Antisocial media

  The disturbing pattern to outbreaks of communal violence in recent times.   The recent violence sparked over a religiously-inappropriate picture demeaning Prophet Muhammad at Rangpur Sadar upazila’s Thakurbari village just happens to be the latest in the string of communal violences since Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Expert shows how sharks and anacondas are not violent in nature

  Hamdan Chowdhury shares his experiences at “WildHour: Swimming with Predators”   The entertainment industry has shaped the public perception about sharks and anacondas as killers lurking underwater. But a recent presentation by researcher and underwater videographer Hamdan Chowdhury at “WildHour: Swimming with Thursday, November 16th, 2017

UNB’s district correspondents’ conference 2017 on Nov 16

  This year’s edition of United News of Bangladesh (UNB)’s district correspondents’ conference is slated to be held on November 16 at Cosmos Centre, with over a hundred journalists employed by UNB all across Bangladesh set to attend. State Minister for Thursday, November 16th, 2017

14-day group art exhibition begins at Gallery Cosmos

  A 14-day group art exhibition on printmaking titled ‘Nature Quest’ began at Gallery Cosmos in the capital’s Mohakhali area on Friday evening.   Cosmos Atelier71 Printmaking Studio and Gallery Cosmos jointly organised the exhibition on the artworks derived from a six-day printmaking Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Fake News

  Shahriar pleads to get rid of fake news and asks politicians, journos to work together for national development   Underscoring the need for avoiding fake news, State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Tuesday called on the politicians and journalists Thursday, November 16th, 2017

An opportunity to brief important friends

  FMs of China, Japan, Germany, Sweden to visit Rohingyas before heading towards Myanmar   There is no denying that the people of Bangladesh and the government have not only opened their border, they have opened their homes and hearts for the Rohingyas, Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Nation this week

  Seven directors of the privately-run Social Islami Bank Limited resigned on November 14 citing “personal problems”. Four of them were independent while three others were shareholders of the bank. The changes came following a board meeting of the bank held Thursday, November 16th, 2017

World this week

  Widely criticised for her stance over Rohingya refugee crisis, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi now told her fellow Southeast Asian leaders that her country will take back Rohingya refugees after it signs an agreement with its neighbor Bangladesh. Suu Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Weeklong Income Tax Fair motivates youth to become taxpayers

  The week-long Income Tax Fair 2017 held from November 1-7 drew huge response from the taxpayers and Income-tax related service seekers across the country with the introduction of Income tax cards for the first time in the history of the Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Rohingya desperate to flee Myanmar are turning to swimming

  Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil container.   The 13-year-old Rohingya boy couldn’t swim, and had never even seen the sea before fleeing his village in Myanmar. But he clung to the empty container and struggled across the Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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