Journalist Probir Sikdar acquitted from ICT case

Today, a Dhaka tribunal acquitted Probir Sikdar, journalist in a case he was facing under the Information and Communication Technology Act (ICT) 2006. Probir was being held on bail at the time, and Judge Mohammad Ash Sams Joglul Hossain from the Dhaka Cyber Tribunal issued the acquittal in his presence. Probir expressed his gratitude to the journalists community and others following his acquittal. He said that he would continue to protest wrongdoing in the country, even though he was alone, and added that the verdict from the court had boosted his courage. He said that although he won the six-year-long legal battle but his personal life was devastated. He also stated that he had to sell land in the village to pay the legal fees. He said, "Nobody gives you any work... I run the newspaper, but no one gives me any advertisements." "But in truth, truth prevailed and I'm happy." https:

Diploma engineers observe mourning day

According to a press release, the Bangabandhu Diploma Engineers Council organized a discussion and prayer session at Pani Bhaban Green Road at 3:00 PM on Thursday to mark National Mourning Day. Yafesh Osman (Minister for Science and Technology Architecture), was the chief guest. He stated that a group operating under the auspices IDEB had occupied the IDEB Building without the approval of the Bangabandhu Diploma Engineers Council. The discussion was opened by SA Malek, Bangabandhu Parishad general Secretary and one of the advisors to Bangladesh Awami League. He stated that despite a prior letter being issued to stop the activities of the unapproved Bangabandhu Diploma Engineers Council he believed the group was operating illegally under IDEB's auspices. Kabir Bin anwar PAA, president and senior secretary of Bangladesh Administrative Service Association Enamul Haque (lawmaker from Rajshahi-4 constituency) and Asim Kumar Ukil (lawmaker for Netrokona-3 constituency) also spoke at the

Yet another DSA case filed against Nurul in Mymensingh

Another Instance has been filed under the Digital Security Act from the immediate-past vice-president of the Dhaka University Central Students' Union, Nurul Haque Nur, at Mymensingh for Allegedly making derogatory Comments about Judgment Awami League supporters Throughout a Facebook Live programme. Md Sohel Ghani, an area leader of the Awami League's volunteer front Swechhasebak League, registered the case with all the Mymensingh Kotwali police station from Nurul, pioneer of Bangladesh Chhatra Adhikar Parishad, on costs of harming religious belief by his reported comments from the Facebook programme on April 14, the police station's officer-in-charge, Firoz Talukder, told New Age. At least four cases were registered before beneath the DSA from Nurul at Rajshahi, Sylhet, Chattogram and Dhaka by neighborhood leaders of AL and its front organisations to the opinions. Nurul at a Facebook Live on April 14 stated that no genuine Muslim could encourage the Awami League since th

Paddy harvesting in haor areas progressing well: minister

An adequate number of harvesting machines, including combined harvesters and rippers, were supplied to farmers in haor places, he said adding that Boro paddy was created on additional 1.20 lakh acres of property compared to the preceding calendar year. Hybrid paddy was cultivated on over 3 lakh hectares of land additionally this time, Razzaque explained, trusting that additional 9-10 lakh tonnes of paddy will be produced this season. Some 48,83,760 hectares of land was brought under Boro cultivation this season against the target of 48,05,200 hectares, the ministry said, adding that the Boro manufacturing target is 2.5 crore tonnes this season. The minister came up with the remarks while addressing a meeting about the improvement of the Annual Development Project almost. There's absolutely not any shortage of farm workers in the country amid the constraints as 40 per cent of earnings from haor areas has been harvested, said agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Thursday. 'Enou

Amar Ekushey Book Fair Closes April 12

The Amar Ekushey Book Fair will end on April 12 rather than its specified cutoff time April 14, considering the demolishing circumstance of Covid-19 pandemic. Subsequent to having conversation with the concerned authorities, State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid gave the declaration on Saturday. Faisal Hassan, Senior Information Officer of Cultural Ministry, said the choice of conclusion matched with the public authority's thought for forcing exacting lockdown the nation over from April 14 to contain infection spread, reports BSS. The 37th Amar Ekushey Book Fair began on 18 March last in the midst of the novel Covid pandemic. An aggregate of 540 organizations were offered portion to set slows down and structures on the Bangla Academy premises and in Suhrawardy Udyan during the current year's reasonable. Of these, 154 units were allocated to 107 organizations on the foundation premises and 680 units to 433 establishments in Suhrawardy Udyan. In addition, ther

Idol at Hindu temple torched in Thakurgaon

Pressure won in town Uttargaon of Thakurgaon's Ranisankail upazila after certain individuals burnt a symbol of Hindu goddess Kali at a sanctuary Thursday night. 'A gathering of individuals harmed the symbol at the Kali Temple nearby Shanto Chandra's home in the town at about 9:00pm and escaped,' said Ranisankail cop in-control Jahid Iqbal. Local people quickly raced to the spot yet when they drenched the flares, the symbol was burnt up, he said. 'Police watching in the region has been ventured up and an examination is in progress,' the official added. Sadhan Bosak, general secretary of Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council's upazila unit, said that Shanto Chandra will document a grievance in such manner. Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click he

Youth held for uploading PM’s morphed pic

A 18-year-old youth has been captured in Bangalipara of Thakurgaon's sadar upazila for posting a transformed photograph of Bangladesh PM Sheik Hasina via web-based media, police said on Friday. The young has been distinguished as Raju Hossain, child of Sanowar Hossain. Tanvirul Islam, official accountable for Sadar Police said that Raju transferred the transformed photograph of head administrator Hasina's and had something similar with his companions via web-based media. 'We found him utilizing innovation on Thursday morning', the police said. A case under the Digital Security Act has been recorded against the young, the police added. Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to continue Click here to contin