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President, PM greet countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted the countrymen as well as the Muslims across the world on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festivals of the Muslim Ummah. They issued separate messages praying for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country, the Muslim Ummah, the interfaith harmony and global peace, reports BSS. In a message on the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festival of the Muslim Ummah, the President called upon countrymen to celebrate the Eid festival mai...

Enhancing Dhaka-Beijing cooperation stressed

Leading economists, academics and policy researchers today stressed that Dhaka- Beijing cooperation should be further enhanced in the areas of energy, power, agriculture, education and human resources development. They said that smart negotiations and smooth implementation of Chinese funded projects are similarly important to encourage Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from China with favourable terms and conditions, BSS reports. “Bangladesh needs very smart negotiations with China over the possibility of US$23 billion b...
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49pc pupils cyberbullied in BD, says Telenor

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day, the Telenor Group said has released the results of its Safe Internet study. It found that more pupils in Bangladesh had experience online peer pressure, bullying or had carried out bullying, than those in Malaysia and Thailand. The study covered 1,510 pupils aged 12 to 18 in Bangladesh, 1,896 in Malaysia and 1,336 in Thailand, mostly in key cities. Telenor found 49 percent of pupils in Bangladesh said they succumbed to at least one form of peer pressure, compared with 39 percent of Malaysian pupils and 35 percent of Thai students.