China appears to warn India: Push too hard and the lights could go out
The Straits Times Early last summer, Chinese and Indian troops clashed in a surprise border battle in the remote Galwan Valley, bashing each other to death with rocks and clubs. Four months later and more than 1,500 miles (2,400km) away in Mumbai, India, trains shut ...বিস্তারিত
Historic 7 March Speech: Context and Significance
Bangladesh Awami Leauge 50 years ago, Bangabandhu gave the finest speech of his life at the erstwhile historic Race Course Maydan. Disregarding the intimidation and threats of the Pakistani Army's tanks, guns and machineguns, and in the presence of a million audience, Banga ...বিস্তারিত
Welcoming President of Maldives to Bangladesh on 17th March!
Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed, Advocate of Bangladesh Supreme Court and Editor in Charge of Daily Our Time The whole nation is super excited today! 17th March is the birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. March is a very special month for our country ...বিস্তারিত
The Bangladesh army’s increasing role in civilian affairs
Kamal Ahmed, East Asia Forum On 10 February 2021 the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) did the unthinkable and demanded a UN investigation into alleged corruption in the country’s military. The call followed an Al Jazeera documentary alleging that the army’s ...বিস্তারিত
Bangladesh’s remarkable development journey: Government had an important role too
Akhtar Mahmood/ Brookings This year, as Bangladesh celebrates the 50th anniversary of its independence, a plethora of writings have tried to explain its remarkable transformation from a country known for famines and natural disasters to one of the fastest-growing economies ...বিস্তারিত
Recalling Bangabandhu’s Commitment to Rights & Governance
Fayazuddin Ahmad, an Advocate and Development Professional : Let us dedicate this year's National Mourning Day to one of Bangabandhu's prime dreams for his beloved Bangladesh and its citizens: establishing rights and governance for all. Before one can help ...বিস্তারিত
What justification makes VOA to shut down its Bangla radio broadcast service?
Muhammad Ali Bukhari/Staff Journalist, Canadian National Multilingual News Group Sadly the largest U.S. international broadcaster, Voice of America (VOA) which provides news and information in 45 languages to an estimated audience of more than 280 million people weekly th ...বিস্তারিত
Behind the Bars not behind the Rights
Samiul Azim is a graduate student of law from North South University “Prison” a name of fear for everyone. There is a pre existing thought in our society that everyone who is in prisonare already criminals and they must be punished with sufferings. Some of the people ...বিস্তারিত
COVID furlough: How long can it last?
DW Germany pioneered so-called reduced-hours working (kurzarbeit) during the 2008/09 financial crisis. Other countries have adapted the model during the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid mass layoffs. Kurzarbeit permits companies to reduce the hours of their workers and claim wa ...বিস্তারিত
China and the U.S. Are Talking Tough. Don’t Believe (Most of) It.
David Rothkopf, Daily Beast Last week the Chinese Communist Party threw a party for itself. It celebrated 100 years since its founding. It characterized itself as the “savior” of China, the authors of the country’s current greatness. And yet, for all the over-the-to ...বিস্তারিত