Monthly Archives: December 2012

Daily Times – Leading News Resource of Pakistan – COMMENT : Anatomy of East Bengal’s secession — Lal Khan

Daily Times – Leading News Resource of Pakistan – COMMENT : Anatomy of East Bengal’s secession — Lal Khan. Advertisements

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THE JAMAAT-BNP MUST HAVE MANY WISHES… BY K.H. KHALEQUE Some observers believe that Bangladesh is heading towards a political impasse. Two major alliance led by two main stream political parties Bangladesh Awami…

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THE POLITICS OF INDEPENDENCE OF BANGLADESH  BY DAVID LUDDEN Historians still do not have all the records they need to fully understand the freedom struggle of Bangladesh and offer a proper appreciation…

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BANGABANDHU’S GENERAL AMNESTY DECLARATION

BANGABANDHU’S GENERAL AMNESTY DECLARATION: DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCES AND RELEVANT STORIES                                                     A clip from the Dainik … Continue reading

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Greatest Bengali

GREATEST BENGALI BY ANWER MOORAJ     The BBC seems to be at it again. Fresh from their excursion in determining the greatest Englishman, where science eventually triumphed over politics, they have now turned their attention to a people who … Continue reading

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Bangladesh – The hidden tiger in the dragons’ shadow

BANGLADESH – THE HIDDEN TIGER IN THE DRAGONS’ SHADOW BY: GOLAM MOSTAFA Bangladesh is a beautiful land, blessed with natural resources, fertile deltas and a vibrant young workforce. Its economy continues to steam ahead, with an annual GDP growth rate averaging … Continue reading

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Bangladesh: a Chinese stitch-up?

BANGLADESH: A CHINESE STITCH-UP? BY DAVID KEOHANE Bangladesh could be this decade’s great usurper if it manages to sidle into the low-value manufacturing gap China is leaving in its wake as it moves up the value-adding ladder. And if a … Continue reading

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Maritime boundary with India: Tough days ahead

MARITIME BOUNDARY WITH INDIA: TOUGH DAYS AHEAD By M. Inamul Haque The International Tribunal for the Law of the Seas (ITLOS) in Hamburg, Germany, gave its judgment on the maritime boundary dispute between Bangladesh and Myanmar (Case 16), on March … Continue reading

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Why Bangladesh may overtake the West by 2050?

WHY BANGLADESH MAY OVERTAKE THE WEST BY 2050? BY ASHFAQUR RAHMAN Prediction is a dangerous business. It can literally put you out of business. But last week, when the influential UK daily, The Guardian,predicted in a report that Bangladesh along with … Continue reading

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U.S- South Asia relations: A vision for the future

U.S- SOUTH ASIA RELATIONS: A VISION FOR THE FUTURE AUTHOR / SOURCE: GEOFFREY PYATT India’s economic take-off has enabled greater influence and responsibility in the international system. As India has shifted its engagement outward, this has opened new possibilities for … Continue reading

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Bangladesh firm on pakistan apology

BANGLADESH FIRM ON PAKISTAN APOLOGY BY RAJEEV SHARMA It was a five-hour visit to Dhaka but it was long enough to bring Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar face-to-face with a reality that she and her countrymen have long tried … Continue reading

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Licensed to Rule?

LICENSED TO RULE? While court verdicts and constitutional provisions hardly stop ambitious Generals from usurping power, a history of well-practised democracy can BY SHAKHAWAT LITON The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in its recently released full verdict in the … Continue reading

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The Politics of Delay

THE POLITICS OF DELAY The government must take steps to finish the trial of the war criminals and the execution of its verdict within its tenure By Ahmede Hussain REVOLUTION BETRAYED It is indeed heartening to see the government make … Continue reading

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India Could Lose Gains, Goodwill in Bangladesh

INDIA COULD LOSE GAINS, GOODWILL IN BANGLADESH Guest Column: By Rajeev Sharma India is wasting crucial time in strengthening the hands of Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina as both the countries are due to go for general elections in early 2014. … Continue reading

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Beatles, Bangla Desh and a sitar maestro

BEATLES, BANGLA DESH AND A SITAR MAESTRO Libin | 26th Dec 2012 Even as the nation mourned sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar’s death, and the Indian Army observed “Vijay Diwas” on December 16 — the day of victory in Bangladesh — many … Continue reading

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Would Bangladesh Politics End in Chaos?

WOULD BANGLADESH POLITICS END IN CHAOS?                         Guest Column- By Kazi Anwarul Masud            Situation in Bangladesh is moving towards an explosion  due in part  to violence let loose by the Jamaat-e-Islami … Continue reading

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The Jamaat-BNP must have many wishes…

THE JAMAAT-BNP MUST HAVE MANY WISHES… BY K.H. KHALEQUE Some observers believe that Bangladesh is heading towards a political impasse. Two major alliance led by two main stream political parties Bangladesh Awami League and BNP have locked horns over the … Continue reading

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A TRIAL FOR THE FUTURE OF BANGLADESH

A TRIAL FOR THE FUTURE OF BANGLADESH HAROON HABIB The war crime tribunals were set up to address a deep-seated national demand for justice, but they are facing a hostile campaign by vested interests at home and abroad. December is … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

BANGLADESH: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE  A. F. Salahuddin Ahmed The present state of Bangladesh has to be viewed in the light of the past because, as has been said, the present “is the child of the past and parent of … Continue reading

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HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY: Bangladesh’s most undervalued assets?

HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY: BANGLADESH’S MOST UNDERVALUED ASSETS?BY TIM STEEL Recent research by the distinguished US based-Archaeological Institute of America reveals that visits to historical and archaeological places have ranked third, after dining out and shopping, amongst activities of Americans travelling … Continue reading

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