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Rich-poor disparity widened despite economic growth, observes CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue or CPD has said that the gap between the rich and poor has widened despite the continued economic growth in the country.  The think tank identified the lack of ‘quality growth’ as the reason behind the widening disparity. It was presenting its report State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2017-18 […]

Bangladesh national cricket team’s Team Director Khaled Mahmud (L) shares a light moment with one-day international captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza during a training session at Mirpur on Sunday. — Sourav Losker Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza acknowledged on Sunday that they are now more relaxed in the dressing room than the recent past […]

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Birangana Rama Chowdhury lying in a hospital bed in Chittagong on Friday, December 14, 2018 Dhaka Tribune The Liberation War Heroine refused financial assistance from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and others.   Birangana (Liberation War Heroine) Rama Chowdhury has been undergoing treatment for a hip-bone fracture at a private clinic in Chittagong for the past […]

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হাসিনার প্রতিহিংসায় খালেদা জিয়া: এ সপ্তাহে ক্যাঙ্গারু কোর্টে যেতে হবে ৫ দিন –১২ জানুয়ারি ২০১৮ বিশেষ রিপোর্ট : : ব্যাংক ডাকাত সরকারের প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার ব্যক্তিগত প্রতিহিংসার রোষানলে পড়েছেন সাবেক প্রধানমন্ত্রী এবং বাংলাদেশ জাতীয়তাবাদী দল বিএনপি’র চেয়ারপার্সন বেগম খালেদা জিয়া।বিচারের নামে চলছে অবিচার। দেশের সবচেয়ে জনপ্রিয় নেত্রীর ওপর রীতিমত নজিরবিহীন নির্যাতন চালানো হচ্ছে। শেখ হাসিনা […]

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  HONESTY AND SINCERITY IN POLITICAL LIFE By F R Chowdhury    Jan. 14, 2018   As we embrace the New Year, I try to recollect some of the persons in our recent politics who, to the best of my knowledge, maintained a clean image in politics. They refrained from the lure of corruption. They […]

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By F R Chowdhury   Jan 14, 2018  [This relates to Balkan war that eventually saw the disintegration of former Yugoslavia giving way to a number of independent countries. In the process thousands of Muslims were massacred. Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic were eventually tried and jailed by the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands but […]

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