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
Modern slavery: how consumers can make a difference
Deirdre Shaw/The Conversation Few people want to buy products that involve the exploitation or enslavement of the workers who make them – but that’s exactly what most of us do on a daily basis. Estimates reveal that there are 40.3 million people in slavery worldwide ...বিস্তারিত
Bollywood star Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao change status, no more couple
Saibal Chatterjee/Gulf Today It takes courage and grace to announce the end of a 15-year marriage in the manner that the high-profile Kiran Rao and Aamir Khan have done. Not only did the couple face the media together, they also issued a statement so dignified and assiduo ...বিস্তারিত
Britney Spears’ conservatorship lawyer has a very mysterious past
Cheyenne Roundtree/The Daily Beast Following Britney Spears’ heart-wrenching testimony last month, which made clear just how badly the judicial system has failed her, many questioned how a mega-famous 39-year-old woman who had a Las Vegas residency, released multiple hi ...বিস্তারিত
Al Qaeda cohorts behind attempted abduction of Princess Latifa
Ronju Sarkar, Blitz In 2018, the main culprit behind the foiled abduction attempt of Princess Latifa was notorious terrorist outfit Al Qaeda. One of the abductors, Tiina Jauhiainen even had admitted to a foreign television channel, when Princess Latifa was rescued from th ...বিস্তারিত
When an economist keeps a personal diary
Karan Thapar/Hindustan Times One of the most delightful British traditions is the keeping and publishing of political diaries. When well-written, they’re not just revealing but enormous fun. The politicians whose memories have enthralled readers include Harold Macmillan ...বিস্তারিত
My father died on 9/11. I wish I had him today, for more reasons than I ever thought I would.
Brian Leavey/USA Today My father loved to fix stuff. And he loved to learn how. Whenever we had work done on our house – I remember several big renovations – my dad would follow the workers around. Not to keep an eye on them, but to learn from them. He was forever cur ...বিস্তারিত