Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

THE MARCH RISING: NATION’S FLAG GOES UP

THE MARCH RISING: NATION’S FLAG GOES UP SHAHRIAR ASIF The 2nd of March 1971 started on a militant note, as the ‘Shadhin Bangla Chhatra Sangram Parishad’ had just been formed, comprising the president and general secretary of East Pakistan Students’ … Continue reading

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THE TURBULENT MARCH 1971

THE TURBULENT MARCH 1971 Today, Monday, is the 3rd day of the month of March. On this day in 1971 the country was turbulent in protest against the conspiracy of the Pakistani ruling junta to foil the electoral verdict of … Continue reading

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THE RELEVANCE OF BANGABANDHU – ANALYSIS

THE RELEVANCE OF BANGABANDHU – ANALYSIS Bhaskar Roy Every August 15 observers of Bangladeshi politics are taken back to that fateful day in 1975 when a group of young army officers stormed Dhaka in a meticulously planned operation. The entire … Continue reading

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TEARS OF BANGLADESH : REFUGEES OF 1971 THROUGH JOURNALISTS’ EYES – EPISODE 2

Crisis in Bengal by H. G. Kippax, November 15, 1971, Sydney Morning Herald. Once again, we thank all the journalists and photographers who captured the history of the birth of a nation, who made the chapter of genocide, agony and triumph … Continue reading

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TEARS OF BANGLADESH : REFUGEES OF 1971 THROUGH JOURNALISTS’ EYES – EPISODE 1

The second one is a report by Max Beattie of The Age, published in The Age, on September 23, 1971. *********************** MARCH 03, 2014

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RISING INTEREST IN SOUTH ASIAN REGIONAL GROUPING – ANALYSIS

RISING INTEREST IN SOUTH ASIAN REGIONAL GROUPING – ANALYSIS – Shastri Ramachandran – The South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is not a shining model of regional cooperation. It is seen as a talking shop – of a region … Continue reading

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KHALEDA’S THREAT…

KHALEDA’S THREAT… SHAKHAWAT LITON WILL the BNP-led alliance wage a fresh movement from April to mount pressure on the government to restore the non-partisan election time government and hold the parliamentary election earlier? Will the country again experience political unrest … Continue reading

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LOOKING EAST

LOOKING EAST M Niaz Asadullah When a country like the UK takes China seriously, educationists in Bangladesh can’t overlook this East Asian countries are once again making headlines in international media. This time it’s not because of their double digit economic … Continue reading

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CLIMATE CHANGE WILL HIT POOR COUNTRIES HARDEST, IPCC STUDY SHOWS

CLIMATE CHANGE WILL HIT POOR COUNTRIES HARDEST, IPCC STUDY SHOWS  Tribune Desk Low-income countries will remain on the frontline of human-induced climate change over the next century, experiencing gradual sea-level rises, stronger cyclones, warmer days and nights, more unpredictable rains, … Continue reading

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BEYOND THE POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

BEYOND THE POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE FARHAD MAHMUD The potential adverse effects of global warming and climate change put Bangladesh in the most vulnerable position. PART 1 Now is probably a watershed moment for the climate change debate. A concise … Continue reading

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INUNDATION NATION

INUNDATION NATION John Finnie Our basic needs are food, water and shelter. Yet, rather than build on these common interests, too often it’s our differences that take centre stage I was born and brought up in the Highlands of Scotland, … Continue reading

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