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Interview: “I hope India would do more to fulfill the hop...

Harsh V Panth: The new Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh. You speak about maintaining strong ties between India and Banglades...

18 nations were asked about media reporting on religion. H...

Representational image | The 7th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions held in Kazakhstan in September 2022 | ANI...

Unpublished interview of Akbar Ali KhanL: 'Young leadershi...

Akbar Ali Khan (1944-2022) Zahidul Karim Writer and thinker Akbar Ali Khan passed away on 8 September. On 15 August, in a conversa...

‘The upcoming elections will be fairer and impartial’: Nep...

Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya, the chief election commissioner Post Photo: Beeju Maharjan The Election Commission has started prepar...

Felani murder a shame for India: Rights activist Kiriti Ro...

Kirity Roy is general secretary of Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), based in West Bengal, India. He talked to Prothom Alo over the...

Turkish entrepreneurs show increased interest in Banglades...

Mustafa Osman TuranProthom Alo Mustafa Osman Turan has been the ambassador of Turkey in Bangladesh since February 2020. He has bee...

'The energy crisis has been created by filling the pockets...

M Shamsul Alam Professor M Shamsul Alam is an energy expert, dean of the engineering faculty at Daffodil University and energy aff...

Nobel laureate Maria Ressa on how disinformation fuels dis...

Honolulu: For someone who’s just been ordered to shut down the news website she runs, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is remarkably...

Ukraine, NATO and the politics of war

A man walks past a residential building damaged by shelling in Severodonetsk, northwest of Luhansk, Ukraine. Image: Screengrab / Al J...

'The government didn't keep its own word in the budget'

Selim Raihan Dr Selim Raihan is a professor of economics at Dhaka University and executive director of the South Asian Network...

I take pride in being a Bangladeshi, Akke says after climb...

Akke Rahman holds Bangladesh flag at the top of the worldCourtesy British Bangladeshi Akhlakur Rahman, also known as Akke Rahman c...

Indo-Pacific framework will 'push envelope' on enforcement...

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai speaks to Nikkei Asia about the Biden administration's trade relationship with China on...

Interview of Weerakoon A Wijewardena: Sri Lankans widely b...

Weerakoon A Wijewardena Why has this situation emerged in Sri Lanka? Could this have been prevented? The origin of the crisis can...

“Economy in trouble but no need to panic yet”

All photos: AMIT MACHAMASI Nepal’s media has been rife with comparisons between Sri Lanka and Nepal.   M...

We are now living in a totally new era: Henry Kissinger

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a ceremony to mark the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, on May...

'There are reasons to be concerned about the mega projects...

Niaz Asadullah Dr Niaz Asadullah is a Professor of Economics at Malaya University and Monash University Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur....

Peter Haas: We will continue to discuss the issues of conc...

Peter Haas, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Prothom Alo Peter Haas joined as US Ambassador to Bangladesh last month. In an interview w...

Government has the ambition, not the capacity: Debapriya B...

Debapriya Bhattacharya Distinguished fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), member of the UN's Committee for Development Poli...

‘Post-pandemic education needs us to be open-minded and to...

Economist Abhijit Banerjee, winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics.Reuters Education has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandem...

‘We can stanch the dying, but we can’t stop the killing’

David Miliband, the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, speaks onstage during the 2021 Concordia Annual Summit i...

Takeaway’s from India’s missile malfunction

On March 24, 2022, Frank O’Donnell spoke with South Asian Voices Managing Editor Brigitta Schuchert and Associate Edito...