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  • A demand for present situation!

    Theodore Roosevelt warns, “To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”

  • Let's Not Forget Her Cry

    An old man of around eighty years of age is often seen crying. Sitting at the balcony of their small apartment, the heartbroken old man is waiting, in vain, for his only granddaughter—who was raped and killed four months ago. “I believe Tonu has not died.

  • Why do people not quit tobacco smoking?

    Globally, the tobacco epidemic is considered to be the most prominent preventable cause of death, responsible for taking lives of an

  • Muchkund Dubey and Hindi translation of Fakir Lalon Shah's works

    I have read reports in The Daily Star as well as in the Prothom Alo about a discussion held in Dhaka on 27th March 2016 by

  • Of Rape and Selective Outrage

    ‘It could've been my sister, it could've been my mother, it could've been me'. Every time the media reports on a story of a woman's rape,

  • How to Kill a Language

    In a couple of days from now, the country will commemorate the day lives were lost in 1952 to preserve the Bengali language and, more

  • Things I didn't know about Journalism

    What do you think about journalism? Reporter collects information, interviews sources, sorts the information and then the final copy of

  • Cha-erDokaan, On the Other Side of the World

    It had been almost a year and a half since I had been home. Home, noun- the place where one lives permanently, especially as a

  • The Bangladesh We Speak of, 45 Years on

    Picture a scenario where Mustafizur Rahman, the mercurial new addition to the Bangladeshi cricket team, claims a hattrick in the penultimate over of a game...

  • The Birth of a Panopticon State

    When the Awami League came to power in 2008, it was amidst the backdrop of a real possibility of military rule entrenching once ...