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Info Ministry to set up new unit to analyze social media

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A new unit will be set up in the Ministry of Information to analyze and inform about social media contents so that Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) can go for measures against offensive contents.
State Minister for Information Tarana Halim said this while talking to reporters at the Secretariat on Tuesday.
"We have a plan and we have taken an initiative to set up a unit. We will analyze the contents, posted at social networking sites, to prevent...
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Nation observes Nat’l Mourning Day today

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The nation is observing the National Mourning Day today with due reverence and solemnity, marking the 43rd anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman - the architect of the country's...
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Death threats ‘can’t stop me from doing people’s welfare’: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said she never tried to retreat from doing welfare of the country and its people even after repeated death threats in her life.
"I've to move with the pain of losing close relatives. The path is not easy. I know I may have to face death again...
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Golam Sarwar’s body arrives; burial Thursday

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The body of country famous journalist Golam Sarwar, Editor of Bangla daily Samakal, who passed away in Singapore on Monday night, arrived last night.
His coffin reached the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 10:30pm by a Singapore Airlines flight.
The mortal remains of...
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US Embassy doing its job as dev partner: Bernicat

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The outgoing US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat has reiterated her country's stance on Bangladesh political situa-tion saying that the US Embassy has been doing its job as development partner of Bangladesh.
She said both the embassy and the ambassador are doing their jobs representing...
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