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The slow and the furious: People say they hate traffic jams, but are oddly tolerant of them

The slow and the furious: People say they hate traffic jams, but are oddly tolerant of them In the most congested cities, talking about traffic jams becomes an obsession; ending them seems not to  Print edition | International Sep 6th 2018| LAGOS AND SÃO PAULO “WHERE would you rather be?” asks a bumper sticker on the back […]

জাহিদের নতুন আবিস্কার কোয়ান্টাম চুম্বক ইলেকট্রনিকস ও কম্পিউটার বিশ্বে আনবে বৈপ্লবিক পরিবর্তন  প্রকাশ: ১০ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৮       Daily Samakal ইজাজ আহমেদ মিলন ড. জাহিদ হাসান তাপস বছর তিন আগে ‘ভাইল ফার্মিয়ন’ নামে এক অধরা কণার অস্তিত্ব আবিস্কার করে গোটা বিশ্বে হইচই ফেলে দিয়েছিলেন যুক্তরাষ্ট্রপ্রবাসী বাংলাদেশি বিজ্ঞানী ড. জাহিদ হাসান তাপস। যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের প্রিন্সটন বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের পদার্থবিজ্ঞানের অধ্যাপক […]

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Annapurna Devi: The Tragedy And Triumph Of Ravi Shankar’s First Wife  Aalif Surti   In the Hindustani classical music fraternity, Annapurna Devi’s genius is part of a growing mythology. The daughter of the great Ustad Allauddin Khan, the sister of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and the divorced wife of Pandit Ravi Shankar, she is considered to […]

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Third political force emerging: Manna AKM Zakaria | Sep 06, 2018    Prothom Alo        Any of the two – former president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury or Gana Forum chief Kamal Hossain – may take the lead if an opposition alliance inclusive of the BNP wins the next general elections. Saying this, Nagorik Oikyo convenor Mahmudur Rahman […]

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AL concerned at Kamal, B Chy’s tilt to BNP Staff Correspondent . Dhaka |Sep 13, 2018 Prothom Alo        Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s entry into the process of forging ‘national unity’ with former president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury and Gano Forum chief Kamal Hossain has made the ruling Awami League ‘nervous’. AL leaders, however, say they are […]

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Fake cases question police credibility Update: 12:18, Sep 14, 2018 | Print Edition    Prothom Alo       Police are said to be friends of the people, offering them their services. But in Bangladesh, recently the image of the police force has been tarnished due to the deluge of questionable cases they have been filing. It had been hoped […]

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3 lakh BNP men implicated in false cases in Sept: Rizvi BNP’s Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi speaks at a press conference at the party’s central office in Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on September 14, 2018. Photo: Collected Star Online Report     14 January 2018 BNP’s Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi today […]

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Fakhrul in NY at UN invitation, not to make complaint: Moudud BNP standing committee member Moudud Ahmed speaks at a discussion at the Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka on September 14, 2018. Photo: Collected Star Online Report    14 September 2018 BNP standing committee member Moudud Ahmed today said the party’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul […]

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US President Donald Trump. Photo Credit: DoD, White House. Emerging Countries See Opportunities Under Trump Doctrine September 14, 2018 Geopolitical Monitor By Peter Schechter* The rollercoaster ride that has been President Donald Trump’s foreign policy to date has been a source of profound concern for the main players in the postwar liberal international order. From […]

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Dhaka: how speeding bus drivers sparked a student insurrection Mark Lacy, Lancaster University    14 September 2018 Traffic jams – or “janjot”, as locals call them – are a fundamental part of life in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Sometimes the slowness of the traffic can give you a sense of claustrophobia, as you’re trapped […]

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