Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

By all means necessary

February 16, 2015
Muhammad Q. Islam
By all means necessary

Politicians seek power to use it for the benefit of the people whom they represent.
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Posted in Education, Government, Politics, Terrorism, Violence | 6 Comments »

Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

February 8, 2015
Julian Francis
Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

In the media recently, there was a suggestion – perhaps tongue in cheek – that foreigners ‘enjoy’ hartals.
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Posted in Business, Culture, Economy, Social Issues | 3 Comments »

Servants killing state owners: what next?

February 5, 2015
Dr. Kalam Azad
Servants killing state owners: what next?

The Constitution of Bangladesh asserts that its citizens are the sole owners of the country.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Democracy, Politics, Terrorism, Violence | 6 Comments »

Redoing the Pandavas and Kauravas war

February 4, 2015
Afsan Chowdhury
Redoing the Pandavas and Kauravas war

One doesn’t get more frustrated than when a war goes on without any clear ending.
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Posted in Democracy, Politics, Violence | 15 Comments »

Delhi can do better

January 27, 2015
Subir Bhaumik
Delhi can do better

Bangladesh celebrated its Bijay Diwas (Victory Day) on December 16
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Posted in 1971, Culture, Entertainment, Festival, History | 4 Comments »

There is Milk and Honey in the Buriganga

January 26, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
There is Milk and Honey in the Buriganga

Count ‘em! Not one, not two but five of them met with the media barons of Bangladesh
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Posted in Economy, Politics, Violence | 5 Comments »

When soldiers occupy their own countries

January 25, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
When soldiers occupy their own countries

The army-picked parliament in Thailand has impeached deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Posted in 1971, Army, Democracy, Politics, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

My winters in Toronto and Dhaka

January 22, 2015
Afsan Chowdhury
My winters in Toronto and Dhaka

It seems I have spent quite a bit of time travelling and living
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Posted in Culture | 3 Comments »

VAT: A regressive tax

January 20, 2015
Anis Chowdhury
VAT: A regressive tax

The Honourable Finance Minister has backed down on his decision to reduce VAT.
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Posted in Economy, Finance | 2 Comments »

National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: Improvement?

January 19, 2015
Zahidul Islam
National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: Improvement?

Last year we wrote an article entitled ‘National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: What does it indicate?‘ to give an overview on National Water Security Index (NWSI)
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Posted in Development, Disaster, Environment/Climate, Uncategorized, Water | No Comments »

The abuse or misuse of language in politics

December 9, 2014
Syed Badrul Ahsan
The abuse or misuse of language in politics

In these past many days, the language employed by Bangladesh’s political leaders
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What we need to do to survive

September 26, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
What we need to do to survive

This weekend, I stood at the corner of 65th and Broadway in New York City and I thought of Marium. The occasion was the People’s Climate March
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Posted in Environment/Climate | No Comments »

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