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From the Editor-in-Chief: The wheels of justice have rolled . . .

  It is our considered opinion that the verdict pronounced by a Narayanganj court on Sunday in the case centred on the murder of seven people in April 2014 is an encouraging step toward ensuring justice for those killed and for Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

From the Editor-in-Chief: The homecoming of the Liberator . . .

  Last week the nation commemorated the homecoming of the Father of the Nation. On 10 January 1972, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman came back home to us. It was a return from the depths of deathly darkness for him. It was, Thursday, January 12th, 2017

From the Editor-in-Chief: The dangers the country faces

  The murder of the ruling party lawmaker from Gaibandha, Manzurul Islam Liton, is not only shocking but also raises a number of questions about the state of law and order in the country. No matter how many explanations are offered Thursday, January 5th, 2017

From the Editor-in-Chief: We are on the right track

  BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir accused the government last week of pushing the country toward being a failed state. All the institutions of the state, he noted, were collapsing. Indeed, in his opinion, the country is in the Thursday, December 29th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: A martyr’s daughter reminds us . . .

  A few days ago, the child of a martyr moved us to considerable emotion. When Dr. Nuzhat Chowdhury, daughter of the revered martyr Dr. Alim Chowdhury, asked in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina why freedom fighters were coming Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Our struggle back then, our goal today

  As we observe the 45th anniversary of our victory over the occupation forces of Pakistan in December 1971, we recall the sacrifices made in the defence of the land by three million martyrs. We also recall the horror which as Thursday, December 15th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: A time to act

  It can be tempting to think a country like Bangladesh, besieged as it is by myriad problems on multiple fronts, has no business venturing into good samaritan causes like saving the tiger from extinction or conserving the environment. After all, Thursday, December 8th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The need for enlightened education

  There is reason to believe that all is not well at the higher educational institutions of the country. In recent weeks and months, we have come across reports of violence in Mymensingh, Savar and Dhaka, apart from other places in Thursday, December 1st, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: More problems than solutions

  The thirteen points the BNP chairperson presented the other day before the country and to the government elicit quite a few questions. In the last few days, Begum Khaleda Zia’s suggestions have been making the rounds in very many circles, Thursday, November 24th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The worries that assail us

  Let the message go out loud and clear: the unsavoury elements who ravaged and looted the homes of Santals in Gaibandha on 6 November must be brought to justice. The magistrates who ordered the police to fire on the Santals Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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