Journal

White teeth & Brick Lane: Perspectives in Diaspora literature

Vol. 1, No. 2
Author(s):
Easmin Haque


Effects of light stimulion Desmodium Gyrans lateral leaflet movement Rhythms

Vol. 1, No. 2
Author(s):
M. Idrish Miah
Anders Johnsson

Abstract

Rhythmic up - down movements of the lateral leaflets in the plant Desmodium gyrans (L.F.) DC. have been studied. Leaflet movements were recorded with a video-computer system, where the digital video signals from the CCD camera were processed in an ATARI 1040 ST computer using special software. The average period of the lateral leaflet movements at 240C was estimated to be 3.5 min.


E-commerce and wealth management service

Vol. 1, No. 2
Author(s):
Mohammed Shahedul Quader
M. Abu Bakar Siddique
Ezaz Ahmed

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to identify wealth management services and the impact that e-commerce has had upon its range and delivery. The study reveals that e-commerce undoubtedly provides technological opportunities to expand services and introduce new and sometimes innovative tools and functions to enhance client relationships.


Multiparameter bifurcation and stability of solutions at a double eigenvalue

Vol. 1, No. 2
Author(s):
Rehana Bari

Abstract

This paper deals with some problems of bifurcation theory for general non-linear eigenvalue prob-lem for 2-dimensional parameter space. An explicit analysis of the bifurcation for 2-dimensional parameter space is done and the structure of the non-trivial solution branches of the bifurcation equation near origin is given.


Identity in conflict: image and reality of Bangladeshis in Malaysia

Vol. 1, No. 1
Author(s):
Muhammed Shahriar Haque

Abstract

Bangladeshis have often been associated with a nation that suffers from extreme poverty, embroiled in political turmoil, afflicted by floods, cyclones and by tragic accidents; these are the images that the mass media often portrays of Bangladesh internationally. Besides these associations, the media in Malaysia also focuses on the migrant workers and some of their isolated cases of criminal and antisocial activities.


Trade and poverty allevation: The case of Bangladesh apparel sector

Vol. 1, No. 1
Author(s):
Anwarul Hoque
Tanzir A. Chowdhury

Abstract

Least developed countries beset with poverty are liberalizing trade policies with growth objectives. Trade contributions to economic growth are established, but impacts of liberalized trade policies on poverty have not been fully assessed. The impacts can be assessed at the micro-level through identifying the linkages between trade and poverty alleviation.


Interventions in water supply for the urban poor sustainability of the NGO-approach

Vol. 1, No. 1
Author(s):
Mohammed Mahbubur Rahman

Abstract

Kofee Annan described the inability of a huge number of urban poor in the third world to access proper water and sewerage facilities, leading to many socio-economic and physical difficulties, as an affront to human dignity. Water should be managed as a financially sound commodity subject to legal and regulatory controls to ensure its conservation, protection and well-balanced use.


Local level politics in Bangladesh: Organization and process

Vol. 1, No. 1
Author(s):
Md. Abdul Wohab
Sanzida Akhter

Abstract

This paper focuses on local level politics and the organization of political parties to examine how the political leaders mobilize their supporters at the local level. The involvement of local people is also analyzed here. Moreover, some aspects of political awareness from within and outside the party are covered in the paper.


IT strategies for Business competitiveness in Bangladesh

Vol. 1, No. 1
Author(s):
Ziaur Rahman

Abstract

In the growth envelope, Information & Communication Technology plays the facilitating role of revitalizing the competitiveness of businesses across any country. This article offers a pedagogical perspective on ICT enabling strategies that need to be catered to and assimilated in Bangladeshi enterprises for enhancing their competitiveness in the global frontier.


Interfacing arrangement and software development for acquisition and analysis of respiratory data

Vol. 1, No. 1
Author(s):
Nasreeen Akter

Abstract

Lung diseases are still major killers in Bangladesh due to absence of proper diagnostic equipment primarily because of high cost. Indigenous development of transducer, hardware interface and application software can bring the benefit of modern technology at the doorstep of the people. In this respect, computerisation of a mechanical spirometer is an attempt to make the dream of poor people into reality.


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