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

Modern Indigenous Movements Modern Indigenous Movements

In fact, the movement by indigenous people outshines other social movements in many respects, writes Dr. Kazi S.M. Khasrul Alam Quddusi


Bangladesh: An Overview of Half a Century of Progress Bangladesh: An Overview of Half a Century of Progress

The government should ensure that people reap benefits of development and that poverty and unemployment be overcome, writes Farah Naz Sattar


Attack on Syria: Blatant Violation of International Laws Attack on Syria: Blatant Violation of International Laws

Today it is clear that the future order of society is in the grass roots, but the soil and sunlight are still up for grabs, writes Anwar A.Khan


Escalation of Sexual Harassment Escalation of Sexual Harassment

Women are susceptible not only to sexual harassment, but also to other forms of harassment in Bangladesh, writes Pranab Kumar Panday


Don’t Call It Just ‘Quota Reform Movement’! Don’t Call It Just ‘Quota Reform Movement’!

It is now clear that someone tried to use the movement against quota to create unrest before the next general election, writes Bappy Rahman


Welcome Pahela Baishakh with Inner Offers beyond Rituals Welcome Pahela Baishakh with Inner Offers beyond Rituals

Life becomes more human with cultivation of aesthetic sense, but all these call for adequate knowledge and initiation, writes M N Kundu


Cooperation from All Corners Needed to Resolve Rohingya Crisis Cooperation from All Corners Needed to Resolve Rohingya Crisis

Considering the relationship with Russia, there might be enough scope to convince Russia to support repatriation process, writes A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman


Quota Revision: A Demand of Time Quota Revision: A Demand of Time

It is the time to scrutinise the quota system to consider revision on the genuine demand of students and civil society, writes Dr. Mir Obaidur Rahman


Parental Care Should Not Be Treated As Burden Parental Care Should Not Be Treated As Burden

We should keep in mind that if we fail to show respect to our parents, we’ll receive the same treatment from our children, writes Pranab Kumar Panday


People-to-people Contacts Make Indo-Bangla Relations So Special People-to-people Contacts Make Indo-Bangla Relations So Special

The close-door neighbours need to sustain and enhance the current levels of cooperation to serve our common interests, writes Vijay Keshav Gokhale


Invasions on Rainforests and Mechanism of Preservation Invasions on Rainforests and Mechanism of Preservation

Preserving and protecting the rainforests is a shared responsibility of each and every stakeholder of the planet earth, writes Sakib Hasan


Bangladesh Capital Market: Looking Back, Looking Forward… Bangladesh Capital Market

Though there might be fewer cases of manipulation, there are still chances of companies withdrawing from the market, writes Mamun Rashid


‘Imam, Tujey Salam’ ‘Imam, Tujey Salam’

One learned Imam, who interprets the real teaching of the Prophet, can ensure peace and harmony in an entire nation, writes Abdul Mannan


Bangladesh’s Development Depends on Development of Its Grass Roots Bangladesh’s Development Depends on Development of Its Grass Roots

If we cannot raise grassroots people's income, making Bangladesh a middle-income nation will remain impossible, writes A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman


Food Security Index Food Security Index

World food consumption as percentage of total household expenditure is 30, but it is 56 in Bangladesh, writes Dr. Mir Obaidur Rahman


Managing Stress: Simple Solutions Managing Stress: Simple Solutions

Stress has become a matter of great concern in our everyday life but it is not beyond control, writes Dr. Kazi S.M. Khasrul Alam Quddusi


Surging Unemployment: Waste of Human Resources Surging Unemployment: Waste of Human Resources

Creating jobs and distributing them fairly among the deserving people of the Republic is an avowed commitment of the government, writes Sakib Hasan


All News May Not Be Good News All News May Not Be Good News

Many developed countries may relocate their production facilities to Bangladesh if it reforms its education system, writes Abdul Mannan


Bangladesh Could Be Poverty-free in Six Years Bangladesh Could Be Poverty-free in Six Years

The government should focus on utilisation of remittances in economic activities and rehabilitation of returning NRBs, writes A. K. M. Atiqur Rahman


Decentralisation of Power Matters Decentralisation of Power Matters

The government should bring the bureaucracy under the control of people’s representatives at upazila and zila levels, writes Pranab Kumar Panday


Educated, Unemployed and Frustrated Educated, Unemployed and Frustrated

The situation calls for the universities to analyse ever-changing demands of the market and educate students accordingly, writes Atiqul Kabir Tuhin


Hospitalisation of Hospitals! Hospitalisation of Hospitals!

The brisk business the so-called elite hospitals are doing by deceiving the people needs to be checked, writes Dr. Kazi S.M. Khasrul Alam Quddusi


Recalling Bangladesh’s Genocide Day Recalling Bangladesh’s Genocide Day

The international community recognising the ‘Genocide Day’ will help prevent genocide everywhere in the world, writes Anwar A. Khan


Family Farming: Better Way to Address Hunger Family Farming: Better Way to Address Hunger

Family farming, which makes its member efficient in farm practices, is a better approach to address hunger, writes Jiban Krishna Biswas


Sri Lanka’s Communal Riot Should End Sri Lanka’s Communal Riot Should End

To keep humanity intact, Sri Lanka’s Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians – all have to resist violence together, writes A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman


SDG-6: Access to Safe Water in Bangladesh SDG-6: Access to Safe Water in Bangladesh

Governments have to adopt integrated approaches to overcome political, financial, technological and behavioural barriers, writes Shishir Reza


US-Bangla Plane Crash: A Call Receiver’s Voice US-Bangla Plane Crash: A Call Receiver’s Voice

US-Bangla plane crash victims have shown that all the love of the world is stored only in one human being for another, writes MJH Jabed


Tears Have No Colours Tears Have No Colours

Tears become a permanent phenomenon in the families of those killed or maimed in accidents, writes Dr. Kazi S.M. Khasrul Alam Quddusi


GDP Growth: Achievement and Potential GDP Growth: Achievement and Potential

Declining role of agriculture has been filled by tertiary sector proving industry cannot play a dominant role in growth, writes Dr Mohammad Dulal Miah


Uphold dignity and image of Supreme Court Uphold dignity and image of Supreme Court

Police, administration and elected bodies are not lagging behind each other to neglect orders of the apex court, writes Peer Habibur Rahman


Tragedy at Tribhuvan Tragedy at Tribhuvan

Let us pray for those departed in the ill-fated afternoon of Monday and pray for the early recovery of those injured, writes Abdul Mannan


Terrorists Are Just Terrorists: They Have No Religion Terrorists Are Just Terrorists: They Have No Religion

Terrorism that is obstructing world peace in the name of religion has to be prevented collectively, writes A.K.M. Atiqur Rahman


Academic Credit Hours: What to Know Academic Credit Hours: What to Know

To bring credit hours into conformity, we should have national definition of credit hour and credit hour policy, writes M. M. Shahidul Hassan


Bangladesh and Vietnam: Forging Stronger Relationship Bangladesh and Vietnam: Forging Stronger Relationship

President Quang’s visit will play an important role in shaping future relationship between Bangladesh and Vietnam, writes Dr. Kamal Uddin Ahmed


Contributions of Common Men Contributions of Common Men

Hopefully, attitudinal change will take place and contributions of the common men will be duly acknowledged, writes Dr. Kazi S.M. Khasrul Alam Quddusi


Who Is Real Enemy of Islam? Who Is Real Enemy of Islam?

The government should not confine its responsibility to use of force, but take some concrete measures to combat militancy, writes Atiqul Kabir Tuhin


Don’t Kill the Pied Piper in the Name Of Islam Don’t Kill the Pied Piper in the Name Of Islam

Dr. Zafar Iqbal was stabbed in broad daylight in the presence of at least three policemen including his personal body guards


Repatriation of Rohingyas versus Genocide Issue Repatriation of Rohingyas versus Genocide Issue

We were expecting that Rohingyas will soon start returning to their forefather’s land. But the…


Relevance of International Women’s Day for Bangladeshi Women Relevance of International Women’s Day for Bangladeshi Women

Bangladesh is unique in that the country has been governed by successive women Prime Ministers since 1991

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