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Fareed Zakaria Commencement 2012 Speech

Fareed Zakaria addressed the Harvard Alumni Association during the Afternoon Exercises at Harvard’s 361st Commencement. “We live in an age of progress” Commencement address by Fareed Zakaria [as prepared] May 24, 2012 Thank you so much, President Faust, Fellows of the Corporation, Overseers, Ladies and Gentlemen, and graduates. To the graduates in particular, I have […]

Is Mumbai really as cosmopolitan as it is commonly perceived? “Nah…how can this happen in Mumbai, that too with a Bollywood star?” I heard many people say when Emraan Hashmi reported that he was having difficulty in finding an apartment due to his faith. Then it was Shabana Azmi. “I wanted to buy a flat […]

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Voicing concern over the way MPs bashed noted litterateur Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed in Parliament, Chairperson of the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Adv Sultana Kamal on Tuesday said the elected representatives are not above criticism. “Where does the constitution in its text say that the elected representatives are above criticism …there’s nothing like that in […]

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National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday demanded speedy legal actions on sensational murders, forced disappearances and human rights violations by law enforcers in recent times. The commission also requested the minister to consider its recommendations and observations when promoting police officials, and the minister accepted the proposal, said Prof Mizanur Rahman, chairman of the commission. […]

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Sagar Biswas The Awami League-led grand alliance lawmakers are now deliberately avoiding visit to their constituencies fearing possible public outburst following rampant failure in service-oriented sectors and depriving people in the name of development projects.(The New Nation )Talking to The New Nation o nMonday, many expressed their apprehension that people’s anger may burst out onthe […]

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