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Azzam Khan

Azzam Khan

17 Posts

Indian viewers wow Pakistani tele-dramas

Critics love bashing Hindi serials which rule the small screen in the sub-continent and its Diaspora across the globe. They have logic behind their ca...

Bangladesh-India relations: The wolf has lost its teeth an...

Once the Big Brother dominating the South Asian scene, India is gradually becoming an outlier in the region. Its hubristic belief in its self-proclaim...

BSF at Indo-Bangla border

A university student stage a death strike against borders killings demanding stop killing in Bangladesh-India border, in front of National Press Clu...

South Asia: Can commonalities overcome challenges?

Muhammad Yunus speaks onstage during the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) "Place for Peace" at Gotham Hall on September 27, 2019...

Enter the Dragon, Exit the Tiger

Back in 1976, there was a Bruce Lee blockbuster, Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger. Over four decades on, tables have seemed to have turned in this reg...

India celebrates Independence Day-what independence?

The picture of a little lad straddling the chest of his grandfather – who had just been shot dead by Indian security forces in Kashmir – i...

No vaccine for corruption

The only way out of the coronavirus nightmare seems to be a vaccine. Hope glimmers East and West. China is said to have developed a vaccine against co...

Repatriate, relocate, rescue the Rohingyas

A Rohingya refugee boy desperate for aid cries as he climbs on a truck distributing aid for a local NGO near the Balukali refugee camp Helpless a...

From Kashmir to Meghlaya: The enemy within

Over the recent past, India has been losing its foothold among ‘friends’ in the South Asia region. It may have forced, rather than fostere...

Sorry, no vacancy!

The writing has been on the wall for quite some time now, long before the global outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Gone are the days of packing of...

‘New normal’? What’s normal anyway?

Sometimes the human race can appear to be like parrots. Not the human race in general, per se, but the educated, ‘enlightened’, ‘civ...

Global leadership unmasked

As people around the world have begun to wear masks in increasing numbers, leaders around the world are being stripped of theirs. These are the masks...

Covid, crime and corruption

In addition to being a pandemic, a plague, a curse upon mankind, Covid is, ostensibly, a great cleanser. People in the initial stages of the outbreak...

COVID-19: New normal, old disparities

Even before COVID-19 appeared on the scene and turned the whole world upside down, changes had already taken grip of the global order. The healthy dem...

SAARC as a post-pandemic panacea

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina joined a video conference with the SAARC leaders When life gives you lemons, make lemon juice, they say. Life has gi...

Bright side of a dark cloud

In Bangladesh when the government initially announced a holiday from 26 March to 4 April, a semi lockdown began in the country. Scared, confused and a...

India-Bangladesh border haats, while blood is still spille...

In a move to step up bilateral trade with Bangladesh, India has proposed to set up three new border haats (large markets) along the border of Tripura....