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Time to sign TICFA

Time to sign TICFA

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Fri, May 24 2013

We need to recognise the current geo-political situation and open our doors In Bangladesh, we have...

The immutable Islamists

The immutable Islamists

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Fri, May 24 2013

Islamic movements aren't going to just go away Hundreds of thousands of Muslims on streets of Dhaka...

God save the Queen!

God save the Queen!

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Fri, May 24 2013

Is text-speak ruining the English language“r u comin to cls tomrw?” “Clse de dor b4...

The fractured Bangladeshi nation

The fractured Bangladeshi nation

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Fri, May 24 2013

The national rhetoric must evolve and learn from history Today we stand fractured as a nation....

The caretaker system and Pakistani...

The caretaker system and Pakistani...

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Fri, May 24 2013

Despite reservations from many quarters in Bangladesh on anything to do with Pakistan – we may...

The potential of northeastern

The potential of northeastern

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Fri, May 24 2013

Amidst the political instability coupled with the worst industrial disaster, the Rana Plaza collapse,...

The view from the eye of the storm

The view from the eye of the storm

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Thu, May 23 2013

The nation has done well in facing Mahasen, but there is still room to improve

The neo-continental drift

The neo-continental drift

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Thu, May 23 2013

The world's borders are not stagnant

Heroes in our midst

Heroes in our midst

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Thu, May 23 2013

The horrific experience of the Savar tragedy is still fresh in our minds. The death toll has risen...

Time to stop playing the poverty...

Time to stop playing the poverty...

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Wed, May 22 2013

Adequate wages for workers should not be held hostage to the fears of economic collapse A colleague...

Collateral Lessons

Collateral Lessons

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Wed, May 22 2013

Is vandalism and non democratic intervention the only political language left? Since when is “only”...

The Pakistani people raise their...

The Pakistani people raise their...

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Wed, May 22 2013

This time the voter turn-out ratio 60%-the highest in Pakistan’s history

Why do we write?

Why do we write?

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Wed, May 22 2013

For those who write on national issues, we are restricted by the limited number of subjects that are...

Fundamentalist Islam’s Bengali...

Fundamentalist Islam’s Bengali...

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Tue, May 21 2013

The demands Hefazat-e-Islam made are not new. Many of their demands have antecedents in some form...

Lessons from Sir Alex

Lessons from Sir Alex

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Mon, May 20 2013

Sir Alex Ferguson found the one thing he was born to do, and he kept at it for 27 years These...

In fear of Allah

In fear of Allah

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Mon, May 20 2013

The national media is playing a role in misrepresenting Islam   “Madhur Harinaam...

An institutional failure

An institutional failure

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Mon, May 20 2013

Countrywide clashes following Sayedee's verdict resulted in many deaths

It is the state who needs the holy trinity...

It is the state who needs the holy trinity...

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Sun, May 19 2013

As citizens, we need to continually question the intentions of those in power It has been nine...

Does Islam need protection?

Does Islam need protection?

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Sun, May 19 2013

Islam is a vast religion that is all encompassing in the life of a Muslim Hefazat means security,...

Transparency with teeth

Transparency with teeth

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Sat, May 18 2013

A way forward for the Bangladeshi garment industry The recent tragedy in Savar is just one in...

Winds of change and warnings for...

Winds of change and warnings for...

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Sat, May 18 2013

Pakistan's elections provide a glimmer as to what steps Bangladesh must take On May 11, Pakistan...