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Faisal Mahmud

Faisal Mahmud

20 Posts

Blackouts bedevil Bangladesh as South Asia forex worries m...

A woman fans a baby by candlelight during a recent blackout in Bangladesh. (Photo by Mahmud Hossain Opu) DHAKA -- Bangladesh is sinking deep...

A ruby that lights up the dark': Bangladesh’s only handwri...

In this age of rapid digital transformation, using ancient methods of writing pamphlets to disseminate information amongst people sounds a bit too arc...

Heritage, history, and Dhakaiya food in Bangladesh

AM Emran showing off the family china. This 100-year-old warming plate is hollow and was filled with hot water through the hole in its rim [Mahmud H...

Proposed law threatens to turn Bangladesh into 'surveillan...

The Bangladesh government is finalising a legislation which, if passed in  parliament, will make the country a “surveillance-based” n...

Did US sanctions lead to death penalty to two Bangladesh c...

A court in a small coastal town of Bangladesh on Monday handed down death penalties to two police officers for their involvement in the extra-judicial...

How Bangladesh police are hounding families of ‘enforced d...

Relatives of victims of missing people in Bangladesh form a human chain outside the press club in Dhaka to call for an end to enforced disappearance...

Bangladesh’s qualified accountants could help start a BPO...

Stock photo of money | pixabay free images, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons Hiring certified professional accountants is no cut-rate task...

Bangladeshi bard breathes life into the dying art of Puthi...

Bangladeshi composer and master of Puthi-paath, Abu Bakar Siddique, in his home studio: "It's hard to understand the magic of Puthi-paath by sitting...

Pakistan's flag, cricket jersey unmasked Bangladesh’s grow...

On November 25, a court in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka received a rather unusual lawsuit from a man named Mohammad Al Mamun. In it, Mam...

Bangladesh’s ruling party to unleash online army to 'stifl...

Under the garb of countering "fake news" on social media, critics say the ruling Awami League seeks to stifle and criminalise voices critical of the g...

Why did Bangladesh witness anti-Modi protests?

Bangladesh’s golden jubilee celebration plan turned sour as massive protests erupted against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in...

‘Development over democracy’: Why Bangladesh’s foreign aff...

Gowher Rizvi  In Bangladesh, ask a ruling Awami League politician what words should follow “development” and the response will b...

Bangladesh's first trans school ignites hope for acceptanc...

Hijras take lessons in the Quran, Bengali, English, math and social sciences at the madrassa  Riya was given away by her parents when s...

Why is Bangladesh protesting against France?

Addressing a sea of crowd from a pick-up van, Junaid Babunagari on Monday noon delivered a stern message: “We want the Bangladesh government to...

Hundreds of doctors in Bangladesh infected with coronaviru...

As coronavirus cases mount in Bangladesh, its government struggles to keep its front-line healthcare workers free from getting infected, which has fur...

Diaspora offers helping hand as Bangladesh reels from coro...

The Bangladeshi government has imposed a complete lockdown to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, but the move has brought hardship to tens of tho...

Coronavirus: In dense Bangladesh, social distancing a toug...

The new coronavirus has forced countries around the world to adopt measures such as flight bans, mandatory lockdowns and social distancing to prevent...

Nothing official about ‘gifts’ to Bangladesh minister

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Aside from the Bangladeshi president and prime minister, very few government officials have be...

Death toll rising on the India-Bangladesh border

Bangladesh Minister for Foreign affairs AK Momen on Sunday said both Dhaka and New Delhi want “zero deaths” along the two countries’...

India-Bangladesh on a diplomatic tightrope

For the current Bangladeshi regime, maintaining the stance that the formation of the National Register of Citizen (NRC) and the subsequent enactment o...