Daily Archives: May 5, 2015

A FEARLESS FREEDOM FIGHTER

A FEARLESS FREEDOM FIGHTER ANWAR A. KHAN I met him after many years during the glorious Ganojagoron Moncho movement. It felt like meeting the Prince of a fairy tale, but in reality, it was not quite like that. I tell … Continue reading

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MUJIBNAGAR: HISTORY’S FIRST BENGALI GOVERNMENT

MUJIBNAGAR: HISTORY’S FIRST BENGALI GOVERNMENT SYED BADRUL AHSAN On April 17, 1971, we spotted a flicker of light in the depth of the darkness threatening to consume us in all its ferocity. The formation of the provisional Bangladesh government in … Continue reading

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THE SORDID HISTORY OF COLLABORATIONIST BENGALIS: 1971 AND AFTER

THE SORDID HISTORY OF COLLABORATIONIST BENGALIS: 1971 AND AFTER SYED BADRUL AHSAN It is time to return to history again, now that the wheels of justice have begun to roll. The trial and execution of Abdul Kader Mollah and Mohammad … Continue reading

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LONG WAIT FOR JUSTICE PARTLY FULFILLED AFTER HANGING KAMARUZZAMAN

LONG WAIT FOR JUSTICE PARTLY FULFILLED AFTER HANGING KAMARUZZAMAN SYED MEHDI MOMIN Ideally a person’s death, however barbaric and despicable that person may be, should not be a time for rejoicing. We are not celebrating Kamaruzzam’s death– the second person … Continue reading

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THE POLITICS OF BURNING PEOPLE

THE POLITICS OF BURNING PEOPLE Imdadul Haq Milon At one stage, both I and Naem Nizam were unable to look at the faces of the burn victims. Just a glance was enough to lead to the brink of suffocation. They … Continue reading

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STOP THIS BRUTAL POLITICS

STOP THIS BRUTAL POLITICS Naem Nizam Avi’s father is an egg seller. He has one son and one daughter. The lone daughter died three months ago during delivery of child. Avi is a student of of Kabi Nazrul College. His … Continue reading

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STOP POLITICS OF BURNING PEOPLE

STOP POLITICS OF BURNING PEOPLE Amir Hossain The dreadful incidents that are taking place in the country nowadays are seen by all with astonishment and pains, but it is difficult to find out words strong enough to describe and condemn … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S GOOD FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMISM

BANGLADESH’S GOOD FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMISM Showing the pluck to take on a movement that would drag the country toward economic stagnation and widespread violence. SADANAND DHUME Bangladesh this month executed Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, a senior leader of the Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party, … Continue reading

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DOES MODI REALLY WISH TO TAME THE WILD HORSE OF RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM ?

DOES MODI REALLY WISH TO TAME THE WILD HORSE OF RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM ? ABDUL GAFFAR CHOUDHURY Recently I was reading an Indian daily. In one issue they have published three or four news items which naturally raised a question in … Continue reading

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INDIA CAUSES BANGLADESH COLOSSAL TK 30,000CR LOSS A YEAR

INDIA CAUSES BANGLADESH COLOSSAL TK 30,000 CRORE LOSS A YEAR Bangladesh suffers Tk 30,000 crore in loss annually because of India’s unilateral withdrawal of waters upstream, according to an estimate made by some environmentalists and river water experts in Bangladesh. … Continue reading

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PROPOSED CLASS ACTION TARGETS LOBLAWS OVER BANGLADESH FACTORY COLLAPSE

PROPOSED CLASS ACTION TARGETS LOBLAWS OVER BANGLADESH FACTORY COLLAPSE The Canadian Press TORONTO — A Toronto law firm has launched a proposed class-action lawsuit against retail giant Loblaws and its Joe Fresh clothing line over the collapse of a clothing … Continue reading

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ADJUST MOVING AHEAD TO POTENTIAL NEW WORLD

ADJUST MOVING AHEAD TO POTENTIAL NEW WORLD Farrukh Khosru To get rid of the burden of unemployment problem, following different universities around the world for higher education, to make eligible and capable human resource, ADUST is moving ahead to the … Continue reading

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JAPAN TO MAKE RMG FACTORIES EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT

JAPAN TO MAKE RMG FACTORIES EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT Sun Online Desk Japan government has taken an initiative to make vulnerable building of the country’s garments factories safe for the RMG workers through conducting retrofitting, a technology to make vulnerable building jolt … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH MAY BUILD WORLD’S FIFTH BIGGEST DATA CENTRE IN EARTHQUAKE ZONE

BANGLADESH MAY BUILD WORLD’S FIFTH BIGGEST DATA CENTRE IN EARTHQUAKE ZONE Martin Anderson, The Stack The Bangladesh Ministry of Information is considering the establishment of a Tier 4 data centre in Kaliakair, in the Gazipur region, an ambitious build which … Continue reading

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PM URGES TO CONSTRUCT QUAKE-TOLERANT BUILDINGS AS PER BUILDING CODE

PM URGES TO CONSTRUCT QUAKE-TOLERANT BUILDINGS AS PER BUILDING CODE Sun Online Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the authorities to make sure that quake-tolerant infrastructures and buildings are built by following the building code. “Since Bangladesh is … Continue reading

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT – INSTITUTION, POLICIES AND LEGAL, FRAMEWORK

DISASTER MANAGEMENT – INSTITUTION, POLICIES AND LEGAL, FRAMEWORK   Introduction Bangladesh has a long history of natural disasters, with over 219 natural disasters taking place between 1980 and 2008, causing over US$16 billion in total damage. The country has had a … Continue reading

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COMPREHENSIVE DISASTER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

COMPREHENSIVE DISASTER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME What is the project about? The Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP) is a flagship collaborative initiative of the Bangladesh Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) and UNDP. Its core objective is to strengthen national capacity … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT HISTORIC EARTHQUAKES IN BANGLADESH

IMPORTANT HISTORIC EARTHQUAKES IN BANGLADESH *********************************************

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EARTHQUAKE THREAT AND PREPAREDNESS

EARTHQUAKE THREAT AND PREPAREDNESS A.N.M. Nurul Haque THE two earthquakes of moderate magnitude that rattled a vast area of Bangladesh within a span of 24 hours in the past week have once again brought forth the earthquake concern as well … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S FOREX RESERVES TOP $24 BILLION ON STRONG EXPORTS, REMITTANCE GROWTH

BANGLADESH’S FOREX RESERVES TOP $24 BILLION ON STRONG EXPORTS, REMITTANCE GROWTH Abdur Rahim Harmachi, Chief Economics Correspondent Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves have crossed $24 billion mark. Bangladesh Bank’s Forex Reserves and Treasury Management Department General Manager Kazi Sayedur Rahman said … Continue reading

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