Gang-rape in the capital

Track down and punish the perpetrators

THERE are no words to describe our outrage at the horrific news that a 21-year-old indigenous woman has been gang-raped on the

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Public power companies offloading shares?

A step in the right direction

AFTER a hiatus of nine years, the government has formed a panel to review ways certain state-owned power companies may off-load

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Today's Pick

Opinion

Ziauddin Choudhury

Boatloads of human misery

For full two weeks or thereabouts in April the media in the west, particularly the US, were ablaze with news of hundreds of migrants

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Kuldip Nayar

General Musharraf's outbursts

I have not been able to make out why General Pervez Musharraf, who is under house arrest on charge of treason, has made a public

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Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin

Sonar Bangla and Sustainable Human Development

The Finance Minister is going to place the Budget for the year 2015-16 before the Parliament on June 4, 2015. This budget marks a

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Milia Ali

Combatting Islamophobia from within

Many Muslims currently living in the west claim that they are facing discrimination and even bigotry, on a day-to-day basis. While it's

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Aasha Mehreen Amin
Aasha Mehreen Amin

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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Letters

Law-breaking students

A few days back, I was walking with a colleague down the road 11 of Banani from Gulshan-2 to reach Kakoli bus stand. As we reached the

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Migrant boat crisis

Thousands of migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar have reportedly been rescued from sinking boats off the coast of Indonesia while

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Comments

“Costly trial ends in traffic chaos” (May 19, 2015)

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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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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.

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...

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.

Kazi Ghiyasuddin

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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