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Dr Ahsan new Chair of BRAC Bank’s Board

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed and Dr. Ahsan H. Mansur
Dr. Ahsan H. Mansur, Independent Director of the BRAC Bank Limited (BBL) Board and an eminent economist of the country, has been elected as the new Chairperson of BBL’s Board. He is succeeding Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, the Founder Chairperson of BRAC Bank. Sir Fazle is retiring from his role as both Chairperson and Member of the Bank’s Board of Directors. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed and Dr. Ahsan H. MansurThis transition is effective from 26 August 2019. ...

BRU awards best participant among officials

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Campus Report

Md. Sarfaraj Alam, a Sub-Assistant Engineer (automobile) of Transport Pool of Begum Rokeya University (BRU), Rangpur has been nominated as the best participant for the second month of officers’ foundation Course training. This was announced in an award giving ceremony held at the Dhaka Liaison Office of the University on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_27164" align="alignleft" width="576"]BRU 18-08 Prof Dr Major Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BNCCO, Vice Chanc...

Caring youth take relief to flood victims

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Sir Frank Peters

A humanitarian group of compassionate youths were a sight for sore eyes and the answer to the soulful prayers of hundreds of appreciative villagers in the Kurigram (Char Rajibpur) area of Bangladesh this week. Revolution (25)Kurigram was one of the many areas that was flooded and cut-off from their regular food supplies, which brought tears, despair and havoc to the region, especially to the sick and elderly. “When the sad news ca...

Implement recommendations on torture and other abuses

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Following serious concerns expressed by the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) about torture in Bangladesh, seven human rights organizations call on the Bangladeshi government to recognize the magnitude of the problem and address and implement the nearly 90 recommendations made by the UN body, according to a joint statement by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC). On 9 August 2019, the CAT published its Concluding Observations following the first-ever review of Bangladesh’s implementation of the human rights Bangladesh

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...