Daily Archives: January 3, 2013

The Untapped Energy Mine

THE UNTAPPED ENERGY MINE Sajed Kamal lays out a visionary blue-print for the revolutionary scope of renewable energy to fight climate change, revitalise the economy and gain energy independence Our task is to look at the world and see it whole.1 — … Continue reading

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THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE 195 WAR CRIMINALS

THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE 195 WAR CRIMINALS Syeed Ahamed looks back at how justice eluded our grasp As soon as the trial of war criminals began, questions were raised from different quarters as to how and why the 195 Pakistani … Continue reading

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Replying to the article “War Crimes and Bangladesh”

Replying to the article “War Crimes and Bangladesh” by Sebastian Strangio in THE DIPLOMAT DATED July 24, 2010  BY ZIAUDDIN KHAN In any successful revolution it is imperative that the victor rout out the last remnants of the perished demons. Even in … Continue reading

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Replying to the article “War Crimes and Bangladesh”

By Rislam Replying to the article “War Crimes and Bangladesh” by Sebastian Strangio in THE DIPLOMAT DATEDJuly 24, 2010 at 7:46 am Sebastian Strangio in the above article has exaggerated the potential socio-political unrest as a result of Jamat leaders and the … Continue reading

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‘I want to see war criminals served justice’

‘I WANT TO SEE WAR CRIMINALS SERVED JUSTICE’ Dhaka, Dec 14 (bdnews24.com) – Liberation War guerilla fighter Jahir Uddin Jalal, popularly known as Bichchu Jalal, wants to see the killers of intellectual martyrs brought to justice. Speaking to bdnews24.com at Rayerbazar … Continue reading

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Bangladesh is promising big things from a growing small software industry

BANGLADESH IS PROMISING BIG THINGS FROM A GROWING SMALL SOFTWARE INDUSTRY By Richard Sykes Since 2005 I have been privileged to visit Bangladesh six times – most recently earlier this month. A small software industry in a big country (population … Continue reading

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Short Biography of Salauddin Quader Chowdhury

SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF SALAUDDIN QUADER CHOWDHURY Salahudin Quader hails from the village Gohira under Raozan police station of Chittagong district. A member of the parliament, Salahuddin is the advisor for parliamentary affairs to the Prime Minister Mrs. Khaleda Zia and … Continue reading

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BHUTAN, THE SILK ROAD CONNECTION

BHUTAN, THE SILK ROAD CONNECTION It has been reasonably easy to identify the major routes used for trade between the markets and seaports of Bangladesh, China, Central Asia, North India, and the rest of the world, for over 2,000 years. … Continue reading

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U.S. arms sales to Asia set to boom on Pacific

U.S. ARMS SALES TO ASIA SET TO BOOM ON PACIFIC U.S. sales of warplanes, anti-missile systems and other costly weapons to China’s and North Korea’s neighbors appear set for significant growth amid regional security jitters. Strengthening treaty allies and other … Continue reading

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Bangladesh will not allow insurgency to flourish

BANGLADESH WILL NOT ALLOW INSURGENCY TO FLOURISH Bangladesh will not allow insurgency and terrorism to flourish on its soil and has sent back many Indian insurgents who had taken shelter in that country, said a parliamentarian from that country. “Under … Continue reading

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Bangladesh mulls signing 13 deals during PM’s Russia visit

BANGLADESH MULLS SIGNING 13 DEALS DURING PM’S RUSSIA VISIT Bangladesh is moving forward to sign 13 agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Russia visit next month, aiming to boost bilateral trade and other cooperation, sources … Continue reading

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Bangladesh’s climate compensation push a ray of light after dismal Doha

BANGLADESH’S CLIMATE COMPENSATION PUSH A RAY OF LIGHT AFTER DISMAL DOHA Vulnerable countries including Bangladesh played a role in getting agreement at Doha on help for victims of climate change. The dust settles, the delegates have recovered from their marathon … Continue reading

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New-wave economies going for growth in Bangladesh

NEW-WAVE ECONOMIES GOING FOR GROWTH IN BANGLADESH As even Brics plateau, other countries, from Bangladesh to Mexico, are coming up fast – and could overtake the west by 2050. They are big. They have young and growing populations. They have … Continue reading

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Let no political clouds gather on economic horizon

LET NO POLITICAL CLOUDS GATHER ON ECONOMIC HORIZON BY MUHAMMED ALI Bangladesh is a country of 160 million people and rich with natural and human resources. Over the years, we have maintained sustained economic growth despite some natural and man-made … Continue reading

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The Myanmar & Assam case: Bangladesh faces undue allegations

THE MYANMAR & ASSAM CASE: BANGLADESH FACES UNDUE ALLEGATIONS BY NIZAM AHMED Bangladesh encountered several allegations over violation of human rights and instigation of violence when communal riots raged in neighbouring Assam state of northeast India last month and in Rakhine state in northwest Myanmar in June. The … Continue reading

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