Spreading of Misinformation and Disinformation on Social Media is Alarming

Abuse of social media platforms has become a catalyst for social, religious, political, and economic conflicts in Bangladesh. This misuse is causing significant damage, misinformation, and harmful issues that are being used to create tension and destroy the peace of society. Social media is flooded with fraudulent material, and political unrest ...

The impact of the Padma Bridge is far-reaching for Bangladesh

The toll collection on Padma Bridge released 1500 crore taka. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the much-awaited Padma Bridge on 25 June 2022. So far, 1 crore 12 lakh 91 thousand 95 vehicles have crossed both ends of the bridge. Among them, 56 lakh, 1 thousand 232 cars crossed through Mawa, and 56 lakh, 89 thousand 863 vehicles crossed th...

The imperative of a hybrid education system

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown the significance of establishing a robust infrastructure to support online education. Educational systems in developing nations were significantly impacted by the destructive effects of Covid-19, while developed countries were able to mitigate the damage due with a streamlined implementation of online-based teachi...

Bangladesh and Qatar signed 10 cooperation documents to strengthen ties

Bangladesh and Qatar on Tuesday signed 10 cooperation documents - five agreements and five MoUs - to strengthen ties on multiple fronts and help the relations reach a new height. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Qatar's Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani witnessed the signing of the documents. The five signed agreements are: agreement for co...

Bangabandhu's independence proclamation history was distorted after 1975: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today said the history of proclamation of independence in 1971 by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was distorted after his assassination in 1975.  "Bangabandhu's independence proclamation was spread through wireless and his party men reached it elsewhere of ...

Deceiving People by Organizing Freedom Fighter’s Rally and Spirit of Liberation War

The proudest thing in the life of the Bengali nation is the liberation war of 1971. It is a matter of pride for anyone who can contribute even a little to participate in the national liberation struggle of a nation. Our point of pride is that the people of this country participated directly and actively in the liberation war. The people of this ...

Bangladesh's journey to success

As Bangladesh prepares to commemorate its 54th independence day on March 26th, its citizens can feel a sense of pride in the remarkable achievements accomplished in many areas over the years. The country has strived forward and solidified its position as a key economic force in Asia due to its remarkable rate of growth. The per capita income of...

Bangabandhu called for fight until final victory: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Advisor Sajeeb Wazed Joy has greeted the countrymen on the occasion of Independence and National Day. In a Facebook post on Tuesday (March 26), Joy wrote, “26 March, our Independence Day. On this day 53 years back, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur...

Activists, journos slam Facebook over handling of hate speech, disinformation

In Bangladesh, a chorus of concern arises among anti-war crimes campaigners, journalists, and activists regarding Facebook's apparent inability to stem the tide of hate speech, calls for violence, and communal attacks that have jeopardized public security. Despite Facebook's community standards, designed to combat such abuses, numerous accounts...

No election good enough unless US gets its puppet regime in Bangladesh: Sajeeb Wazed

Sajeeb Wazed, ICT Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister, has said that the United States’ take on democracy and polls in Bangladesh is guided by a goal of putting a “puppet regime” in place. “Unless the United States gets its puppet regime in place in Bangladesh, no election will be good enough according to them!” ...

Stand by common people during Ramadan instead of hosting Iftar parties: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called for  standing beside the common people as much as possible during Ramadan. She made this appeal, while chairing the Cabinet meeting held at her office in the city. Cabinet Secretary Mahbub Hossain briefed reporters after the meeting at the Bangladesh Secretariat. “Today the Prime Min...

Equal participation of men, women needed for country's overall development: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday stressed the necessity of womenfolk's more engagement to the development process, saying equal participation of both men and women is needed for the country's overall development. "Today, if we have to progress economically further, women and men can build the country equally with their labor because half ...

Govt takes all steps to keep prices of essentials stable during Ramadan: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today told the Parliament that it will be possible to keep the prices of essential commodities in the market at tolerable level in the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.  “I hope that the price inflation will remain at an acceptable level during the holy month of Ramadan and it will be possible to rein in th...

YouTube: The Epicenter of Rumors

Political rumors have long been a constant in Bangladesh, echoing back to the era of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's governance when rumors concerning anti-liberation forces circulated. However, with the advent of Digital Bangladesh, these rumors have taken on a new dimension, proliferating rapidly on social media platforms. Unverified gossi...

Bangladesh now sees women renaissance: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said a renaissance of women now emerged through their successful participation in every sector of Bangladesh. "There is no scope to ignore women as they are now advancing to every sector up to the rural level," she said, addressing her party's nomination aspirants for the women’s reserved seats in the pa...

Parliament Election Strengthened Democratic Progress in Bangladesh

The 12th National Parliament elections could be a significant event. The people of the country elected their representatives. Foreigners were very excited to watch our election. An ordeal for all. Hope everyone passed this ordeal. The Election Commission is fulfilling its due responsibilities for free and fair elections. The Election Commission ...

The BNP who lied about the United Nations is now casting doubt on the authenticity of the secretary general's congratulatory letter!

Following the resounding victory of the Awami League in the 12th National Parliament elections, leaders of various countries around the world are extending their congratulations. Current and former heads of states, diplomats, international development cooperation organizations, and alliances are sending messages of support and well-wishes to the...

Untangling the opposition’s baseless assault on Bangladesh’s Election

Within the complex fabric of Bangladesh's political terrain, the aftermath of elections frequently manifests as a contentious arena of competing narratives. Regrettably, a troubling pattern has arisen in which individuals who are unsuccessful in elections seek to undermine the legitimacy of the voting system, both domestically and internationall...

Bangladesh’s National Election: Legitimacy and Geopolitics

Bangladesh has successfully concluded its 12th national parliamentary election and the Bangladesh Awami League (AL) has formed the government for the fourth consecutive term under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The questions that are being reverberated by Sheikh Hasina’s opponents are: How would the international...

Empowering Change: Women in New Parliament

Ensuring women's participation in the national Parliament is vital for a truly representative and effective democratic system. Women bring diverse perspectives and insights, enhancing government efficiency. Their involvement ensures that overlooked concerns are prioritised in legislative discussions. Gender parity not only upholds values of equa...