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(Watch) #StopHateForProfit - Facebook's reckoning
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(Watch) #StopHateForProfit - Facebook's reckoning

Facebook is dealing with its largest-ever advertiser boycott as some of America’s biggest brands commit to pulling advertising from the platform in regards to its failure of policing hate speech. In recent weeks Facebook has drawn heavy criticism from both employees and lawmakers over its inaction to inflammatory posts by President Trump.

  • (Watch) Students serving free sehri, iftar

    Hungry people, some with children, begin to gather near Raju sculpture on Dhaka University campus after midnight, and by 3:00am, there are almost 400 of them sitting down expectantly on the street.

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    (Watch) Missing Journo Kajol: Found after 53 days, sent to jail

    Fifty-three days after his disappearance, missing photojournalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol was found in Benapole yesterday on World Press Freedom Day, but was subsequently arrested and sent to jail.

  • (Watch) May Day: Large number of children work in tea estates

    After her mother passed away, her father remarried and moved elsewhere, and so attending school became a luxury for 12-year-old Sheuly Munda.

  • (Watch) Why won't people maintain social distance?

    In many parts of the world, common people are still indifferent to social and physical distancing. At the time of the Covid-19 epidemic, in our country, people from urban and rural areas are still wandering outside, gathering at the market, in the tea shop without any kind of precaution or social distance.

  • (WATCH) Ctg to get two more labs to test Covid-19

    Two new laboratories are going to open in Chattogram by next week for testing Covid-19 samples, aiming to increase the testing capacity to 350 from the present capacity of around 150 a day.

  • Digital payment solutions during coronavirus pandemic

    Today’s discussion will focus on how we can make the best use of our existing digital payment structure during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

  • (Watch) CMP using drones to ensure social distancing

    The Kotwali police station of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) has taken an exceptional initiative to ensure social distancing for preventing the spread of Covid-19.

  • (WATCH) Former shooter Asif willing to auction his gold medal

    Former national shooter Asif Hossain Khan, who won gold medal at 2002 Commonwealth Games in 10m Air Rifle individual event, expresses his willingness to auction that medal in order to raise fund for battling coronavirus crisis.

  • Coronavirus in Bangladesh

    Gaibandha’s first two patients’ tale of winning Covid-19 battle

    Gaibandha's first two Covid-19 patients, an expatriate in the US and his mother, have recovered from the disease and returned home from the hospital recently. Taking to The Daily Star, the mother and son told their story of winning the coronavirus battle.

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    On allegation of irregularities, locals snatch relief rice from truck in Sylhet

    Locals -- including people from low-income groups -- snatched VGF relief rice from a truck in Zakiganj upazila of Sylhet, citing irregularities in distribution.

  • (WATCH) A city shut down: Dhaka before & after coronavirus

    "Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, has turned into a ghost town since the COVID-19 outbreak. The city has become almost unrecognisable with roads empty and eerily silent . For residents accustomed to dealing with hour-long traffic, what they're witnessing was unimaginable once upon a time."

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    How students and teachers are dealing with online classes

    Schools and educational institutions were the first to be closed for coronavirus precautions. The entire academic year has been forced to deal with the rescheduling of exams, including the HSC examinations. As a result, with the state of the nation put on hold indefinitely, many schools and universities have migrated to online classes. The transition has not been without any hurdles, but students and teachers are still adapting effectively.

  • WATCH: How to spend your time at home during the shutdown

    The nationwide shutdown to control the spread of the Coronavirus has been extended till April 25th, 2020. It's imperative to take necessary safety precautions instead of panicking at this point in time. Spending day after day cooped up inside can get irritating, however, if you follow a plan to occupy your days with activities, it is possible to come out of this with new skills and reduce the restlessness at home. Watch the video below to know more.

  • What if social distancing is not an option?

    It’s a melting pot of activities. Children are playing on the alleys, groups of youths are playing dice, adults gossiping on the street, and opened shops are crowded by both buyers and onlookers.

  • Skipping meals to survive the shutdown

    It was a depressing Tuesday for Kanchan. For breakfast she had leftover rice from the previous night, and did not eat a single morsel till dusk. She then prepared a meal for that night and the next day, calculating and measuring so she has enough food for the days to come.

  • Sabina not allowing virus get in the way of her training

    Bangladesh women’s team captain Sabina Khatun was not letting the coronavirus pandemic get in the way of her training as she was seen working on her game in a video she posted on Facebook.

  • WATCH: Nearly 4000 Ctg City Council cleaners at coronavirus risk

    Nearly 4,000 cleaners under the employment of the Chattogram City Council are working with the risk of contracting coronavirus looming over their hands. The Chattogram City Council informed The Daily Star that almost 10 tonnes of waste from the clinics and hospitals in the city are sifted through by these workers without any protection.

  • (Watch) Homebound rush raises fear of coronavirus spread

    The government has repeatedly been asking people to stay home in a desperate attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. It also announced closure of all public and private offices to make people stay indoors.

  • Our preventive measures in the time of Covid-19

    The only thing we know for sure about COVID-19 is that we don’t know enough about it yet.

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    1 more person dies of coronavirus, death toll now 5 in Bangladesh: IEDCR

    One more person has died of coronavirus, taking the total death toll in the country to five, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said today.

  • (WATCH) Coronavirus: how to stay safe

    Three Bangladeshis have been infected with the coronavirus inside the country so far. Health experts, however, say it is still far from an outbreak in the country.

  • A Beautiful Path

    Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we have Aparna Ghose with us. Thank you for giving us your time.

  • (WATCH) Pabna people’s fond memory of Bangabandhu

    As the nation observes the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the people of Pabna feel nostalgic because of his association with Nagarbari ferry terminal and ‘Mujib Bandh’, a flood control embankment along Padma and Jamuna rivers.

  • Coronavirus fears: DU, CU, Buet, 4 other universities suspend academic activities

    Authorities of seven top public universities have suspended all academic activities aiming to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • Tamim focuses on improving ‘team culture’

    The newly appointed Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal requests everybody to keep their patience on him. The let-hander also promises to focus on the ‘team culture’ as he believes that this is the area where he can improve and bring success on the field.

  • UNB File Photo of Ashkona Hajj camp

    34 more Italy returnees taken to Ashkona camp

    At least 30 Italy-returnees, out of 142 who were quarantined at Ashkona Hajj Camp, have been protesting outside the camp claiming “mismanagement by the authorities”.

  • The Musician’s MUSE

    Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we are here with Kona. Kona, you have been releasing hit songs on the regular. Do you release the songs on ‘YouTube’?

  • UNSUNG WOMEN: Kohinoor Begum and her foodbank

    Kohinoor Begum's foodbank initiative is an inspiring lesson in community leadership. She is one of the nine "Unsung Women" awarded by The Daily Star this year.

  • Screening flimsy at 5 land ports

    Despite growing concern over the spread of coronavirus, health screening of incoming travellers remains lax at the country’s five busiest land ports.

  • Fire destroys 200 shanties at Rupnagar slum

    Around 200 shanties have been damaged as a blaze swept through a slum in Dhaka’s Rupnagar area, police have said.