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Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis- dont say you are a Bangladeshi

October 18, 2012
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Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis- dont say you are a Bangladeshi

The Forbes reports that a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man tried unsuccessfully to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank building in lower Manhattan on Wednesday morning.

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The essence of Nobel Peace Prize & Dr. Yunus

October 16, 2012
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The essence of Nobel Peace Prize & Dr. Yunus

Though other categories of Nobel Prize have acceptability, Nobel Peace Prize is a highly controversial award. Though some genuine peace makers like Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi were awarded the Prize from time to time in order to maintain its acceptability, on most occasions this award was accorded…

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Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin: Killer?

October 15, 2012
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Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin: Killer?

On Sunday, the British broadsheet The Daily Mail, reported that Bangladeshi prosecution investigators connected to the International Crime Tribunals-Bangladesh had finished their investigations into the suspected war crimes of Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan. After the Liberation War of 1971, both men escaped the newly formed state of Bangladesh looking for shelter in the West.…

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Bangladesh-India Relation; The Reality and The Expectation

October 6, 2012
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Bangladesh-India Relation; The Reality and The Expectation

The state principles of both the countries Bangladesh and India are almost identical. Because of the cultural similarity, geography and economic importance there should not be any room for doubt and distrust between them. The countries share 4156 kilometers border, 161 enclaves, vital maritime demarcation knots and 54 rivers. it would be very resourceful for…

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Ramu carnage: Are we any different?

October 3, 2012
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Ramu carnage: Are we any different?

Will good sense ever prevail in the world? This question continues to haunt my mind and soul, especially after the recent communal violence against the peace-loving Buddhists living in the southeastern part of Bangladesh. Last weekend the villages of Ramu, Ukhiya and Teknaf of Cox’s Bazaar and Potiya of Chittagong suffered carnage like never before…

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Bangladesh-US effort in shaping the future

September 26, 2012
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Bangladesh-US effort in shaping the future

The importance of Dhaka is growing in the eyes of Washington as Bangladesh-US relationship has entered a new era when it is trying to shape up its future relationship through a partnership dialogue that has ended in the Washington. The growing relationship manifested as Dhaka is the partner of all four global initiatives of President…

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We need progress, not only for AL-led govt ….

September 21, 2012
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We need progress, not only for AL-led govt ….

Here we go; with the same old-fashion speeches by the new recruits in different ministries and little shuffled personalities with pledges to work hard with sincerity—which the people, except for those party supporters, never believe. Of the seven new faces—five of who are ministers—only Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir and Hasanul Haque Inu are well known, while…

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The Death of a Democracy

September 17, 2012
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The Death of a Democracy

“I love my dynasty and to rule it like an emperor. I will not give it away for anything. I will fortify all its walls against all invaders. I will shed blood and make my people die for the survival of my empire and hand it over to my children”. That is the sacred oath…

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Facebook more environment friendly than Google

August 9, 2012
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Facebook more environment friendly than Google

In its recent deliberate disclosure of carbon footprint, Facebook’s annual carbon emission has been found to be much less than that of Google. Last week, Facebook, for the first time, revealed the carbon footprint of its operations and its more than 900 million users’ likes, photo albums and status updates. Facebook’s annual emissions were 285,000…

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The Myanmar & Assam case: Bangladesh faces undue allegations

August 8, 2012
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The Myanmar & Assam case: Bangladesh faces undue allegations

Bangladesh encountered several allegations over violation of human rights and instigation of violence when communal riots raged in neighbouring Assam state of northeast India last month and in Rakhine state in northwest Myanmar in June. The allegations based on unsubstantiated grounds were mooted as Bangladesh is contiguous with the troubled states of the two neighbouring countries. Also as most members of a beleaguered community in…

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