Daily Archives: March 12, 2014

LET THE ADOLESCENTS GROW UP IN THE SPIRIT OF MARCH 7TH

LET THE ADOLESCENTS GROW UP IN THE SPIRIT OF MARCH 7TH 7th March is a memorable day in our national life. A program consisting of visiting the Bangbandhu Memorial Museum and drawing competition was organized by Center for Research & … Continue reading

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CONVICTED SAHARA SHOULDN’T REMAIN BANGLADESH CRICKET TEAM SPONSOR

CONVICTED SAHARA SHOULDN’T REMAIN BANGLADESH CRICKET TEAM SPONSOR Special Correspondent: The cautious Bangladeshi nationals have expressed their anxiety over the issue of money sucker-Sahara Group s presence in the jersey of Bangladeshi cricket players as the main sponsor of Bangladesh … Continue reading

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FAIR SHARE OF TEESTA WATERS A MUST

FAIR SHARE OF TEESTA WATERS A MUST Tribune Editorial Bangladesh and India must work together to resolve water issues It is welcome that the water resources secretary has announced that the foreign secretary will visit New Delhi to address the … Continue reading

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IT IS TIME TO REDEEM

IT IS TIME TO REDEEM Capt. Husain Imam The government is bent on uprooting violence, corruption and militancy to ensure good governance in the country, sources close to the government high-ups said. The government’s move in this regard is aimed … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE SOLUTION?

WHAT IS THE SOLUTION? The former opposition BNP didn’t participate in the January 5 national election. They had their reasons for the boycott. The 10-party alliance clearly stated that they would not participate in any election under Sheikh Haisna’s government. … Continue reading

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MALADJUSTED IN AMERICA

MALADJUSTED IN AMERICA  SUJAN E BIN WADUD What is lost on AA is the reality that the Bangladeshi garments industry is a symbol of women’s empowerment A new controversy: American Apparel, a clothing manufacturer, has a new advertisement in which … Continue reading

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THE REAL PROBLEM WITH AMERICAN APPAREL

THE REAL PROBLEM WITH AMERICAN APPAREL Tribune Editorial The facts suggest its wages are not dramatically higher than market rates American Apparel is known for using sexual imagery in its advertising. A risky choice perhaps, given lawsuits against it for … Continue reading

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MADE IN BANGLADESH: AMERICAN AD WITH TOPLESS MODEL CAUSES OUTRAGE

MADE IN BANGLADESH: AMERICAN AD WITH TOPLESS MODEL CAUSES OUTRAGE In a bid to send out a strong social message, an American company, American Apparel, has ended up being uncomfortably offensive instead. The ad features a topless South Asian woman … Continue reading

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‘MADE IN BANGLADESH’: AMERICAN APPAREL RELEASES CONTROVERSIAL NEW AD STARRING TOPLESS FORMER-MUSLIM MODEL

‘MADE IN BANGLADESH’: AMERICAN APPAREL RELEASES CONTROVERSIAL NEW AD STARRING TOPLESS FORMER-MUSLIM MODEL By ANNABEL FENWICK ELLIOTT American Apparel has sparked controversy once again with a new ad starring a topless former-Muslim model from Bangladesh. The bold image, which appears … Continue reading

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AL-QAEDA TURNS ITS GAZE TO BANGLADESH

AL-QAEDA TURNS ITS GAZE TO BANGLADESH HASSAN MNEIMNEH The fluidity and flexibility of al Qaeda is undergoing a defining test in Syria, where two of its affiliates, the al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), … Continue reading

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WE DO NOT TAKE LOANS FROM WB FOR FREE : JOY

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BANGLADESH TO BE MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY BY 2021

BANGLADESH TO BE MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY BY 2021  Hailing the President for his timely-speech in parliament, treasury bench members today expressed the hope that Bangladesh would be a middle income country by 2021 under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh … Continue reading

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FLOATING POPULATION IN DHAKA CITY

FLOATING POPULATION IN DHAKA CITY MD AMIN INRAHIM Any coordinated and big enough move taken to address the  problem of floating population in Dhaka city can be expected to create notable positive effects Dhaka city has a huge and bulging … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT MUST ENGAGE IN DHAKA’S PLANNED REGENERATION

GOVERNMENT MUST ENGAGE IN DHAKA’S PLANNED REGENERATION ENAYET RASUL BHUIYAN Only years ago when someone drove past the five star Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, he would see beside the hotel sights of indescribable filth and squalor of shanty dwellings. But … Continue reading

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SERMON FOR DEMOCRACY: ITS MEANING AND MOTIVE

SERMON FOR DEMOCRACY: ITS MEANING AND MOTIVE ABDUL GAFFAR CHOUDHURY Two great spokesmen of our civil society Professor Rehman Sobhan and Dr. Kamal Hossain are still lamenting for the lost democratic values in Bangladesh. They are pointing out the faults … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S WOMEN ON THE MARCH

BANGLADESH’S WOMEN ON THE MARCH YET MORE MUST BE DONE The observance of International Women’s Day in Bangladesh this year was of special significance for quite a good number of reasons. In the first place, the spirited manner in which … Continue reading

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PRESSING NEED FOR TEESTA ACCORD

PRESSING NEED FOR TEESTA ACCORD INDIA SHOULD REDEEM ITS PLEDGE MATERIALIZATION of our long standing due in terms of a fair share of Teesta water still remains elusive. Bangladesh Prime Minister during her visit to Myanmar a week ago had … Continue reading

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IS LNG ANSWER TO POWER AND ENERGY PROBLEMS?

IS LNG ANSWER TO POWER AND ENERGY PROBLEMS? SYED MANSUR HASHIM HAVING failed to deliver on substantial new gas finds during its first term, the government has now shelved the idea of coal as primary energy source and is moving … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH WARNS OF RISING CLIMATE CHANGE COSTS AS DONATIONS PLUMMET

BANGLADESH WARNS OF RISING CLIMATE CHANGE COSTS AS DONATIONS PLUMMET JOHN VIDAL UN envoy says Bangladesh needs billions of dollars to adapt to climate change as donors fail to match pledges with money Bangladesh needs $5bn (£3bn) over the next … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH FEB EXPORTS UP 6 PCT ON GARMENT SALES

BANGLADESH FEB EXPORTS UP 6 PCT ON GARMENT SALES (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s exports rose 6.36 percent in February from a year earlier to $2.39 billion, boosted by stronger garment sales, the Export Promotion Bureau said on Monday, as political turmoil … Continue reading

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