From the Editor

From the Editor-in-Chief: Seriously, let’s think of the problem

  To what extent and how quickly the implications of climate change can affect Bangladesh is no longer an untold story. In fact, climate change, for the past more than three decades, has cruelly been unfolding its many layers of adversity Thursday, October 20th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: America must not vote for Trump

  Donald Trump keeps giving people all the reasons why he is not qualified to be President of the United States. The video of his conversation with some men on his way to a television show in 2005 is a clear Thursday, October 13th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Bangladesh’s ties with Pakistan

  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s comments on Bangladesh’s ties with Pakistan are a sign of the pragmatism that should underline the nation’s foreign policy. In recent times, the manner in which the Pakistani authorities have unabashedly interfered in Bangladesh’s internal affairs Thursday, October 6th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The legacy of Syed Shamsul Haq

  The passing of Syed Shamsul Haq leaves a huge void in the world of Bangladesh’s literature. And it does because Haq was a writer whose multi-dimensional approach to literature, indeed to life, encompassed such areas as poetry, fiction, drama and Thursday, September 29th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The ruling party must take note

  The recent arrest of the son of ruling party lawmaker Refat Amin in Satkhira is a matter of concern for us because of the damage some people in the Awami League are doing to tarnish the image of the party. Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Pakistan’s interference in Bangladesh’s affairs

  Pakistan continues to intrude unabashedly in Bangladesh’s internal affairs. It has once again, through its foreign office, expressed its anguish over the trials of the war criminals of 1971 and the justice meted out them. The Pakistan state goes on Thursday, September 8th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The difference a day can make

  It may well have been an afterthought, and probably was, judging by the minimal paperwork that featured in the exchanges. On the website of the US State Department, Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s schedule for Monday, August 29th returned Thursday, September 1st, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: The task before the OIC

  The Secretary General of the OIC has appreciated Bangladesh’s determination to combat terrorism in the name of religion. During his recent visit to Dhaka, Iyad Ameen Madani met some leading religious figures of the country and was apprised of the Saturday, August 27th, 2016

World Conservation Congress 2016

  From hundred thousands of people with hearts of gold, this year 6,000 to 10,000 delegates from around the globe, representatives of 170 governments, leading scientists, NGOs, indigenous peoples and business will convene to take part in the World Conservation Congress Saturday, August 27th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Begum Zia’s birthday question

  We at Dhaka Courier welcome Begum Khaleda Zia’s decision not to observe her birthday this year through cutting the usual annual cake. Some of her loyalists have let it be known that the decision was influenced by the BNP chief’s Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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