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Toriqul Islam

Toriqul Islam

Rohingya genocide ruling: A victory for humankind

If The Gambia is a champion of humanity, Abubacarr Tambadou is the man of the moment. The man alone fought for the over one million friendless and hapless Rohingyas and won the legal combat single ...

Rohingya genocide ruling: A victory for humankind

'Untouchable' to unstoppable

Priya Bashphor dreams to be a police officer and Payel Bashphor wants to a teacher after completing their studies. The indomitable girls have already proven their talents in recently completed ...

'Untouchable' to unstoppable

The three Ws and our impending existential crisis

Our memories are freaky!Once a crisis hits a height, the issue recedes from our memory faster than it reached culmination. In this city of contingencies and crises, people soon get busy with the next ...

The three Ws and our impending existential crisis

Goodbye manliness!

‘Men are living on borrowed time.’Australia’s most influential geneticist Jenny Graves drew this conclusion following a research a few years ago.The professor Emeritus of Australian ...

Goodbye manliness!

The real superbugs

Recently the British media outlet Telegraph published a report on ‘antimicrobial resistant superbugs that are responsible for up to 80 per cent of deaths in Bangladesh’s intensive care ...

The real superbugs

A city never dies, it’s killed

A city does not die. It is murdered. It is consumed by our flames of greed. It is gradually killed by its thankless habitants in the name of development.The story of Dhaka is no different. We, the ...

A city never dies, it’s killed

How to write for the web

A good write-up is always a good one. It makes no difference wherever it is published. But, technically, writing an article for a website and writing one for print varies a lot. A good write-up may ...

How to write for the web

You can't eat money!

There is a Native American adage, “Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.”Environment or development? ...

You can't eat money!

Gazipur polls rigging proves 'more innovative' than Khulna model

Ruling Banladesh Awami League showed more effective techniques of coercion in Gazipur civic polls than it did in Khulna, for holding a stage-managed ballot, conclude victims and witnesses.The day ...

Gazipur polls rigging proves 'more innovative' than Khulna model

Tax for banking, financial institutions reduced to 'lure' investors

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has lowered corporate tax by 2.5 per cent for banking, financial institutions, terming it a positive message to investors.“I propose to reduce tax rates for ...

Tax for banking, financial institutions reduced to 'lure' investors
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