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Brighter future for Bangladesh apparel industry

Rayhan Ahmed Topader :   Bangladesh textile industry has very bright future with its robust demand in garment sector. But it is true that there are some challenges that Bangladesh has to face to survive in this sector. We know that availability of abundant natural gas, cheap labour, energy is the backbone of this industry. But in recent years this ...

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GOP Bill Would Block UN Recognition of Taliban, Impose Sanctions Against Supporters Like Pakistan

By Matiar Chowdhury:   Twenty-two Republican senators have introduced legislation designed to block Taliban efforts to win international recognition and imposing sanctions against the group and its supporters – with the government of Pakistan singled out. The aims of the comprehensive bill responding to the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan include ensuring that the U.S. government uses its “voice, vote, and ...

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Achieving Sustainable Development Goal of education

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:     Since the closure of schools in March 2020, there have been severe disruptions in the education of children, especially those from low-income groups. Around 6 million primary and secondary students are at risk of learning loss due to the extended closure of the educational institutions in the country amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a ...

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Pakistan did a self-goal by helping Taliban

By Matiar Chowdhury:   The Taliban/ISI nexus in Afghanistan will have significant consequences for Pakistan, some of which may be dangerous and violent. The Afghan Taliban and their Pakistani army patrons are back in Kabul before the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Pakistan’s army Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI) has backed the Taliban since the group’s origin in the mid-1990s. Under intense ...

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Global challenges of humanity survive

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   It is time for us to listen to the warnings of the scientists and look at Covid, if you want an example of gloomy scientists being proved right and to understand who we are and what we are doing. The world this precious blue sphere with its eggshell crust and wisp of an atmosphere  is not ...

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Pakistan Finds Faults in Chinese-made UAS

By Matiar Chowdhury:   The faults in Chinese-made Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have been damaging Pakistan military capability, said a Bangladesh based think tank. A critical part of Pakistan’s military capability has run into serious trouble with the Chinese-made Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) remaining on ground due to crippling defects within days of induction. The three-armed drones, designed by Chengdu ...

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THERE IS NO END TO LEARNING

By  F R Chowdhury:   The process of learning starts soon after we are born. We keep looking at everything surrounding us. First we recognize the faces of our parents and then we start recognizing the faces of others in close proximity. We keep listening to the surrounding and that is why we first learn to speak in our own ...

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Human existence is under threat due to climate change

  Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   Climate change is transforming the way we think about security. This will not be the first time people have fought over land, water and resources, but this time it will be on a scale that dwarfs the conflicts of the past, it was happened before.The representative from Papua New Guinea said the dangers that small ...

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Wasteful and dangerous arms racing

  Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945, respectively. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in armed conflic. Last year marked the 75th anniversary of the ...

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The legitimate victim status of migrants

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   Human trafficking is the process of trapping people through the use of violence, deception or coercion and exploiting them for financial or personal gain. What trafficking really means is girls groomed and forced into sexual exploitation; men tricked into accepting risky job offers and trapped in forced labour in building sites, farms or factories; and women ...

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