Monday, September 21, 2015



Every year on third Monday of January, Americans of all races, backgrounds and ideologies celebrate the Reverend Dr Martin

Good governance must to fight corruption, forgery

Dr. Saleh Uddin Ahmed, renowned economist and former Governor of Bangladesh Bank has spoken about many issues including

Will Trump continue the Bush-Obama trend

This week, Congress passed a budget calling for increasing federal spending and adding $1.7 trillion to the national debt

Is Obama's legacy a confused future

President Obama's farewell address focusing on the state of our democracy offered a lofty perspective coupled with a homily

Should one be digitally connected

From the proclaimed right to be connected to the evolving right to be disconnected, only few years have passed.

Economy to cross some noteworthy hurdles

The economic progress that Bangladesh has made over last few years is certainly very plausible. However, some stumbling blocks

The revolt against globalism

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. Not many saw this coming. Which is

Media's hour of truth has arrived

If there was any doubt, the uproar over BuzzFeed's publication of unverified allegations about United States President-elect Donald Trump

A better way to secure the border

At his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Gen. John F. Kelly, who is President-elect Donald J. Trump's pick to lead

Creating jobs with dignity

Economists like to tell a possibly apocryphal story about Milton Friedman. The prophet of free markets, visiting an Asian

When schoolgirls peddled for sex

A young woman who had been sold for sex in online classified ads when she was 16. As a

Brexit and brutal reality for UK's immigrants

First they were anomalies: The reports of European citizens legally living in the United Kingdom, but caught in some

A strong dollar may well be only America's problem

Only a small group of central banks refrain from intervening in the foreign exchange market to stabilize their currencies'

A troubled revolution

Death of former president of Iran, Hashemi Rafsanjani, a few days ago, once again highlighted the many contradictions that

The cruelty and shame that waits in 2017

Friday, Janu-ary 13 is a milestone in the history of Bangladesh that's up there on the top shelf with

Bangladesh-US bilateral relations very good

AB Mirza Azizul Islam, eminent economist and former Finance Adviser to the last caretaker government, talks about many

Could Obama have reached more at home

President Barack Obama steps down at the age of 55. He will probably live, given his healthy lifestyle, until

Sectarianism and war in Iraq, Syria

> Uzi Rabi & Brandon FriedmanIn mid-December 2016, outgoing UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon referred to Aleppo as

My life with paralysis, it's a workout

The alarm goes off at 4:30 am groggy; I turn on the lamp on my night stand and try

Syria: Assad’s term in office

Amid negotiations to reach a political solution to end the Syrian war, Russia and Iran insist that President Bashar

USA deceives itself on Russia

In the quarter-century since the end of the Cold War, profound grievances, misperceptions and disappointments have often defined the

Return of the patriarch from the jaws of death

My career as civil servant started with Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra at Kalurghat, Chittagong on March 26, 1971. For

US troops to stay in Afghanistan

A US Army AH-64 Apache helicopter from the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade takes off from Forward Operating Base Dahlke,

Placing limits on free speech

At least three times in the past six months, state legislators have threatened to cut the budget of the

The becoming of Kurdistan

Walking around in Ebril, Iraq, you can easily come across cues of a coming of a new tiny nation.

White House red scare

President Donald J. Trump will walk into the Oval Office and be stunned. First, it will be a shock