Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

Archer Kent Blood’s shining legacy

October 5, 2013
Hasan Zillur Rahim
Archer Kent Blood’s shining legacy

The recent publication of “The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide” by Gary J. Bass, a professor of politics and international affairs
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Posted in 1971 | 11 Comments »

Ananta Jalil: The Bangu also rises

September 26, 2013
Samia R. Karim
Ananta Jalil: The <em>Bangu</em> also rises

Once a year, expatriates like me return home to spend some time with family and friends. We like to eat Bangla food, visit new places to see
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Posted in Entertainment | 75 Comments »

The Google story

September 25, 2013
Hammad Ali
The Google story

I doubt that there are too many people in the world today who are not aware of the success story of Google. It is truly surprising how a service
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Posted in Education, International, Technology | 1 Comment »

Mumbai model for terror strikes

September 24, 2013
Syed Bashir
Mumbai model for terror strikes

Bomb blasts in Mumbai trains later replicated elsewhere in Europe now seems to have been carried further, with the Nairobi mall assault bearing striking
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Posted in International, Terrorism | No Comments »

Love that doesn’t count

September 23, 2013
Tanvir Alim
Love that doesn’t count

Hasan and Khaled are in love since they know each other for last two years. They first met each other in a hidden Facebook group with fake profiles.
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Posted in Human Rights, LGBT Rights | 113 Comments »

The Jamaat conundrum

September 22, 2013
Muhammad Q. Islam
The Jamaat conundrum

A few days back, the nation’s High Court, by a majority decision, declared that Jamaat-e-Islami’s registration with the Election Commission
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat | 29 Comments »

Participatory art, poorly conceptualised

September 20, 2013
Elisa T. Bertuzzo
Participatory art, poorly conceptualised

Whoever was walking along Gulshan-Mohakhali Road on last Friday afternoon was compelled to step down the footpath or change roadside
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Posted in Poverty, RMG | 6 Comments »

Rampal power plant: A project of deception and mass destruction

September 19, 2013
Anu Muhammad
Rampal power plant: A project of deception and mass destruction

Thousands of people, young and old, women and men, are now preparing for more than 400 km 5 days long march from Dhaka, the capital city, to Digraj a place in Rampal
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Posted in Environment/Climate | 21 Comments »

Sumaya and the unconditional cash transfer

September 15, 2013
M. Sophia Newman
Sumaya and the unconditional cash transfer

“When the factory caught on fire, I was stuck inside the burning factory for hours. It was pitch dark. I was inhaling smoke, screaming from my guts,
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Posted in RMG | 11 Comments »

No one killed Felani

September 14, 2013
Israfil Khosru
No one killed Felani

As I opened the morning paper on Saturday the 7th, among other headlines there was one in particular which announced, much to my incredulity
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Posted in Bi-lateral Issue, Law and Justice | 8 Comments »

Birangona

September 13, 2013
Shabnam Nadiya
Birangona

The winter of 2010 was particularly cold. I remember the first week of January; fleeing to the relative warmth of Dhaka from my parents’ freezing house in Savar
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Posted in 1971 | 17 Comments »

Criminalising online publication

September 12, 2013
Syeed Ahamed
Criminalising online publication

Writing something online — be it Facebook, blog or website — can now become a more serious criminal offence than rioting on the street
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Posted in Freedom of expression, Technology | 13 Comments »

Fear and loathing on the Border

September 11, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Fear and loathing on the Border

It took only a few seconds for Amiya Ghosh to shoot a 15-year-old girl, Felani who was crossing over a border fence. It took four hours
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Posted in Bi-lateral Issue, Human Rights, Law and Justice | 18 Comments »

People, patriotism and politics in Bangladesh

September 9, 2013
Matiur Rahman
People, patriotism and politics in Bangladesh

No country can exist without having people. Otherwise, it becomes just a barren land. So, people come first in any country with well-defined geographic territory. They may adhere to any culture
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Posted in Politics | 2 Comments »

You help me, I help you!

September 7, 2013
Kayes Ahmed
You help me, I help you!

I have two really dear Chinese businessmen friends. They are actually from Hong Kong and given half a chance they will remind you of the fact.
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Posted in Corruption | 25 Comments »

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