Dhaka, Bangladesh

When education meets passion

When education meets passion

(From previous issue) On a different note, Sadatuddin Ahmed Amil, Cartoonist of The Daily Star st

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Draped in a red plaid scarf worn loosely around her

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Front Page

Updating sociopolitical order urgent

Intellectuals call it national reconciliation, cite weird happenings as bellwether for change

News Special Citing some weird happenings almost all around, despite some drastic action, some thinkers now suggest a re-jig of Bangladesh's sociopolitical structure. A national reconciliation they stress for such updating of basic social contract. The fundamentals for this renaissance must be the ethos of the independence war in the light of prevailing domestic and geopolitical realities, as they opine and as the ruling Awami League and its coalition partners also think. A solution along this line, they admit, looks premature by the looks of political tensions between the two main parties, but not totally an impractical proposition. A move to that end is not altogether utopian as BNP also claims to be a champion of independence with many freedom...  read more>>

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