Category Archives: TRANSPARENCY & CORRUPTION CONTROL

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’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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BANGLADESH 1971 TO 2018

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THE FIFTH ASIAN TIGER: CAN BANGLADESH BECOME THE LATEST ECONOMIC SUCCESS STORY?

THE FIFTH ASIAN TIGER: CAN BANGLADESH BECOME THE LATEST ECONOMIC SUCCESS STORY? YASHVARDHAN BARDOLOI A junior reporter takes a look at the history of Bangladesh, once known as East Pakistan, the rise of its economy, and how the country can … Continue reading

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THERE COULD BE A NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’. HERE’S WHY

THERE COULD BE A NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’. HERE’S WHY 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 … 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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WHO WANTS TO TURN BANGLADESH INTO BANGLA-DAESH?

WHO WANTS TO TURN BANGLADESH INTO BANGLA-DAESH? -ANDREW KORYBKO- The Mideast-based terrorist group has taken responsibility for a string of violence in the South Asian country, but the question is, to whose benefit does this ultimately play out? The Russian … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE IN SDGs

BANGLADESH TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE IN SDGs Unb, New York The country is known to world as development surprise, says PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh is committed to leading by example again in case of Sustainable Development … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH A ROLE MODEL FOR MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

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KHALEDA ZIA, HER PARTY, AND THE UNTRUTHS THEY PEDDLE

KHALEDA ZIA, HER PARTY, AND THE UNTRUTHS THEY PEDDLE SYED BADRUL AHSAN The lies came trippingly on her tongue. Nowhere was there a sign of mellowing and absent was any hint of humility. She was not willing to concede that … Continue reading

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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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IN HOT POLITICAL SOUP

IN HOT POLITICAL SOUP Mahfuzur Rahman Out of power for over eight years, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of Khaleda Zia has been passing through a challenging time its leaders could hardly think of. This is the toughest time for … Continue reading

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TRYING TO INCITE VIOLENCE?

TRYING TO INCITE VIOLENCE?  Nadeem Nadir The latest comment on the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made by BNP leader Tarique Rahman is not totally unexpected, but I wish he had not done so, for good reasons. If … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLIC PULSE

UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLIC PULSE IFTI RASHID Given the public pulse, the BNP will have no choice but to go for a constructive engagement with the government instead of an agitation movement Last year, Bangladesh witnessed unprecedented violence and disorder in … Continue reading

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EVIL DESIGNS ON THE FATE OF BANGLADESH

EVIL DESIGNS ON THE FATE OF BANGLADESH AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF BANGABANDHU SHEIKH MUJIBUR RAHMAN SHABBIR AHMED A dark era of killing for power began in the newly independent Bangladesh on August 15, 1975. A group of disgruntled killers committed … Continue reading

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REAL CAUSE OF BDR MUTINY STILL A MYSTERY

REAL CAUSE OF BDR MUTINY STILL A MYSTERY  Julfikar Ali Manik The killing of so many army officials was not a rational consequence of the grievances that had piled up among the BDR soldiers Five years have passed, several probes … Continue reading

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BEYOND 2015: HOW THE YOUTH SEE IT

BEYOND 2015: HOW THE YOUTH SEE IT Photo- Shun Hatano/UNV – MIRIAM EBNER & MEREL FUCHS – ‘We see a world that values equality in all its facets, strives for sustainable solutions and active participation of all groups of society … Continue reading

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Bangladesh moves towards equality in education

A new report suggests that Bangladesh is achieving substantial progress in girls’ schooling, a development that, amongst other things, is helping to curb religious fundamentalism.  By Shahriar Sharif After more than two decades of effort, Bangladesh has succeeded in boosting … Continue reading

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