Joy puts kids first in IT education

  The government is planning to introduce the information technology education at primary level in future, said Prime Minister’s Information Technology (ICT) Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy. Joy said, a huge opportunity is waiting for network administrators and engineers in future. So, Thursday, December 14th, 2017

16th DIFF starts on January 12

  The ‘16th Dhaka International Film Festival’ (DIFF) will be held in Dhaka from January 12 to 20 in 2018. During the 16th DIFF 170 films from 60 countries will be screen. The festival will have a number of sections and Thursday, December 14th, 2017

World this week

  India's main opposition Congress party on December 11 elevated Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the country's most fabled political dynasty, as its president, preparing to challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019. In Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Nation this week

  A Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour on December 11, wounding himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Diplomacy and papacy: How do the twain meet?

  [The essay analyses the challenges that Pope Francis confronted during his recent trip in an effort to defuse the tensions created by the Rohingya crisis between Myanmar and Bangladesh and also to draw the attention of the world to this Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Identifying Rohingya: Perplexing papal priority

  The dusts of Suhrawardy Udyan have settled down by now. The much-talked-about papal visit to Burma and Bangladesh has come to an end. The visit created quite a bit of furore both at home and abroad. The Vatican staunchly defended Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Symposium on plight of the Rohingyas organised by RMMRU

  Migration experts and civil society members, both from home and abroad, at a conference on November 29 said the international community should play the key role in ensuring the safe return of Rohingyas to their homeland with dignity as equal Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Khaleda with baggage of cases

Election conundrum - To be or not to be, that is the question   Within a year or so over 100 million voters in Bangladesh will be seeking to exercise their right to franchise in a fashion that they have long been Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize for Sheikh Hasina?

  Congratulations are in order for Cardinal D’Rozario, Archbishop George Kocherry, (the Apostolic Nuncio, ambassador), Bishop Shorot Gomes and their team on their great success in bringing Pope Francis – the world’s biggest pop star with over 1.2-billion devout followers – Thursday, December 7th, 2017

To Commune with the Eternal Soul, an Artist’s Journey

  Through his more-than-six-year journey as a professional artist, Zahangir Alom has ever-refined his innate capacity to translate heartfelt observations of the natural world into artistic compositions infused with insight. The result, a rare unity of physical geographies, thought, emotion and Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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