Posts Tagged ‘ Sheikh Hasina ’

Why are some teachers so unkind and so cruel to children?

August 7, 2013
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Why are some teachers so unkind and so cruel to children?

Corporal punishment is linked to cancer and a multitude of health maladies, massive school drop-outs, mood and anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug abuse, cardio-vascular disease, arthritis, obesity, wife-beatings, muggings and other social misbehavior. Research has also shown that its stress can cause inflammation to cells, tissues and blood vessels and that hitting or even just…

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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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Timeline: The WB, Padma bridge & Abul Hossain

July 26, 2012
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Timeline: The WB, Padma bridge & Abul Hossain

August 20, 2007: An ECNEC meeting headed by Fakhruddin Ahmed approves the Padma bridge project with a cost estimation of Tk 10,161 crore. January 11, 2011: The ECNEC approves the revised plan with a nearly double cost of Tk 20,507 crore for the project. February 2011: The WB board approves the $1.2 billion financing out…

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What Does the Economist Want?

May 27, 2012
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What Does the Economist Want?

The Economist is a leading news media of the world. For the last few months it published some very controversial reports about Bangladesh or more appropriately against the present democratic government of Bangladesh. It discovered hotly debated news of ruling Awami League taking huge sum of money from India to influence election. It was challenged…

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Foreign Ministry draws Hasina’s attention on coordination lack

May 22, 2012
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Foreign Ministry draws Hasina’s attention on coordination lack

Diplomacy is a political process and all country uses it to protect and expand its economic, strategic and other interests. It is also an indivisible and concerted action to achieve the goals. It is not at all helpful for protecting the national interest if it becomes divisible. It is not desirable to carry on sectoral…

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‘Irrational’ Comment, Once Again

April 1, 2012
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‘Irrational’ Comment, Once Again

So, the honourable prime minister could not stop herself but pinching the opposition leader for her unusual appearance on the field at the high-voltage Asia Cup finals at Mirpur stadium. True that Khaleda Zia had never watched Bangladesh match at the stadium, this time she might have been unable to avoid it, probably influenced by…

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Kamathipura girl is going home, thanks to PM Sheikh Hasina

July 2, 2011
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Kamathipura girl is going home, thanks to PM Sheikh Hasina

20-yr-old Bangladeshi sold twice in a month’s time and forced into prostitution until her SOS eached Sheikh Hasina, who alerted the Interpol. Special city police team did the rest. This could have been just another story of an impoverished girl pushed into the flesh trade by a scheming relative, until it turned into an international…

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Selling the Country to India?

January 17, 2010
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In a press conference on Bangladesh Prime Minster (PM) Sheikh Hasina’s recently concluded visit to India, Madam Khaleda Zia, ex-Prime Minister and current leader of Opposition in the Parliament of Bangladesh, alleged that the PM had sold the country to India. The salient features of her claims are: • The Water sharing issues were left…

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Even a brick has a soul

January 16, 2010
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World-renowned architect Louis Kahn, who also designed the parliament building of Bangladesh, while defining his philosophy once said that even a brick has a soul. Three of our top leaders – Shaikh Hasina, Khaleda Zia and H.M. Ershad – have spent confinement within the red brick walls of sub-jails adjacent to the parliament house. While…

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Replying BNP’s propaganda on India Visit of PM Sheikh Hasina

January 15, 2010
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It was BNP as expected. The opposition led by Khaleda Zia has shown aggressive reaction to agreements signed and accords reached in the just concluded visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India. During the visit all the existing bilateral issues between the two SAARC neighbours came up for discussion. Three agreements were signed…

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