Sunday, 20 June 2021
8-hr strike in protest of businessman’s murder in Gaibandha
Local residents in Gaibandha began an eight-hour strike on Thursday in protest against the murder of a businessman in the district
10 Jun 2021, 13:11
New fighting in east Myanmar displaces around 100,000: UN
Myanmar has been in chaos and its economy paralysed since the generals ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s government in February, accusing it of fraud during 2020 elections
09 Jun 2021, 14:02
Myanmar forces clash with villagers, media report 20 dead
State television news said three “terrorists” had been killed and two arrested at the village of Hlayswe as security forces went to apprehend a man accused of plotting against the state
06 Jun 2021, 12:54
Google apologises for hurting Kannada sentiments on Search after uproar
Facing a controversy after a Google Search with the keywords “ugliest language in India” showed “Kannada” in the results, Google India said on Thursday that it is not the reflection of the company, ...
04 Jun 2021, 13:51
Foreign secretary calls for probe into Bhasan Char Rohingya demonstration
Rohingya people demonstrated when UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs and its Assistant High Commissioner for Operations Raouf Mazou went to Bhasan Char
02 Jun 2021, 09:55
Myanmar fight must go on, says a survivor
The 24-year-old says he joined the nationwide protest movement in the biggest city Yangon, acting as a guard trying to protect demonstrators from security forces during daily pro-democracy marches ...
29 May 2021, 10:57
Belarus bans journalists from covering mass protests
Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko on Monday approved legislation that would ban reporters from providing real-time coverage of unauthorised mass events, piling huge pressure on independent ...
24 May 2021, 19:54
EU denounces junta’s electoral body plan to dissolve Suu Kyi’s NLD
The EU echoed the NLD’s position, underscoring the party’s victory had been confirmed by all independent domestic and international observers
23 May 2021, 20:23
'Let Rozina be strength, let Rozina be light'
Evening has descended in the capital city, but the ever-busy Karwan Bazar remains the same
22 May 2021, 22:49
Protest to continue until Rozina Islam’s release
Leaders of the journalist community have vowed to continue their protest until the release of Prothom Alo’s senior reporter Rozina Islam
21 May 2021, 19:47