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A dark future

June 11, 2014
Hammad Ali
A dark future

The topic of this piece is something that has already been written about a lot in the past month or so, and by people far more important than me.
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Posted in Education | 6 Comments »

Demise of a great media personality

June 7, 2014
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Demise of a great media personality

The news of sudden expiry of Mahbub Alam was shocking since I have lost a dear friend and the nation lost an illustrated son of the soil.
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Posted in Media | 8 Comments »

Dealing with Osmanistaan

June 5, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Dealing with <em>Osmanistaan</em>

So the AL chief has finally spoken. By officially declaring the Osmans of Narayanganj as patriots, the curtain of protection
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Posted in Politics | 17 Comments »

Indigenous people excluded from remittance economy

June 4, 2014
Tatini Chakma
Indigenous people excluded from remittance economy

Around eight million Bangladeshi migrants are estimated to be working in 143 countries, based on 2011 government figures.
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“Don’t worry so much. Give it time.”

June 2, 2014
Muhammad Q. Islam
“Don’t worry so much. Give it time.”

The depraved murder of seven people in Narayanganj on April, 2014 has shocked a nation. Forty years ago, in April 1974, the nation was similarly stunned
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Eradicating extreme poverty: Yes, it can be done!

June 1, 2014
Julian Francis
Eradicating extreme poverty: Yes, it can be done!

The day before ‘Victory Day’ in 1971, on December 15th, I attended a Bangladesh Government meeting in Calcutta on behalf of Oxfam to discuss
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Posted in Development, Poverty, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Budget for 2014-15: Reinstating the growth momentum

June 1, 2014
Ashiqun Nabi
Budget for 2014-15: Reinstating the growth momentum

Bump on the road! While presenting the budget for 2013-14, the honourable finance minister insinuated for a decelerated GDP growth for the year in view of the upcoming election.
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Budget 2014: A spirited debate is what we expect

May 31, 2014
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Budget 2014:  A spirited debate is what we expect

The second session of the 10th Bangladesh Parliament is expected to be very lively with spirited debates on the budget proposals for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
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Managing violence, Chicago-style

May 29, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
Managing violence, Chicago-style

In the past year, I’ve written multiple articles about the war crimes tribunals and violence in Bangladesh. People tend to say I must
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Posted in Crime, Violence | 16 Comments »

Autism: No cure but hope

May 28, 2014
Zeenat Khan
Autism: No cure but hope

There is no exact data available as to how many children and adults in Bangladesh suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder. Otherwise known as ASD
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Posted in Health | 4 Comments »

Modi’s gestures: Willingness to make a new beginning

May 26, 2014
Amulya Ganguli
Modi’s gestures: Willingness to make a new beginning

If the expectations about Narendra Modi are tinged by a sense of mystery and excitement, the reason is not only that he is an outsider
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Posted in Bi-lateral Issue, International | 1 Comment »

Studying abroad with student loan

May 25, 2014
Tariq Sadat
Studying abroad with student loan

The undergraduate university students in Bangladesh are fortunate. The tuition costs in the best public universities
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Posted in Education | 2 Comments »

RAB, writ and nuisance

May 21, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
RAB, writ and nuisance

Does it really matter if the alleged RAB officials arrested for Narayanganj 7-murder case are tried, convicted and punished? The damage done to a variety of institutions
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Posted in Crime, Law and Justice | 7 Comments »

Indian poll lessons for Bangladesh

May 18, 2014
Syed Bashir
Indian poll lessons for Bangladesh

It is amusing to see traces of unconcealed joy in the BNP (possibly in Jamaat-e-Islami well) over Narendra Modi’s BJP winning a decisive majority in Indian parliament polls.
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Posted in Bi-lateral Issue | 8 Comments »

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