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Time to ensure climate policy serves the public, not lobbyists

by Colin Roche on 14th November 2019 @ColinRoche The fossil-fuel industry has been revealed to have invested vast resources in lobbying EU institutions. Greta Thunberg and her fellow school-strikers’ message is resonating across the world—a world that is ready to hear it. Young people and their allies are forcing those in power to face some uncomfortable truths about political inaction ... Read More »

Thai food festival at Amari Dhaka

Dhaka, November 2019 – Amari Dhaka is bringing the festive tastes of Thailand for Dhaka city dwellers and food enthusiasts. Prepared by Thai culinary maestro and Amari’s newly appointed new Thai Chef Nong from 21st till 30th November 2019 at Amari Dhaka. Read More »

গাফিলতির পরিণাম কসবার ট্রেন দুর্ঘটণা-মাওলানা আবদুল লতিফ নেজামী

ইসলামী ঐক্যজোটের চেয়ারম্যান ও নেজামে ইসলাম পার্টির সভাপতি মাওলানা আবদুল লতিফ নেজামী বলেছেন, দায়িত্বশীলদের গাফিলতি কি ধরনের বিপর্যয় ডেকে আনতে পারে, কসবায় তুর্ণানিশীথা ও উদয়ন ট্রেনের ভয়ংকর সংঘর্ষ তারই প্রকৃষ্ট প্রমাণ। Read More »

Both US and China losers in ongoing trade war, says study

Geneva, Nov (Kanaga Raja) – Tariffs being imposed by the United States on China are economically hurting both countries, with US losses largely related to higher prices for its consumers, while China’s losses are related to significant export losses, a new study by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says. Read More »

The UK election should be about ideas, not polls

by Lea Ypi on 13th November 2019 With the UK facing one of the most important elections in decades, the focus should be on the clear programmatic differences between the main parties, rather than weekly polling outcomes. If I were to give unsolicited advice to media pundits preparing to comment on the upcoming general election it would be the following: ... Read More »

পাঠ্যসূচীতে ইকবালের রচনা অর্ন্তভূক্ত করে জ্ঞানের সন্ধান দিন

আজ বেলা তিনটায় জাতীয় প্রেস ক্লাবের মাওলানা আকরম খাঁ মিলনায়তনে দার্শনিক, রাজনীতিক ও মরমী কবি ড. আল্লামা ইকবালের ১৪২তম জন্মবার্ষিকীতে আল্লামা ইকবাল স্মৃতি সংসদের উদ্যোগে সংগঠন সভাপতি খান আসাদের সভাপতিত্বে এক আলোচনা সভা অনুষ্ঠিত হয়। Read More »

Collision for ignoring signal: Double tragedy for a family

Five days after husband’s death, wife killed in Brahmanbaria train collision Dhaka, Nov 13 – The grief-stricken family of Muslim Mia, who died while working at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda upazila five days ago, was returning to their residence here by a train after his funeral in his native district of Moulvibazar. But little did they know that this ... Read More »

The German impasse

by Adam Tooze on 12th November 2019 Adam Tooze dissects how the macroeconomic policy discourse is disabling necessary German, and European, steps forward. The autumn of 2019 is a moment of anniversaries. The 30th anniversary of German unification has garnered much attention. Rather less remarked upon has been the ten-year anniversary of the eurozone crisis. It was in the autumn ... Read More »

Innovator Barbara Stinson World Food Prize body President

November 12, 2019 – (Des Moines, IA) – The World Food Prize Foundation, the foremost international organization recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world, announced today that Barbara Stinson has been named President of the organization, effective January 4, 2020. Read More »

Thousands breathe new life at ICPD 25 Summit in Nairobi

By Joyce Chimbi Nairobi, Kenya, Nov 11 2019 (IPS) – Every day 830 women die while giving life. At least 33,000 girls are forced into child marriage with 11,000 girls undergoing female genital mutilation. These are some of the cruel realities young women face every day. However, there is renewed hope that delegates expected to attend the International Conference on ... Read More »

Europe: Tear down those walls!

by David Gow on 9th November 2019 @gowdav It may be three decades since the Berlin wall came down but too many others have recently proliferated. ‘Die Mauer in den Köpfen’ (the wall in the heads) is a phrase I first heard as a German correspondent in the 1990s, not that long after the October 1990 celebrations of reunification at ... Read More »