Commentary

River Politics

  The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna mega-basin is the second largest deltaic region in the world, in which rivers flow in one of the most densely populated regions.   Rivers know no territorial boundaries. They flow as an individual unit depending on the nature of terrain.  Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

What difference can elections make?

There is election in the air and people are keen to talk about it. Elections in our society are seen as a great tool of social change. Or at least that’s what we would like to think. Our reference is Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: A murder in Narsingdi

  There are today grave worries about the law and order situation in various parts of the country. These worries on our part are related to the murder of a local politician in Narsingdi on Thursday. Md. Sirajul Haque, chairman of Thursday, May 10th, 2018

‘Art Against Genocide’ launched Experts call for forging global solidarity to resolve Rohingya crisis

  Cosmos Books’ publication – Art Against Genocide – has received much accolades with people appreciating such artistic depiction of Rohingyas’ plight that should exert pressure on the world community to find a rightful solution to one of the 21st century’s Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Awami League Delegation’s visit to New Delhi

  Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Roads and Bridges Mr. Obaidul Quader’s visit to India has been significant. He led a 19-member delegation to India on a three-day visit on the invitation of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Thursday, May 10th, 2018

A story of two men

  Often in a mood of humour, I like telling people at times that my family, or clan if you will, has always had some sort of symbiotic relationship with Rabindranath Tagore. But let me sound a caveat here: Tagore and Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Is the ACC worth its salt?

  The two government offices from which people expect much are the Fire Service and the Anti-Corruption Commission. Once, the Fire Service used to be the butt of jokes but their quality of services have recently improved. They are fading away Thursday, May 10th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: Unemployment remains a problem

  Just after the confirmation that Bangladesh has graduated from a least developed country to a developing one, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) comes up with its 2016-17 review over the employment scenario in the country. And it has not convinced Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

AL, BNP and the demise of Old Politics

  It’s getting more and more mysterious as AL continues to crack down on an enfeebled BNP, keep its leader in jail and create a situation which seems BNP is about to land in power toppling the AL. The latest was Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

The Bastilles that must be stormed

  On May Day we celebrate the struggling masses who have through the generations inherited the earth and yet are not permitted to be owners of its resources. It is a time when the have-nots of the world must remember that Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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