Daily Archives: February 3, 2018

UN Egypt's imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein 'arbitrary'

UN Egypt’s imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein ‘arbitrary’

UN Egypt’s imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein ‘arbitrary’

TRIBUNAL DESK: A UN body has ruled the detention of an Al Jazeera journalist held by Egyptian authorities for more than one year as “arbitrary”. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) also demanded the immediate release of Mahmoud Hussein, an Egyptian native who worked for Al Jazeera Arabic. The

Nahid for building new generation imparting standard education

Nahid for building new generation imparting standard education

TRIBUNAL DESK: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today laid emphasis on grooming new generation imparting global standard education aiming to cope with the changing world of job markets. “It is urgent to prepare curriculum incorporating ICT to make the students efficient workforces,” he told the 18th of convocation of American International University-Bangladesh(AIUB) at Kuratoli in

Cricket

A ‘bit’ of a U-turn

TRIBUNAL DESK: After another spin-less day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong yesterday when Sri Lanka ended on a dominant 504 for three, there can be little doubt that Bangladesh have abandoned their strategy of attacking opponents at home with spin. That approach had served them well in their last two home Test

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Barca take the edge

TRIBUNAL DESK: Luis Suarez headed in the only goal as defending champions Barcelona edged Valencia 1-0 in their Copa del Rey semifinal first leg at a half-full Camp Nou on Thursday. Barcelona, the record 29-time winners of the tournament, are attempting to become the first team to lift the cup four years in a row

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29 women held

TRIBUNAL DESK: Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in force since the Islamic revolution of 1979 intensify, Iranian media reported yesterday. Those arrested were accused of public order offences and referred to the state prosecutor’s office, the Fars, ILNA and Tasnim news

Jyoti lands new title role

Jyoti lands new title role

TRIBUNAL DESK: National Film Award winning director Masud Pathik is about to helm a new promising venture titled “Maya.” Popular film actor Jyotika Jyoti has landed the title role, and is preparing for a grueling filming session that is to take place in Bhairab and Narsingdi, among other locations. “Maya” is funded by the government.

A charitable garden

A charitable garden

TRIBUNAL DESK: To wander around Bakdokra village in Saidpur upazila is to be greeted by a sea of green. Along the embankments of a disused Teesta irrigation canal, adorning roadsides and patches of unused land, there are unexpected trees and vegetable plots. Birdsong welcomes visitors of a day; the rich shrubbery shelters birds of a

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