Showing posts from September, 2021

Journalist Probir Sikdar acquitted from ICT case

Today, a Dhaka tribunal acquitted Probir Sikdar, journalist in a case he was facing under the Information and Communication Technology Act (ICT) 2006. Probir was being held on bail at the time, and Judge Mohammad Ash Sams Joglul Hossain from the Dhaka Cyber Tribunal issued the acquittal in his presence. Probir expressed his gratitude to the journalists community and others following his acquittal. He said that he would continue to protest wrongdoing in the country, even though he was alone, and added that the verdict from the court had boosted his courage. He said that although he won the six-year-long legal battle but his personal life was devastated. He also stated that he had to sell land in the village to pay the legal fees. He said, "Nobody gives you any work... I run the newspaper, but no one gives me any advertisements." "But in truth, truth prevailed and I'm happy." https:

Diploma engineers observe mourning day

According to a press release, the Bangabandhu Diploma Engineers Council organized a discussion and prayer session at Pani Bhaban Green Road at 3:00 PM on Thursday to mark National Mourning Day. Yafesh Osman (Minister for Science and Technology Architecture), was the chief guest. He stated that a group operating under the auspices IDEB had occupied the IDEB Building without the approval of the Bangabandhu Diploma Engineers Council. The discussion was opened by SA Malek, Bangabandhu Parishad general Secretary and one of the advisors to Bangladesh Awami League. He stated that despite a prior letter being issued to stop the activities of the unapproved Bangabandhu Diploma Engineers Council he believed the group was operating illegally under IDEB's auspices. Kabir Bin anwar PAA, president and senior secretary of Bangladesh Administrative Service Association Enamul Haque (lawmaker from Rajshahi-4 constituency) and Asim Kumar Ukil (lawmaker for Netrokona-3 constituency) also spoke at the