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Carnage in Bangladesh Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals

  0 comments   |     by admin on 01, September 2018

Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals that included secular bloggers, Hindus, Buddhist and Christians, at least some of them claimed by IS or Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid categorically stated that neither the IS or Al Qaeda had a foothold in Bangladesh and that the perpetrators were locals in terms of both breeding and instigation.&

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Bangladesh need to unlock the unbalanced environment to tackle climate change!

  0 comments   |     by Rajon Md. Shahabuddin on 20, August 2018

Can you imagine ever?  When we need water we just switch on water pump and get water but that will not be the case in less than a de

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Heroic Bangladesh students’ spirit marched ahead of mainstream politics

  0 comments   |     by Farooque Chowdhury on 18, August 2018

Bangladesh student spirit marched ahead of the mainstream politi

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Could Student Protests Break the Back of Bangladesh’s Ruling Party?

  0 comments   |     by admin on 02, August 2018

Student-driven protests erupted in Bangladesh on Sunday after thousands of young people staged sit-ins and other demonstrations in protest of the government’s “affirmative action” policy to allocate 56% of civil servi

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Is India sharing the Ganga’s water fairly? India Complies With the 1996 Water-Sharing

  0 comments   |     by Kimberley Thomas on 14, July 2018

India complies with the 1996 water-sharing treaty most of the time, but when it doesn’t Bangladesh takes a serious hit. Does this mean the countries are cooperating or not? Kimberley Thomas, August 18, 2017  Officially, India and Bangladesh share 54 rivers, but that number is currently under review. Between 10 to 16 additional rivers are now being conside

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Endangering peace in South Asia The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now

  0 comments   |     by admin on 05, July 2018

The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now; a nationalist, jingoistic and intelligence-led mindset in New Delhi has turned Afghanistan into the centerpiece of its policy on Pakistan. Regardless of how they position themselves henceforth, the world should not be surprised if the current simmering tensions blew into armed hostilities. The string of statements f

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Freethinking writer and politician shot dead in Bangladesh

  3 comments   |     by International Humanist and Ethical Union on 19, June 2018

Shahzahan Bachchu was known locally and within the secular Bangladeshi movement as an outspoken, sometimes fiery activist for secularism. He printed poetry and books related to humanism and freethought via his publishing house Bishaka Prakashani (Star Publishers). He was also a political activist, serving as former general secretary of Munshiganj district unit of th

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Resentments Fester as Bangladesh Bears the Brunt of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

  42 comments   |     by Laignee Barron on 23, April 2018

When the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis

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Must Read Comment Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

  0 comments   |     by Sumanta Banerjee on 21, April 2018

Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, on your excellent analysis of the present situation. The problem with the OBC leadership is that the Mandal recommendations for reservation (surely necessary) led to the creation of a sub-elite among the OBC politicians, who replicated the same opportunist and exploitative model of functioning that their up

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Calls for strong Nepal-Bangladesh ties, connectivity

  0 comments   |     by admin on 10, April 2018

Diplomats, experts and officials have called for maximising trade and investment opportunities by enhancing connectivity between Ne

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