Md. A Hossain

The golden boys of Golden Bengal

February 9, 2014
The golden boys of Golden Bengal

Several days after the event at Rajshahi University, where the gun toting members of the ruling party were seen attacking the protesting students Read more »

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M. Sophia Newman

A year after Shahbagh

February 7, 2014
A year after Shahbagh

On February 5, 2013, Bangladesh made an important shift towards completing the liberation that had begun in 1971. On February 5, 2014 Read more »

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Hammad Ali

Witness to history

February 5, 2014
Witness to history

It was a year ago today. Like many others, I vividly remember where I was at that moment. On 5th February 2013, the International Crimes Tribunal Read more »

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Rabiul H. Zaki

Crude Oil: Production cost $2, market price $100!

February 4, 2014
Crude Oil: Production cost $2,  market price $100!

The IEA in its ‘World Energy Outlook 2008’ articulates that it costs between US$6 and US$28 to produce a barrel (bbl) of crude oil Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Bangladesh caught in between

February 3, 2014
Bangladesh caught in between

The Chittagong arms haul case shows how deeply we have become part of the Indo-Pak conflict. The case occurred during the BNP era and the people involved include the then home minister Read more »

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Naaz Fahmida

A brief look into history

February 6, 2014
A brief look into history

The afternoon of 18th December 2013, when “Ganajagaran Mancha” was marching towards the Pakistan High Commission in Bangladesh Read more »

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Syed Bashir

Chittagong tip of the iceberg

January 31, 2014
Chittagong tip of the iceberg

The 2004 Chittagong arms haul was huge by any standard – but surely not something that happened suddenly. Read more »

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Kayes Ahmed

Pox on both your houses!

January 30, 2014
Pox on both your houses!

There was a time when an outbreak of small pox could and would wipe out a family, a neighbourhood or an entire village. Read more »

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Anis Chowdhury

Why agonise over economic growth?

January 28, 2014
Why agonise over economic growth?

Economic growth rates and their projections always attract headlines. There is almost universal belief in the “goodness” of GDP growth. In fact, in 1991 Read more »

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