Category Archives: Regional Policy

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT – A K AZAD – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the worthy daughter of the greatest Bangalee of all time Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has inaugurated a brilliant chapter … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN

REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN SYED BADRUL AHSAN The first time many of us came to know of Sheikh Hasina was on the day after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was freed from the Agartala Case and was released, along with his … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH CHAMPION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: AUSTRALIA

BANGLADESH CHAMPION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: AUSTRALIA NIRAPAD NEWS “You are the champion of economic development and women empowerment,” the Australian high commissioner said this when she paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ON TRACK TO ACHIEVE POWER SECURITY, THANKS TO SHEIKH HASINA

BANGLADESH ON TRACK TO ACHIEVE POWER SECURITY, THANKS TO SHEIKH HASINA FARID HOSSAIN Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest Bengali of all times, had not only created the independent and sovereign Bangladesh. He had left his golden touch in everything … Continue reading

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THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS

THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS Fortune has released its annual list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. This year, the list is record-breaking and stands out for a very special reason- nearly 50% of the spots (23 in total!) were awarded to … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S HIDDEN STORY: A BOOMING ECONOMY

BANGLADESH’S HIDDEN STORY: A BOOMING ECONOMY SAJEEB WAZED A significant piece of news emerged from Bangladesh recently that received little notice outside the country. Last year for the first time, foreign direct investment from other countries into Bangladesh surpassed $2 … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S GROWTH STORY IMPRESSIVE

BANGLADESH’S GROWTH STORY IMPRESSIVE MD FAZLUR RAHMAN In conversation with The Daily Star, Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters speaks on both local and global economies The brutal militant attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery that killed 17 foreign citizens suddenly … Continue reading

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THESE ARE THE ’10 EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE’

THESE ARE THE ’10 EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE’ CHLOE PFEIFFER A new report from BMI Research has identified the “10 emerging markets of the future” — the countries that are set to become new drivers of economic growth over … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TOPS ‘EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE’

BANGLADESH TOPS ‘EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE‘ Sun Online Desk Latest research by major global rating agency identified Bangladesh as the toppers among leading ’10 emerging markets of the future’ — the countries that are set to become new drivers … Continue reading

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TOP EIGHT MOST PROMISING MARKETS OF 2016

TOP EIGHT MOST PROMISING MARKETS OF 2016 Atradius picks the top 8 markets for business opportunities in 2016. These emerging markets have been showing strong performances over the past three years and are expected to improve further in 2016. Economic … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AMONG 10 COUNTRIES SET TO BECOME NEW DRIVERS OF GLOBAL GROWTH

BANGLADESH AMONG 10 COUNTRIES SET TO BECOME NEW DRIVERS OF GLOBAL GROWTH KAYES SOHEL Bangladesh’s export-oriented industrial sector already accounts for more than a quarter of GDP and will continue to develop as a global manufacturing hub in the coming … Continue reading

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SOUTH ASIAN REGION MISSES BANGABANDHU’S LEADERSHIP, SPEAKERS IN NEW DELHI

SOUTH ASIAN REGION MISSES BANGABANDHU’S LEADERSHIP, SPEAKERS IN NEW DELHI Sun Online Desk     16th August, 2016   Recalling their personal memories during the 1971 War and the post-war reconstruction period, speakers at a discussion in New Delhi on Monday … Continue reading

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AN ATTACK ON VIBRANT BANGLADESH

AN ATTACK ON VIBRANT BANGLADESH ASIF KABIR Awami League government’s efforts to counter terrorism are appreciated even by its critics. After much scrutiny it can be confirmed that a majority of the assailants, who participated in the July 1 attack … Continue reading

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THE PLAGUE WITHIN

THE PLAGUE WITHIN SHAYKH HAMZA YUSUF on Where ISIS Comes From.. Vigilante acts of violence have killed hundreds around the world in the last few days. Shaykh Hamza Yusuf writes plainly on the dark and destructive ideology which underpins groups … Continue reading

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WHY ISIS PERSISTS

WHY ISIS PERSISTS JEFFREY D. SACHS NEW YORK – Deadly terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Dhaka, and Baghdad demonstrate the murderous reach of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia. The longer ISIS … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN AND BNP-JAMAAT – THE CONNECTION

PAKISTAN AND BNP-JAMAAT – THE CONNECTION Nadeem Qadir The recent report on a Pakistani diplomat quickly leaving Dhaka after being caught by intelligence for having links with Jamaat_e-Islami, Hizbut tahir and Ansarullah Bangladesh has only confirmed how Islamabad is involved … Continue reading

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MUJIBNAGAR,OUR GOVERNMENT, OUR HISTORY

MUJIBNAGAR,OUR GOVERNMENT, OUR HISTORY SYED BADRUL AHSAN The emergence of the provisional Bangladesh government in Mujibnagar, forty five years ago on April 17, 1971, was a seminal moment for the Bengali nation. In Meherpur of Chuadanga, the senior leaders of … Continue reading

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A GREAT GAME ACROSS PROSAIC BAY OF BENGAL

A GREAT GAME ACROSS PROSAIC BAY OF BENGAL – IMTIAZ A HUSSAIN – The Brahmatputra-Gangetic delta is not the Central Asia of the 19th Century, when rivalry between Great Britain and Tsarist Russia prompted Halford John Mackinder’s Heartland thesis: that … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH POLITICS AND US INTEL’S QUESTIONABLE POSITION

BANGLADESH POLITICS AND US INTEL’S QUESTIONABLE POSITION BHASKAR ROY Deposing (Feb.9, 2016) before the U.S. Armed Services Committee and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper said in a written statement that Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh … Continue reading

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FROM HISTORY’S GOLDEN CHAPTER

FROM HISTORY’S GOLDEN CHAPTER Shakhawat Liton It was a shivering cold morning on January 10, 1972. Braving the chill, thousands lined the eight-mile route from Delhi’s Parade Ground to Rashtrapati Bhaban. They cheered Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as the motorcade … Continue reading

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