Illegal Parking, a major cause of stifling traffic

Authorities must work together

WE all know that a large part of the choking gridlocks we face each day is due to the illegal parking of buses, trucks and cars.

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US–Israel tension over two state solution

Netanyahu's re-election dims the prospect of a peaceful solution?

NETANYAHU'S highly contested victory brings to the fore some very disturbing realities in the Palestine-Israel relations.

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Opinion

Hasan Hafizur Rahman

Bangladesh's Liberation War -- Documents and History

Here we publish an excerpt from Hasan Hafizur Rahman's introduction to History of Bangladesh War of Independence: Documents, the largest collection of the Liberation War documents.

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Kuldip Nayar

Saffronisation of secularism

NOT many in Pakistan, still fewer in India, recalled that this March 23 marked the 75th year of the Muslim League's resolution to demand partition of India.

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Nizamuddin Ahmed

An ad for a people

NO one was spitting on the street, right, left and centre. Sometimes the wind can take it backwards, I have discovered to my obvious displeasure.

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Muhammad Nurul Huda
Muhammad Nurul Huda

Intrepid Bangabandhu

AS the nation celebrates the forty-fourth Independence Day grateful Bangladeshis need to remember Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the intrepid architect of our freedom struggle.

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Mohammad Badrul Ahsan
Mohammad Badrul Ahsan

The intellectual organisation of political hatreds

The brain is connected to the body in a crisscross fashion. The left side of the brain controls the right side of the body and the right side controls the left.

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Esha Aurora

Dhirendranath Dutta

On Independence Day newspapers and television channels run all kinds of stories and biographies on people who galvanised the cause for our independence from Pakistan,

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Rafida Ahmed Bonya

Justice for Avijit

March 26th marks one month from the date my husband, Avijit Roy, and I were brutally attacked on the Dhaka University campus.

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Letters

Medical negligence

This refers to the article, "To deal with medical negligence" (March 16). Medical negligence is a man-made calamity for both the victim and patient's family.

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Undeserving students in MEPhI

Building the Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) is not the only job Rosatom (State Nuclear Energy Corporation of Russia) does.

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COMMENTS

And Bangladeshi politicians are desperate to serve until their death!

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Did we forget Rana Plaza victims?

It has been about two years since Rana Plaza collapse took place that claimed nearly 1200 lives. Many of the victims are yet to receive any compensation from the government.

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Comments

It is unfortunate that the younger generation does not know the actual contributions and struggles of Moulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani.

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Justice for Avijit

March 26th marks one month from the date my husband, Avijit Roy, and I were brutally attacked on the Dhaka University campus.

Let me tell it once again

‘Listen to me telling the old story once again’. Such a re-telling is not quite a wager to vie against the ‘resounding clamor of the devils’ advocates’,

Reinvent Bangladesh on age-old wisdom

War-time British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill 'mobilised the English language and sent it into battle', so said American journalist Ed Murrow.

Anatomy of Rohit Sharma

No Teesta, no Tipaimukh, no Farakka, No Man's Land and now, no ball… Add the catch-out of Mahmudullah right at the boundary,

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