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Daily Archives: September 28, 2019

World News Day: How newsrooms made an impact in society

Thirty-eight newsrooms. Forty-seven stories. Making an impact that has been felt far and wide. Editors and journalists in newsrooms around the world have come together to showcase some of the work they do and the effort that goes into producing stories that make a difference to the lives of people in their communities, according to The Straits Times. Read More »

The surrender of intelligence

Sudhirendar Sharma While there is no denying that algorithms have eased life by managing the information explosion, that it does so at the cost of reducing rich diversity into a world of niches has often gone unnoticed? Google does what confidantes used to, lending advice for resolving personal and professional matters. Read More »

Jatrabari KC play goalless draw against Mohakhali

Dhaka- Jatrabari Krira Chakra played a goalless draw against Mohakhali Eleven in their match of TVS Senior Division Football League at Kamalapur Stadium here on Saturday. On Sunday, PWD SC to play Dhaka Wanderers Club at 1:30 pm and Bashabo Tarun Sangha will take on Bangladesh Boys Club at 3:30 pm at the same venue.UNB Read More »

Shanto-Mariam Univesity beat Northern University 4-0

Dhaka – Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology reached the pre-quaterfinals of the United Group Faraaz Inter-University Gold Cup Football Tourament 2019 beating Northern University by 4-0 goals at the Kamalapur Stadium here on Saturday. They led the first half by 2-0 goals. Sabbir scored first for Shanta Marium in the very 2nd minute by an angural shot from D box ... Read More »

Mohammedan Sporting Club members seek suspension of Lokman

Dhaka  – A group of permanent members of the Mohammedan Sporting Club (MSC) on Saturday asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to suspend their Director in-charge Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan from BCB. They raised the demand at a press conference at the Jatiya Press Club in the afternoon. Former national footballer and vice-president of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Badal Roy placed ... Read More »

Premier Kabaddi: Army, Navy, Air Force win

Dhaka – Three services teams—Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, and Bangladesh Air Force -–won their respective matches in the 16th Premier Division Kabaddi League at the Kabaddi Stadium here on Saturday. Bangladesh Army beat Dhaka Wanderers Club by 48-23 points, Bangladesh Navy outplayed Fire Service by 28-17 points while Bangladesh Air Force defeated Azad Sporting Club by 39-24 points.UNB Read More »

Caring for Myanmar’s orphaned elephants

Dhaka, Sep 28 (UNB) – When forestry staff found her deep in the jungle of the Irrawaddy Delta, Ayeyar Sein was three months old. One of her legs was caught in a steel trap laid by poachers. Workers from the government’s timber extraction enterprise saved her and sent her to an elephant camp in Bago Region for treatment. Now she ... Read More »

Pakistan PM warns of ‘bloodbath’ in Kashmir; India PM silent

United Nations, Sep 27 (AP/UNB) — Insisting he wasn’t making a threat, Pakistan’s leader denounced his Indian counterpart on Friday and warned that any war between the nuclear rivals could “have consequences for the world.” India’s prime minister took the opposite approach, skipping any mention at the United Nations of his government’s crackdown in the disputed region of Kashmir. Read More »

সাংবাদিক আতাউস সামাদের ৭ম মৃত্যুবার্ষিকী পালিত

বিশিষ্ট সমাজচিন্তক ইমেরিটাস অধ্যাপক ড, সিরাজুল ইসলাম চৌধুরী বলেছেন, রোহিঙ্গা সমস্যা, টাকা পাচার, রিজার্ভ চুরি, দুর্নীতি, ক্যাসিনো, পানি- জলবায়ু সমস্যাসহ দেশ ও সমাজের ভয়াবহ সব সংকট নিরসনে চাই সাংস্কৃতিক জাগরণ। সাংবাদিক সমাজ ঐক্যবদ্ধ থাকলে এইসব সঙ্কট এতটা ঘনীভূত হতে পারত না। তরুণদের উদ্বুদ্ধ করে ব্যাপক সাংস্কৃতিক আন্দোলনের মাধ্যমে সমাজবদল ঘটাতে হবে। Read More »

‘Killer Robots:’ Ban treaty is the only credible solution

New International Law Is Essential to Retain Human Control Over Use of Force New York – France, Germany, and other nations that are committed to a rules-based international order should begin negotiations on a new international treaty to ban preemptively lethal autonomous weapons systems, also known as fully autonomous weapons or killer robots. Read More »