Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

Hanging the traitors may not be enough

October 3, 2013
Md. A Hossain
Hanging the traitors may not be enough

Many people are happy that the alleged war criminals are being tried and awarded death sentences, and rightly so.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, War Crimes Trial | 16 Comments »

To be or not to be

October 2, 2013
Syed Bashir
To be or not to be

BNP stands for Bangladesh Nationalist Party. It was founded by one of the leading freedom fighters of 1971, Ziaur Rahman.
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, War Crimes Trial | 14 Comments »

Rampal Power Plant: A ticking bomb for the Sundarbans

October 1, 2013
Mehzabin Ahmed
Rampal Power Plant: A ticking bomb for the Sundarbans

Civilisation has many stories to tell, tales of man against nature, tales of man and destruction. But while, we may not have been there to save the fate
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Posted in Environment/Climate | 5 Comments »

National Environment Policy: Promises need to follow with action

October 7, 2013
Md. Khalequzzaman
National Environment Policy: Promises need to follow with action

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) of the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has published the Draft National Environment Policy
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Posted in Climate Change, Environment/Climate | No Comments »

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 »

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