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Literacies for the 21st century

Literacies for the 21st century

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Thu, Oct 24 2013

To achieve literacy for all in the country, we have to consider comprehensive and multi-dimensional approaches...

Trying times for BNP

Trying times for BNP

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Wed, Oct 23 2013

Considering the situation around and global realities, their leaders had to take liberal democracy or...

No more disparity, ensure equality

No more disparity, ensure equality

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Wed, Oct 23 2013

Climate discrimination adds another form of discrimination to existing social inequalities between religions,...

Other mountains to scale

Other mountains to scale

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Corruption, poverty and our broken political system also need attention When Captain Haddock, in Hergé’s...

Toward an AIDS-free generation

Toward an AIDS-free generation

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Young people must be treated with dignity, respect and without moral judgement, regardless of whether...

Kurdish rebels threaten new fight in...

Kurdish rebels threaten new fight in...

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Syria’s civil war has complicated Turkey’s efforts to make peace with Kurdish militants, but Ankara strongly...

The yellow submarine

The yellow submarine

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

There is a red line, arbitrarily set by governments past and present, often differing from case to case...

Looking to diplomacy with Iran

Looking to diplomacy with Iran

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Nixon had recognised a major adversary’s new willingness to change course and he seized the opportunity...

Food security is in the hands of Bangladesh’s...

Food security is in the hands of Bangladesh’s...

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

When I visit farmers one of the questions I ask is what do you want your children to be when they grow...

Che’s shadow over a forgotten Dhaka...

Che’s shadow over a forgotten Dhaka...

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

One of the guys from that rainy night in 1988 now drives a BMW a garment magnate who has hit gold and...

The agony of uncertainty

The agony of uncertainty

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

Consequently, the proposal by the PM to the opposition to submit names of their MPs to be included in...

A response to Rainer Ebert

A response to Rainer Ebert

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

Ebert’s argument is based on his premise that animal sacrifice is not a part of the core spiritual truth...

Your move, BNP

Your move, BNP

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

It was therefore, a massive surprise,that the olive branch was more of a tree and much more than anyone...

Terrorism in the context of...

Terrorism in the context of...

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

No one would be much surprised if large-scale lawlessness and terrorism set in this country within a...

Militia rivalries threaten new war in...

Militia rivalries threaten new war in...

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

The drama at the Corinthia Hotel was a startling reminder of the power former fighters wield two years...

Moving up the value chain

Moving up the value chain

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Fri, Oct 18 2013

If the country is given a good image everywhere, other countries and buyers will have a positive attitude...

Bhai, koto?

Bhai, koto?

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Fri, Oct 18 2013

The irony of the situation is most of us forget that the sole purpose of Eid-ul-Azha is about sacrifice,...

US prestige takes a hit

US prestige takes a hit

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Fri, Oct 18 2013

Joseph Nye, the Harvard professor, said the United States had suffered a serious blow from the shutdown...

Whatever happened to ideology?

Whatever happened to ideology?

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Mon, Oct 14 2013

The challenges of building equality and feeding and employing a planet with a couple billion more people...

Compassionate Eid: An open letter

Compassionate Eid: An open letter

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Mon, Oct 14 2013

It can be hard to think about the plight of animals in a country in which many human beings have to live...

Neither a cow nor a goat! A camel...

Neither a cow nor a goat! A camel...

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Sun, Oct 13 2013

For several days after Eid, meat-based feasts will rule until one day we become fed-up and crave some...