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Brutality galore: A view of degenerate society

Brutality galore: A view of degenerate society

Manzurul Alam Mukul: Every day when we look on media we are to see stories of brutality, death, torture, atrocities, fear, repression, etc. But the brutal incidents including killing of children, are taking place one after another, and those are shaking the whole society and raising various questions.

Bangladesh preparing for 70th UN conference

Sofiqul Islam Lenin: The officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are passing a very busy time as the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 70) is knocking at the door.

Hiroshima tragedy: Radiation scaring people still now

Aminul Islam: On August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber named the Enola Gay left the island of Tinian for Hiroshima, Japan. The one of the two bombings, which killed at least 140,000 people, was the first use of nuclear weapons for warfare in history.

Basic bank corruption: ACC`s move investigation or eyewash

MA Rahman: After four years of remaining silence, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has suddenly become lauded over the Tk 4,500 crore loan scam of state-owned specialised financial institution Basic bank.

Friendship: A bond that last for lifetime

Aminul Islam: Human beings are social creatures and have always valued the importance of friends in their lives. To celebrate this noble feeling it was deemed fit to have a day dedicated to friends and friendship.

Qazi Motahar Hossain: A devoted soul of scientific search

Aminul Islam: Qazi Motahar Hossain was a prominent author, scientist, statistician, chess player and journalist. Today is July 30. In this day in 1897 the legendary soul of scientific search  was born.

Experts for sound monetary policy

Niaz Mahmud: Country`s separate noted analysts and economists emphasized on a solid round of applause for successfully implementing a sound monetary policy for the next fiscal year.

Big cats in big danger of extinction!

Manzurul Alam Mukul: Tiger, symbol of the beast and beauty, is now a threatened species worldwide including Bangladesh. A century ago, there were hundreds of thousands of tigers roaming in the wild, but the species tigers now worldwide are in serious danger of becoming extinct.

Vidyasagar: A pioneer of women’s rights

Aminul Islam: Young Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar stared at the magnificent building that housed Sanskrit College. He had been admitted to the college and there he was, with his father Thakurdas. The central part of the building was fenced off from its side portions by an enclosure. There were also walls surmounted by iron railings around the central part. Ishwar Chandra was puzzled.

Nature conservation required for sustainable development

Aminul Islam: Celebrated on July 28 each year, World Nature Conservation Day recognizes that a healthy environment is the foundation for a stable and productive society and to ensure the well-being of present and future generations, we all must participate to protect, conserve, and sustainably manage our natural resources.

Cleansing operation started in police

Uzzal Jisan: In a bid to decorate country`s police department, authorities concerned has started what they claimed as `clean-up` operation in police service.

Direction to drive against illegal TVs

Uzzal Jisan: The Ministry of Information recently directed the authorities concerned to conduct drive against all illegally operated TV channels in the country soon.

Godfather behind NBR member’s shooting!

Uzzal Jisan:  Investigation officers have found that a godfather was involved in shooting of NBR member Barrister Jahangir Hossain Hawladar.

City roads full of ditches

Muhammad Naeemuddin: The roads of Dhaka city now become a source of pain due to ditches everywhere. The city dwellers are facing serious troubles during travelling in these city streets.

Traffickers roaming publicly, police remain silent

Sujauddin Rubel: The identified human traffickers who have operated in different areas of Cox’s Bazar are roaming publicly now, with local sources saying the criminals have reached a compromise with police to avoid arrest.

Crowds at Dhaka`s recreation centers

Mehedi Hasan Dalim: The whole nation is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, today and the people in the capital Dhaka are now crowding at all of the recreation centers here.

Eid brings joy, happiness and social ties

Mahfuzur Rahman: Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslim people across the world, brings joy, happiness and it also tightens the social relations among each other.

`Suffering during Eid not new`

Mohammad Naimuddin: Bangladesh Railway (BR) started selling of train tickets in advance from July 9 (Thursday) aiming to ease the travel of home-bound people to celebrate the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.

Ramadan purifies our souls

Aminul Islam: It is always good to ponder the true meaning of our religious practices. The holy month of Ramadan has started and almost 1.5 billion Muslims around the world are fasting, taking part in an individual and spiritual journey as well as a communal religious celebration.

Bangabandhu Satellite’s contractor to be finalized in Sept

Shofikul Islam Lenin: The government will finalize the main contractor of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 in September this year, aimed at opening new window of opportunities in the telecommunication sector of the country by launching its first ever satellite.

Black marketers grab launch tickets

Nasir Uddin Chowdhury: Thousands of homebound people will travel by river routes ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr but the passengers became hostage in the hands of black marketers for tickets.

We need to protect vulnerable women and girls

Aminul Islam: World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989.

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