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WOMEN MAKE VERY GOOD PEACEKEEPERS

WOMEN MAKE VERY GOOD PEACEKEEPERS ASEEM CHABRA ‘If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.’ ‘When a contingent of women walk … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA: ‘I WANT TO MAKE BANGLADESH POVERTY-FREE’

SHEIKH HASINA: ‘I WANT TO MAKE BANGLADESH POVERTY-FREE’ SIMON TISDALL & ANNA RIDOUT The country is a millennium development goals success story. Now its prime minister is aiming high with the SDGs – but says donors must play their part … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH BECOMES A GLOBAL ROLE MODEL IN ACHIEVING MDG

BANGLADESH BECOMES A GLOBAL ROLE MODEL IN ACHIEVING MDG In a historic leap, Bangladesh, over the last six years, has become a role model globally in fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as most of the targets were achieved well … Continue reading

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BANGLADESHIS KNOW HOW TO COPE WITH DISASTERS, HASINA SAYS AFTER RECEIVING TOP UN ENVIRONMENTAL HONOUR

BANGLADESHIS KNOW HOW TO COPE WITH DISASTERS, HASINA SAYS AFTER RECEIVING TOP UN ENVIRONMENTAL HONOUR Lovlu Ansar, New York Correspondent, bdnews24.com People of Bangladesh have learnt how to tackle climate change, disasters and survive, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH WANTS TO INVEST $8 BLN IN INFRASTRUCTURE

BANGLADESH WANTS TO INVEST $8 BLN IN INFRASTRUCTURE Bangladesh’s government wants to invest $8 billion over the next few years in infrastructure to improve the economy and sought help from private sector to share the cost which the government could … Continue reading

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THREE CHEERS FOR SHEIKH HASINA!

THREE CHEERS FOR SHEIKH HASINA DR RASHID ASKARI Sheikh Hasina’s winning the United Nations environmental award ‘Champions of the Earth’ is a new feather in her cap. However, this sort of news about our current Premier is not new on … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH SCORES HIGHEST IN EDUCATION, POVERTY CUT

WEF INCLUSIVE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT-2015 BANGLADESH SCORES HIGHEST IN EDUCATION, POVERTY CUT Bangladesh scored highest positions in an international study report on inclusive and development among the 18 low income countries for impressive achievements in education and poverty reduction. World … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH NOT WAITING FOR THE WORLD TO SAVE US

BANGLADESH NOT WAITING FOR THE WORLD TO SAVE US HONOURABLE PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH HASINA In just a few weeks, the world will adopt the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. For my country, Bangladesh, the goal of combatting climate change and its … Continue reading

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WILL ISIS INFECT BANGLADESH?

WILL ISIS INFECT BANGLADESH? Atif Jalal Ahmad & Michael Kugelman As militants loyal to Islamic State (IS) claim responsibility for increasing numbers of attacks across the Middle East and North Africa, including a recent massacre of European tourists on a … Continue reading

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BANGABONDHU BANGLADESH: AUGUST 15 IN 1975 IS A BLACK-CHAPTER

BANGABANDHU & BANGLADESH AUGUST 15th, 1975 IS A BLACK-CHAPTER — JAHANGIR ALAM — “Bangabandhu, Bangladesh and our independence have very closed relation. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had one of the great nationalist leader in the world (http://www.humanrightstoday.info/?p=714) Bangabandhu was the pioneer … Continue reading

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BANGABANDHU AND OUR SENSE OF HISTORY

BANGABANDHU AND OUR SENSE OF HISTORY Dr. Rashid Askari ‘Father of the Nation’ is an honorific bestowed on individuals who are considered the most important in the process of the establishment of a country or a nation. They are the … Continue reading

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BANGABANDHU AND THE EMERGENCE OF AN INDEPENDENT BANGLADESH

BANGABANDHU AND THE EMERGENCE OF AN INDEPENDENT BANGLADESH REHMAN SOBHAN  During March 1971, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s assertion of the right to self-rule made him one of the most globally visible personalities of the Third World After nearly 42 years of … Continue reading

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AUGUST 17, FORTY YEARS AGO: SHEIKH MUJIB BURIED

AUGUST 17, FORTY YEARS AGO: SHEIKH MUJIB BURIED A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on August 17, Forty Years Ago Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, who was killed in a military coup on August 14, … Continue reading

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MUJIB IN WORDS

MUJIB IN WORDS  What the world said about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: “I have not seen the Himalayas. But I have seen Sheikh Mujib. In personality and in courage, this man is the Himalayas. I have thus had the experience … Continue reading

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A GOLDEN AGE

A GOLDEN AGE TIM STEELE The sub-continental empires owe a lot to the wealth generated in the Ganges delta in Bangladesh The average citizen of modern India very evidently, not only chooses to openly ignore the importance of the lands … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH FORGES AHEAD

BANGLADESH FORGES AHEAD  Tribune Editorial It is the health of the economy that determines the fate of our 160 million people, and therefore must be a priority if we are to pull people out of poverty and raise living standards … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH FORGES AHEAD ON RECOVERY

BANGLADESH FORGES AHEAD ON RECOVERY A group discussion in Dhaka on recovery planning among government officials, Fire Service & Civil Defence Directorate of Bangladesh and IRP (Photo: IRP)  Ana Cristina Thorlund & Gerry Potutan Bangladesh, one of the most hazard-prone … Continue reading

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AMERICA’S DANGEROUS LIAISON WITH JAMAAT

REFRESHING OUR MEMORY AMERICA’S DANGEROUS LIAISON WITH JAMAAT Jamal Hasan  An optimistic scenario for global jihadists.  I have contemplated to write an essay on rising tide of Wahhabi Islam in my birthplace, Bangladesh. But a succession of events in Bangladesh … Continue reading

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REFRESHING OUR MEMORY

REFRESHING OUR MEMORY IN ANY CIVILIZED COUNTRY DISTORTION OF HISTORY LIKE IN BANGLADESH WOULD CAUSE MASSIVE UPRISE TO DETHRONE A GOVERNMENT !!! TOUFIQUE CHOUDHURY In Bangladesh, most of the people don’t appear to possess any sense of fair judgment. Because, … Continue reading

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‘KHALEDA ZIA KNEW ABOUT CTG ARMS HAUL’

‘KHALEDA ZIA KNEW ABOUT CTG ARMS HAUL’ Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com Khaleda Zia as the Prime Minister had been aware of the smuggling of ten trucks of arms and ammunition into Bangladesh on April 2, 2004, an Awami League Presidium member … Continue reading

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