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Shafiq Rahman

Shafiq Rahman

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India seems to be trying to change the final draft of the...

The ongoing floods in Bangladesh have given rise to all sorts of debates and discussions. Some are alarmed at the situation and others are not. In an...

There is no change in Kashmir other than an increase in tr...

Professor Imtiaz Ahmed  With Article 370 being revoked, Jammu and Kashmir has been placed under direct control of the central government of...

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COVID-19: Bangladesh’s Health system suffocated by lack of...

Oxygen is one of the most essential factors in the treatment of coronavirus, and yet this very basic element is short in supply. As the pandemic sprea...

COVID-19: Is Bangladesh heading towards herd immunity?

The number of coronavirus cases is escalating by the day, and yet Bangladesh has decided to relax the lockdown significantly. Readymade garment factor...

Farmers reap misery from mechanized agriculture

Agriculture is steadily and surely slipping away from the farmers and the agricultural workers. And the mechanization of agriculture has been further...

Coronavirus puts Bangladesh’s agriculture and economy at r...

Bangladesh agriculture is in the grips of coronavirus. The poultry, fisheries and dairy sectors have been hit hard and now the boro rice crop too is a...

Lockdown: People suffer in Modi’s India

There has been shocking news, such as a young man dying of exhausting after having to walk 200km, or in Koeripur, Modi’s own constituency, the M...

‘From princes to politicians, corona spares none’

The list of persons dead and affected by corona is steadily growing longer. From princes to politicians, actors to epidemiologists, imams to priests,...

Is Urdu returning to Dhaka?

Participants at a programme of the Bangla-Urdu Literature Foundation With the independence of Bangladesh in 1971, there had been a conscious move...

India wants Tripura-Bangladesh railway link in 2022

India wants a railway link to be established between its northeast state Tripura and Bangladesh at the start of 2022, the 75th year of its independenc...

“BJP is spreading hatred against Bangladesh, Bangladeshis...

Former ambassador M Humayun Kabir, speaks on the cause, context and consequences of ‘hate speeches’ of BJP...

“The Spirit of 21 February is not just about language, it...

21 February was the manifestation of the Bengali’s 1952 language movement. Today is International Mother Language Day. Serajul Islam Choudhury,...

Padma Bridge expenditure goes up 297 per cent

Padma Bridge is gradually becoming more and more visible and with it, a long-standing dream is inching nearer fulfillment. The latest span of the brid...

Padma Bridge rail route to link up with Trans Asian rail n...

Plans are underway in Bangladesh for enhancing railway connectivity, using the railway route of the under-construction Padma Bridge. With connectivity...

"Other than in war situation, there’s no precedence of so...

The recent spike in the killings of civilians along the India-Bangladesh border has created a row between the border guards of two countries. A meeti...

Architecture from Pundranagar to Sherebangla Nagar

Architect Saif Ul Haque talks about the evolution and growth of architecture from Pundranagar to Sherebangla Nagar...

Muslims will certainly be persecuted under India’s Citizen...

Political scientist Dilara Choudhury speaks about Modi’s BJP-India-Hindutva, Muslim fears and Bangladesh’s stance…

Thalassaemia risk on the rise, Bangladesh unprepared

While thalassaemia poses as a big health threat, Bangladesh remains unprepared to deal with the disorder. The government has declared that it will eli...

At Qazi Bari, visitors see and savor Old Dhaka’s rich heri...

Old Dhaka’s traditional food has always been a popular attraction. And now, the Qazi Bari at Rokonpur has been added to the list of places offer...

NRC: India’s contentions about Bangladesh are baseless, sa...

The Citizen’s Amendment Act (CAA) may seem to be India’s internal affair, but it has a serious impact on Bangladesh. Not only does it tarn...