Posts Tagged ‘ Tareque Masud ’

Tareque and Mishuk: A year after

August 13, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Tareque and Mishuk: A year after

On this day a year ago, two of our dearest friends were killed in a road accident which also left three others badly injured. The grief that gripped us and the mourning that followed were sad descriptions of both our helplessness and agony.
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Deadly roads, inert administration and blind citizens

May 16, 2012
Mridul Chowdhury
Deadly roads, inert administration and blind citizens

This past Saturday (12th May) was a sad day, extremely sad day. I opened the newspaper to headlines of deaths in road accidents across the country. I opened the TV channels to numerous talk shows about what a sad state of affairs we live in.
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The range of resistance

September 29, 2011
Iftekhar Iqbal
The range of resistance

Bangladesh public sphere is intellectually vibrant. Issues of public importance are reported, analysed and deliberated upon intensely in the countless print, web, and audio-visual media.
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Deaths unforeseen: The killing fields of Bangladeshi roads

August 20, 2011
Adnan Morshed
Deaths unforeseen: The killing fields of Bangladeshi roads

Let me start by saying bluntly that prime minister Sheikh Hasina should fire communications minister Syed Abul Hossain for his utterly poor performance. This would have happened in any rationally thinking countries.
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They are just too powerful – but are they? (In memory of all those we lost in road accidents)

August 17, 2011
Mridul Chowdhury
They are just too powerful – but are they? <em>(In memory of all those we lost in road accidents)</em>

I grew up in this country accepting road accidents to be a fact of life — something you read about, something you hear of, something that sometimes comes close to home but never quite hits it. You just learn to live with it and hope for the best.
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Tareque, Mishuk — this is no way to go …

August 14, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Tareque, Mishuk — this is no way to go …

My heart is rent as I write this piece. Two of our own, Tareque and Mishuk, are gone so cruelly. Both, along with three others, died in a road crash on their way to Dhaka from Manikganj. How does one console or comfort oneself when death comes this way?
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