Journalism under siege on digital front

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

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).

Wimbledon 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

May 3, 2015
May 3, 2015

Govt using state to curb media: Report

The ruling party in Bangladesh is using state mechanisms to curb the media, says a report published by London-based rights group Article 19.