Monday, September 21, 2015



This June, Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, the Maldives, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen cut diplomatic and

Sheikh Kamal: My view as a student of Shaheen School

From the magnificent Ruplal House in Farashganj, on the banks of the Buriganga River in old Dhaka, I

Preparing for climate change impacts

The people of Bangladesh from their everyday experiences have already started realizing that the notion of climate change

Managing e-waste effectively

With the advancement of Internet and also the advent of modern technology, the country has undoubtedly given a

Alive or not, Bangabandhu stands tall like the Himalayas

'Standing on execution podium, I will shout I am Bengali, Bangla is my mother tongue, Bangladesh is my

Bangabandhu is our history

Our memories of the Father of the Nation are not confined to a day or two. Indeed, Bangabandhu

Why Bangabandhu can't be forgotten

Only physical departure can never write the epitaph of the legacy that a great leader leaves behind for

They are not forgotten . . .

On this sad morning, let us take time off to remember all those others who died with the

Let's not ignore our obligations to guest workers

Last year, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia had emphasized the kingdom's unflinching commitment in protecting

Militants' reuniting attempts must be foiled

Bangladesh has recently witnessed the rise of militancy and observed the macabre face of terrorism. The country's advancement

Two million dead, fifteen million displaced . . . and more

Seventy years ago this month, on 14 August 1947, religion and a misplaced two-nation theory and a foreign

Partition ... seven decades on

On this day in 1947, the British colonial power decided to grant independence to India after having ruled

Lok Adalat for reducing backlog of cases in Bangladesh

The institution of Lok Adalat (LA) has evolved as one of the most important modes of alternative dispute

Brexit down on the farm

The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union no doubt carries many risks. But, if British politicians and

Trump is unwise to threaten Venezuela

US President Donald Trump has now threatened military action against Venezuela. Coming on the heels of his ongoing

Fire at Dhaka airport is worrying

Friday's fire incident at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport raises a good number of questions about the kind of

He died for his leader, for his country

When no one was willing to take the plunge, he knew what he needed to do. Col Jamiluddin Ahmed,

Tagore is immortal

On 25 Baishakh 1268 or 7 August 1861 Rabindranath Tagore, the first non-European Nobel laureate in literature was born

Make hajj journey hassle-free

Every year a large number of devout Muslims of the country go to perform the holy hajj with much

Alarming increase in divorce rate

Alarmingly enough, divorce and separate living have almost doubled in the country over the past one decade. A Bangladesh

Towards a sustainable safety culture

Safe working environment is the keystone of a successful business. But, frequent fire tragedies in the readymade garments industry

Trump and the cosmopolitans

President Donald Trump's administration has announced that it wants to cut legal immigration to the United States by half,

Unfortunate and unwelcome comments

Much noise and much chaos are swirling around the recent verdict of the Supreme Court in relation to the

Two dangerous leaders

It is a sinister picture, apocalyptic in its dimensions. The United States has a President who increasingly appears to

Those great men

We need a lot of things to keep ourselves going. We don't consider them important as we get

Eradicate barriers to women entrepreneurship

Notwithstanding the fact that considerable changes have taken place in the socio-economic landscape of the country over the

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