From the Editor

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

From the Editor-in-Chief: Khaleda Zia should not misinterpret history

  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s intense dislike for Bangabandhu, his family and his politics is becoming increasingly more pronounced these days. Indeed, it raises questions about her understanding of history and of politics in the public mind.  She appears to have Thursday, May 26th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Bhakta’s humiliation is our humiliation

  The public humiliation of Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, head teacher of Piyar Sattar Latif High School in Narayanganj, was subjected to a few days ago was fundamentally a humiliation of the people of Bangladesh. The incident has provoked a furious reaction Thursday, May 19th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The wheels of justice roll on

  The execution of the war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is one more step towards closure over the wounds we as a people have felt since the end of the War of Liberation in 1971. There is certainly no pleasure, indeed Thursday, May 12th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Our social goals, our realities

  The nation observed May Day last week. The day is fundamentally a recalling of the sacrifices made by some brave men in Chicago in 1886 in defence of their rights as workers. That these men had the courage to let Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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