Category Archives: SOCIAL SECURITY

WHY HASINA ERA WILL BE REMEMBERED IN OUR HISTORY?

WHY HASINA ERA WILL BE REMEMBERED IN OUR HISTORY? ABDUL GAFFAR CHOWDHURY One of the most influential American magazines Foreign Policy has published a list of 100 top global thinkers of the present decade and Sheikh Hasina is one of … Continue reading

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MAJORITY SUPPORT FOR AL, SHEIKH HASINA

MAJORITY SUPPORT FOR AL, SHEIKH HASINA A majority of Bangladeshis are satisfied with the situation in their lives and are optimistic about the country’s progress, according to a recent opinion poll commissioned by The Independent and carried out by Research … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA: REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN

SHEIKH HASINA: 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 … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA’S LEADERSHIP DELIVERS ON PROMISES

SHEIKH HASINA’S LEADERSHIP DELIVERS ON PROMISES In the last 10 years, Bangladesh has come a long way on the road of development because one politician has kept her biggest promises and pledges to the people. In 2008, the yet-to-be Prime … Continue reading

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FOUR YEARS OF AWAMI LEAGUE GOVERNMENT, A REPORT CARD

FOUR YEARS OF AWAMI LEAGUE GOVERNMENT, A REPORT CARD BAPPY RAHMAN The Awami League has completed four years in office in its second consecutive term. The government is set to step into the fifth and the last year with steering … Continue reading

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THE EMERGENCE OF THE POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT

THE EMERGENCE OF THE POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT SHAH ALI FARHAD Awami League, the oldest and largest political party in Bangladesh, celebrated its 69 years of founding in the early hours of 23 June 2018. That, in political time, is quite … Continue reading

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I VISITED THE ROHINGYA REFUGEE CAMPS AND HERE IS WHAT BANGLADESH IS DOING RIGHT

I VISITED THE ROHINGYA REFUGEE CAMPS AND HERE IS WHAT BANGLADESH IS DOING RIGHT SABRINA KARIM Nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh from Myanmar since September 2017. The Bangladeshi government’s plan to start repatriating them beginning this Tuesday, … Continue reading

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THERE’S A NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’

THERE’S A NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’ JONATHAN GARBER When people talk about the “Asian Tigers,” they’re typically referring to Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The four countries experienced rapid growth between the 1960s and 1990s. But now there’s another … Continue reading

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DHAKA READY TO FACE NEW CHALLENGES

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS DHAKA READY TO FACE NEW CHALLENGES Reaz Ahmad Projecting its success in achieving key Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Bangladesh will announce its full commitment to meet the new targets to be set by the United Nations in … Continue reading

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LONG SHADOW OF THE AUGUST 1975 COUP

LONG SHADOW OF THE AUGUST 1975 COUP “The CIA station chief in Dhaka, Philip Cherry, was actively involved in the killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” US author and journalist Lawrence Lifschultz wrote in the Far … Continue reading

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BREAKING FREE FROM POVERTY

BREAKING FREE FROM POVERTY  Shweta Suresh All in all, Tarango provides an unprecedented amount of support for these women — giving them a viable economic opportunity, as well as nurturing them through tough times There is still a long way … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH A ROLE MODEL FOR MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

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CAN BNP RIDE OUT OF STORM?

CAN BNP RIDE OUT OF STORM? Mahfuzur Rahman If human resource management is a tough job, managing a political party is even a tougher task. The current dismal state of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of Khaleda Zia is a … Continue reading

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HOW POORER BANGLADESH OUTPACES INDIA ON ‘HUMAN-DEVELOPMENT’ INDICATORS

HOW POORER BANGLADESH OUTPACES INDIA ON ‘HUMAN-DEVELOPMENT’ INDICATORS JOANNA SUGDEN India is richer, in terms of per-capita economic output, than its smaller neighbor, Bangladesh, and a greater proportion of Indians are connected to the Internet and have cellphones. But if … Continue reading

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AUNG SAN SUU KYI’S “SAFFRON MONKS” STALK STREETS WITH MACHETES – MASS SLAUGHTERING REFUGEES

AUNG SAN SUU KYI’S “SAFFRON MONKS” STALK STREETS WITH MACHETES – MASS SLAUGHTERING REFUGEES Image: Aung San Suu Kyi’s “Saffron Monks” are committing genocide in Myanmar. The West has both created this movement and is silently supporting it, hoping to … Continue reading

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UNPACKING THE ISLAMIST AGENDA

UNPACKING THE ISLAMIST AGENDA ALI RIAZ expounds on the rise of Islamist alliances in the present political context of Bangladesh. Since the Shahbagh movement began in early February, demanding the maximum punishments for the war criminals and the banning of … Continue reading

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INDIA RANKS BEHIND BANGLADESH ON GLOBAL MOTHERHOOD INDEX

INDIA RANKS BEHIND BANGLADESH ON GLOBAL MOTHERHOOD INDEX A new study complied data from multiple United Nations (UN) agencies to understand which countries are well suited for mothers’ and kids, and where they face greater hardships. Last year, India was … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S PROGRESS ON THE MDG

BANGLADESH’S PROGRESS ON THE MDG Bangladesh has already met several targets of the MDGs like reducing poverty gap ratio, attaining gender parity at primary and secondary education, under-five mortality rate reduction, containing HIV infection with access to antiretroviral drugs, children … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH INTRODUCES CASH INCENTIVE FOR POOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN

BANGLADESH INTRODUCES CASH INCENTIVE FOR POOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com Bangladesh has introduced cash incentives for poor pregnant women and under-5 children in some selected districts to lure them into facilities for health and growth check-ups. The … Continue reading

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MUJIB-MALIGNING AND THE DISTORTION OF HISTORY

MUJIB-MALIGNING AND THE DISTORTION OF HISTORY Dr. Rashid Askari The absconding BNP leader, Tarique Rahman has once again rocked the boat by bashing Bangabandhu at a recent programme in London in the name of observing the Victory Day-2014. He called … Continue reading

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