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The pledges of independence remain unfulfilled for the overwhelming majority of our people.   This is why as we take stock and look ahead, it is important to re-state the basic goal of establishing…

Promoting Democracy 
and Development

Daily Sun: Harbinger of Truth Daily Sun: Harbinger of Truth

With pride and panache, daily sun is celebrating its seventh year of publication this October. This…


Daily Sun Is an Art, Not a Science Daily Sun Is an Art, Not a Science

Anniversaries are like birthdays: occasions to celebrate and to think ahead, usually among friends with…


Bangladesh Today: Role Model of Economic and Socio-Political Advancement Bangladesh Today: Role Model of Economic and Socio-Political Advancement

Bangladesh’s remarkable progress towards achieving the socio-economic and human objectives as…


Taking Care of Nation’s Wealth
Taking Care of Nation’s Wealth

Khalil Gibran (1833-1931) the Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist wrote `the true wealth…


In Search of a Developmental Central Bank: The Bangladesh Story
In Search of a Developmental Central Bank: The Bangladesh Story

The recent global financial crisis in the developed countries has brought into focus the role of a central…


South Asia in Global Perspective: 
Issues and Challenges
South Asia in Global Perspective: Issues and Challenges

It is no coincidence that as South Asia declined Europe prospered. If Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah was not…


Myths, Misgivings and Facts about Private Universities of Bangladesh Myths, Misgivings and Facts about Private Universities of Bangladesh

Although education except the university education in this part of the globe had a chequered history…


Role of Universities in Today’s Society Role of Universities in Today’s Society

We live in a time where education is increasingly acknowledged as the basic for individual prosperity…


Does Democracy Work Without Values?
Does Democracy Work Without Values?

What does politics do for the people? In other words, what is politics that makes human life livable?…


Partition of India Partition of India

This year being the 70th anniversary of the partition of India has seen a renewal of the debate over…


Inclusion and Participation in Local 
Governance: Myth versus Reality
Inclusion and Participation in Local Governance: Myth versus Reality

Local government institutions are not new in Bangladesh. The local community based organisations existed…


Transforming Memories of Partition into Cooperation: The Case of the Two Bengals Transforming Memories of Partition into Cooperation: The Case of the Two Bengals

Memories of the partition of 1947 has left scars in the psyches of the people especially those residing…


Bangladesh and Global Peace
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Peace is the polar opposite of war and violence. Where there is war, there is no peace and vice versa.…


Importance of Expressing Appreciation Importance of Expressing Appreciation

Y’know, something…in all my 23-years of experience visiting Bangladesh, ‘Thank you’…


Cold War Past & Present Cold War Past & Present

Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika of a decent standard of living for all Soviet People was misunderstood.…


Addressing Water Sustainability in Apparel & Textile Sector Addressing Water Sustainability in Apparel & Textile Sector

    The above lines from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge are an…


Gashing Wounds Showing Up Gashing Wounds Showing Up

It is this hypocrisy that has caused the cracks in the walls of the  make-believe edifice of civilization…


Health Sector Reform in Developing Countries: Bangladesh Experience 
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Health systems in most developing countries cannot provide the necessary health care because of serious…


Language, Dialect, History & Culture Language, Dialect, History & Culture

Language has a significant role in the identification of a speaker’s behavioural pattern, traditions,…


Human Trafficking: Bangladesh Perspective Human Trafficking: Bangladesh Perspective

Human trafficking is nothing new. It has been happening for thousands of years. The number of people…


Padma Bridge: Art of Breaking Boundaries Padma Bridge: Art of Breaking Boundaries

Construction of Padma Bridge is literally an art of breaking boundaries. In so doing, Bangladesh, then…


Environmental Management System in Bangladesh: A Governance Perspective Environmental Management System in Bangladesh: A Governance Perspective

Bangladesh is very beautiful. The nature of Bangladesh is extremely relaxing, as it not too hot and…


Wind of Change: Digital Bangladesh Transforming Country Wind of Change: Digital Bangladesh Transforming Country

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina‘s dream of a ‘Digital Bangladesh‘ is moving towards its…


Climate-Smart Agriculture in Coastal Bangladesh Climate-Smart Agriculture in Coastal Bangladesh

“Rice, River and Canal – the three faces of Barisal” is a well-known proverb. Barisal…


Meeting Emily Meeting Emily

When the heart yearns for a particular person, he or she appears from somewhere at one point of life.…

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