The Sylhet Crisis : Academia, A Symbol of Oppression?

Wednesday 08 January 2014

In the midst of the political turmoil we saw the academic crisis in Sylhet, particularly at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). What was interesting was the chain of events and the subsequent portrayal by the media of the whole issue. As one may think that the whole issue has been settled but one has to ask whether irrationality has prevailed over reason and logic. Academia shou

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Digital Bangladesh to Digital World: What’s all the Hype About?

Tuesday 17 February 2015

Tarif Rahman, Lecturer, Dept. of ECE, NSU

The Annual [1]Digital World 2015 which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister had just concluded. Amidst all the glitz, glamor and nationalistic rhetoric, there was a lot being said about Bangladesh’s love affair with the ‘Digital World’. Ever since the current government came to power in 2009; it has been a priority for th

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