40 going on 400

China, today, is leading the world in many areas. Bangladesh and China are time-tested friends and the relations between the two countries are developing on all fronts. There is no problem between the two countries but have deep friendship, cooperation Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Paying the price

Dr M. Shamsher Ali, one of the greatest physicists Bangladesh has produced, tells a touching story, in many ways the pinnacle of a teaching existence. One of the select individuals to have served as vice-chancellor of a public university as Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Keeping the peace

The world is changing and the UN peacekeeping operations are also changing with it, as they want to remain an indispensable and effective tool in promoting international peace and security. Last week Bangladesh witnessed a very important visit of UN Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Growing in assurance

We still remember discussions that we had seen in Bangladesh’s political domain before and after general elections in India. We have seen all the talk about the impact of India’s general elections on India’s relations with Bangladesh. There were questions Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Being human

The migrant crisis engulfing Europe is merely a flashpoint in the much larger crisis of humanity that has embroiled the whole world, either directly or indirectly, for years now, with no apparent end in sight. The root causes of the Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Holding the fort in cyberspace

Bangladesh needs to work on developing safeguards seriously for a secured cyber network as the country has become cyber-dependent owing to increased inter-connectivity, according to a leading security expert.   “We’re connected with the international cyber network. We’ve become cyber-dependent due to Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Not to be taken for granted

Bangladesh is known to foster an atmosphere of peace and harmonious coexistence between followers of different faiths. It’s a long tradition. It has been blessed with an active civil society and a broad variety of media, through which people participate Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Protecting the vulture

Aiming to protect the globally endangered white-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis) from its imminent extinction, a vulture feeding station has been set up for the first time in Bangladesh, reports our sister newagency UNB.   “Establishment of a community-based vulture feeding station is Thursday, September 10th, 2015

14th Commonwealth FMs meeting Sept 24 in NY

The fourteenth Meeting of Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers (CFAMM) will take place in New York on September 24. The Foreign Ministers will meet in New York to discuss a range of Commonwealth priorities.   The CFAMM will also provide the opportunity to Thursday, September 10th, 2015

UN field support head due September 13

UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Support Atul Khare arrives here on September 13 on a three-day visit to discuss peacekeeping operations with the interlocutors. The Department of Field Support (DFS) of the United Nations Peacekeeping provides dedicated support to peacekeeping field Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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