Ahmede Hussain

Ahmede Hussain

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Editor of The New Anthem (Tranqubar; Delhi; 2009). [email protected]

A magician who transformed the business scene in Bangladesh

Immediately after his country broke free from the shackles of Pakistani rule, a young man in Dhaka landed in a crisis that no one his age would have wanted to find themselves in.

'Doing business ethically'

Immediately after his country broke free in a bloody and ruthless war to snatch away freedom from Pakistan, a young man in Dhaka landed on a crisis no one of his age would have wanted to find himself in. W Rahman Jute Mills, the first of its kind to be owned by a Bengali in erstwhile Pakistan, and, more importantly, one of the two sources of bread and butter that his family had in the turbulent days of 1972, was nationalised along with other privately-owned industries.

Under cricket's shadow

Our ever deteriorating performance in the international meets is not shocking. In fact, it is a natural by-product of the neglect and indifference that has reigned supreme in the sector for a long time.

Saving our girls

Stabbed by her alleged stalker at the entrance to her school, Suraiya Akter Risha, a student of Willes Little Flower School, Dhaka, succumbed to her injuries last Sunday.

Off the Cuff

There is no denying that Bangladesh's standing in the world as a nation is at stake, also in question is its economic growth, especially the much sought after foreign investments.

West, East

The white woman and her husband fell into silence again. About a while ago the train was heading east, and now,

The message in a bottle

The call of 100,000 alems, to denounce terrorism, is important on many counts, and its significance is manifold. It is interesting to

She was a model

Media trial is a nasty business, and women are its worst victim. Thus, a woman caught with the cough syrup Phensedyl can be reported as 'Phensi Queen' or a girl in possession of methamphetamine tablets will be called 'Yaba Princess'.

July 3, 2020
July 3, 2020

A magician who transformed the business scene in Bangladesh

Immediately after his country broke free from the shackles of Pakistani rule, a young man in Dhaka landed in a crisis that no one his age would have wanted to find themselves in.

July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020

'Doing business ethically'

Immediately after his country broke free in a bloody and ruthless war to snatch away freedom from Pakistan, a young man in Dhaka landed on a crisis no one of his age would have wanted to find himself in. W Rahman Jute Mills, the first of its kind to be owned by a Bengali in erstwhile Pakistan, and, more importantly, one of the two sources of bread and butter that his family had in the turbulent days of 1972, was nationalised along with other privately-owned industries.

October 10, 2016
October 10, 2016

Under cricket's shadow

Our ever deteriorating performance in the international meets is not shocking. In fact, it is a natural by-product of the neglect and indifference that has reigned supreme in the sector for a long time.

August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016

Saving our girls

Stabbed by her alleged stalker at the entrance to her school, Suraiya Akter Risha, a student of Willes Little Flower School, Dhaka, succumbed to her injuries last Sunday.

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

Off the Cuff

There is no denying that Bangladesh's standing in the world as a nation is at stake, also in question is its economic growth, especially the much sought after foreign investments.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

West, East

The white woman and her husband fell into silence again. About a while ago the train was heading east, and now,

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

The message in a bottle

The call of 100,000 alems, to denounce terrorism, is important on many counts, and its significance is manifold. It is interesting to

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

She was a model

Media trial is a nasty business, and women are its worst victim. Thus, a woman caught with the cough syrup Phensedyl can be reported as 'Phensi Queen' or a girl in possession of methamphetamine tablets will be called 'Yaba Princess'.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

#Revolution Made in Facebook

September 15, 2015. Hundreds and thousands of private university students took to the streets of the capital to press home their

December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015

Reclaiming the streets of Dhaka

A good beginning lies in setting up examples, precedents that will help the violators of the law to know that one will be punished regardless of how influential s/he may be.

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