It’s been more than three weeks since Aamir Khan’s show ‘Satyemeva Jayete’ has been aired in both doordarshan and star plus on Sundays. Each episode talks of some…Continue
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DOHA, May 30: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Qatari counterpart Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani have discussed financing of the Padma Bridge Project and construction of a new international airport in Bangladesh.
In a meeting on the sidelines of the US-Islamic World Forum on Tuesday night, they also discussed upgradation of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and construction of a 1000-MW power plant in the country.…
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DHAKA, May 30: Terming the torture on journalists by police as unfortunate, Information Minister Abul Kalam Azad on Wednesday said the government would take action against the responsible persons after proper investigation.
About the state minister for home Shamsul Haque Tuku’s advice on journalists, Azad said it was his personal opinion.
Replying to a query from the newsmen about recent assault on journalists, Tuku on Tuesday advised journalists to keep a ‘safe distance’ from…Continue
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DHAKA, May 30: The High Court on Tuesday ordered three police officials to appear before it and explain torture on three journalists who had been covering a demonstration by students of a polytechnic institute at Agargaon.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police's (DMP) Tejgaon Zone Assistant Commissioner Shahidul Islam, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (Investigation) Kabir Hossain and its Officer-in-Charge Zakir Hossain on June 5 will have to explain their involvement with…
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DHAKA, May 30: Two days after assaulting three journalists of a Bengali daily, police on Tuesday beat up three more journalists at a Dhaka court premises.
They beat up Prothom Alo's Proshanto Karmaker, Kaler Kantha's MA Jalil Ujjal and Bangladesh Protidin's Tuhin Hawlader in the afternoon at the entrance of the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court, lawyers who witnessed the incident said.
They said the journalists, all court correspondents, were assaulted in…
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The question might not be new but is surely still very hot.
Does Web 2.0, a more widespread and improved Internet connection and the ability to air personal opinions on blogs, social networks and websites make us automatically more engaged with the reality we live in?
Prof. Henry Jenkins is an authority in the field of participatory culture and the (unfulfilled) promise of Web 2.0
Is our society more…Continue
“I really trusted my mother,” says Gertrude Fosuaa, a 38-year-old successful business woman living with the human immune deficiency virus (HIV), elsewhere in Ghana.
She thought her mother’s unconditional love for her was eternal, and thus agreed that her mother must be informed if she tested HIV-positive, before going in for Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT).
“So, when my mother abandoned me in the hospital because I tested positive, I felt completely shattered,” Fosuaa…Continue
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Zharay District, Afghanistan –Afghan National Security Forces and U.S. Soldiers found and destroyed 20 improvised explosive devices consisting of 365 lbs of homemade explosives, 16 pressure plates and 10 lbs of ammonium nitrate during operations May 25 in Zharay and Maiwand Districts, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
The devices and their components have been destroyed or collected to be used as evidence.
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The UPA government led by the Congress just completed three years in office. And in expected lines, in the 'Report to the People,' the government has expressed its satisfaction and boasts of achievements in various sectors especially education. It has highlighted achievements like creation of five lakh classrooms, providing 10.52 crore people with mid-day meal and firming up plans to extend IT infrastructure to 4752 schools. The report also mentions the launch of low cost computing device…Continue
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URUZGAN PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN - The Khaz Uruzgan District Augmentation
Team (KU DAT) met with District Governor Abdul Halim May 19, to discuss
the reintegration of three former Taliban members at the weekly District
Community Council shura in the village of Khaz.
Dilber Khan, a former Taliban commander, along with former
Taliban members Habib Alluh and Amir Mohammed, have begun…
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DHAKA, May 24: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked all concerned to take coordinated efforts for checking the wastage of water considering its scarcity.
In this regard, she laid importance on updating the 'Bangladesh: 25 year water resources management plan' keeping pace with time and ensuring its appropriate implementation through participation of all ministries and stakeholders.
The Prime Minister said this while presiding the 8th meeting of the National Water…
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Al Jazeera English, the English version of the Arabic-language news network, has recently aired an interesting story on how the financial crisis in Greece has affected the Greek media industry.
The media sector was one of the first victims of the Greek financial…Continue
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Ms. Shaista Khan has completed his M.Phil Degree in the subject of Economics under the Supervision of Dr. Dilawar Khan, Chairman Dept. of Economics, Kohat University of Science & Technology. His viva voce exam was conducted on 25-04-2012 and declared successful for the award of M.Phil Economics degree. It is also worth mentioning here that he is the Second successful scholar of M.Phil in Economics Programme Being run by the KUST.
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Nasir Jamal Khattak Vice Chancellor Kohat University of Science Technology on the invitation of FEF Academy, Kohat delivered a lecture to the freshly appointed male Lecturers f Govt. College of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
A batch of 40 Lectures of different subjects is under training. On May 14, 2012, the trainees came to KUST for attending the session of Prof. Nasir Jamal Khattak as a Resource Person. He talks on “Critical & Analytical Thinking Skills.”
This session was the part…Continue
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Today is DIVERSTIY DAY and our language is a very nice and unique sign of it.
I know if we all start saying hello, the server will be very busy, but perhpas you can
write something about your own language in the forum, something about your country,
upload a video where everyone can see what is unique in your country, and off course
you are welcome to send me and your best friends a short email just saying Good Morning
DHAKA, May 20: Petrobangla has officially announced the discovery of an economically viable reserve of oil in
Kailashtila and Haripur as its 3D seismic survey found an extractable reserve of 55 million barrels.
"Petrobangla is announcing with pleasure that Bangladesh has entered a new ear through the discovery of a profitable oil reserve in Haripur and Kailashtila," Petrobangla chairman Dr Hossain Monsur said at a press conference here today.
Oil can be extracted…
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CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan – Initial reporting received by ISAF’s Regional Command South-West indicates that this afternoon, just north of Lashkar Gar, the Taliban set off an explosion that injured 3 local policemen and 4 civilians. All casualties were initially treated at the scene by ISAF members in response to a request for assistance from the local police. After initial treatment, those injured were moved to a secure location in order to facilitate medical evacuations. For more…Continue
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Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
Hasina, daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned home May 17, 1981. After returning to the country, Hasina was put under house arrest in February 1984 and then again in November.…Continue
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Two day National Conference on the topic of Pak-Afghan Transit Trade, Dynamics, Challenges and prospects was held in Peshawar University today May 16, 2012, where the chief guest is Khyber Pakhtun khuwa Governor B.Masood Koser. Mostly Professors, students, and scholors are attended the seminar, the seminar ending ceremony will be held tomorrow 17 May, 2012.
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