Naznin Tithi

‘Violence against women is a violation of human rights’

Our society still considers violence against women to be a women's issue and holds the view that only women should talk about it or protest it.

6m ago

Road crash victims deserve a better compensation scheme

Questions have been raised by road safety activists as to whether a human life can be valued at only Tk 5 lakh.

8m ago

Will I ever be able to breathe fresh air in Dhaka?

As soon as we got onto Mirpur Road, I felt suddenly unable to breathe properly

8m ago

Air pollution is not for only one authority to tackle

Md Ziaul Haque, the director of Air Quality Management at the Department of Environment, talks with Naznin Tithi of The Daily Star about the factors behind severe air pollution in the country and why concerted efforts are needed from all ministries and government agencies concerned to fight it.

9m ago

‘NHRC can’t directly investigate cases involving law enforcers’

NHRC Chairman Dr Kamal Uddin Ahmed talks about how the commission has dealt with the cases of enforced disappearance.

9m ago

‘Health services deeply troubled by corruption, lack of accountability’

Dr Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), talks about how corruption and a lack of good governance have crippled the country's healthcare services.

11m ago

Victims of a rotten healthcare system

The time has come now to question these malpractices and demand the much-needed reforms in our healthcare system.

12m ago

Are we aware of aluminium phosphide poisoning?

The fact that two children would have to die in the “safety” of their own home just because a pest control agency did not do its job properly is inconceivable.

1y ago
December 23, 2023
December 23, 2023

‘Violence against women is a violation of human rights’

Our society still considers violence against women to be a women's issue and holds the view that only women should talk about it or protest it.

October 22, 2023
October 22, 2023

Road crash victims deserve a better compensation scheme

Questions have been raised by road safety activists as to whether a human life can be valued at only Tk 5 lakh.

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

Will I ever be able to breathe fresh air in Dhaka?

As soon as we got onto Mirpur Road, I felt suddenly unable to breathe properly

September 17, 2023
September 17, 2023

Air pollution is not for only one authority to tackle

Md Ziaul Haque, the director of Air Quality Management at the Department of Environment, talks with Naznin Tithi of The Daily Star about the factors behind severe air pollution in the country and why concerted efforts are needed from all ministries and government agencies concerned to fight it.

August 30, 2023
August 30, 2023

‘NHRC can’t directly investigate cases involving law enforcers’

NHRC Chairman Dr Kamal Uddin Ahmed talks about how the commission has dealt with the cases of enforced disappearance.

July 12, 2023
July 12, 2023

‘Health services deeply troubled by corruption, lack of accountability’

Dr Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), talks about how corruption and a lack of good governance have crippled the country's healthcare services.

June 25, 2023
June 25, 2023

Victims of a rotten healthcare system

The time has come now to question these malpractices and demand the much-needed reforms in our healthcare system.

June 7, 2023
June 7, 2023

Are we aware of aluminium phosphide poisoning?

The fact that two children would have to die in the “safety” of their own home just because a pest control agency did not do its job properly is inconceivable.

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

“Bangladesh needs to put forward the ‘transit in exchange for rivers’ formula as the framework for Indo-Bangladesh negotiations”

I have been writing about water development issues since the 1988 flood and, over time, developed a conceptual framework for discussing these issues.

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Why did electricity price go up without a public hearing?

Professor M Shamsul Alam talks to Naznin Tithi of The Daily Star about the reasons behind the recent electricity price hike and how the energy sector can be made more efficient.

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