Dhiraj Kumar Nath

Family planning programme: A success story

July 11, 2013
Family planning programme: A success story

“Family Planning a success in Bangladesh” observed by the executive director of United Nations Fund for Population Activities, (UNFPA) Dr. Babatunde Osotimehi Read more »

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Voice for Justice World

Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant: Unsafe, not viable!

July 10, 2013
Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant: Unsafe, not viable!

We, the scientists, engineers, academics, doctors, surgeons and other professionals of Bangladeshi origin living abroad as well as conscientious foreign nationals Read more »

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Rabiul H. Zaki

1974 famine in Bangladesh and aggravating factors

July 9, 2013
1974 famine in Bangladesh and aggravating factors

Thomas Malthus (1766-1834) “British economist wrote an essay on the principle of population (1798), arguing that population tends to increase faster than food supply Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Gazipur rout: It is about the AL defeat, not the BNP win

July 8, 2013
Gazipur rout: It is about the AL defeat, not the BNP win

Gazipur, often dubbed the second Gopalganj, crashed the AL out and returned a BNP candidate in what seems like a mini national election. Read more »

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Hasan Zillur Rahim

Egypt’s unfinished revolution

July 7, 2013
Egypt’s unfinished revolution

Good riddance.

That seems to be the verdict of the majority of Egyptians at the fall of Mohamed Morsi, the first democratically-elected president of Egypt a year ago. Read more »

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Julian Francis

Songs and music of 1971

July 7, 2013
Songs and music of 1971

In 1971, Oxfam was assisting about 600,000 Bangladeshis in over 50 refugee camps in the border areas from Tripura right round to the outskirts of Kolkata Read more »

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David Rohde

Egypt needs elections, not generals

July 5, 2013
Egypt needs elections, not generals

Mohamed Morsi’s one-year rule of Egypt was disastrous. He ruled by fiat, alienated potential allies and failed to stabilize the country’s spiraling economy Read more »

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John Lloyd

Egypt’s repeat search for democracy

July 4, 2013
Egypt’s repeat search for democracy

I’ve spent the past few days walking beside and watching the largely youthful demonstrators in Egypt, and I’ve been struck with admiration that’s quickly drowned in despair. Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Reshma, lies and videotapes

July 2, 2013
Reshma, lies and videotapes

The image of a young girl being rescued from the rubbles of Rana Plaza, 17 days after the tragedy struck in was an incredible one and we shall always remember Read more »

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