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Nizam Ahmed
Business Editor
Nizam Ahmed, whose actual name is Nizamuddin Ahmed, ([email protected]) has been engaged in journalism for last 37 years. Currently he is the Business Editor of The daily Observer, Dhaka, from its inception. Before joining The Daily Observer, he served as a Special Correspondent in The Financial Express, Bangladesh from July 16, 2011 to December 31, 2013. In his long career he worked with multimedia Reuters as a text correspondent for 24 years, including 11 years as part-timer in Chittagong, before being shifted to Dhaka Bureau in early 1999. He completed his service term in Reuters in May 2011, as a Senior Political and General Correspondent. Nizam had his debut as a cub reporter in the now defunct The People’s View in Chittagong, where he also worked in the Daily Life, before joining the Dhaka-based The New Nation as the Chittagong Correspondent in early 1982. He founded Bangladesh News Agency (BNA) in Chittagong and operated it until he joined Reuters in Dhaka. BNA is now an online news portal operated by a company which bought the copyright from Nizam. Besides he used to contribute article to different newspapers time to time.
Nizam attended post graduation course on Political Science, in the University of Chittagong, before joining the profession.



Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
At last parties are heading for pollsThe upcoming 11th parliamentary election is expected to be participatory and without violence as the rivals of the ruling party have confirmed that they would join the electoral race as part of their campaign to 'restore democracy,' despite persistent extreme political situation in the country. The hope for the participatory election ushered following the quick ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
Hefazat-e-Islam and BangladeshTens and thousands of Islamist clerics belonging largely to the radical Hafazat-e-Islam paraded the capital Dhaka peacefully on Sunday, unlike the previous occasion five years ago when they burned parts of the capital and besieged Shapla Chattar to realise their 13-point demand. The people in the capital get panicked whenever they see thousands of Islamist ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
Dialogue may break political stalemateA thaw has started easing persistent political stalemate in the country after the ruling Awami League (AL) suddenly announced on Monday that it would hold dialogue with the opposition alliance -- Jatiya Oikyafront (JO) which includes its arch rival Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). The sudden announcement astonished many as the ruling party had been saying ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
Bangladesh media doesn't want to embarrass the PMIn Bangladesh it seems that the three state organs - the executive, the legislature and the judiciary are well balanced currently as the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has successfully tackled a series of problems one after another since 2009 when she returned to power for the second term.Meanwhile the Prime Minister in her third and ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
Is BNP in the process of shunning violence?Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), though was born decades after the birth of Jamaat -e- Islami (JeI), has proved its maturity immediately after the announcement of the verdict in August 21 grenade attack case. Twenty-four leaders and activists of the then opposition party Awami League (AL) including the chief of the women front Ivy Rahman were ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
The govt should be careful ahead of the upcoming electionBangladesh is unprecedentedly quite this time when the parliamentary election is just two months away with most political parties confined to press conferences and issuing statements in the capital only instead of undertaking rigorous outdoor campaigns. In contrast aspirant candidates of major parties have started individual campaign at their respective constituencies hoping nominations from the ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
Will govt and its ministers fulfil their pledges on DSA?The people of the country will soon be able to realise whether the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and its ministers keep their words and fulfil the pledges they make with their subjects time to time. The latest pledge they had committed with the editors of the leading dailies, the most powerful community and ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
Why BD government needs Digital Security Act?People do not understand why the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has enacted Digital Security Act (DSA) which is feared to be used against the freedom of press. They wonder what warranted the Prime Minister, daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to pass the law in the parliament amid an uproar on the issue ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
New debate rages after BNP's US sojournWith the recent visit of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders to the United Nations headquarters and the State Department of the United States, a new round of debate has started to rock the political arena in the country. A three-member team of the BNP, headed by party's Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, held a ...
Jack Of All Trades
Nizam Ahmed
Election campaigns should not make people sufferWhen most political parties were preparing to start their campaign for the country's eleventh parliamentary election due in December next, the ruling Awami League (AL) being in advantageous position undertook a train journey to northern districts from the capital recently to woo voters.A delegation of the party led by General Secretary Obaidul Quader, who is ...
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