Saturday, 23 June 2018


The story of the Awami League

Syed Badrul Ahsan, Editor-in-Charge, The Asian Age  : History took a decisive new turn for the Bengali nation on 23... details


Detention, harassment of BNP activists unacceptable

Dr. Tofail Ahmed , Local Government Expert : All political parties will receive equal opportunities in the Gazipur City Corporation election, as... details


Govt has to ensure fair rice prices for farmers

Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, Former Governor, Bangladesh Bank: The government should take into consideration the production cost of crops and the... details


Ramadan, Eid and Consumption

Dr. A J M Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan, Professor and Founder Chair, Dept. of Television, Film and Photography, University of Dhaka,... details


Community and humanistic policing: Shifting paradigm in Bangladesh Police

Syed Mahfujul Haque Marjan, Faculty Member of Criminology, University of Dhaka  : Police, as an organization, is one of the... details


What `Bangladeshi’ couldn’t do, India did!!

Masuda Bhatti, Senior Executive Editor, The Daily Amader Orthoneeti : Bangladesh Nationalists Party (BNP) is said to be an anti-Indian... details


 Bangladesh’s big heart: Sheltering Rohingya refugees not a mistake

Mohammad Zamir, Former Ambassador and Expert on International Relations : Bangladesh has provided shelter to lakhs of Rohingya refugees without... details


Right policy needed for fuel supply to domestic consumers

Alamgir Shamsul Alamin , President, REHAB : There exists double standard of pipeline gas supply to the gas franchise areas. Energy... details


Human Security: The apex of all development

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed, Former Deputy General and Commandant, Ansar VDP Academy : Security can be examined at different levels and... details


80 Years into Bertrand Russell’s book Power
Global democracy still demonized   

Azfar Aziz, Development Consultant, CREA and Advisory Editor of Daily Finland : In ‘Power: A New Social Analysis’ (1938), Bertrand Russell... details


Law coming to ensure death sentence for patrons of drug traders: PM

UNB: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government is formulating an anti-narcotics law where there will be a provision... details


The political economy of World Cup football

Md. Shamsul Islam, Executive Editor, Our Time: With FIFA World Cup 2018 now stealing the limelight, it’s time that we... details


Bangladesh: A brilliant beacon on World Refugee Day

Marcia Bernicat, US Ambassador to Bangladesh: Yesterday was World Refugee Day, which provided an opportunity to reflect on the suffering... details


River protection commission needs to be made powerful

Kamrun Nahar, Journalist, Financial Express: Bangladesh was blessed with about 700 rivers (source: Wikipedia), constituting a waterway of 24,140 kilometres.... details


Failure in estimating right demand a reason for gas crisis

Shahedul Islam Helal, Former President, Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI): Failure in estimating the gas reserves and appropriate demand has deepened... details


Not a World Cup, rather ‘well of death’

Probhash Amin, Head of News, ATN News: After a draw on every World Cup, a group is declared as the... details


Rohingya leader killed, 10 hurt in separate Cox’s Bazar incidents

Sayeed Muhammad: In an organised attack, a Rohingya camp leader has been hacked to death by unknown assailants inside the... details


The beautiful madness called football

Syed Badrul Ahsan, Editor-in-Charge, The Asian Age: On the way to my village last week, it was a Brazil-Argentina festival... details


Demand supply imbalance created crisis

Engr. Mashiur Rahman, Managing Director, TGTDCL: The capacity constraint of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited (TGTDCL) is not... details


Why AL and Hasina an alternative to each other?

Dr Anupam Sen, Vice-Chancellor, Premier University: We had considered an evil act and force the August 15 incident. A vested... details


Need for a renewed anti-adulteration drive

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed, Former Deputy General and Commandant, Ansar VDP Academy: In our country we often find dishonest traders... details


UNHRC urges govt to deal with extrajudicial actions

Abrar Hussain: UN High Commis-sioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein yesterday urged Bangladesh for greater engagement with respect... details


If you know someone who’s depressed

Syed Ishtiaque Reza, Editor-in-Chief of GTV & “And something inside me just…broke…That’s the only way I could describe it.”... details


The dream of independence, Bangabandhu and the will of the people

Dr. Kamal Hossain, Politician and one of the key authors of the Constitution: Our struggle for freedom began through a... details


Gas supply to households must come under prepaid metering system

Abdul Aziz Khan, Member, BERC: The demand-supply imbalance is the main reason for gas crisis in the domestic sector. There... details


Civil society is much weaker than before

Afsan Chowdhury, Journalist and Researcher: Civil society is the force outside the government. It is comprised of the people who... details


Crisis looms in gas system security

SALEQUE SUFI, An expert in energy sector infrastructure development, planning, construction management and operation in Central and South Asia and... details


Heavy rain triggering flood in Sylhet, Ctg

Sofian Khan: Floods have been triggered due to excessive and continuous rainfall in the last few days in three districts... details


Budget and Plebeian Thoughts

Dr. A J M Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan, Professor and Founder Chair, Dept. of Television, Film and Photography, DU: Budget discussions... details


Trump-Kim summit & inking deal more dramatic

Wali-ur Rahman, Former Ambassador and International Relations Analyst: The meeting of Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump can be called... details

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