Achievement

Dance for joy or cut my throat!

November 23, 2013
Kayes Ahmed
Dance for joy or cut my throat!

I have been travelling for work all over Europe for the last month or so. I ended up in London just in time for a wedding reception.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Achievement, Economy, Politics | 16 Comments »

‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’

October 31, 2013
Hasan Zillur Rahim
‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’

If you have the courage of your conviction and act on it, people will love and respect you, even if they hate and scorn you at first.
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Posted in Achievement, Sport | 4 Comments »

Bangladesh comes of age

April 3, 2013
Syed Bashir
Bangladesh comes of age

Perceptions matter as much as objective realities in global politics and economy. Bangladesh has taken giant strides in many areas of social and human development
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Joy Bangla, Joy Bangladesh

April 3, 2013
Mo Chaudhury
Joy Bangla, Joy Bangladesh

A lot has happened since the commencement of the 2/13 (February 2013) Prajanma Chattar Movement, and the nation is now truly under siege, en route to a
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, Achievement, Politics, Shahbagh Movement | 5 Comments »

Of honours from foreign states

February 2, 2013
Anatul Fateh
Of honours from foreign states

On 26 January 2013 the news broke that the Government of India had selected Jharna Dhara Chowdhury for the Padma Shri
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Posted in Achievement, Foreign Affairs, Legal, Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

If only our leaders could realise Bangladesh’s potential!

December 23, 2012
A. R. Chowdhury
If only our leaders could realise Bangladesh’s potential!

According to a published report in the Guardian newspaper, Bangladesh’s economy might overtake the western countries by 2050. This prediction is based on the assumption that Bangladesh
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Posted in Achievement | 19 Comments »

Regulatory surprises and the entrepreneurial spirit in Bangladesh

November 25, 2012
Syed Akhtar Mahmood
Regulatory surprises and the entrepreneurial spirit in Bangladesh

At first I thought it was a mis-spelling! But then, I did not expect this sub-district, the northern-most tip of Bangladesh, one half of the iconic phrase ‚ÄúFrom Teknaf to Tetulia‚ÄĚ to have anything to do with my neighbourhood grocery in a suburb of Maryland, USA.
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Posted in Achievement, Development, Economy | 5 Comments »

The freedom to listen

October 7, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
The freedom to listen

I often go to the woods to write. As I do so this time, a chill fills the air and the summery songs of the insects carry with them something that feels like desperation.
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Posted in Achievement, Women's Rights | 8 Comments »

Winning gold, no mystery

August 8, 2012
K. Anis Ahmed
Winning gold, no mystery

As we watch the 2012 Olympics, and marvel at feats of dazzling performance, one question will run through many Bangladeshi minds: Will we ever win a medal?
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Posted in Achievement, Sport | 16 Comments »

Rizwana Hasan vs. ship breaking

August 7, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Rizwana Hasan vs. ship breaking

The desperation of not being able to provide for one’s family will compel an individual to cross borders, to suffer indignities, to break moral codes, and to put one’s own life at risk.
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Posted in Achievement, Environment/Climate | 30 Comments »

Nearly finished brief biography of a well-known scintilla

July 14, 2012
Ahmed Shafee
Nearly finished brief biography of a well-known scintilla

There is a story about a young unknown author approaching a famous writer with a huge manuscript and asking him to suggest a title for it.
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Posted in Achievement, Science and invention | 8 Comments »

Viva Nishat, viva Wasfia!

May 26, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Viva Nishat, viva Wasfia!

How many countries in the world can claim that two of their daughters separately conquered the Everest within a span of a single week? None. But Nishat Majumder and Wasfia Nazreen did it.
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Posted in Achievement | 26 Comments »

Touching the Heavens

Touching the Heavens

I felt her spirit. Perhaps she chose to visit me because many of her more intimate friends did not believe in the concept of the soul, and would have dismissed the feeling as mere sentiment. Perhaps too,
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Posted in Achievement | 26 Comments »

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