Syed Ashfaqul Haque

February 8, 2021
February 8, 2021

Fix the error, not the mirror

The reflections in the controlled media are just like visual distortions to people, who always turn to free media for authentic information. A free media is after all the mirror they need. And, press freedom, not the ‘praise freedom’, is what turns a media into that mirror.

July 3, 2020
July 3, 2020

‘Great Wall’ for free media falls

Humility is the rarity that goes sorely missing in people with power. Among hordes of influential people in our society, only a few stand apart as rarity, a light of hope for the society against show of arrogance. With the passing of Latifur Rahman, a light of rarity went out for good.

June 12, 2020
June 12, 2020

Some are more equal to govt

Protected and unprotected: an oblique line of the government’s preference separated the two.

June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020

All aren’t equal to government

Protected and unprotected: an oblique line of the government’s preference separated the two.

May 25, 2020
May 25, 2020

Eid is here, not the smile

Eid is here, yet a sense of huge emptiness engulfs each of us. Happiness, where has it gone?

May 24, 2020
May 24, 2020

Giving is contagion’s call to the affluent

A private foundation of Suhana and Anis Ahmed sends out this message to society’s all-haves while taking some burdens off the shoulders of no-haves during an unprecedented humanitarian crisis that Bangladesh has ever faced due to coronavirus pandemic.

May 22, 2020
May 22, 2020

Friend in need is a friend indeed

About 13,000 drivers of CNG-run three-wheelers in the country are among this vulnerable group. They have mostly remained out of the radar of aid. The government’s assistance or wealthy people’s financial help have hardly reached them. Having exhausted meagre savings and loans from relatives, they’re bracing themselves for the seemingly inevitable.

May 17, 2020
May 17, 2020

Launch in Tokyo, cheers in Dhaka

Bangladesh got a little break from the doom and gloom of the coronavirus pandemic yesterday when Hitachi in Tokyo launched its made-in-Bangladesh IoT application-based airCloud Pro device, which manages large cooling and heating systems remotely.

May 16, 2020
May 16, 2020

Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning launches IoT product using Bangladeshi software know-how

Bangladesh got a little break from the doom and gloom of the coronavirus pandemic yesterday when Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning in Tokyo launched its made-in-Bangladesh IoT application-based airCloud Pro device, which manages large cooling and heating systems remotely.

May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020

Heartbreaks; hope for herd immunity

“Herd immunity” is the ultimate answer to any pandemic, and Bangladesh, by no choice of its own, is rushing towards it to keep coronavirus at bay.