Letters

Rifat Sharif and lazy journalism of today

Dear Editor: I am often amazed at the tendency of certain sections of the media to read too much into something when little exists, and often to read too little when plenty exists. While both are dangerous for different reasons, the recent sensational murder of a supposed businessman named Rifat Sharif has demonstrated how the […]

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Health hazard owing to widespread use of antibiotics: Why is BSTI playing ducks and drakes?

Dear Editor: It was good to leran that the High Court expressed serious dissatisfaction on June 24, 2019 at the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution’s (BSTI) statement where it claimed that the institution had no responsibility over the companies producing and supplying pasteurized milk and curd without any licence. “We are astonished at your statement. […]

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Very poor services of Teletalk, BTCL telephones

Dear Editor: In connection with the bleak prospect of the government-owned mobile operator Teletalk this writer wrote an article in this paper on April 28, 2017, entitled “Services of Teletalk, BTCL land phone are deplorable.” No action from the authorities was heard. The state-owned operator’s revenues are fast shrinking as customers complain of very poor […]

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Thoughtful letter on Arvind Kejriwal

Dear Editor: I have read with much interest the thoughtful letter by Mr. Shafik Adnan Nabil (Bangladesh will NOT see a leader like Kejriwal published in the Holiday last year). Caliph Umar Farooque has impressed the Chief Minister of Delhi Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, the top leader of the Aam Aadmi Party and Ramon Magsaysay Award […]