Monday, September 21, 2015



One of the important theories of the universe's origin is the Big Bang theory. According to this theory,

BGMEA demolition is a citizens' triumph

The decision to have the demolition process of the BGMEA building at Hatirjheel commence is without question a

Our actor in Trinamool politics

Let no one be in any doubt. The Bangladeshi movie actor Ferdous committed a grave mistake by taking

Mujibnagar: The first government of independent Bangladesh

In an apparent sense, the Mujibnagar Government was a government - in - exile; but, in reality, it

Proclamation of Independence

Whereas free elections were held in Bangladesh from 7th December, 1970 to 17th January, 1971, to elect representatives

On 17 April 1971 . . .

The emergence of the provisional Bangladesh government in Mujibnagar on this day in April 1971 was a defining


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed dissatisfaction over higher interest rate of Bank loan despite her instruction for single

Killings of Hazaras in Quetta

Several scores of Hazaras were killed in the Baluchistan capital Quetta city in the morning of April 12

Those wilful loan defaulters

That the loan default culture has a detrimental impact on the financial health of the banking sector and

Speed up credit utilization

We, through this column, have time and again expressed our gratification over the fact that Bangladesh's biggest neighbor,

Baishakh ... as it once was

It is Baishakh again. And Baishakh is a reminder of the good days that have flown. It is

The case of Julian Assange

The arrest of Julian Assange from the Ecuadorean embassy in London raises quite a few questions not only

Thoughts on Pahela Baishakh

Esho he boishakh, esho eshoTaposho nishshao baye, mumurshero dao uraye botshorer aborjona dur hoye jakjak puraton sriti, jak

Pahela Baishakh, once again, in our courtyard...

It is the dawn of the Bengali year 1426. It is Pahela Baishakh once again. It

Julian Assange arrest: Implications of nuclear fallout?

Early in the morning, officers of the Metropolitan police were invited into the Ecuadorian embassy, by President Lenin

Dead heat as India goes to polls

On Tuesday, hours before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed on a TV channel that demonetisation boosted the

Learning literature to fight evil in society

To fight vile elements, society needs to be built based on knowledge. Only educationally enlightened members of the

Child sexual abuse is a heinous offence

Unlike various forms of abuse against children, like child labour, trafficking, and exploitation in general, child sexual abuse

Religion has a lot to do with terrorism -- unfortunately

Ram Puniyani's recent editorial in the Daily Asian Age, "What has religion to do with Terrorist Violence," was

These predators must not escape justice

The death of Nusrat Jahan Rafi is without question an instance of premeditated murder. The madrasa student, having

How women leaders can save the world

It has been another bad inning for male leadership. Besides the hourly Trumpian twitterings and the addition of

Tragedy in the workplace

The recent incident of fire at the FR Tower in the city takes us back to the issue

How prepared are we to tackle it?

The notion of climate change is no more a hoax. In fact, people around the globe, from their

Global Silence on China's Gulag

For more than two years, China has waged a campaign of unparalleled repression against its Islamic minorities, incarcerating

Looking to children's safety

A report not long ago by the non-government organization Child Rights Advocacy Coalition in Bangladesh noted that that

Endangered crabs and fish

It makes dismal reading.In the breeding season, catching of mother crabs and parshe fish - two

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