Bangladesh, Pompeo . . . And Bedlam in Washington By Syed Badrul Ahsan | Last Updated: 17th January, 2021, 11:17

Pompeo obviously did not receive any briefing from his officials or was not willing to listen to them

Bangladesh, Pompeo . . . And Bedlam in Washington

America May Not Be the Same after Trump Is Gone America May Not Be the Same after Trump Is Gone

The 45th President of the United States will be out of office on Wednesday, 20th January


In Pursuit of Exploitation-free Migration In Pursuit of Exploitation-free Migration

The IOM and the European Union express similar expectations about this platform


Gains and Pains of an Era in Power Gains and Pains of an Era in Power

Another significant achievement of the present government is to lay a solid foundation for the country's economy, says Pranab Kumar Panday


Another temple bites the dust in Pakistan Another temple bites the dust in Pakistan

Teri is a hill settlement in the Karak district of KPK, inhabited largely by the Khattak tribe


1970’s election campaign made Bangabandhu an iconic figure 1970’s election campaign made Bangabandhu an iconic figure

The practice of open politics was permitted from 1st January 1970


Remembering Justice Murshed Remembering Justice Murshed

Justice Murshed was that he gave final touch to the drafting of the historic six points in 1966 for provincial autonomy, says Barrister M Tamijuddin


Bangabandhu’s Homecoming: Shades of Memory Bangabandhu’s Homecoming: Shades of Memory

On 10 January 1972, the day is remembered by the Bengali nation as Bangabandhu’s ‘Homecoming Day,’ says M. Shahinoor Rahman


Crucifixion of American Democracy Crucifixion of American Democracy

Most of the Trump supporters are supremacists and racists and Trump supports them without any hesitation


Twelve years of ‘People First’ Twelve years of ‘People First’

Global economy was poised to shrink by at least five per cent during the last year.


Fight against Covid-19 and Expectations for 2021 Fight against Covid-19 and Expectations for 2021

Coronavirus has spread around the globe after it appeared in Wuhan, China, in December 2019


Sustainable Development through Climate Action Sustainable Development through Climate Action

It disrupts ecosystems, and human livelihoods, particularly vulnerable groups such as women, children, and the elderly, as resources, food, and water become more scarce


Hong Kong's democracy movement was crushed in 2020. But the spirit of resistance survives Hong Kong's democracy movement was crushed in 2020. But the spirit of resistance survives

It was November 2020, and I’d just returned home for the first time after a year of tumultuous change


We Australians face China's bullying insults with honor We Australians face China's bullying insults with honor

Beijing has shown the world exactly what sort of great power it would be


Freedom Fighters Must Prove They Are Muktijoddhas? Freedom Fighters Must Prove They Are Muktijoddhas?

A good number of freedom fighters have died from various causes such as ailments, ageing and penury, writes Syed Badrul Ahsan


Incidents of mob beating continue Incidents of mob beating continue

Over 114 incidents of mass beatings takes place during the period where mobs beat them to death suspecting them to be robbers, thieves, frauds, hijackers or other criminals


Covid-19 and Resilient Bangladesh Covid-19 and Resilient Bangladesh

In about three months’ time, Bangladesh will be completing fifty years of its independence, writes Abdul Mannan


Kabul Under Siege: Op-Ed Kabul Under Siege: Op-Ed

Afghan "peace process" is flawed and needs to be reframed—says Professor William Maley


Let Us Build a Fear Free World Let Us Build a Fear Free World

Every year is important in a human’s life as each leaves behind memories of sorrow, agony, joy, and happiness


King of Bhutan in Dhaka King of Bhutan in Dhaka

On 28 December afternoon, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck called on the President of Bangladesh at Bangabhaban


The legacy of 2020 The legacy of 2020

Various globally noteworthy and important events occur every single year


Bangabandhu – The People’s Protagonist-41 The Agartala Conspiracy Case

The Pakistani government depicted this sedition case as if Sheikh Mujib were an Indian agent and a separatist


Empowerment of Women: Notion and Beyond Empowerment of Women: Notion and Beyond

Empowerment is a process of awareness and capacity building which leads to greater participation, to greater decision-making power and control


Keep Informal Sector on the Agenda for Inclusive Growth Keep Informal Sector on the Agenda for Inclusive Growth

 They gather on the footpath in the hope of getting to be hired on contractual basis


Young Leaders in the Party Young Leaders in the Party

Policy matters a lot for any organisation whether it is public or private, writes A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman


He was happy with people’s love and affection He was happy with people’s love and affection

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman went through many pains in prison


Education Battered by Covid-19, NGOs’ Response and State Reaction Education Battered by Covid-19, NGOs’ Response and State Reaction

Bangladesh alone has faced an adverse effect with forty million students’ education being set back- writes Masum Billah 


Indo-Bangladesh Friendly Ties Getting Stronger Indo-Bangladesh Friendly Ties Getting Stronger

Such a feeling can be created through various means such as race, religion or language


Let Our Public Intellectuals Speak for Us Abroad Let Our Public Intellectuals Speak for Us Abroad

There is a vital need to re-educate, to enlighten once again the world with the chronicle of our political history, writes Syed Badrul Ahsan


Hasina-Modi Summit: Hope Lingers on Hasina-Modi Summit: Hope Lingers on

As an eventful year comes to an end, both Bangladesh and India concluded a virtual summit - writes Abdul Mannan


BSEC at loggerheads with BB, DSE BSEC at loggerheads with BB, DSE

Direct Listing of Infra Cos


Bangabandhu in UAE Bangabandhu in UAE

 In the afternoon of 18 December, Bangabandhu called on the UAE President at the Mashref Guest Palace


Another Victory within Many Victories Another Victory within Many Victories

 The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman also dreamt of a number of multipurpose bridges in the country during his term in office


In Memoriam of Our Martyred Intellectuals In Memoriam of Our Martyred Intellectuals

Patriotism is an emotional attachment to a nation which an individual recognises as their homeland


Mutilation of Bangabandhu’s Sculpture and Political Islam Mutilation of Bangabandhu’s Sculpture and Political Islam

Sculptures are cultural artefacts built to display national histories and memories, writes Dr. A J M Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan


‘Recover Better – Stand up for Human Rights’ ‘Recover Better – Stand up for Human Rights’

Countries all over the world celebrate Human Rights Day every year on 10 December- writes A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman

 


Path to universal health coverage Path to universal health coverage

For economically vulnerable families, an illness can turn into a full-blown crisis. Beyond the direct…


A distinctively kind leader A distinctively kind leader

Sheikh Mujib covered a range of subjects in his prison notes, says Dr. Atiur Rahman


Honouring Freedom Fighters, Exposing Collaborators Honouring Freedom Fighters, Exposing Collaborators

The government has let it be known that it will be updating the list of freedom fighters


Bangladesh: 50 Golden Years: Some Personal Reflections Bangladesh: 50 Golden Years: Some Personal Reflections

Bhutan the first country in the world to recognise Bangladesh- writes Thakur S Powdyel

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