BD’s MIC dream to become reality within stable framework: France

The 14th of July is the French National Day. For all of them, French people, this date is known as the Bastille Day, in 1789, the day the common people decided to get rid of absolute monarchy. But 14th of Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Trusted lieutenant loses portfolio

Being reluctant does not necessarily mean unwilling. The world is full of reluctant leaders and heroes; they quietly make the lives of other people better. But, being totally non-responsive may sometimes cost a leader dearly, and that is what has Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Even light rain leaves Dhaka city out of gear

Once the Dhaka city used to see vexing water-logging after long hours of heavy monsoon showers. Now simple drizzle leaves the capital’s traffic system in complete chaos, inflicting immense sufferings on the city dwellers.   This is what happened on June 9 Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Red Crescent reunites dispersed family members

Robiul, a 17-year-old boy from Chittagong was lost for words when he spotted his father at the premises of the Red Crescent branch in the Cox’s Bazar. For the first time in months, the elderly man was able to hug Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Life’s rich pageant

As the mangrove pushes further inland, could we witness the birth of another Sundarban?   A mangrove vegetation is coming to life on the banks of the Chitra River and its floodplains in the northwestern part of Bagerhat district, some 60km off Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Moving the goalposts

With the MDGs set to expire, the world awaits a new development paradigm.    There has been progress globally in mobilizing financial and technical resources for development from an increased number of actors. Advances in science, technology and innovation (STI) have enhanced Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Green tea trumps antibiotics

Avoiding antibiotics’ use in broiler production, quality poultry could be produced in the country through using green tea, which will be safer for human consumption, according to a new study.   The study reveals that 0.25 percent of green tea (250 grams Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Suu Kyi’s halo slips

Aung San Suu Kyi, the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner of Burma, has been widely criticized for her silence on the genocide against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. She has clearly fallen in line with the government policy of Thursday, July 9th, 2015

The Asian alternative

The AIIB is set to usher in a new era of development financing for the countries of Asia.   The need for reforms to some of the most prominent international organisations and multilateral bodies that exercise influence in our world, has been Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Aliens in the motherland

Pages of history are replete with the incidents of human persecution caused by deliberate and frightening cruelties of people in the ascendancy. But the suffering of the Rohingya sounds way far worse than that of others. Admittedly, they are, at Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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