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    Police raid Rajshshi University student’s house for Facebook status on coronavirus

    Our Correspondents . Bogura and RU | Updated at 01:24am on April 03, 2020

    A student of Rajshshi University went into hiding as plainclothes police searched their home at village Ataullah under Dhunat in Bogura Tuesday evening following a...

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    Ex-major held for Facebook post

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on April 03, 2020

    A former major of the army was detained for allegedly spreading false information and carrying out anti-government and anti-state propaganda on Facebook. Rapid Action Battalion...

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    Juba League leader held for spreading rumour

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:37am on April 01, 2020

    Abdus Salam, organising secretary of Ishwardi municipal unit of Juba League, was arrested on Monday for spreading false and misleading video over coronavirus on Facebook...

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    Facebook offers $100m to help coronavirus-hit news media

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:26am on March 31, 2020

    Facebook said Monday it was donating $100 million to support news organisations globally hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, citing the need for reliable information about...

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    2 college teachers suspended for comment on PPE shortage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on March 28, 2020

    The authorities have suspended two government college teachers for their ‘unexpected’ and ‘inciting’ facebook posts on the shortage of personal protective equipment for the physicians...

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    Asif to release ‘Tritiyo Bishwa Juddha’ today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on March 24, 2020

    Popular singer Asif Akbar is going to release a song titled ‘Tritiya Bishwa Juddha’ on his verified facebook page today in the wake of coronavirus...

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    Juba Dal activist held for criticising ministers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on March 24, 2020

    A local Juba Dal activist in Jamalpur was sent to jail after he criticised ministers in Facebook post for their remarks on coronavirus issue. Police...

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    Facebook, Twitter place warning labels on altered Biden video

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:03pm on March 10, 2020

    Facebook and Twitter both added tags denoting false or manipulated content to a video reposted by US president Donald Trump of his Democrat rival Joe...

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    Aussie watchdog sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica breach

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:15pm on March 09, 2020

    Australia’s privacy watchdog announced legal action against Facebook on Monday for alleged ‘systematic failures’ exposing more than 3,00,000 Australians to a data breach by Cambridge...

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    Facebook shuts London, Singapore offices after coronavirus case

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:09pm on March 07, 2020

    Facebook said on Friday that it was shutting its London office and part of its Singapore base for ‘deep cleaning’ after an employee in the...