania has been sentenced to death for causing the death of a school pupil through “malicious and zealous” use of corporal punishment. High Court Judge Lameck Mlacha convicted Respicius Patrick Mutazangira (51), a teacher at Kibeta Primary School in Bukobal, Tanzania, of murdering the Sperius Eradius (14), and sentenced him to death by hanging. Sperius was beaten with firewood for three hours and stabbed with a compass, in an attempt to get him to confess to stealing a colleague's handbag. He died from 'neurogenic shock', which is typically caused by traumatic brain or spine injuries, the court heard. The case has sparked outrage and reignited the debate on corporal punishment ...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Victoria Beckham
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will take center stage at the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland. The concept, a theme of Davos this year, refers to how a combination of technologies are changing the way we live, work and interact. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the Geneva-based WEF, published a book in 2016 titled "The Fourth Industrial Revolution" and coined the term at the Davos meeting that year. Victoria BeckhamSchwab argued a technologic...

Do not teach violence to children

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'While we can never eradicate violence in society totally, we can erase

corporal punishment. It doesn’t help to have the fundamentals of violence

taught in our schools to impressionable minds by ‘teachers’

paid from the nation’s coffers'

'If there were a Corporal Punishment Victims Club, there would be no shortage of members, including those mentally or physically damaged for life'

By Sir Frank Peters It’s amazing how un-hinged society can become if you don’t pay attention to the smaller details and address them appropriately. Take for example violence in society. The majo...

Stopping corruption possible by using ICT: Palak

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State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said stopping corruption is possible by ensuring desired utilization of information and communication technology (ICT). “We need to stop corruption to further expedite the development in the country. Using of ICT can become handy in this regard. We have managed to stop corruption in land sector by using ICT,” he said, reports BSS. plkPalak said these while addressing a views exchange meeting with local representatives, government officials and newsmen at Natore Circuit Hous...

Premier Bank Annual Business Conference-2019 held

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Annual Business Conference-2019 of The Premier Bank Limited with the theme “Together Towards Tomorrow” was held today at Radisson Blu Water Garden in Dhaka. Freedom Fighter Dr. H.B.M. Iqbal, Honorable Chairman, Board of Directors of The Premier Bank Limited graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Mr. B. H. Haroon, MP, Director; Mr. Abdus Salam Murshedy, MP, Director; Mr. Mohammad Imran Iqbal, Director & Chairman-Risk Management Committee; Mr. Shah Md. Nahyan Haroon, were present as the special guest. Premier BankAd...

Top 10 TREC of CSE for the year 2018

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Top ten TREC Holder of Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited for the year of 2018 (January 18 to December 18) based on their trading turnover are as follows:
  1. Lanka Bangla Securities Limited
  2. Multi Securities Limited
  3. cseIDLC Securities Limited
  4. BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Limited
  5. EBL Securities Limited
  6. Be Rich Limited
  7. Kabir Securities Limited
  8. ICB Securities Trading Company Limited
  9. Meenhar Securities Limited
  10. Island Securities Limited