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Remembering Bangabandhu

Remembering Bangabandhu

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Sun, Mar 16 2014

As I spoke, emotion got the better of me and tears welled up in my eyes then Sheikh Mujib put his arm...

Mango and creative juice

Mango and creative juice

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Sun, Mar 16 2014

This is nothing but an invasion attempt, I knew it all along. Cultural ‘aggression’ at its worstDisclaimer:...

Not a cultural hijack

Not a cultural hijack

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Sat, Mar 15 2014

Can the non-religious elitists amongst you please explain to me how perhaps having Shakira or Justin...

Is the worst yet to come?

Is the worst yet to come?

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Sat, Mar 15 2014

Many still wish for a ‘third force,’ but I can’t see the AL providing political spaceLast December, a...

Poetic justice

Poetic justice

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Sat, Mar 15 2014

The irony of fate is that others are now doing to him what he did to others during the formation of the...

The hot spot

The hot spot

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Fri, Mar 14 2014

Bangladesh is a small greenhouse gas emitter, but it stands to benefit significantly from efforts to...

The hot spot

The hot spot

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Fri, Mar 14 2014

Bangladesh is a small greenhouse gas emitter, but it stands to benefit significantly from efforts to...

The sixteenth round

The sixteenth round

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Fri, Mar 14 2014

More than the age difference that disconnects them, they represent opposite facets of IndiaThere is a...

Hard decisions

Hard decisions

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Fri, Mar 14 2014

Some of those decisions will surely create avenues for better governanceThe government is in a move to...

Crimean referendum

Crimean referendum

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Fri, Mar 14 2014

It is still not too late for Russia to use these institutions, to engage seriously in diplomacy, and...

Let the games begin

Let the games begin

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Thu, Mar 13 2014

T20 cricket is the distillation of the game down to its concentrated heady nectarWith the T20 World Cup...

The price of being nonchalant

The price of being nonchalant

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Thu, Mar 13 2014

We’re actually nonchalant about this possible danger of militant strikes in this countryWhen the news...

The missing link

The missing link

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Thu, Mar 13 2014

We are out to prove that what is good for the worker is also good for businessA garment factory collapses...

The best practices

The best practices

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Wed, Mar 12 2014

We must invite young, energetic, capable people with banking experience to run the showWhile the entire...

Solidarity for flight 370

Solidarity for flight 370

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Wed, Mar 12 2014

We can only imagine how traumatic this ordeal must be for the family members. No words can be solace...

Blind desperation, desperate...

Blind desperation, desperate...

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Wed, Mar 12 2014

It would be unfair to attach a whole country’s label to any statement, let alone such a controversial...

Leaders are chief storytellers

Leaders are chief storytellers

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Tue, Mar 11 2014

Storytelling is not optional. It’s a necessity. Stories need to be visual, visceral, and illuminatingWe’ve...

Compulsory national anthems, no...

Compulsory national anthems, no...

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Tue, Mar 11 2014

A madrasa ought to be free to follow its own path. After all, it’s a free country, isn’t it?Sometimes...

Maladjusted in America

Maladjusted in America

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Tue, Mar 11 2014

What is lost on AA is the reality that the Bangladeshi garments industry is a symbol of women’s empowermentA...

Familiarity breeds contempt

Familiarity breeds contempt

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Mon, Mar 10 2014

The protesters of a country of overly tolerant people had unanimously said that they had, finally, had...

From the ashes of war, seeds of...

From the ashes of war, seeds of...

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Mon, Mar 10 2014

The peace I witnessed at the closing ceremony in Freetown is an accomplishment of the Sierra Leonean...