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    Lawyer-less Faria remanded for three days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07pm on August 17, 2018

    Small entrepreneur Faria Mahjabin, who was arrested in Dhaka on Thursday for allegedly spreading rumours on Facebook during recent student protest, had been...

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    Facebook says it was ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech in Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 11:26pm on August 16, 2018

    Facebook has been ‘too slow’ to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing...

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    US Dhaka mission shares Bangabandhu video on Facebook page

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on August 16, 2018

    US embassy in Dhaka has shared a video on the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on its verified Facebook page marking the National Mourning...

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    La Liga matches only in Facebook for South Asian fans

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 04:38pm on August 14, 2018

    Spain’s top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch...

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    Sakib clears smoke over fan video

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:40pm on August 08, 2018

    Test and Twenty20 international skipper Sakib al Hasan on Wednesday said the recently published video clip which created a huge controversy only showed the one...

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    Lawyer arrested, sued under Section 57 of ICT Act

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 12:40am on August 08, 2018

    A lawyer in Sirajganj was sued under Section 57 of Information and Communication Technology Act after he was arrested on Monday night for allegedly sharing...

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    India asks telcos to find ways to block FB, WhatsApp in case of misuse

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:35am on August 08, 2018

    India has asked its telecom operators to find ways of blocking applications such as Facebook and messaging app WhatsApp in the case of misuse, according...

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    Kamal warns of tough actions against instigators

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2018

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday warned of tough punitive actions against instigators of student demonstrations and cautioned the protestors as well ‘not to...

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    Arun Jaitley defends citizenship test, citing Muslim growth

    Reuters | Updated at 07:06pm on August 01, 2018

    An Indian minister on Wednesday defended a controversial citizens' list to detect illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Bangladesh, saying the growth in the Hindu population...

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    Sabbir in trouble for Facebook rant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 29, 2018

    Bangladesh middle-order batsman Sabbir Rahman was handed yet another opportunity in the starting line in the third one-day international against West Indies despite his poor...