A Closer Look

A Closer Look

How the US is arming Israel's genocide in Gaza

US weapons, provided with visible enthusiasm to the Israeli occupation forces, are being used to commit war crimes and genocide in Gaza.

4d ago

World Children's Day / The lost children of Gaza

There is a generation of children growing up in Gaza without family, without love, without limbs, without food, without education, without basic human rights, in unspeakable depravity, scarred by the trauma of war.

2w ago

Suppressing freedom of expression will not change Palestine’s truth

The world is witnessing the Gaza genocide in real time despite Israel causing blackouts

Israel’s hubris will be its undoing

The increasing ferocity of Israeli attacks will only garner further support for Palestine.

Smart Bangladesh, unsmart cybersecurity measures

In the recent case, the entire profile of an individual could be obtained from the Telegram channel by just providing two inputs: the NID number and the date of birth.

Hamas assault should be a moment of reckoning for Israel

Israel – along with its shameless allies – is the architect and enabler of this war.

Why must Dhaka drown after heavy rain?

City authorities must take effective steps to end waterlogging in the capital city.

With the new HSIA terminal comes greater responsibilities

That a 12-year-old managed to breach at least five layers of security at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport comes as no surprise

With digital banks, we must proceed with caution

Launching digital banks could be a major positive milestone for the nation, but it could also turn into a digital nightmare.

To develop tourism, give it a separate ministry

We need a shift away from how we currently view tourism.

Drowning in a sea of distressed assets

It is high time our authorities dealt with loan defaulters and money launderers with utmost importance.

Dengue situation shows why our health sector needs an overhaul

The authorities should investigate and identify what has brought this sector to its knees.

The untold plight of young medical professionals over paltry pay

The lives of postgraduate trainee doctors and young medical professionals in general are riddled with struggles.

The Manipur incident speaks volumes about the fate of minority women

The way the state government has handled the delicate situation in Manipur comes off as an attempt to implement the policy of polarisation that ends with minority suppression.

Integrity does not deserve persecution

It seems that some kind of infectious cancerous disease has infected all our systems.

Tamim’s retirement saga shows why BCB must change

The rough way in which even stalwarts like Tamim and Shakib are handled speaks volumes about the overall mistreatment of players by the BCB.

Bangladesh tops the wrong ranking, again

Drug lords are finding innovative ways – including manipulating the desperate Rohingya refugees – and new routes to bring drugs into the country.

In the land of elderly rickshaw pullers

What kind of a country do we live in where 60-year-olds are forced to pull rickshaws to earn livelihood?

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