Views & Opinion

LNG Supply Will Be A Milestone Achievement: Khondkar Abdus Saleque

Bangladesh’s energy sector is going to achieve a new milestone next month towards achieving sustainable energy security. It is now all set for the commencement of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supply to the national gas grid of Bangladesh from the first week of May 2018. The Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) to be owned and ope...

BNP Jamat Alliance II NIKO Scam: Khondkar Saleque Sufi

NIKO resources a highly incompetent company engaged in Bangladesh through very nontransparent and inappropriate process has very adversely affected the energy security of Bangladesh. BGFCL and SGFL as owners of Feni and Chatack Gas fields could develop these fields and BAPEX could explore and develop Tengratilla potential structure. Instead, Fen...

Genocide Day: As it was in March 1971: Syed Badrul Ahsan

The adoption of a resolution by parliament on the observance of 25 March as Genocide Day raises the very critical question of the significance of the day. That question has nothing to do with the platitudinous or the emotional, though platitudes and emotions are always necessary components of the human experience everywhere. But now that we offi...

Bangabandhu, A Poet of Politics: Anwar A Khan

We recall with highest regards the stormy days of our life in the month of March, 1971. And 7 March, 1971 shall be considered as a turning point of our history. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made a historic speech on this day at a mammoth public gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan. He made a clarion call to his people in a thunderous voice: "Build...

The birth of a history: Pranab Kumar Panday

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation of Bangladesh, was born on 17 March, 1920. This day is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. The significance of Bangabandhu's birthday is immense in our history, as without his birth the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent state would not have been possible, at least in ...