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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

From the Editor-in-Chief: Trumping his way to the White House

  As voting got underway last Tuesday in the 2016 US presidential election, the one thing we all knew was that history beckoned for its people, and by dint of its inordinately consequential place in the world - in the words Thursday, November 10th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The shame perpetrated in Nasirnagar

  In all these years since the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent state, we have proudly projected ourselves as a secular nation and our country as a place of absolute communal harmony. We have tried presenting such an image of Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The health issue . . .

  The healthcare sector in Bangladesh has long been a matter of discussion. There is no denying that we have achieved remarkable success in various indexes of healthcare services, keeping pace with the overall development taking place in every other sector. Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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