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Amin Al Rasheed

  • Journalist, researcher, column writer and documentary film maker
  • Thu, 31 Aug 23
Amin Al Rasheed is a Journalist, researcher, column writer and documentary film maker. He is working with Nexus Television as Current Affairs Editor. Amin received some national and international awards for investigative reporting as South Asian Inquirer Award by Thompson Foundation of UK, Anti- Corruption Commission Award for investigative journalism, TIB Award for investigative reporting ETC. He achieved `Kali o Kalam Award 2021’ for his research book `Jibananander Manchitra’. Amin is a writer and editor of 15 books regarding constitution, parliament, politics, media ETC.
Is Bangladesh's food security really at risk?
Bangladesh's food security really at risk

Is Bangladesh's food security really at risk?

If the news is true, it is indeed alarming. Bangladesh ranks among the top ten countries facing food insecurity. According to a report from the Global Report on Food Crises 2024, published in Bonn, Germany, Bangladesh is eighth in the list of countries experiencing prolonged food insecurity. The summary of this index states that nearly 176 million people, or 62.5 percent of the total population in 59 countries, are facing severe long-term food insecurity, with some requiring urgent humanitarian assistance. In this context, the top ten countries are Congo, Nigeria, Sudan, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Yemen, Syria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Myanmar.

What will be the major catastrophe for future Bangladesh
the major catastrophe for future Bangladesh

What will be the major catastrophe for future Bangladesh

To believe the news that water has entered inside our house in the city of Jhalokathi, I have to remain silent for quite some time. Then, I start calling countless people one by one, including my father, mother, uncles, aunts, and cousins. Everyone's phone is either switched off or showing 'unable to connect'. Suddenly, a call goes through to my younger uncle's phone. He is also surprised at how I managed to reach him on his phone!

Shahid Anwara Park: Give back that woodland
Shahid Anwara Park

Shahid Anwara Park: Give back that woodland

A group of environmentally conscious individuals stood with numerous placards bearing various slogans and demands under the busy Farmgate Metro Station in the capital. Announcement was made at this event last Saturday (May 18th) evening that if the Dhaka North City Corporation, the Department of Public Works, and the Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) authorities do not remove the metro rail installations from here within 30 days and if no initiative is taken to restore Anwara Udyan to its previous state, then a call for a rigorous protest will be made.

PM's directive to protect water bodies: Who will implement it?
জলাধার রক্ষায় প্রধানমন্ত্রীর তাগিদ: বাস্তবায়ন করবেন কে

PM's directive to protect water bodies: Who will implement it?

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on May 11, emphasized the conservation of the country's water bodies and urged engineers to construct establishments while preserving water bodies such as rivers, canals, ponds, and wetlands, and ensuring the flow of water in those areas. She stressed the necessity of harnessing rainwater for various purposes.

Does economic inequality provoke people to be dishonest?
Does economic inequality provoke people to be dishonest?

Economics

Sun, 31 Mar 24

Does economic inequality provoke people to be dishonest?

A week before the media reported the suicide of Zainal Abedin, aged 45, in the Madhubagh area of Hatirjheel in the capital city, the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) released its final report titled 'Food Security Statistics 2023'. The report highlighted a concerning trend: one-quarter of households in the country resort to borrowing to fulfill fundamental needs such as food, shelter, medical care, and education.