Indigenous roots of Bengali culture, Adibashi culture and heritage in Bangladesh

December 27, 2013
Devasish Roy Wangza
Indigenous roots of Bengali culture, Adibashi culture and heritage in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is blessed with a rich cultural heritage. Bengali literature, music, dance and other art forms continue to enchant millions, Bengalis and others alike.
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Posted in Adivasi, Culture | 5 Comments »

Welcoming Ban Ki-moon to Bangladesh: Loony musings

November 14, 2011
Wasfia Nazreen
Welcoming Ban Ki-moon to Bangladesh: Loony musings

When the UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon arrived in Dhaka on an official visit, his second to Bangladesh, he must have missed Bangladesh Tourism Board’s gallant advertisement “Smiling Indigenous Women of Bangladesh” in its shiny bright billboard at the international airport’s general lobby. The news stories on his arrival Sunday evening obviously did not highlight...
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Posted in CHT, Politics | 6 Comments »

Sustainable development in Bangladesh: Funding and monitoring issues

November 6, 2011
Devasish Roy Wangza
Sustainable development in Bangladesh: Funding and monitoring issues

Rio+20: Knocking at the door Rio Plus 20 is knocking at the door. Governments, UN agencies and NGOs are spring-cleaning their arsenals to negotiate crucial documents in the build-up to the summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012, three decades after the groundbreaking Rio Earth Summit in 1992.
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Including the excluded

November 6, 2010
Devasish Roy Wangza
Including the excluded

The constitution of a country is meant to serve several purposes: (i) it should articulate and elaborate the fundamental principles of the policy of the state; (ii) these principles should be organic in nature so that they provide a framework for enabling laws, policies and programmes that may be adopted and refined, from time...
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