Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020

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Nahid top failure minister: Rubel

DHAKA: An MA student, named Rubel from Madaripur, said education minister Nurul Islam Nahid has no competency to run the ministry as he failed to prevent question paper leak.           He came up with the observation after joining a public opinion program, titled ‘Question paper

Strong monitoring cell demanded

DHAKA: A reader, named Emranul Islam from Chittagong’s Alangkar area, demanded formation of strong monitoring cell to prevent question paper leak. He expressed his opinion Sunday morning at a public opinion program organized by banglanews. Emran said that it has been a regular

High-level linked with question leak

DHAKA: Private television channel Mohana’s international desk in-charge Shahidul Alam Imran said students are not involved with questions leak incidents rather some high-level officials linked with this matter. He came up with the observation after joining a public opinion program,

Health Tourism in the context of Executive Health Check

‘Executive Health check’ has become a very popular term among the urban elites in Bangladesh. The print and electronic media along with various government and non-government organisations have long been running campaign about preventive health care. Their campaign seems to start

Nightmare journey to Malaysia

One man’s nightmare journey across one of the ‘Deadliest Stretches of Water’ Increasing Numbers of Bangladesh Die While Trying to Get to Malaysia By: Ahidul Islam “In front of my eyes 19 people died, including my uncle. I set the body of my uncle float in the rough salt-water

Corporal punishment creates an abhorrent society

A best-selling controversial book that calls for a ban on corporal punishment to children in the home, schools and madrasas, has won a prestigious award from America's coveted 2014 Eric Hoffer Book Awards.Breaking the Paddle: Ending School Corporal Punishment by Dr. Nadine A. Block of the

Removing tinted glasses not harassment?

Narayangonj kidnapping and 7 murder incident draw the attention of law enforcement agencies in Bangladesh.  For quick action, the government formed anti-kidnapping squad and removed dark coated glass from vehicles. But peoples are doubtful of the decision to drive with tinted glasses or

Deniable Denigration

In your deniable denigration, I have found my duvet. In your delusion’ I have found my durbar; Harbor of my heart, Tanned, burnt, sinned, and black  Ashes of mine. In your utter dereliction I have found my depredation.   In your depression I have found my utter desideratum

Deniable Denigration

In your deniable denigration, I have found my duvet. In your delusion’ I have found my durbar; Harbor of my heart, Tanned, burnt, sinned, and black  Ashes of mine. In your utter dereliction I have found my depredation.   In your depression I have found my utter desideratum

Bangladesh through the eyes of Santa

DHAKA: Santa Lakševica, a Latvian online activist, has recently visited Bangladesh and after returning home she wrote about Bangladesh. In the writing she said that western people have totally wrong impression about 3rd World countries. She said ‘I believe it (Bangladeshi culture) is

Creating Accountability in the Garments Sector

May Day is international workers day and it is celebrated in Bangladesh widely. However, rights of the labors are often ignored in many industries in Bangladesh and garment sector is certainly one of them.  Many readers might have noticed that US Senator Robert Menendez has recently

Access to Social Safety Nets and Achieving MDG Goals

Bangladesh has made commendable progress in combating poverty and hunger. Available data reveals that the proportion of population below poverty line dropped from over 58 percent in 1990 (the MDG base year) to 31.50 percent in 2010. Bangladesh is one of the 38 countries meeting

Two popes, two saints

DHAKA: April 27 is a day in history no Catholic is likely to forget. During a special Mass service at the Vatican, co-celebrated by Pope Francis and his predecessor Benedict, two popes – John Paul II and John XXIII – were given the highest honour and declared saints: one of the most

Biometric National ID Cards Rising in Asia Pacific Countries!

What is a “Biometric National ID Card?”A biometric national identity card is a portable document, typically a plasticized card with digitally-embedded information such as full name, age, birth date, address, religion, citizenship status along with a unique number and biometric

The vacuum within

It seems, I have not been loved since years.  I have not been cared for long.I cried in the dark. But now, I live in dark. I live in your pocket. I live in your cell phone,Not in your heart.I live in your fantasy,In your sex, In your lavishing eyes,Not in your heart. I live in your

Nanotechnology in food and agriculture

The current global population is nearly 6 billion with 50% living in Asia. A large proportion of those living in developing countries face daily food shortages as a result of environmental impacts or political instability, while in the developed world there is a food surplus.For

Look Back In Retrospect

The lackluster and abysmal performance of Bangladesh cricket over the last few months has raised several intriguing questions.The team affectionately called tigers by its millions adoring fans in Bangladesh and worldwide created sensation through a number of very competitive performances

Why Tigers Cannot Play to Potential?

DHAKA: Why Bangladesh Cricket team cannot play to its potential? Winning and losing are part of the game. No one expects Bangladesh win all matches. No one expects Bangladesh win all major tournaments. But why Bangladesh consistently losses match from seemingly winning position? Is it

India knocked on Khaleda’s door but returned disappointed

NEWDELHI: Failure and frustration have marked the conversation between India and the Bangladesh National Party (BNP), particularly its Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is possibly one opposition politician of a neighbouring country every important Indian leader met in the past two years but

If every child gift from Allah, why they being mistreated?

Let’s get serious for a moment or two.It’s time we had a little chat – tea and cake are optional, but be warned you’ll find no sugar here. If you are a parent, schoolteacher or headmaster this is especially addressed to you.The subject we’re going to talk about is corporal

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