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ULAB Press launches 'Commemorating Sheikh Mujib’

On the morning of Thursday, October 7, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh saw the launch of ULAB Press with its maiden publication, Commemorating Sheikh Mujib: The Greatest Bengali of the Millenium (2021).

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Journalism under siege on digital front

Journalism in Bangladesh is under siege on the digital front, beginning from surveillance to draconian laws.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

ULAB Press launches 'Commemorating Sheikh Mujib’

On the morning of Thursday, October 7, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh saw the launch of ULAB Press with its maiden publication, Commemorating Sheikh Mujib: The Greatest Bengali of the Millenium (2021).

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Tomic told to apologise for 'retard' comment

Controversial Australian Bernard Tomic is ordered to apologise on Thursday after he uses the word "retard" in a Wimbledon press conference.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Zampa wary of Warne comparison

Australia's search for a successor to Shane Warne is yet to bear fruit nearly a decade after he retired, so Adam Zampa is naturally wary about comparisons with the leg-spinning great.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

Mahmudur gets SC bail, no bar to release

Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that granted bail to Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, in a sedition case; thereby lifting bar on his release from prison.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Free media vital for democracy

The power of the press always overcomes the power to suppress, former Amnesty International chief Irene Z Khan has said.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

Return case files, don't talk to press

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday wanted that Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik, a former Supreme Court judge, immediately return all the files of cases of unsettled judgments pending with him to the SC registrar general's office.

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Daily Star’s role earns kudos

Dignitaries from the country and abroad today hailed The Daily Star for its unflinching commitment for journalism and the development of Bangladesh.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Dani Alves threatened with legal action

The Spanish Sports Press Association "demands a public retraction" of the statement made by Barcelona player Dani Alves where he branded the Spanish press as "f****** rubbish" on social media.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

‘Govt not solely to blame for impeding Press freedom’

Freedom of the press is not only impeded by the government but by different players including individuals and agencies, said Prime Minister’s International Affairs Adviser Gowher Rizvi today.