Daily Archives: March 22, 2014

THE JEWEL OF OUR HISTORY

THE JEWEL OF OUR HISTORY Photo Courtesy: Simin Hossain Rimi ANANTA YUSUF Tajuddin Ahmad was the key architect of Bangladesh’s independence. He was committed to achieving a free nation in the absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. This week the … Continue reading

Posted in BENGALI NATIONALISM, Friends & Foes - World Reaction, HISTORY OF BENGAL, LIBERATION - 1971 BIRTH OF A NATION, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, TAJUDDIN AHMED | Leave a comment

ANALYSIS: THE GHOSTS OF PAKISTAN PAST

ANALYSIS: THE GHOSTS OF PAKISTAN PAST ZEESHAN KHAN You don’t hear the words “Pakistan” and “election enthusiasm” in the same sentence too often, and we have never heard the words “Pakistan” and “civilian transfer of power” together before at all. … Continue reading

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UNICEF: 26M BANGLADESHIS LACK ACCESS TO SAFE WATER

UNICEF: 26M BANGLADESHIS LACK ACCESS TO SAFE WATER Tribune Online Report 1,400 children die every day from diseases linked to lack of safe water, estimates UNICEF Around 26 million people of Bangladesh do not have access to safe drinking water … Continue reading

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GANGES-BRAHMAPUTRA-MEGHNA RIVER BASIN

GANGES-BRAHMAPUTRA-MEGHNA RIVER BASIN Geography, population and climate Geography The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin is a transboundary river basin with a total area of just over 1.7 million km2, distributed between India (64 percent), China (18 percent), Nepal (9 percent), Bangladesh … Continue reading

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DHAKA AIRS WORRIES OVER FALL IN TEESTA WATERS

DHAKA AIRS WORRIES OVER FALL IN TEESTA WATERS Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque has expressed “concern” over the drastic fall of Teesta river water flow to Bangladesh. He made Bangladesh’s sentiment known during a meeting with Indian Water Resources Secretary … Continue reading

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