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Image inside Afghanistan Parliament following loud explosions and gunfire.(Image: twitter.com/1TVNewsAF/status/612877566857318400)

Inside Facts Of Taliban Attack On Afghan Parliament, Expense Funds By News & Media Conglomerates

Monday, June 22, 2015 In this day of 22 June 2015 timed around 10:30 a.m. Afghan parliament attacked by Taliban. The spokesman for the Afghan government interior ministry, Sediq Seddiqi, said the gunmen had attempted to storm the parliament building itself after the gates were breached by the suicide bomb. Taliban suicid ...

Parliamentarians on 'world we want beyond 2015': Sexual and reproductive health and rights in focus

Sunday, June 21, 2015 (CNS): The Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs are a new, universal set of 17 proposed goals, with 169 targets that 193 countries (who are members of the UN) will be expected to use to frame their post-2015 development agendas and policies over the next 15 years, once the MDGs expire at the end of ...

Be Unreasonable And Give Back To Society

Thursday, June 4, 2015 The 22nd Annual Convocation of FORE School of Management was graced by Mr. Abhayanand, retired IPS officer, former DGP-Bihar and educationalist who conceptualized and mentored - Super 30 to teach poor students crack IIT JEE. A total of 255 students received their diplomas which includes Internationa ...

Without real democracy, how will people hold governments to account?

Sunday, May 24, 2015 One of the major failures of current times is how democratic systems are being made ineffective so that people with a 39;power of one vote 39; are not able to hold elected representatives to account. How else can governments get away with making promises and not delivering? Rather often governmen ...

Through the people's lens: Modi's development model so far

Saturday, May 23, 2015 Story of Modi rsquo;s development model so far: Cutting health and education expenditure, forcing land acquisition, buying expensive jets and unsafe nuclear power, benefitting Big Business, diluting employment guarantee, fanning communal fires, exploiting Ganga, curbing dissent and shielding governa ...

Interact: An Exclusive Interview with a Biogas Plant Specialist Haidar Ali Talukdar

Friday, March 13, 2015 Mr. Haidar Ali Talukdar, a biogas plant specialist long times worked for Bangladesh agriculture extension department under agriculture ministry. He worked in many districts in Bangladesh, especially in Chittagong hilly districts. Before his agriculture career, once he assigned as Chairman of Tribal ...

Escalating violence brings increased suffering to war-weary Afghans

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Following a volatile year in Afghanistan, 2015 has brought no reprieve to civilians suffering the effects of intensifying armed conflict. Countless hardships, including large-scale indiscriminate attacks and increasing difficulties reaching health care, are among the grim realities facing the war-we ...
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Long road to justice: Human rights of female migrant workers

Sunday, November 16, 2014 In her opening address at the Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Beijing 20, being held in Bangkok, Kate Lappin, Regional Coordinator, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) mentioned that, Migration into exploitative work is continually on the rise, living wages and decent wo ...

Know your epidemic: First-ever national anti-TB drug resistance survey launched

Sunday, September 7, 2014 India took a historic step for control and management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) when the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister of Government of India, Dr Harsh Vardhan formally launched the first-ever nationwide anti-TB drug resistance survey (2014-2015) on 6th September 2014 i ...

Debate: What do post-2015 strategic development goals mean to us?

Saturday, August 23, 2014 In the year 2000, countries of the world had agreed to meet the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. Numerous consultative processes have been taking place around the world on what should be the development goals post-2015. A draft list of 17 Strategic Development Goals (SDGs) and 168 targ ...

Bangladesh rulers continuing crime against humanity

Thursday, March 13, 2014 Enforced disappearance, extra judicial murder, secret killing, appeasing jihadist and repression on religious minorities - these are all seen as crime against humanity in the world, and current kakistocracy in Bangladesh, a Moslem majority nation in South Asia are committing all of these in full swi ...

Government's undue influence over judiciary in Bangladesh.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 Bangladeshi judicial system has turned totally rogue as it is regularly run under dictation of the government, which renewed it's tenure through a voter less election held on January 5th, 2014. It was a ridiculous prototype election as the one recently held by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, wher ...

Secret conspiracy of coup in Bangladesh

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Snake in the sleeve is a famous proverb. Bangladesh Prime Minister Ms. Hasina is currently having one, which is actively plotting a coup in the country any time after the forthcoming Lok Shabha election in India that takes place from April 7 this year. The man who is silently giving final touches to ...
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