The need of peaceful political atmosphere is a demand, the burning question and the burning issue in Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s peaceful political atmosphere hampered time and again. Political turmoil is now gradually becoming more aggressive from grass-root level to central level. The peaceful political atmosphere may be achieved by practicing true democracy, mutual respect and changing traditional motive towards the opponent parties.
2015 ICC Cricket World Cup is about to happen. It will be the 11th event which is going to be held from February 14 to March 29, 2015 hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand. Bangladesh is one of the participants in 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. This will be Bangladesh’s 5th time participation in the ICC World Cup. Bangladesh’s mission will be difficult in new condition in Australia and New Zealand. However, Cricket is an unpredictable game. Moreover, Bangladesh have a number of world-class players and young talented new comer as well.
Dr Maqsudul Alam, a Bangladeshi American Scientist, is widely accredited as an inventor of Jute genome. Scientist Maqsudul Alam came to spot light while he invented the genome sequence of ‘Tosha’ jute – the Jute Plant Draft Genome – in June, 2010. Alam was a professor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and was also a member of advisory board at SUST. He passed away on December 20, 2014. But his invention has given him special accreditation in the world.
Recently, few unwanted scams have occurred in the banking sector of Bangladesh. These scams particularly came about because of lack of maintaining banking discipline. Keeping up discipline both in the public and private banks is a must for prosperous of banking sector of Bangladesh.
Winning in the Liberation War 1971 is the most significant achievement for Bangladesh. The 16th December is observed as the ‘Victory day’ of Bangladesh. After a long lasting bloody war, Bangladesh achieved its victory over Pakistan on 16th December of 1971 and became an independent country in the world. Three million people sacrificed their valuable lives for the sake of Country while two lakh women were physical tortured.
Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award is the highest award in agriculture sector of Bangladesh which has been given by the Government of Bangladesh since 1976 to the person and organization for their outstanding contribution to the development of country’s agriculture sector. The Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award 1419 received thirty (30) individuals and organizations.
Sundarban is called as the “Lung of Bangladesh”. Recently an oil tanker has sunk in Sunderban carrying about 357,664 litres of furnace oil. The oil has scattered over 34,000 hectares of area which is creating a dreadful situation for the environment of Sundarban. The flora and fauna are now under threatened.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a perfect tool for country like Bangladesh to promote economic growth. Bangladesh’s economy hugely depends on collection and proper use of FDI. Due to, some problems like political, infrastructural, bureaucratic, etc Bangladesh most of the time lose FDI, which is a vital driving force of economic development.
Every day, ten to twenty (10-20) people die due to reckless road accident in Bangladesh. According to Accident Research Centre (ARC) of BUET, annually over 12,000 people died and at least 35,000 become injured or disabled due to road accident. Lots of families have been losing their only earner and some are losing their near and dear one. Road accident is becoming an epidemic in the country. The matter must take seriously as an urgent issue.
Bangladesh Cricket Broad (BCB) allows Shakib Al Hasan to play foreign leagues which was blocked until 31 December 2015 as a penalty given by BCB to Shakib for breaching team discipline. However, on 4 December 2014 Nazmul Hasan Papon, President of BCB, has given the news of withdrawn on Shakib’s playing foreign leagues. Now, Shakib Al Hasan is free to play in abroad/foreign leagues.
Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club is a reputed sports club based in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sheikh Jamal titled the King’s Cup Champion by beating Pune FC 1-0 at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan on December 2, 2014. Sheikh Jamal is the first club from Bangladesh to lift such prestigious title.
Once again Bangladesh whitewashed Zimbabwe. It has won Test series 3-0 & ODI series 5-0. Basundhara Cement Test Series & ODI Series 2014 will be marked particularly for tow records made by Shakib al Hasan and Taijul Islam. Shakib Al Hasan is third player in world’s cricket after Ian Botham and Imran Khan to score a century and take ten (10) wickets in a Test. Taijul Islam is the first bowler in ODI history to achieve a hat-trick on debut. However, Bangladesh Team have completed a successful Test & ODI series in this year 2014.
Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor of Bangladesh Bank, was awarded the Gusi Peace Prize 2014 “For his contributions as a Poor Man’s Economist”. The Gusi Peace Prize 2014 given to 13 Laureates of different countries. Atiur Rahman is one of them. Gusi Peace Prize is world’s one of the most prestigious prizes given by Gusi Foundation mainly for contribution to global peace and progress.
Architect Syed Mainul Hossain is a Bangladeshi famous architect who designed the Jatiyo Smriti Soudho (National Martyrs' Memorial) at Savar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The construction of Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho started in the year 1978 and completed in 1982. Though Syed Mainul Hossain passed away from us on 10 November 2014, he will be remembered forever for his magnificent design and creation.
There are 79 private universities in Bangladesh. Among these universities, few of them are violating the rules and conditions of UGC. A number of universities are running illegal campuses. Some universities have ownership problem and nonexistence of permanent campus. Moreover, certificate trading and lack of norm of education are also marked in some private universities.