Golam Mortoza

The tale of procuring nuts & bolts at 1,619 times higher price

It's a saddening fact that despite spending 53 years as free land, Bangladesh still needs to import nuts, bolts, and washers -- we are unable to produce them locally

1m ago

Why did it take us 10 years to learn that Milton Samadder is a 'dangerous psychopath'?

Milton Samadder has been the talk of the town for the past few days. While rumours and dramatic tales about him have taken over the social media, traditional media has mostly relied on the Detective Branch (DB) of police over the last two days

1m ago

Memories of a revolutionary dreamer

Abed bhai defined a great and worthy leader as someone who always steps down to accommodate a worthier leader.

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How a rickshaw-puller changed the course of Dr Zafrullah’s life

“Should I go back to the UK? If I can’t serve my countrymen, I might as well go back.”

1m ago

Campus safe, no question about it

The High Court yesterday stayed the ban on student politics at Buet when the students were demanding that the campus be free from politics.

2m ago

Ten years delay in oil-gas exploration a testament to short-sightedness and ineptitude

Bangladesh’s gas cannot be exported—this must be a properly documented red-line condition.

3m ago

Could BNP have avoided violence on Oct 28?

Had the BNP leadership stayed more alert, maybe the violence could have been averted to some extent, if not entirely.

7m ago

4 crore have European purchasing power, but what of the rest?

There was a time when meat from two cows used to be sold every day at a certain market in Gazipur. Over the last year, the sales have reduced by half. Sellers say there are now very few buyers

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May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024

The tale of procuring nuts & bolts at 1,619 times higher price

It's a saddening fact that despite spending 53 years as free land, Bangladesh still needs to import nuts, bolts, and washers -- we are unable to produce them locally

May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

Why did it take us 10 years to learn that Milton Samadder is a 'dangerous psychopath'?

Milton Samadder has been the talk of the town for the past few days. While rumours and dramatic tales about him have taken over the social media, traditional media has mostly relied on the Detective Branch (DB) of police over the last two days

April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024

Memories of a revolutionary dreamer

Abed bhai defined a great and worthy leader as someone who always steps down to accommodate a worthier leader.

April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024

How a rickshaw-puller changed the course of Dr Zafrullah’s life

“Should I go back to the UK? If I can’t serve my countrymen, I might as well go back.”

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

Campus safe, no question about it

The High Court yesterday stayed the ban on student politics at Buet when the students were demanding that the campus be free from politics.

March 17, 2024
March 17, 2024

Ten years delay in oil-gas exploration a testament to short-sightedness and ineptitude

Bangladesh’s gas cannot be exported—this must be a properly documented red-line condition.

October 31, 2023
October 31, 2023

Could BNP have avoided violence on Oct 28?

Had the BNP leadership stayed more alert, maybe the violence could have been averted to some extent, if not entirely.

October 24, 2023
October 24, 2023

4 crore have European purchasing power, but what of the rest?

There was a time when meat from two cows used to be sold every day at a certain market in Gazipur. Over the last year, the sales have reduced by half. Sellers say there are now very few buyers

October 17, 2023
October 17, 2023

Don’t Palestinians deserve a life worth living?

The world is going through some cruel times. Not that such inhumanity had not occurred before -- the first and second world wars, and Hitler's holocaust of the Jewish people are among mankind's darkest chapters

October 10, 2023
October 10, 2023

Will shutting everything down solve the problems?

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has completed 15 years in her current role – an unprecedented feat by a head of government or state in our country

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