BSF man acquitted again!

A travesty of justice

We are shocked that for the second time a Border Security Force (BSF) court has exonerated the BSF jawan accused of killing 15-year-old

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Homegoers' misery

Repetition of the same problem

This is a problem recurring every year and it is the unfortunate homebound passengers who have to endure the trauma. No sooner were

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Opinion

Lam-ya Mostaque

"NO ONE KILLED FELANI"

For citizens of Bangladesh, the news of fellow countrymen dying some horrible death is not new. Reports of gruesome murders, torture,

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Mahmood Hasan

So near, yet so far

When the standoff over Iran's Nuclear Deal seemed to be coming to an end, new sticky issues emerged. The P5+1 (five UNSC permanent

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Emran Mahfuj

"Bangalis are trying to get ahead by forgetting the past"

Born in 1939 in Bardhaman, West Bengal, Hasan Azizul Huq is one of the greatest figures in Bangla literature. He has written short

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How to get a break from the six percent growth trap

The recently announced national budget has sparked considerable debate among economists, business leaders and the general public.

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Aasha Mehreen Amin
Aasha Mehreen Amin

The Story of the Dirty Black Road

Contrary to all that can be defined as the reality around me, I do believe in miracles. Call me naïve, delusional or just plain silly, but when you see a really grotesque problem actually being solved in none other than our beloved but impossible-to-live-in Dhaka city, it is akin to divine intervention.

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Kuldip Nayar

Aftermath of the 1965 War

The Kashmiris have come to develop a different thinking. They do not want either India or Pakistan to be the arbiter. They themselves want to decide what is suited to their genius.

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Tazeen M. Murshid

A Personal View of Professor Khan Sarwar Murshid

How does a shy, frail home-schooled child become so eloquent, so erudite, so charming, so principled, and so upright? How did he come to be so noted for his use of language, his oratory in both Bangla and English, his style of dressing, bearing and manner of speaking - all the hallmarks of an aesthete?

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Letters

Comments

These hooligans are protected by their politically affiliated family members; Rony must face justice like any other citizen.

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Letters to the Editor

Congratulations to Bangladesh cricket team for a decisive series win against India. I believe the four pacer combination is perfect for

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COMMENTS

Thanks to our finance minister for telling the truth.

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Lesson from Mrs. Gandhi's misrule

Kuldip Nayar's article published in your daily on June 18 titled “Mrs Gandhi's misrule” should be a lesson for our country also.

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Time to end cruelty to children

It's been almost five years since the Justices Md. Imman Ali and Md. Sheikh Hasan Arif banned corporal punishment from schools and madrasas in Bangladesh.

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Khan Sarwar Murshid

A Personal View of Professor Khan Sarwar Murshid

How does a shy, frail home-schooled child become so eloquent, so erudite, so charming, so principled, and so upright? How did he come to be so noted for his use of language, his oratory in both

Paying A Hefty Price

The state of protection of consumer rights in Bangladesh is in shambles. The implementation of CRPA has been extremely poor and there's no serious political commitment towards the protection of

Laughing all the way to Swiss banks

Compared to the year before, over 36 percent money went from Bangladesh to Swiss banks last year, but that's not half as shocking as the reasons given by our experts to explain that surge.

Serenity in the South China Sea

The central, painful reality that the US must accept is that a major shift in the Asia-Pacific balance of power has already taken place. The days of America's unequivocal primacy and unilateral

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