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Niti Aayog must stop plan to privatize public health

BANGLADESH, Jan. 16 -- In late November 2019 Khwahish Warsi, a daily wage earner who makes his living by making and selling 'dholaks', the Indian percussion instrument, who did not have one pelvic joi... Read More


Where does Iraq uprising go from here?

BANGLADESH, Jan. 16 -- The killing of Qassem Soleimani could prove to be a turning point in the history of the Middle East as a whole, but first and foremost in Iraq. That country has been contending ... Read More


Arab world celebrates killing of Qassem Soleimani

BANGLADESH, Jan. 16 -- The killing of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani is being celebrated across the Arab world by Muslims who were cruelly victimized by him in the service of Iran's imperialist... Read More


Expectation of the nation on the birth centennial celebration of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

BANGLADESH, Jan. 16 -- Personally, I am frustrated at the visible preparations of celebrating the birth centennial of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for various reasons. Th... Read More


Painter of Disquiet: Felix Vallotton at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

BANGLADESH, Jan. 15 -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently presenting the work of Felix Vallotton, an artist who has been largely neglected relative to his contemporaries, such as Pierre Bonna... Read More


The killing by the US of Iranian general Soleimani

BANGLADESH, Jan. 15 -- In line with an Iranian plan launched at last year's UN General Assembly by president Hassan Rouhani that calls for a security architecture that would exclude external forces, T... Read More


Special length film 'Jonok O Shontan' set for going into festivals

BANGLADESH, Jan. 15 -- Producers of a special length Bangla film named Jonok O Shontan (Father and the Child) is now all set for sending it to various film festivals in the world. According to Crown E... Read More


Trump's new approach to the war on terror

BANGLADESH, Jan. 14 -- Soft power and coercive diplomacy tools have not worked for almost 20 years against "peaceful Iran" (as Obama used to call it), and America has opted instead to exercise hard po... Read More


Ovi: The man behind celebrities

BANGLADESH, Jan. 9 -- In the Bangladesh entertainment world, Ovi Moinuddin is a well-known and respected name. He is even known as the celebrity of celebrities. Recently he has received the award from... Read More


Three strategic priorities for combating anti-Semitism

BANGLADESH, Jan. 9 -- If antisemitism is to be fought effectively, three priorities have to be set. First, the Israeli government should establish an anti-propaganda agency. Second, an effort must be ... Read More