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Obstacles in doing research in Bangladesh

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 29/05/2013 - 4:56pm
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I am a university teacher and have intention to continue research work in a developing country like Bangladesh. We have few resources and rare funding in doing research in tertiary level. Not only government but also private organization is not interested to invest money in basic research work. So it is difficult for a new researcher to continuing his/her work.


How to Weave Lies Without Facts

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Submitted by guest_writer on Fri, 03/05/2013 - 4:52am
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[Note: This is a translation of the article তথ্য’বিনা মিথ্যা বোনা by Kaustubh, originally posted in Sachalayatan on 27-02-2013. While the facts were easy to translate, it is difficult to capture the essence and wit of the article in English. The translators strongly recommend reading the original article if you are can read Bengali.]


A Rant About Cancer

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Submitted by guest_writer on Tue, 09/04/2013 - 2:05am
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According to the eminent British oncologist Willis, "A neoplasm is an abnormal mass of tissue, the growth of which exceeds and is uncoordinated with that of normal tissue and persists in the same excessive manner after cessation of the stimuli that evoked the change". Neoplasms may be of two types : 1)Benign 2)Malignant.


It's Still the People's Republic of Bangladesh

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Submitted by guest_writer on Mon, 08/04/2013 - 12:31pm
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Let us face the fact- there was a huge turnout at the long march/procession/meeting held by the Hefajat-E-Islami. However, the question is- should we be surprised or frightened? Not really. I think that the path the political parties chose since the independence of Bangladesh has made the emergence and growth of this counter-force inevitable.


A Small Story of Sucess

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 27/03/2013 - 10:40am
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Today I convinced an initially pro-Shahbag but currently Shahbag indifferent friend to start writing for Shahbag. Like so many people in Bangladesh, she has been adversely affected by the political and religious propagandas and had decided to remain neutral about Shahbag despite having a strong desire to see the war-criminals punished.


Protest Economist Article

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Submitted by guest_writer on Tue, 26/03/2013 - 9:42pm
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All we can send the following letter as protest against the article published by Economist.

You can also edit it before sending. Path forward, we can with help of law-years take the matter to the press council of UK and USA.

Let us work to make Economist say Sorry for their article.


Walking for Justice

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Submitted by guest_writer on Tue, 26/03/2013 - 2:43am
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A nation started walking in 1971. The country, Bangladesh creed for justice for 42 years. After all these years finally the time has arrived. International Crimes Tribunals (ICT) Bangladesh was set up in 2009 to try the collaborators who helped Pakistani army to commit crimes against humanity. Three verdicts came from the tribunal and the party who opposed the birth of Bangladesh Jamaat E Islami where most of the war criminals belong to, started severe unrest in Bangladesh including attacking, murdering, raping, looting assets of religious minorities, demolishing temples, police stations or other government set up.


Timeline of attacks on Hindus (Feb 28 to March 8)

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Submitted by guest_writer on Tue, 19/03/2013 - 9:56pm
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28th February and 1st March

• Jamaat-Shibir fanatics wreaked havoc on the Hindu community across the country. They vandalized at least six temples, including one of Buddhists, and torched houses and business establishments of Hindu people in Noakhali, Gaibandha, Chittagong, Rangpur, Laxmipur, Thakurgaon, Sylhet, Chapainawabganj and elsewhere in the country.


The British parliament will raise the issue of the attack on the religious minorities

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Submitted by guest_writer on Tue, 19/03/2013 - 4:38am
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The issue of attacks on the religious minorities throughout Bangladesh by the Jaamat-Shibir activists after the death verdict of war-criminal Delowar Hossain Sayeedi is being raised in the British Parliament.


BNP - The Comedy Continues.

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Submitted by guest_writer on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 9:23am
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I'd like to start this piece with a disclaimer - I have not been payed to criticize BNP (or been bribed with free biriyani to support Shahbag).