Friday, 02 Oct, 2020

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Diplomacy looks simple but demanding

Sometime end of December 71, just after independence, I decided to visit the famous American journalist Edgar Snow. He spent his last days in Eysins on Lac lemon not far from Geneva. Above 60, he looked a bit tired. Purpose of my visit was to thank him. He called me on December 16 to

Post COVID-19: Emphasis on rural development must be given to reshape the world system in a new manner

The world is going through a critical situation after a very quick spread of the coronavirus disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) made an assessment of COVID-19 as a global pandemic on 11th March 2020. Since then the virus has had an immense impact on the economy as well as on the

New Normal Demands New Skills from Youth

The whole world is devastated by the Corona epidemic that started from Wuhan, China last December. Around One billion people are losing their jobs worldwide due to lack of employment. According to the United Nations, the number of unemployed youth aged between 15 to 24 has almost

Bangladesh cried that day

Dr. Kazi Ertaza Hassan Just before the holy Subeh Sadiq on July 16, 2007. Law enforcers, including the army, cordoned off a house owned by the eldest son-in-law of Bangabandhu, an internationally renowned nuclear scientist Dr. MA Wazed Miah. The house 'Sudhasadan' also named

The Show must Go ON

The news of band music legend Aiyub Bachchu’s death reached another living legend James during one of his stage performances. Although James became emotional and almost lost his strength of continuing the program, suddenly he recollected the passionate words of Aiyub Bachchu,

Demand IT based knowledge & profession during pandemic

On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Bangladesh in 8th March 2020. The world is now

UK Police Lives Matter: Enough is enough

Prologue  "People have a right to protest peacefully & while observing social distancing but they have no right to attack the police…these demonstrations have been subverted by thuggery - and they are a betrayal of the cause they purport to serve. Those responsible will be held to

Lockdown Come Round

COVID-19 is a natural disaster. It causes irreparable losses in financial and other sectors all over the world. Almost all types of productions are impede or withheld. Result is widespread supply shortage. Many business treaties were postponed or cancelled. Economists, market analyzers,

Azerbaijan’s Successful Combat with COVID-19

The Republic of Azerbaijan is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia, with a population of more than 10 million people. Like all countries around the world, the Azerbaijani State fighting with COVID-19 to ensure the health and security of Azerbaijanis. But the Caucasian country

Let’s life go coexisting with corona!

Life has got stuck overwhelmingly due to the unprecedented days of corona pandemic but let it not go as every time is counted with success and despairs we yield to. In our life time is an old gypsy man flowing its wave to the infinity unnoticing the ups and downs of humanity—our wells

Separated bicycle lanes vital for safe transportation during COVID-19 pandemic

After 66 days of lockdown, Bangladesh reopened of all offices, business and transport on a limited scale on 31 May, even though the spread of Covid-19 in the country shows no sign of slowing down. Most employees joined their workplaces with fear and anxiety. The resumption of business

Challenges and considerations in overpowering COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh

After the independence in 1971, Bangladesh has suffered with numerous natural disasters, critical issues of governance systems, and development challenges. In turn, the country has bounced back from the situations strongly in most of the cases, and since the early 2000’s the country has

Recommendations for public transportation systems after Covid-19 pandemic

On March 26, Bangladesh imposed a travel ban on all modes of transports including rail, road, air, and waterways, except for emergency vehicles across the country to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. So far, the government continued the shutdown of public transports until May 30 in keeping

Sharing Responsibly: When Media Illiteracy Can Kill

Media literacy has always been a comedy inducing topic around the country, but the advent of Covid-19 has given it a completely new dimension. It is sometimes hilarious when that uncle from last generation shares an article about an interview with coronavirus unironically, but readers of

COVID-19’s Story: Research Expectation versus Our University

Last week I was telling my more youthful brother in college, the opprobrium and awful viewpoints of infectious coronavirus disease 2019, already prevalently known as COVID-19.   At that time, he inquired me, "can't your varsity (University of Dhaka) discover coronavirus medicine?"

Causes of Global Catastrophes 

The novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that emerged in the city of Wuhan, China, in December 2019 and has since caused a large scale COVID-19 pandemic spreading to more than 209 countries, territories and two international conveyances with more than 1,346,500 infected cases and more than 74,600

COVID-19: Science vs. Politics

It is unusual to have breakfast at home on a regular working day, as we’ve always left home before 7.00 am. Under the lockdown here in Kuala Lumpur, we are having our breakfast at home nowadays. In one of these fine morning during breakfast our youngest son, who is now 7 years old,

How the World Look Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

The pandemic will change the world forever. Like the fall of the Berlin Wall or the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the coronavirus pandemic is a world-shattering event whose far-ranging consequences we can only begin to imagine today. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a

Lockdown Bangladesh, Dhaka  --- now!

There has been a debate over what should have been or what decisions were taken later than sooner. It is not the time to debate. It is time to take quick steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus and save lives. This is most important because our mega projects like the Padma bridge

Develop your skills for own benefits

A university is an institution of higher education and research that awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines. Universities typically provide undergraduate education and postgraduate education. University life is very gorgeous, entertaining and colorful for most of the

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