Sir Frank Peters: A highway billboard in Amarillo, Texas, that screams ‘beat your children’ to thousands of passing onlookers daily is creating a raucous across America and in other parts of the world and causing people to stop in their tracks and pay attention.
Sir Frank Peters: Today, December 16, is Victory Day… as if you didn’t know and wondered what the thousands of national flags were doing enthusiastically fluttering their little hearts out in celebration!
Sir Frank Peters: Sir Frank Peters is proposing to the Minister of State, Post and Telecommunications, Tarana Halim MP, that telephone subscribers should be compensated for all SMS advertisements they receive and that all spam advertising phone calls are banned.
Sir Frank Peters: There are at least two questions without answers in the world today: how long is a piece of string and when will hideous corporal punishment to children end?
Sir Frank Peters: One bright spark once said: “truth is stranger than fiction”. I think it was Mark Twain who uttered the immortal words, but I personally didn’t hear him say them, so I can’t be sure. But whoever said them knew what he was talking about.
Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Bangladesh is a small country in the subcontinent. The nation has a bloody history which is totally rare in the globe. Bangladesh appeared in the world map in 1971 through nine months long war.
A K Azad: United Kingdom is being fallen under terrorist attack continuously. Amid panic of Manchester attack, the assailants on Saturday killed seven people and wounded dozen others by ramming a vehicle into a crowd on London Bridge and then stabbing people in nearby Borough Market.
Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Teesta is a buzz word right now in the country. Lots of opinion, expectation, hope and aspiration are murmuring everywhere centering Teesta water sharing issue.
Shamim Wahed: Social media has come to encompass almost every aspect of our lives, bringing more conventional and easier lifestyle for many reasons.
Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Doctors are another form of God to a patient. People rush to doctors' chamber or hospital becoming sick where the doctors are everything to get relieve from their sickness.
Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Transport system is the main vein of any community across the globe. People suffer most if the transport system collapses.
A K Azad: Facebook, the most popular social media across the world, has turned the world smaller than any other means. Now it has been an integral part of life to keep family members or friends in touch.
A K Azad: Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has raised the tariff of gas again. It was raised by Tk 5 to Tk 50 percent and average by Tk 22.7 percent. The price hike will be effective in two phases- from March 1 and June 1 respectively.
Nishat Tasnim Shuchi: Food adulteration in Bangladesh has reached at an alarming stage over the last few years. Basic food items on the market like fish, fruits, oils, vegetables, and sweetmeats are adulterated with hazardous chemicals in an indiscriminate manner.
Nishat Tasnim Shuchi: If you want to travel from Uttara to Motijheel or Mirpur to Motijheel in Dhaka, it will generally take 30 to 45 minutes in consideration of the distance.
Senior Correspondent: BNP Vice Chairman advocate Khandaker Mahbub Hossain said, “The peaceful movement which BNP is staging demanding release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia and election-time neutral government will turn into mass uprising one day.”
Entertainment Desk: Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack, her family says. She was 54.