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[Watch] Top 10 Bangla songs of 2016

Watch the top ten Bangla songs on YouTube coming out of the Bangla music industry this passing year; all in one place!

A Year of Shocks and Expectations

Last year has been one of continuous shocks as well as pleasant surprises both on the international and home fronts.

2015 in Perspective

Regrettably, 2015 started on the same pitch as did 2014 - with hartal and blockades by the Jamaat-BNP alliance and with the leader...

The Road to 2030: Development Challenges in Bangladesh

LAUNCHED in 1967,“Operation Smallpox Zero” was a unified, global effort to accelerate the eradication of smallpox within a decade.

ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE YEAR

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received the highest environmental accolade of the UN – Champions of the Earth – in recognition of Bangladesh's far-reaching initiatives to address climate change ...

When rights go wrong

NOT only was 2015 filled with moments of national pride and joy but also moments of national tragedy and shame. Bangladesh was faced with some of the worst instances of violence against women,...

December 31, 2016
December 31, 2016

[Watch] Top 10 Bangla songs of 2016

Watch the top ten Bangla songs on YouTube coming out of the Bangla music industry this passing year; all in one place!

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Paris Agreement and the Bangladesh Perspective

It may be noted that in Copenhagen Bangladesh had placed 1.5 degree centigrade as the preferred objective on behalf of the LDCs and most vulnerable states.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

UNQUOTABLE QUOTES

"It cannot be accepted that they cannot give 7.5 percent VAT while they pay Tk 30,000-Tk 50,000 as tuition fees.”

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

AN EVENTFUL YEAR

EDUCATION EVENTS OF THE YEAR

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Of turmoil and complacency

THE year 2015 began with a perilous journey of confrontation between the main opposition and the government. On the anniversary of the 2014...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Keeping the promise to our children

Mariam, a bright nine-year old girl with dangling ponytails, sat in one of the middle rows in a class of about 50 students in a rural primary school.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Is Fascism Back?

In 2015, “fascism” once again became the highest-octane political epithet in general use. Of course, the temptation to apply the fascism label...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

European solidarity in a world of crises

It is time we had a little more faith in Europe's ability to provide collective solutions to problems felt acutely and independently by each EU member state. Doing away with EU asylum laws...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

2015 in Perspective

Regrettably, 2015 started on the same pitch as did 2014 - with hartal and blockades by the Jamaat-BNP alliance and with the leader...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Protect our migrant workers

IN 2015, we witnessed the ghastly experiences of thousands of Bangladeshi migrants, rescued from the death traps set by the human traffickers...