Opinion News | Daily sun | 2019-07-20

India aims to woo Bangladesh away from China India aims to woo Bangladesh away from China

India is set to announce a $500 million (470 million euro) line of credit to Bangladesh for military supplies


Friendship is a flowing river Friendship is a flowing river

My objective is to fulfil the dream of Bangabandhu through building a hunger- and poverty-free Golden Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina writes in The Hindu


Hasina’s visit could take India-Bangladesh ties to the next level if India plays its cards right Hasina’s visit could take India-Bangladesh ties to the next level

Hasina’s four-day visit to India is going to redefine and give a quantum boost not only to India-Bangladesh ties but also lend a new meaning


How Bangladesh Makes Second-Class Citizens How Bangladesh Makes Second-Class Citizens

Bangladesh’s cabinet has approved a draft of the Citizenship Act, 2016, a law that proposes to create two tiers of citizenship


Is Bangladesh winning the war against militants? Is Bangladesh winning the war against militants?

Suicide bombings are rare in Bangladesh - so the apparent shift in militant tactics is alarming


Catholic Church must reform confession, abuse survivor says Church confession a 'get-out-of-jail-free card'

Peter Gogarty says perpetrators know anything disclosed in confession would not be revealed to authorities


Trump-Russia inquiry has echoes of Watergate scandal Trump-Russia inquiry has echoes of Watergate scandal

Although the subject matter is different, the questions will be the same


Al Gore and Bangladesh PM spar over coal plants in the Sundarbans Al Gore-Hasina spar over coal plants in the Sundarbans

Proposed coal power plants in the Sundarbans – the Rampal and Orion – have become a lightning rod in the country


Bangladesh and India’s terrorism problem Bangladesh and India’s terrorism problem

While Bangladesh has cracked down, the West Bengal government’s failure to act is worsening the situation


Why India and Bangladesh Need a Resolution on Teesta Water Sharing Why India and Bangladesh Need a Resolution on Teesta Water Sharing

The Teesta water-sharing arrangement is likely to be one of the top concerns during Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming trip to India


Migrant domestic workers in Jordan run the gauntlet between abuse and jail Tells of migrant domestic workers in Jordan

Migrants in Jordan who flee abusive employers risk being imprisoned as illegal workers if they fail to find shelter with their embassies


Bangladesh Struggles to Contain New Outbreak of Violence Bangladesh Struggles to Contain New Outbreak of Violence

Government has ‘head in sand’ over extremist forces, says analyst


Why China Must Confront North Korea Why China Must Confront North Korea

China is reaping what it sowed from years of complacency


Defence pact with India on table Defence pact with India on table

The umbrella agreement Bangladesh and India are expected to sign during Hasina's visit to India is set to facilitate joint military production


The dreadful March 25 The dreadful March 25

In fact 25 March night mark the beginning of the Pakistani troops’ last-ditch attempt to subjugate Bangalees by killing, rape and barbarity


Country set to face a political disaster Country set to face a political disaster

By 24 March almost all the reporters were become clear that the talks had failed and the country was set to face a political disaster


Bangladesh flag hoisted everywhere Bangladesh flag hoisted everywhere

Holding Bangladesh flag in his hand Bangabandhu told a huge gathering, “Get ready for final struggle. I shall repay the debt of blood of Bangalees"


Florida eco-friendly town opens for business Florida eco-friendly town opens for business

The buzz about Babcock Ranch, an eco-friendly city of the future and the largest development of its kind in the United States, draws huge crowd


Muslims suffer year of discrimination in Belgium Muslims suffer year of discrimination in Belgium

Following the Brussels bombings and the Paris attacks four months earlier, the Belgian authorities launched the "Canal Plan" to fight radicalisation


Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

The global billionaire population has jumped 13 percent from last year to 2,043, the biggest annual increase in the 31 years


Sheikh Rehana shares her childhood memories with Bangabandhu Sheikh Rehana shares childhood memories

She says Bangabandhu was deprived of the simple pleasures of parenthood like taking children to school as most of the time he had to languish in jail


Historic March 1971: Uncertainty, tension mount Uncertainty, tension mount

He joined scheduled talks with President Yahya Khan that day. It was their second day of talks on the country’s political situation


Mujib-Yahya meeting begins Mujib-Yahya meeting begins

The much talked about meeting between Bangabandhu and Yahya Khan started at the President’s House on March 16 to ‘resolve’ the political crisis


EU workplace headscarf ban 'can be legal', says ECJ EU workplace headscarf ban 'can be legal'

The issues of Muslim dress and the integration of immigrant communities has featured prominently in debates in several European countries


How Modi destroyed rivals in India's Uttar Pradesh How Modi destroyed rivals in India's Uttar Pradesh

BJP fielded not even one Muslim candidate in Uttar Pradesh; Congress wins East Punjab; Goa, Manipur get hung assemblies


Pak army intensifies oppression, killings Pak army intensifies oppression, killings

People from all walks of life were preparing for the liberation war under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman


Salafism a ‘Dangerous’ Saudi import Salafism a ‘Dangerous’ Saudi import

Salafism, a Sunni Muslim movement that embraces a literal interpretation of the Quran and a return to the traditions of the era of the Proph Muhammad


Civil disobedience movement begins Civil disobedience movement begins

Bangabandhu had announced on 3 March the historic civil disobedience movement and called for observing hartal everyday till 6 March


Gender equality, a game changer for nature Gender equality, a game changer for nature

With traditional knowledge of sustainability at household and community level, women can play a critical role in the conservation of natural resources


7 March: Struggle this time is for independence 7 March: Struggle this time is for independence

Bangabandhu on March 7 declared: 'The struggle this time is for our emancipation, the struggle this time is for independence'


Protest against Pak rulers everywhere Protest against Pak rulers everywhere

Bangabandhu had announced on 3 March the historic non-cooperation movement and called for observing hartal everyday till 6 March


March 25 should be declared as mass killing day March 25 should be declared as mass killing day

The Pakistan Army launched huge an operation titled “Operation Searchlight” ordered by the central government in West Pakistan


Rokeya varsity VC takes move for mass recruitment Mass recruitment planned in BRU aiming make money

The BRU VC is desperately trying to complete mass recruitment to illegally make fortune as his tenure will expire on May 5, sources say daily sun


El Salvador's much-loved hippo Gustavito killed at zoo Hippo Gustavito killed at zoo

The police and federal authorities are trying to establish who entered the animal's enclosure at night and brutally assaulted him


Maritime security governance prospects in the Bay of Bengal Maritime security governance prospects in the Bay of Bengal

BIMSTEC is well positioned to engage in maritime security cooperation to face the challenges of a changing strategic and economic landscape


100 industries, shopping malls likely to be listed for energy audit 100 industries, shopping malls likely to be listed for energy audit

Some commercial ventures like Bashundhara Shopping Mall and Jamuna Future Park are going to be taken up to conduct energy audit under the Sreda Act


Outcry after Sydney doctor faced with deportation over autistic child Outcry after Sydney doctor faced with deportation over autistic child

Medical fraternity calls immigration department decision ‘reprehensible’ after western Sydney GP Nasrin Haque is told she must leave or be deported


What Facebook Owes to Journalism What Facebook Owes to Journalism

Local news is weak in large part because the business models have collapsed. The main reason: As advertising spending shifted to the internet


American values can defeat Islamist terror American values can defeat Islamist terror

This is not a war on Islam. It's a war between Islamist tyranny and rights like freedom of religion

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