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Bangladesh visited and revisited

By Abdul Gaffar Choudhury More than a year ago in mid-2013 I visited Dhaka. Bangladesh then was facing an uncertain future. Awami League and BNP were at loggerheads about the process and procedure of the next election and it was almost certain that a confrontation between the two major parties was inevitable. Awami League then had survived the Hefajati uprising ...

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The option before Bangladesh’s disenchanted youth

Syed Mehdi Momin:: It is safe to say that the majority of the Bangladeshi youth– if not totally disgusted are absolutelydisillusioned with politics as is practiced these days. These youths today find politics extremely tiresome. Many young people don’t care about politics, they have the feeling, and perhaps rightly so, that whatever government comes to power is going to be ...

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Tourism industry hard hit by blockade

Ziaul Haque Howlader::  EVERY year the peak season of tourism industry in Bangladesh commences from November and lasts till the end of March. Unfortunately, every year, it coincides with the political unrest in the country. Tourism service providers and investors wait for the peak season for their big earning and to cover the overhead costs of the lean season. But ...

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