Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

Hospital for South Chittagong

May 2, 2014
Tanvir Raquib
Hospital for South Chittagong

With a population of 161 million people living in less than 150,000 sq. km. area, Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world with 1015 people /sq. km.
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Measuring graduate unemployment

May 1, 2014
M Niaz Asadullah
Measuring graduate unemployment

South Asia is home to a large youth population which accounts for nearly half of the unemployed in the region. One reason for high youth unemployment rate
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Empowering the RMG girl

April 30, 2014
Zia Rahman
Empowering the RMG girl

Over the past three decades the Readymade Garment (RMG) sector has become crucial to Bangladesh’s economy.
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Posted in RMG, Women's Rights | 8 Comments »

Boy soldier

April 29, 2014
Ishrat Firdousi
Boy soldier

Shahzaman Mozumdar was born at Dinajpur in 1956. At curfew break on March 27, 1971, he saw the gruesome handiwork of the Pakistani army in Dhaka
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Credible election to defend democracy

April 28, 2014
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Credible election to defend democracy

The recently ended Upazila election could not win the people’s confidence as a free and fair one due to its mismanagement for which public at large
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Posted in Democracy, Election | 7 Comments »

Medical professionalism: The missing link that can save the day

April 26, 2014
Mohammad Zaman
Medical professionalism: The missing link that can save the day

“Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.” Hippocrates An unfortunate concatenation of events pitted the physicians
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Easy to judge, hard to empathise

April 26, 2014
Hammad Ali
Easy to judge, hard to empathise

For the past few weeks, the medical profession and professionals have been the talk of the town. This is not the first time this has happened either. Every now and then you hear about malpractice and negligence on the part of the physician, about how they made an error that had to be paid...
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Tariffs and consumer welfare

April 25, 2014
M A Taslim
Tariffs and consumer welfare

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) abruptly raised import duties on sugar on 6 April 2014. Currently import duties on sugar are in the form of specific duties and advance trade VAT.
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Mental health after Rana Plaza: One year later

April 23, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
Mental health after Rana Plaza: One year later

“My head is spinning,” Aklima said to me in Bangla. It was a chilly spring day in Chicago, and Aklima was a labour activist
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Too much to die, too little to live

April 23, 2014
Lalon Sander
Too much to die, too little to live

In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse much seems to be on the move in the Bangladeshi textile industry. In particular the workers have been
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To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

April 22, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

Hello Ayub Khan Sir, how is death treating you? You may have been little worried about how Bengalis may be thinking about you
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An incredible kind of human

April 18, 2014
Yeshim Iqbal
An incredible kind of human

They’re all kinds. Most of them are university students, but several have full-time jobs. One makes the best tea you’ve ever tasted
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Citizen’s rights, road to and on roads of Dhaka

April 15, 2014
Rabiul H. Zaki
Citizen’s rights, road to and on roads of Dhaka

We often bemoan lack of human rights in Bangladesh. Lack of or absence of people’s power. Individual rights.
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To stop violence, grieve like Rwandans

April 12, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
To stop violence, grieve like Rwandans

Twenty years ago this week, Rwanda erupted into genocidal violence. Across the hillysub-Saharan nation, members of the Tutsi ethnic minority died
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The first kid in class

April 8, 2014
Sabhanaz Rashid Diya
The first kid in class

Most, if not all, breaking news share a common characteristic. They have a tendency of breaking your heart. Near the end of March 2014, several media publications
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