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Govt warns Ekattor TV on its coverage of student protests

  • Staff Correspondent,
    Published: 2018-08-04 20:34:15 BdST

The information ministry has asked private broadcaster Ekattor TV not to broadcast any programme, news or video that may create panic and disorder among people.

The ministry issued a letter with a warning and cited the video footage of student protests aired by the television station on Aug 1-2.  

The ministry reminded Ekattor TV of complying with the National Broadcast Policy 2014.

Thousands of students poured into the Dhaka streets with a safe-road campaign after a speeding bus ran over and killed two college students on Jul 29.