Rohingyas sue Facebook for $150bn over hate speech

News mail Desk:  Rohingya refugees sued Facebook on Monday for $150 billion over claims the social network is failing to stemhate speech on its platform, exacerbating violence against the vulnerable minority.  The complaint, lodged in a California court, says the algorithms that power the US-based company promote disinformation and extremist thought that translates to real-world […]

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India doesn’t want any issue to hinder ties: Momen

Dhaka: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen yesterday said India doesn’t want to take any move that could create an issue to crack the ongoing excellent ‘golden chapter’ of Bangladesh-India bilateral relations.   “They also don’t want to see any incident that could make any kind of (crack) over Bangladesh-India’s (golden chapter of) relation,” he told media […]

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State minister Murad resigns

He also apologized in a Facebook post for his derogatory remarks State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murad Hasan has submitted resignation letter to the Information Ministry yesterday citing “personal reasons”.  The state minister, who is currently in Chattogram, sent the letter to his ministry at 12.30pm, said a source in the ministry. Later, the […]

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ECNEC approves Tk 2,541.64cr EDGE project

Dhaka : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved a Taka 2,541.64 crore Enhancing Digital Government and Economy (EDGE) project in a bid to create necessary environment for digital economy and also ensuring its flourish in Bangladesh. The approval came from the 7th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year  (FY22) with […]

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