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Leonard Pitts Jr. The Double Standard On White Terrorism February 15, 2017 White terrorism is not as bad as Muslim terrorism. That, believe it or not, was the crux of an argument Sean Duffy, a Republican representative from Wisconsin, made last week on CNN. What follows has been condensed for space, but it unfolded like […]

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Valentine day Bangladesh, 1983 A well-known lover is still alive and well and leads a political party in Bangladesh. Probably he is exchanging flowers with some estranged women even today. On this date in 1983, Lt. General Husain Muhammed Ershad didn’t blink once in the shooting of protesters who were demanding democracy for Bangladesh. It […]

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Democracy redemption day – 14 February (1983), Gonotontro Punoruddhar-er Andolon Birth of the revolution MH Kawsar looks back at February 14, 1983 and what the day had wrought for the regime of a dictator. Every year, on February 14, the youth of Bangladesh ceremoniously celebrate the Valentines’ Day. Sale of cards and gift adorned with […]

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Jammu: Hoardings ask Rohingya, Bangladeshi Muslims to leave as politics over their presence get heated The politics over the presence of Rohingyas — a persecuted Muslim ethnic group from Myanmar — in Jammu and Kashmir is heating up, as the National Conference and other regional parties have asked the BJP to oust this ethnic minority […]

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I Told Steve Bannon: ‘We Are Not At War With Islam.’ He Disagreed. I was the target of Islamist ire for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a Danish newspaper. But a war against all Muslims is not the solution. Flemming Rose Senior fellow, Cato Institute; former foreign editor, Jyllands-Posten MANDEL NGAN via Getty […]

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You’re more likely to die from air pollution in India than China, study says  By Annie Gowen February 14 at 5:00 AM   Heavy dust and smog envelop a street in New Delhi in November. Pollution levels in the Indian capital skyrocketed that month after Diwali fireworks celebrations. (Harish Tyagi/ EPA) Indians face greater health […]

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Meet Stephen Miller, The Trump Aide Who Helped Draft The Muslim Ban   by Ramsha Sadiq Khan Much like most of his peers in the Trump administration, Stephen Miller is a white nationalist who has become an influential voice in the West Wing. Reuters For most people, White House aide Stephen Miller appeared on the […]

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 Minar Rashid জীবনের অনেক ‘ফাইন-টিউনিং’ আদালত দিয়ে করা সম্ভব না কানাডার একটি আদালত এসএনসি লাভালিনের দুই কর্মকর্তাসহ তিন জন অভিযুক্তকে পদ্মা সেতুর দুর্নীতির অভিযোগ থেকে খালাস দিয়েছেন । টেলিফোনে আড়ি পেতে পাওয়া যেসব প্রমাণ বিশ্বব্যাংকের পক্ষ থেকে দাখিল করা হয়েছিল , আদালত সেগুলি নাকচ করে দিয়েছে । বিচারক তার রায়ে বলেছেন , প্রমাণ হিসেবে যেগুলো […]

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“Ekushey Award 2017” to Ustad Azizul Islam (Merchant Marine Captain)! ================================================== “Ustad Azizul Islam – Master of Sea and Master of Symphony!” 17 eminent personalities are declared to be awarded with the “Ekushey Padak 2017” in recognition of outstanding contribution in their respective fields. And our (Merchant Marine Captain) Ustad Azizul Islam of 1st Batch of […]

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  Most ideal city in the world – Dhaka

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 Minar Rashid নারীর সতীত্ব এবং ইসির নিরপেক্ষতা পরীক্ষা ======================== উপরের দুটি পরীক্ষাই খুব জটিল । কারণ অনুকূল পরিবেশে এই পরীক্ষায় উতরে গেলেও অন্য প্রতিকূল পরিবেশে এই সতী সাধবী অবস্থা বজায় থাকবে তার কোনও গ্যারান্টি নেই । প্রথম আলোর সোহরাব হাসানরা এই ধরণের পরীক্ষার প্রস্তাব দিয়েছেন । তিনি এমপি লিটন এবং সুরঞ্জিত সেনগুপ্তের আসন দুটিতে উপনির্বাচন […]

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Muslims Were Banned From the Americas as Early as the 16th Century Long before today’s anxiety about terror attacks, Spain and England feared that enslaved Africans would be more susceptible to revolt if they were Muslim By Andrew Lawler smithsonian.com February 7, 2017   On Christmas Day, 1522, 20 enslaved Muslim Africans used machetes to […]

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