Bangladesh criminalizing free speech, says Amnesty – La Prensa Latina Media

Bangladesh criminalizing free speech, says Amnesty - La Prensa Latina Media

Dhaka, July 26 (EFE).- The nonprofit Amnesty International on Monday accused the Bangladeshi authorities of “criminalizing free speech” by using a cyber law to stifle dissent on social media and other digital platforms. In a press release titled “No space for dissent”, the United Kingdom-based rights group urged the authorities to end the crackdown on […]

OP-ED: How misogyny thrives on social media

OP-ED: How misogyny thrives on social media

The internet is a powerful tool for good, but it can also amplify hateful attitudes The government’s Digital Bangladesh vision seeks to integrate internet access with development efforts in national priority areas, such as education, health care, and agriculture. It is true that technology promises us a prosperous future for our nation, but are we […]

Thieves monitoring social media to target farm machinery – Farmers Weekly

Richard Willcox with a quad bike in a trailer

Criminal gangs are monitoring social media posts by farmers to create “shopping lists” of tractors and quad bikes they then steal from farms. Thieves are using the social media profiles to pinpoint farms where desirable machinery is kept before carrying out raids. Offenders are also joining or “liking” farming Facebook pages, including community groups, rural […]

Bill to open up to sympathetic Bangladeshi online media instead of Oprah

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

“She forced me to take weeklong vacations with an ex-girlfriend. She forced me to spend days on the beach with my ex.” These are the first words we get from a snippet of an exclusive interview that a billionaire recluse gave to renowned Bangladeshi online media Awakening24bd.com.  For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s […]

Scotland’s agricultural heritage to be celebrated with £27,000 student digital media prize

Business A Scots technology entrepreneur has put up a five-figure prize fund for digital media content creators at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University (QMU). Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 12:30 pm George Mackintosh’s Papple Steading Digital Media Prize competition will support students and recent alumni. Contestants will be tasked with producing engaging digital media content celebrating Lothian […]

Dawki: A divine discovery in Meghalaya – Media India Group

Dawki: A divine discovery in Meghalaya

Dawki: A divine discovery in Meghalaya The less talked about wonder of Northeast India The Umngot river in Dawki is known as one of the cleanest rivers in India (Photo Credit: Deepak Kumar) Situated in Meghalaya, on the border with Bangladesh, Dawki is a small town in the lap of the Jaintia Hills. Apart from […]

Three MoUs to be signed during President’s Bangladesh visit: Govt. Spokesperson – Nepal24Hours.com – ‘Integration Through Media’

Three MoUs to be signed during President's Bangladesh visit: Govt. Spokesperson - Nepal24Hours.com - 'Integration Through Media'

KATHMANDU:- Minister for Communications and Information Technology Parbat Gurung, also the government’s spokesperson, said three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) would be signed between Nepal and Bangladesh during a state visit of President Bidya Devi Bhandari to Bangladesh. President Bhandari is flying to Bangladesh on Monday on a state visit.During the visit, an array of subjects […]

Making agricultural tools

Making agricultural tools

Published: 06 Mar 2021 18:03 BdST Updated: 06 Mar 2021 18:03 BdST Most agricultural equipment are being produced in Bangladesh now. These tools are being manufactured by melting down spare iron. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi Damaged machineries are being melted down to manufacture agricultural tools in Dhaka’s Jatrabari. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi Damaged machineries are […]

Protesting Indian farmers draw global attention with social media solidarity

Experts suggest forming Agricultural Price Commission to protect farmers’ interests

Published: February 03, 2021 13:43:18 | Updated: February 03, 2021 18:06:11 Protesting Indian farmers won global attention on Wednesday with prominent Western activists joining pop superstar Rihanna in support of their months-long campaign against agriculture reforms they say will benefit big business at their expense. Tens of thousands of farmers have been camped out on […]