Interviews

Interviews

113th Birth Anniversary of Sufia Kamal / The Poet Speaks

A reprint of an interview of Sufia Kamal by Mahfuz Anam.

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Are we ready for generic drug names on prescriptions?

Dr Syed Abdul Hamid, professor of IHE and moderator of the dialogue, talked to Tamanna Khan of The Daily Star about the pros and cons of using generic drug names.

2w ago

Interview with Rabbi Alissa Wise / 'What's happening in Gaza is not a religious crisis'

Rabbi Alissa Wise, founder of Rabbis for Ceasefire, talks about Jewish solidarity with Gaza in an exclusive interview with The Daily Star.

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Interview of DSCC Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh / 'DSCC is the most corruption-free government organisation'

DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh talks about his achievements as well as failures, the challenges he faced, and his visions for the future.

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Interview of DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam / ‘People will judge if I have succeeded or failed’

Dhaka North Mayor Atiqul Islam talks to The Daily Star about his achievements and failures during the four years of his mayorship.

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'Yeats did a serious injustice to Tagore's own translation'

In conversation with Poet, writer and translator, William Radice

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Surf’s up! / Younus Ali’s dream of conquering the Californian waves

I could tell that his dream is not a dream per se, but an event that only requires time to come true.

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‘Ballots, not bullets, for Palestine’

Lt General Jebril Alrjoub, general secretary of the Palestinian National Movement FATEH, speaks to The Daily Star.

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‘Border killings rooted in discrimination against the marginalised’

Kirity Roy, secretary of Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), a rights organisation based in West Bengal, India, discusses the underlying issues behind border killings at the Bangladesh-India border, in an exclusive interview with Naimul Alam Alvi of The Daily Star.

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'A fire-proof future depends on total enforcement of regulations'

Dr Tanvir Manzur, professor of civil engineering at Buet, talks about the importance of adhering to the building code to prevent fire incidents.

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'The Liberation War became a centre of big power rivalry'

Veteran diplomat M Humayun Kabir discusses the geopolitical history of Bangladesh's Liberation War in an exlcusive interview.

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Ten years delay in oil-gas exploration a testament to short-sightedness and ineptitude

Bangladesh’s gas cannot be exported—this must be a properly documented red-line condition.

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'High dependence on imported fossil fuels bringing trouble'

"The high dependence on imported fossil fuels has significantly impacted our energy system."

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'Deeper analysis of internal dynamics within supply chains is crucial'

Hossain Zillur Rahman discusses the nuances of inflation in Bangladesh with The Daily Star.

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Geof Wood: 'I feel my identity is tied up with Bengal'

Geof Wood talks to Sushmita S Preetha of The Daily Star about his latest book, in which he explores the dilemmas of being an academic immersed in the processes of development and the intersection between policymaking and activism.

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'We need to demonstrate diplomatic agility and manoeuvring skills'

What Bangladesh can do regarding the ongoing crisis in Myanmar

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‘Neglect of workers mirrors the neglect of labour courts’

Razekuzzaman Ratan, assistant general secretary of Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (BSD), takes a deep dive into issues with labour courts in the country in an exclusive interview with The Daily Star.

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‘There’s a huge difference between DSA and CSA’

Mohammad Ali Arafat, the newly appointed state minister for information and broadcasting, in an exclusive interview with The Daily Star.

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