Monday, September 21, 2015



Academic institutions of India are well known not only around the country but also around the globe. But

Reminiscing Dhaka: From 1971 and beyond

My first contact with Dacca (now Dhaka) commenced sometime in 1970 when Bangladesh was in the making and

The rains . . . and our bald roads

With the monsoon coming to an end, or about to, the authorities in Dhaka and Chittagong and in

Bringing back those absconding assassins

At a seminar organized by the Centre for Research and Information (CRI) on Saturday, Law Minister Anisul Huq

Check and balance of judiciary and legislature for removing judges

The parliament has passed the Const-itution (Sixteenth) Amendment Bill 2014 on 19 September 2014. The Amendment Act has

The CEC has a point

Chief Election Commissioner K.M. Nurul Huda has a point when he speaks about the role of the Election

When technology gets out of hand

Humanity has a method for trying to prevent new technologies from getting out of hand: Explore the possible

Donald Trump at sea

President Donald Trump has now removed his chief White House strategist from his job. Steve Bannon, known for

How to thwart the rapists?

Report collected from Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, apex body of woman, says more than one hundred and nineteen cases of

Need for an effective management system

The north and north-eastern regions of the country are in grip of severe floods. Most of the major rivers

The assault on Ganajagaran Mancha

Unidentified elements pounced on the activists of Ganajagaran Mancha in the city the other day, leaving quite a few

No pity must be shown to terrorists

The terror attacks in the Spanish cities of Barcelona and Cambrils are a sign of how fanaticism and hate

Career plan and development: Essential for social establishment

In Bangladesh, almost 50% of young populations are unemployed. Those employed ones who are highly satisfied with their job,

Netaji is part of our folklore

Seventy two years after he died or went missing, in the corporeal sense of the meaning, Netaji Subhas Chandra

Pauline Hanson in burqa

Stunts are a staple of circus shows anywhere in the world. They have also been part of the film

Floods and the govt's responsibility

With the floods taking a severe turn in the north and north-east of the country, there can no denying

Shamsur Rahman: A poet of the soil and beyond

August is a month of grief for the people of Bangladesh. On this day, 17th August, of 2006,

Proper flood resilience essential

The flood situation of Bangladesh is worsening because the onrush of water from upstream is continuing. It is

Time for an honest conversation about race

We've all heard commentators and pundits through the years claim that what the US needs is "an honest

Stop misuse of public money

There is no denying the fact that the economy of the country is looking good at the macro

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

The Crown Prince's new clothes

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

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

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