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‘Elite Muslims are the biggest challenge’

Ebrahim Moosa, professor of Islamic Studies and co-director of Contending Modernities at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs talks to the DhakaTribune’s Abid Azad about the … Continue reading

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July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Let us not forget to count Saiful’s death at the Dhaka Cafe attack

The relatives of Saiful Choukidar, 40, are still waiting to get his dead body from the Combined Military Hospital (CMH). He was the assistant pizza chef at Holey Artisan Bakery. … Continue reading

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July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Can we treat cancer in Bangladesh?

A cancer patient mother sips water with the help of her son as she lies on the floor near the entrance of National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital in … Continue reading

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February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

World’s fifth ‘tree man’ in Bangladesh

The symptoms can be alleviated by taking vitamins and anti-viral medication. Ten years ago, Abul Bajandar was a fit young man who paddled vans for a living. But on a … Continue reading

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January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

No country for underage mothers

Jhinuk Akter, not her real name, shares a fate similar to thousands of other underage girls in the country who are forced into marriage before the age of 18. In … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bangladeshi asylum seekers to Europe on the rise

The IMF says that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide reached almost 60 million at the end of 2014, the highest number in the past 70 years More and … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Razing history to the ground

In a historic neighbourhood so old that the mind is tricked into seeing it in sepia, workmen are busy reducing an architectural gem to rubble. Because Kalicharan Saha Road was … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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