From the Editor

From the Editor-in-Chief: Our man of history

  Decades ago, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman came back home to us. It was a return from the depths of deathly darkness for him. It was, for his nation, a rejuvenation and a re-energising of liberty. It is for us today Thursday, August 11th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Assaulting bauls is an insult to our heritage

  The attack on some members of the baul community in Chuadanga last week is a clear sign of the vulnerabilities to which followers of the revered mystic Lalon are yet subject in Bangladesh. That is rather ironic, given that this Thursday, August 4th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: No two ways against terror

  A few days ago, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner informed us that the backers of the terrorists who caused the carnage in a Gulshan restaurant on 1 July have been identified and will be taken into custody soon. We hope Thursday, July 28th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Action against terrorism must be decisive

  The killing of three Bauls in Jibannagar upazila of Chuadanga last week is much more than a reflection of the bad law and order situation in the country. It is a sign of how the secular foundations of the country Thursday, July 21st, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The objective is to defeat terrorism

  The tragedy which was let loose at the Sholakia Eid congregation on Eid day is an ominous sign once more of the long and focused battle we must all wage against the elements who in the name of Islam have Thursday, July 14th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: As Britain crashes out of the EU . . .

  The decision by British voters on 23 June to make their way out of the European Union has been nothing less than an earthquake not just for the United Kingdom or Europe but for the world as a whole. The Thursday, June 30th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Let us reclaim nature

  Rajshahi city has been recognized for the charming role it has played in reducing air pollution within its territory. The recognition, coming as it does on a global scale, does us all proud and testifies to the fact that given Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: We share America’s pain

  The tragedy perpetrated in Orlando, Florida, is once again a sign that the merchants of hate are yet in circulation. Worse, the fact that it was again a Muslim, this time a man of Afghan extraction, behind the ghastly deed Thursday, June 16th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Muhammad Ali … sportsman and much more

  It was the end of an era in sports when Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of seventy four last week. His passing brings an illustrious career to a conclusion. The former heavyweight boxing champion retired from the sport Thursday, June 9th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Cause for worry

  A few days ago, the chief election commissioner suggested that there should be a change in our mindset if the nation is to achieve democracy. He also said that people need to be ready for democracy. Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad’s comments Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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