Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

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 »

Training the Emons of Bangladesh

September 5, 2013
Nofel Wahid
Training the Emons of Bangladesh

Some months ago, on a Dhaka-bound flight from Singapore, I was seated next to a 24 year-old guy from Tangail named Emon.
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Posted in Education | 21 Comments »

In a league of our own

September 2, 2013
M Niaz Asadullah
In a league of our own

Global university ranking exercises rarely make headlines in Bangladesh. Part of the reason is that they are somewhat predictable
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Posted in Education | 21 Comments »

What’s wrong with Oishee?

September 1, 2013
M. Sophia Newman
What’s wrong with Oishee?

Nate Ybanez doodled childish drawings on paper during the court proceedings. His father, bereaved of his wife by the boy’s murderous rampage
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Posted in Child's Rights, Law and Justice, Social Issues | 15 Comments »

Listening to a Commie

August 30, 2013
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Listening to a Commie

In my circle of acquaintances, I know a handful of “fellow travellers”, Americans who have an affection and concern for the people of Bangladesh.
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Posted in Uncategorized | 17 Comments »

Bangladeshi Taka, Pakistani Rupee: Paths taken and not to be taken

August 26, 2013
Kayes Ahmed
Bangladeshi Taka, Pakistani Rupee: Paths taken and not to be taken

The summer of my discontent is almost over. Loss of a dear friend, the near civil war in Egypt and the real possibility
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, RMG, Religion, Religious Extremism, Shahbagh Movement, Terrorism, Women's Rights | 12 Comments »

National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: What does it indicate?

August 25, 2013
Zahidul Islam
National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: What does it indicate?

Recently Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published the Asian Water Development Outlook 2013, a compilation of water resources development
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Posted in Environment/Climate | No Comments »

Fault lines in Bangladesh

August 21, 2013
A. Rahman
Fault lines in Bangladesh

It is a sheer irony of fate that Bangladesh should now, after more than 40 years of independent existence, be faced with a situation similar
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Posted in Politics, Religion | 32 Comments »

Oishee: The innocent killer?

August 19, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Oishee: The innocent killer?

The gruesome murder of Oishee’s parents in which Oishee was allegedly involved has shocked us all. It is not just another murder, nor even of the double murder
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Posted in Health, Law and Justice, Lifestyle, Social Issues, Uncategorized | 45 Comments »

Burka Avenger in Bangladesh: Justice on the factory floor?

August 17, 2013
M. Sophia Newman
Burka Avenger in Bangladesh: Justice on the factory floor?

Just before the Eid holiday, a new cartoon programme debuted in Pakistan. The show has provoked international attention for its startling heroine
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Posted in Education, Women's Rights | 3 Comments »

Keeping the conflict alive

August 18, 2013
Israfil Khosru
Keeping the conflict alive

With the Election Commission voluntarily relinquishing its power to cancel candidature upon violation of electoral code of conduct during the polls
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Election | 5 Comments »

Revisiting London 2012 Olympics

August 14, 2013
A. Rahman
Revisiting London 2012 Olympics

July 27th 2012 – the beginning of four yearly cycle of sports extravaganza – the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The whole of
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Posted in Sport | 1 Comment »

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