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16 December is a reminder of our secular ethos
Syed Badrul Ahsan
The season of victory is once again upon the Bengali nation. It's Victory Day today, a celebration of life, a remembrance of lives sacrificed in a...
Peace or violence in elections
As I write this piece at least two people have been killed in pre-election violence in Bangladesh, but festivity still prevails, even though...
Our Victory Day
Our Victory Day is not a mere commonplace sort of day, it is a complex, multi-layered day related to the history of the nation. It takes us back to...
Mueller just brought Trump closer to prosecution
President Donald J. Trump, protected from criminal charges while in office, is now facing the prospect of indictment when he becomes a private...
The leadership we need
Shah Ali Farhad
As official campaigns kick off for the upcoming election in Bangladesh, it is now time for the electorate to decide who should be leading the...
French cheese with a dash of revolution!
As I write this, France is rocked by another extremist attack in the city of Strasbourg. With details still sketchy, news agencies are reporting...
Why Europe fears collapse of the Iran nuclear deal
Ali Akbar Salehi, Iran’s nuclear chief and former foreign minister, has warned that Iranians are running out of patience with the European Union’s...
A strong message that resonates across the board
Md Sharif Hasan
It’s an extraordinary rebuke from the US Senate to a longtime American ally. Six senior US Senators from across party lines have introduced a...
Problems with our secondary level education
Bangladesh has a system of education which is the conglomeration of several levels- viz primary level, secondary level and tertiary level. The...
Life in the shadow of four dictators
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Life for my generation has been a perpetual struggle for democracy and the benefits assumed to be accruing from it. We happen to be men and women...
May’s Brexit deal ignores Leavers’ real grievance
Theresa May has been stomping the length and breadth of the United Kingdom to make the case that her Brexit deal with the European Union is the...
News from Dhaka — it’s peace
In recent weeks, my foreign friends have been asking me how is the situation in Bangladesh where general elections will be held soon? Why this...
Do we care about child psychology!
The social media has erupted in a furore over the suicide of a class nine student of Viqarunnisa School who was reportedly caught using a mobile...
What leads a teen to commit suicide?
A class IX student of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College committed suicide on Monday allegedly due to humiliation by her teachers. The deceased,...
Is peace within reach in Yemen?
Md. Sharif Hasan
Since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month, Saudi Arabia’s government is facing increasing pressure to end the war in Yemen....
Freedom fighters in the Jamaat, did he say?
Syed Badrul Ahsan
We have been informed, on the authority of Nazrul Islam Khan of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) that contrary to our collective national...
Finally, Senate might force Trump’s hand on Yemen
The US Senate voted 63 to 37 on Wednesday to clear the way for a debate and final vote on a resolution to end American military support for the...
Here’s what Trump needs to do at the G20
David A. Andelman
Last year’s G20 is remembered for the moment when Donald Trump flew off in a huff, leaving differences on issues like climate change...
Fight for nomination, but why enter ‘dirty politics?’
The fight for getting nominated for the next general elections gave us hope that the process would not be scuttled as per many rumours, but one may...
Putin plays a deadly Ukraine game
When Vladimir Putin opened a new bridge linking Crimea to the rest of Russia across the Azov Sea in May, Russian officials said it was intended to...
Oikya Front rolls out polls manifesto
AL not going to people empty handed: Mayor Khokon
AL to unveil polls manifesto Tuesday
When Bangamata expressed her revulsion towards Pakistani barbarism
Man kills wife, children and hangs himself in Chandpur
Tigers win toss, opt to bat
JSD Rab’s office vandalized in Laxmipur
Clash over tearing up Fakhrul’s posters in Thakurgaon
BD nurse missing for 3 years in USA; husband suspected
Cyclone ‘Phethai’ might trigger cold spell
Dr Kamal doubtful over fair polls
Road crash kills one in Tangail
Nation celebrates 48th Victory Day: In pictures
BNP is now a safe haven for killers: Inu
Political polarization splits country into two sections: Quader
‘Will prevent war criminals from entering House, if they win election’
Oikya Front delegation to meet EC on Monday
Case filed over attack on Dr. Kamal’s motorcade
Over 4 kg gold seized at Ctg airport, 1 held
Rise in sexual exploitation of children in South Asia, world
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