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Connectivity, trade, energy cooperation to mutually benefit Bangladesh, India: Envoy

With a UN body elevating Bangladesh from being a least developed country (LDC) to that of a developing country earlier this year, Bangladeshi High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Wednesday said that cooperation between his country and India in the areas of connectivity, trade and commerce, and energy will mutually benefit both sides.

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How stupid do you think we are,

I’m not sure who to address this to. Do I address our so-called “defenders of the people” — police, RAB, SWAT, Army — or do I talk to the ministers, of home and information and education? Or do I aim these words at the political parties, who constantly shoot blame missiles at each other, hoping to distract us from the real problems? Or do I address our esteemed and honourable prime minister herself?

A broken system

Have we lost faith in our institutions?

On solid ground

Is a mega earthquake imminent in Bangladesh? Recently, some research was shared across print and electronic media where it was predicted that a 9.0 magnitude mega-earthquake will hit the central-eastern part of Bangladesh, especially in and around Dhaka city.

Is a mega earthquake imminent in Bangladesh?   Recently, some research was shared across print and electronic media where it was predicted that a 9.0 magnitude mega-earthquake will hit the central-eastern part of Bangladesh, especially in and around Dhaka city.

Dear UNESCO, do you have a plan B?,

We don’t have a Forest B. Dear UNESCO team (Dr Fanny Douvere, Mizuki Murai, Naomi Clare Doak). Hello from Dhaka. So, how was your trip to Bangladesh?Let us not get into the debate over whether a “super critical” “third-generation” coal plant pollutes or not. Let us also not discuss how planet Earth is headed for 3.7 degrees Celsius of warming. Let us talk instead about the mission you just completed in Bangladesh. Especially the way the government carefully scripted your schedule: Where to go, whom to talk to, what to see, and what not to see.

We don’t have a Forest B.   Dear UNESCO team (Dr Fanny Douvere, Mizuki Murai, Naomi Clare Doak), Hello from Dhaka. So, how was your trip to Bangladesh?
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