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From the Editor-in-Chief: A time for national renewal

Every nation has some days which are inscribed in the pages of history in letters of gold. These days carry memories of the glorious events that inspire people, that make people feel proud. The people of Bangladesh by tradition love Thursday, December 10th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: A test for democracy

The municipal elections, scheduled for the end of this month, should be cause for a rekindling of our belief in democracy. We say this because of the constant struggle we in this country have been waging towards strengthening pluralism, indeed Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Let the message go forth…

The executions of two notorious war criminals last week are once more a sign of the nation’s determination to have the collaborators of the Pakistan occupation army answer for their crimes in 1971. It is to the credit of the Thursday, November 26th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: After the Paris massacre

The decision by France to widen the scope of its air strikes against IS positions in Syria following the horrific massacre in Paris is welcome. The determination of the French government to pound the source of such terror into obliteration Thursday, November 19th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Amnesty International’s denial of history

The government has surely done the right thing by asking Amnesty International to apologise for its recent report on the trials of war criminals in Bangladesh. Obviously, by questioning the process of the trials, Amnesty has demonstrated a colossal degree Thursday, November 12th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Bigotry strikes, again

The fresh new acts of brazen violence by the purveyors of fanaticism last week were a wake-up call for the country and especially the government. It is quite clear that the bigots have gone for new methods on their killing Thursday, November 5th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: We have problems, but we have no IS

The recent incident of explosions at Hossaini Dalan in Old Dhaka on Ashura has certainly given the country a jolt. And that has been because of the fact that till now Bangladesh has been free of the sectarian strife which Thursday, October 29th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Protecting children from assault

The prime minister’s recent warning against any torture or repression on any child in the country is welcome news. And we say that because of certain dark incidents which have happened around and to our children in recent times. Her Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Questioning the custodians

Ever since its inception in the aftermath of World War I, as the Great Powers posed as history’s most obnoxious winners to ‘divvy up’ the vast expanses of land that once belonged to the Ottoman Empire, the House of Saud Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Editor-in-Chief: Reassure the world that Bangladesh is a safe place

When the Prime Minister informed the nation through a press conference on her return from New York that action would follow the killing of two foreigners in the country, we were reassured. It was toughness we expected from the head Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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