Amar Sonar Bangla – real or not so much?

March 16, 2011
Kayes Ahmed
Amar Sonar Bangla – real or not so much?

After a recent trip to Dhaka I am back in snowy Colorado. On a walk on snowshoes with my dogs, I was thinking about the changes I saw in Bangladesh. My mind was wondering to a faraway place, Dhaka to be exact. I saw or believe I saw dramatic shiftsin in the country’s core...
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Hope for the land of my father

December 29, 2010
Kayes Ahmed
Hope for the land of my father

“Nimu na Sir. Apne Kinna lon”. This was unfamiliar territory and I was looking for a suitable response. For the uninitiated, the kid is about 14 and was selling yellow-looking popcorn in the middle of a traffic jam on my way back from Gulshan to Dhanmondi, a couple of weeks ago. What he...
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