Priyam Paul

“Bangladesh needs to put forward the ‘transit in exchange for rivers’ formula as the framework for Indo-Bangladesh negotiations”

I have been writing about water development issues since the 1988 flood and, over time, developed a conceptual framework for discussing these issues.

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“A comprehensive and well-planned metro network will help to improve mobility and access to transportation”

The Daily Star (TDS): Will the Dhaka Metro Rail bring a significant, qualitative change to the city’s traffic system?

“Myanmar army could be interested in Rohingya repatriation”

The Daily Star (TDS): Please provide a historical background of the Rohingya crisis.

Suborno Nagorik Foundation: A beacon of hope

“Although people with disabilities are the largest minority group in the world in terms of numbers, I didn’t even think about them before I experienced that massive accident,” said Asif Iqbal Chowdhury while sharing the story of how he founded Suborno Nagorik Foundation.

For heart’s sake

Cardiovascular diseases are the world’s leading cause of mortality, claiming an estimated 17.9 million lives each year, according to the World

Post-Partition period in books: Prabhas Chandra, Tajuddin, and Ahmed Kamal offer testimonies

On the 75th anniversary of the 1947 Partition, we look back at the testimonies of the veteran politician, Prabhas Chandra Lahiri; the young political activist, Tajuddin Ahmed; and Professor Ahmed Kamal's book comprising research on and stories of the time.

“A transformational infrastructure”

The Daily Star (TDS): What possible changes could there be in our national transport system after the inauguration of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge?

Rooftop gardening: Making our living space greener

A buzzword that one will hear at least once or twice every day in Bangladesh is “development”. And with development comes an even greater push for urbanisation, which brings with it certain consequences for the environment.