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Is cyber bullying a freedom of expression or is it just bullying? Is using a platform such as social media or a public forum to attack a group based on their gender, race, religion or sexual orientation, freedom of speech or is it just propagating hate?

 

On Tuesday, a clash between local Awami League and a former Jubo League men in Sunamganj left three people dead and 20 injured. The fight, which has been ongoing for three years, was over the control of the Jarulia waterbody.

 

The issue of reassessing RAB's operation was dwelt on in these very columns when the gruesome murders came to light in April 2014. The verdict in the seven-murder case compels one to do so again. 

 
The key lies in setting up more special economic zones, and updating our trade policy to keep up with the changing rules of business in an increasingly competitive world. Bangladesh, right now, stands at a critical phase in its economic development.
 

Bangladesh is on its way to prosperity under our prime minister’s leadership

 

With the health of the nation at stake, it is about time the government did something about the dangerous air we breathe every day.

 

People head for their destinations on foot as the city saw an acute shortage of public transport due to massive gridlock centring an Awami League rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on January 10, 2017.

 
No bank should be allowed to invest more than 10% of its equity capital in shares  
 

This process begins with a rigorous investigation into the textbook board, and taking proper action. Our children deserve nothing less.

 

A child marriage is a marriage contracted between a male under 21 and a female less than 18 years of age according to Section 2 of the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929. Till now, for a legal marriage, a boy has to be of 21 years of age during the time of the marriage and a girl whose age is 18.

 


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