Martin Swapan Pandey

February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017

Padma Bridge 'Graft Conspiracy': Flimsy evidence, flawed probe

The Canadian police investigation in the Padma bridge corruption conspiracy case was essentially flawed and the allegations were based on nothing more than “gossip, speculation and rumour”.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Opinion: The ‘horrible mess’ Trump created

Slamming the door shut on innocent people fleeing murderous men and machines from parts of the world which, in President Trump’s own words, is “in a horrible mess” defies everything America stands...

September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016

Bangladesh gets UN recognition

Even a decade ago, child mortality rate in the WHO South-East Asia region was the highest and maternal mortality rate second highest among the six regions of the world health body.

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

Bangladesh on track

In its fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTD), Bangladesh remains on track in terms of treatment and elimination of Kala-azar and lymphatic filariasis, but it remains a potentially risk...

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

The strange case of JnU

For over a decade now, there have been class boycotts, exam cancellations, cases and counter cases, and even violence on the streets, but none of these has solved the accommodation problem of...

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Where are they now?

Panna Akter remembers only one date of her life. ...

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Still a long way to go before stubbing it out

Successes are many. But Bangladesh still struggles in its fight against tobacco with at least 156 people dying and another 1,095 becoming disabled due to smoking in the country every day. ...

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

How safe are your antibiotics?

"When I woke up just after dawn on September 28, 1928, I certainly didn't plan to revolutionise all medicine by discovering the world's first antibiotic, or bacteria killer,” Sir...

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Patients' horror from medical error

Health services are not always as safe as they could and should be. Patient safety has become a great concern of today's healthcare, because as interventions are becoming complex with time,...

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Ananta isn't dead, we are

Ananta Das is dead and cold alright. Yet because man is what he stands for and believes in, something tells me it's not him that is dead. Rather, those of us who have failed to save his life...