Fake government officials being trafficked abroad

Take action to stop this corrupt practice

AMIDST the grisly reports of human trafficking through the seas comes another shocker : Bangladeshis, posing as government officials, entering foreign countries with fake passports.

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Earthquake damaged schools

Primary education in Pabna hard-hit

THE aftershocks of the massive quakes epicentered in Nepal have resulted in damages to some 61 primary schools in nine upazilas of Pabna district.

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Opinion

Opinion: Human trafficking and Myanmar denial

The continuous media exposure of the humanitarian crisis caused by thousands of illegally trafficked people, has led to an international demand to give these sick people – humanitarian aid first.

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Muhammad Nurul Huda
Muhammad Nurul Huda

Excessive use of force - a remnant of colonial rule?

The deviation of policemen in the form of criminal acts and other illegal activities are always deplorable as they shake the foundation of society by eroding faith and trust in the rule of law.

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Nizamuddin Ahmed

Mortuary Mothers, Funeral Fathers

The mother lies in the mortuary. Her son is trying desperately to get an airline ticket from the States to get home for her janaza.

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Md. Asadullah Khan
Md. Asadullah Khan

Tragedy on the high seas

It is undeniably true that the unstable political situation in the country, closure of once vibrant industries like jute, textile, steel, aluminum and glass...

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Nazmul Huda, Desdemona Khan and Abu Jamil Faisel

Maternity and poverty

MANY mothers lose their lives while giving birth, others live with lifelong scars. One such scar is obstetric fistula, a disorder of female genitalia, mainly associated with the birth process.

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Monzurul Huq

Tranquility in roaring waves of colours

I'VE been following the gradual evolution of Kazi Ghiyasuddin's artistic excellence for almost two decades...

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Mohammad Badrul Ahsan
Mohammad Badrul Ahsan

A dead man walking in far away Shillong

Nothing of what happened to Rip Van Winkle has happened to Salahuddin Ahmed.

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Letters

COMMENTS

The best salute is yet to come to media. Our print and electronic media should be neutral. It's sad but true that many media do dirty politics in the name of freedom of speech.

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Happy Parents Day

Currently ZEE Bangla is airing a very entertaining and educative reality show-'Happy Parents Day' hosted by the renowned film and theatre personality Debshankar Haldar.

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What's the government doing to prepare for earthquakes?

According to media reports Bangladesh is located in an earthquake-prone area. But so far we haven't noticed any government initiative on this crucial matter.

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Disappointing view of Kuldip Nayar

This refers to the article “Disturbing Trend at AMU” by Mr. Kuldip Nayar published on May 9, 2015. While expressing his dismay and

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COMMENTS

“It's time to wake up”

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A dead man walking in far away Shillong

Nothing of what happened to Rip Van Winkle has happened to Salahuddin Ahmed.

Dhaka as a people-friendly, liveable city

One of the primary tasks of the new mayors of Dhaka should be to turn Dhaka into a people-friendly, liveable city.

Playing with words or playing with fire?

With each get-away of the diabolical masterminds and perpetrators of the hackings, the vicious cycle of impunity gets an oxygen of support to spring more lethal surprises...

migrants

Creation of exclusion, inanity and inaction

The altered stance of Bangladesh government in denying access to the incoming Rohingyas and pushing them back to the high seas left the victims of violence from across the border with very little

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