Professor M A Momen: Pioneer of Social Work Education in Bangladesh By Md. Shafiul Alam | Last Updated: 10th May, 2021, 11:01

Today (10 May) is the fifth death anniversary of Professor Momen who had introduced Social Work education in Bangladesh

Professor M A Momen: Pioneer of Social Work Education in Bangladesh

His unflinching support for women empowerment His unflinching support for women empowerment

Bangabandhu’s economic philosophy was progressive and always in favour of the disadvantaged and disempowered people, says Dr. Atiur Rahman


Padma Bridge and a PM Who Dares to Dream Big Padma Bridge and a PM Who Dares to Dream Big

The Padma Multipurpose Bridge will change not only the south-western region but the entire economy of Bangladesh, writes Muhammad Sanaullah


Paschimbanga Elections and Thereafter Paschimbanga Elections and Thereafter

In India, known as world’s largest democracy, election of different sorts are very common and are held throughout the year, writes Abdul Mannan


Professor M. Shahinoor Rahman: The Image of a True Academician and a Skilled Administrator Professor M. Shahinoor Rahman: The Image of a True Academician and a Skilled Administrator

Obtaining first class in English, Shahinoor Rahman preferred to be a teacher and ray of his wisdom pierced students of Islamic University Kushtia, Jagannath University and Jahangirnagar University so far---says Sajib Ghosh


Why Covid-19 is a Man-made Disaster Why Covid-19 is a Man-made Disaster

The third phase of the world's largest vaccination drive has also started on May 1


Life and Livelihood Should Be Balanced Life and Livelihood Should Be Balanced

In this coronavirus surge, many countries of the world have extended their support to India, writes Pranab Kumar Panday


Developing human resources for the new country Developing human resources for the new country

Education always remained a top priority in Bangabandhu’s political campaign, says Dr. Atiur Rahman


Reforms in Ease of Doing Business to Accomplish Predictable Ranking Reforms in Ease of Doing Business to Accomplish Predictable Ranking

The rankings are determined by sorting the aggregate scores on 10 topics, each consisting of several indicators, giving equal weight to each topic


Resurrection of Humanity Resurrection of Humanity

No other events in recent history have brought down the entire world on its knees as did the Covid-19 pandemic, commonly known as Corona


Mahbubul Alam Hanif: A Prominent Purveyor of Sheikh Hasina's Development Mission Mahbubul Alam Hanif: A Prominent Purveyor of Sheikh Hasina's Development Mission

Let's all come together to build a better, happier Bangladesh for the next generation-- says writer quoting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina


Eliminating Poverty in Post-Pandemic World Eliminating Poverty in Post-Pandemic World

Bangladesh has a good record in reducing poverty, writes Dr Ranjan Roy


Revisiting Generalist-Specialist Argument Revisiting Generalist-Specialist Argument

Responsible behaviour of citizens and people of all professions is highly desirable during the most challenging time of the century, says Pranab Kumar Panday


His balanced approach to industrialisation His balanced approach to industrialisation

Bangabandhu was a lifelong pragmatist and believed in the step-by-step transformation of society and economy, says Dr. Atiur Rahman


Policies for Sustainable Capital Market Policies for Sustainable Capital Market

Most people believe that the capital market especially stock market means stock index will persistently move upward with continuous rising of share prices


Bangladesh factor in Indian politics Bangladesh factor in Indian politics

Virtually every week the Indian Prime Minister or some senior cabinet ministers come to Paschimbanga to campaign for their candidates, says Abdul Mannan


Covid pandemic is the greatest crisis to hit the world since the Second World War: Shringla Covid pandemic is greatest crisis to hit the globe since World War II: Shringla

Addressing a seminar in Sikkim University, Harsh Vardhan Shringla said India is the first to work with international partners in arranging global and regional action to deal with the pandemic


The Double Standards of Alama Mamunul Haque Exposed! The Double Standards of Alama Mamunul Haque Exposed!

This is not the first time Manumul Haque is known to create controversy. His organisation the Hefajat came under the spotlight after Junayed Babunagari became its new Amir in September and became vocal against installation of Bangabandhu’s sculpture in the capital


His thoughts and actions on agriculture His thoughts and actions on agriculture

After a prolonged struggle for democracy and just governance based on equity and justice, he encountered a historic opportunity to get the people’s mandate for a change, says Dr. Atiur Rahman


Kamal Chowdhury: A Creative Soul Given to Beauty and Harmony Kamal Chowdhury: A Creative Soul Given to Beauty and Harmony

Dr. Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, popularly known as Kamal Chowdhury, has been an epitome of a skilled administrator, an efficacious organiser, a creative poet, and a prolific writer---says Dr. M. Shahinoor Rahman


Be tough on Hefazat, other radical outfits Be tough on Hefazat, other radical outfits

At a time when Sheikh Hasina government has propelled the country towards a golden era of development, the radical and reactionary forces dealt a blow by under the guise of Hefazat---says Peer Habibur Rahman


Planned approach to economic freedom Planned approach to economic freedom

Bangabandhu was in favour of taking a balanced view on development, says Dr. Atiur Rahman


India should keep Bangladesh close for fruition of Act East vision
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First it was against the installation of statues of the country’s founder Sheikh Mujibur Rehman on his birth centenary-writes Subir Bhaumik


Hefazat - A New Menace Hefazat - A New Menace

Bangladesh Awami League’s victory in the election of December 2008 was a foregone conclusion, says Abdul Mannan


Golden Jubilee of Independence and Bangladesh in Regional Leadership Golden Jubilee of Independence and Bangladesh in Regional Leadership

The visiting guests and heads of state and government, who sent greetings, wished the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh's Independence and Bangabandhu, as well as highly praised the able leadership of Honourable PM Sheikh Hasina, says A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman


Stringent Enforcement of Lockdown – the Only Alternative Stringent Enforcement of Lockdown – the Only Alternative

Meanwhile, the government has identified more than 50 districts as vulnerable to Covid-19 contamination, says Pranab Kumar Panday


Bangabandhu’s socialism and first Five-Year Plan Bangabandhu’s socialism and first Five-Year Plan

The First Five-Year Plan drew heavily from one of the four basic principles of the constitution: socialism as envisioned by Bangabandhu


Covid Resurgence and Our Choices Covid Resurgence and Our Choices

Covid-19 vaccination drive is going on in several countries, says Dr. Akhter Hussain


Two Men . . . And Their Trek to Mujibnagar Two Men . . . And Their Trek to Mujibnagar

The tale of Tajuddin Ahmad and Amir-ul Islam is an inalienable and indelible part of history, says Syed Badrul Ahsan


Looking beyond Golden Jubilee Celebration Looking beyond Golden Jubilee Celebration

The Golden Celebration of Bangladesh’s independence, which began amidst Covid-19 pandemic on 17th March 2021 ended on 27th March 2021


Visit of Indian Prime Minister Visit of Indian Prime Minister

Narendra Modi came to Dhaka on 26 March to Bangladesh in connection with the celebrations of the golden jubilee of our independence and birth centenary of Bangabandhu 


Act Wisely to Contain Corona Second Wave Act Wisely to Contain Corona Second Wave

Violation of the law is now natural to an overwhelming majority of the country's population, says Pranab Kumar Panday


Indo-Bangladesh Ties: A Beacon of New Hope Indo-Bangladesh Ties: A Beacon of New Hope

Assam and West Bengal are two separate states of India while Bangladesh is a sovereign state


Will Awami League turn Awami Muslim League? Will Awami League turn Awami Muslim League?

Unusual softness towards Hefazat has sparked confusion in the public mind

 


US urged to join South America in fighting China fishing US urged to join South America in fighting China fishing

The US should consider leading a multilateral coalition with South American nations to push back against China’s illegal fishing and trade practices


Bangladesh: 50 Years and Beyond Bangladesh: 50 Years and Beyond

The government has decided to buy another 40 million doses of vaccine for the purpose of immunisation of almost all eligible population of the country, says Dr. Akhter Hussain


Fifty Years of Bangladesh-India Friendship Fifty Years of Bangladesh-India Friendship

At the invitation of Bangabandhu, Indian President Mr. V V Giri and Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi also visited Bangladesh, says A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman


Bangabandhu—the epitome of complete history Bangabandhu—the epitome of complete history

Leaders are born in every country. Some leaders are confined to a quotation in the history book while some others to a page or a chapter. But some leaders make up the complete history---says Prof Dr Md Nasim Akhtar quoting Niranjan Majumder's book "Bangabandhu and Bangladesh"


Bangladesh's New Beginning at 50 Years of Independence Bangladesh's New Beginning at 50 Years of Independence

March 2021 marks the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation and the golden jubilee of the country’s independence


Adoption of first Five-Year Plan Adoption of first Five-Year Plan

Drastic ideological, social and economic changes were required among the people in order to realise what the FYP had set out to achieve, says Dr. Atiur Rahman 

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