Monthly Archives: February 2009


The BDR Revolt and Role of Bangladesh Intelligence Agencies

The BDR Revolt and Role of Bangladesh Intelligence Agencies
Dr. Abdul Momen


Today’s revolt in the BDR HQ in Dhaka is an eye-opener.  Due to revolt, reportedly 50 lives were lost. Many civilian also died owing to stray bullets. Whatever the causes of the revolt, it is a fact that there has been a serious lapse of […]

By |February 28th, 2009|Bangladesh, Politics|7 Comments

Heavy gunfire in Bangladesh capital



Fighting reportedly broke out after a meeting between junior and senior army officers 


“The gunfire is still going on. We are not allowed to enter,” he added, declining to comment on speculation that the cause of the fighting was a mutiny within the force.
The Bangladesh Rifles are headquartered in the Bangladeshi capital’s Pilkhana area.
Officials said that […]

By |February 25th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Remembering Dr. Ahmed Shariff: A thinker who was ahead of his time

A tribute to Ahmed Shariff, a remarkable Bangalee freethinker, on 24th February, 2009, his 10th death anniversary.

Why Darwin is needed in our science curriculum

Since 2001, Darwin and his natural selection theories have disappeared from science curriculum in Bangladesh. The author justifies the need for re-introducing Darwin in science curriculum.
By |February 21st, 2009|Bangladesh, Celebration, Darwin Day, Mukto-Mona, Politics, Religion, Science|2 Comments

Taking part in Ekushey celebration after 40-year hiatus!

Taking part in Ekushey after 40-year hiatus!

A.H. Jaffor Ullah

The last time I took part in Language Day celebration was in 1969.  I was then a research postgraduate student at the Atomic Energy Center in Ramna, Dhaka.  Seven months later in September 1969 I left Dhaka for Cincinnati, Ohio (USA) to attend graduate school.  Since then I […]

By |February 21st, 2009|Bangladesh, Celebration, Liberation war, Mukto-Mona|0 Comments

Roles of MPs: In light of the constitution

Roles of MPs: In light of the constitution


Md. Anwarul Kabir


Article 65 (1) There shall be a Parliament for Bangladesh (to be known as the House of the Nation) in which subject to the provisions of this Constitution, shall be vested the legislative powers of the Republic….

The Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh  



The 9th […]

By |February 18th, 2009|Bangladesh, Politics|0 Comments

A Guide to the Qur’anic Contradictions-7

A Guide to the Qur’anic Contradictions-7


 Abul Kasem


 After 6th Part


Sura 23: al‑Muminun (The Believers)


Sperm is transformed into a clot of congealed blood, then the fetus becomes a lump, then bones, then Allah clothes bones with flesh, then into another creature; Allah is the best of creators.
Contradiction: 39:62 says Allah is the only creator.


Every human must die.
Contradiction: […]

By |February 18th, 2009|Philosophy, Religion, Science|7 Comments
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