Daily Archives: February 6, 2014

BANGLADESH ARMY – THE NATION’S PRIDE

BANGLADESH ARMY – THE NATION’S PRIDE The Bangladesh Army is the largest of the tri-services in the Bengali nation. It is responsible for defending Bangladesh against external aggressors and supporting national development during peacetime. Recruitment to this force is done … Continue reading

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VISIONARY LEADERSHIP

VISIONARY LEADERSHIP A sage seafarer and veteran naval commando, the director general of the Bangladesh Coast Guard, Rear Adm. Kazi Sarwar Hossain, thrives on challenges. Bangladesh faces many of those from humankind and nature alike. Pirates, smugglers and polluters threaten … Continue reading

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ENHANCING RESILIENCY TO TRANSCEND DISASTER

ENHANCING RESILIENCY TO TRANSCEND DISASTER   Maj. G. Scott DeWitt (U.S. Army) & Justin Pummell Natural disasters provide mounting challenges to governments, populations and the environment. Without proper preparation and response planning, the increase in the severity, length and scale of … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN, BANGLADESH TO HOLD MEETING TO BOOST TRADE

PAKISTAN, BANGLADESH TO HOLD MEETING TO BOOST TRADE By Imran Rana FAISALABAD: Bangladesh and Pakistan will hold a meeting of the Joint Economic Commission during the year to pace up business activities, said Ambassador of Bangladesh to Pakistan Suhrab Hossain … Continue reading

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IF THE CHILDREN NOT PROVIDE MAINTENANCE?

IF THE CHILDREN NOT PROVIDE MAINTENANCE? M.D.Monir If the children not provide maintenance? ALL parents expect the welfare of their children. No parents want to go against their children, circumstances are that any child compels his/her parents against their will … Continue reading

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FIX THE UPAZILA SYSTEM

FIX THE UPAZILA SYSTEM  Ensuring elections will not be enough. The need of the hour is to fully empower the UPs, so that they can determine their own course of action – M ABDUL LATIF MONDAL – The Election Commission has … Continue reading

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FOR A FRESH NEW BEGINNING . . .

FOR A FRESH NEW BEGINNING . . . SYED BADRUL AHSAN NOW that the Awami League is off to a new term in office, there are the priorities it needs to set as the party of government once more. The … Continue reading

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THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS OF 2013

THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS OF 2013 – AKKU CHOWDHURY – Not until the youth of today started protesting at Shahbagh’s Projonmo Chottor did the freedom fighters and martyrs see that the glory and spirit of 71 has not been lost The … Continue reading

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COURT OBSERVES KHALEDA’S ROLE MYSTERIOUS

10-TRUCK ARMS HAUL COURT OBSERVES KHALEDA’S ROLE MYSTERIOUS  TAREK MAHMUD A Chittagong court has observed that the role of the then prime minister [Khaleda Zia] over the sensational 10-truck arms haul was “mysterious.” A Chittagong special court said this in … Continue reading

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FITCH RATINGS TO RATE BANGLADESH

FITCH RATINGS TO RATE BANGLADESH  Government approves BB proposal to go for agreement with the global rating agency   Photo- Wikimedia – ASIF SHOWKAT KALLOL – Fitch Ratings would provide sovereign credit rating of Bangladesh as the government yesterday allowed the … Continue reading

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CRUDE OIL: PRODUCTION COST $2, MARKET PRICE $100

CRUDE OIL: PRODUCTION COST $2, MARKET PRICE $100 Rabiul H. Zaki  The IEA in its ‘World Energy Outlook 2008’ articulates that it costs between US$6 and US$28 to produce a barrel (bbl) of crude oil (in 2008 dollars) in the Middle … Continue reading

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GOVT EYES OPEN-PIT COAL MINING

GOVT EYES OPEN-PIT COAL MINING Staff Correspondent Despite opposition from some quarters, the government plans to go ahead with open-pit coal mining aimed at enhancing power generation in Bangladesh. Petrobangla Director (Operation and Mines) Md Quamruzzaman hinted at the open-pit … Continue reading

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WITNESS TO HISTORY

WITNESS TO HISTORY It was a year ago today. Like many others, I vividly remember where I was at that moment. On 5th February 2013, the International Crimes Tribunal was due to declare the verdict on Abdul Quader Mollah, collaborator on … Continue reading

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