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Tales of a development sector doyen

The book doesn’t only become a memoir of the writer’s life as a development worker, but also a tribute to the late Sir Abed and his magnanimity as a human being and a visionary. 

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Hope over fate

Finding himself at the epicentre of the disaster, Abed realised that a large number of deaths (an estimated 500,000) in the “world’s deadliest known tropical cyclone” were not necessarily caused by the natural disaster.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Tales of a development sector doyen

The book doesn’t only become a memoir of the writer’s life as a development worker, but also a tribute to the late Sir Abed and his magnanimity as a human being and a visionary. 

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Beggars’ Rehabilitation: Govt failure writ large

Feroz, 13, leaves Habib from time to time in his makeshift wheelchair outside the High Court Mazar gate and disappears into the distance. The young boy was hired seven days ago to wheel around Habib -- who earns his living by begging.

April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019

Street kids continue to be exploited

Rabeya boarded a launch for the first time when she was eight. As she arrived in Dhaka from Barishal, her grandmother abandoned her. Thus began Rabeya's life as a victim of sex exploitation.

June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018

NGOs in Bangladesh now eligible for Microsoft charitable pricing

Microsoft introduces charitable pricing for the non-profit organisations (NGOs) in Bangladesh in line with its “Technology for social impact” initiative in a bid to accelerate their transformation.

November 21, 2017
November 21, 2017

Keep watch on NGOs

A number of ministers yesterday demanded stricter monitoring of the activities of the local and international NGOs operating in Bangladesh. They also called for scrutinising the earnings and expenditures of the non-governmental organisations, alleging that some of those provoke workers to create chaos.

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

People fork out most

Two out of every three Taka of health care costs in Bangladesh is borne by the people while the rest by the government, NGOs and others.

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

11 gunned down in Venezuela

Gunmen have killed 11 people, including three teenagers and a Colombian national, in Venezuela, officials say.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

The price of non-governmental growth

It is well known that since the 1980s, Bangladesh has made astonishing progress on a wide variety of development indicators such as reducing the prevalence of extreme hunger and poverty...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Govt making law to muzzle NGOs: BNP

The government moves to formulate the foreign donations regulation act to muzzle NGOs so that they cannot speak against its misrule, BNP alleges.