Syed Badrudduja . . . the scholar politician

  A strong hint of the erudition in Syed Badrudduja was his home library. Shelves stacked with books, dealing with subjects as wide ranging as literature and politics and religion, were what greeted you as you entered the room that had Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

From the Editor-in-Chief: The disappeared citizens must be recovered

  We are deeply saddened.   In the past three months, ten citizens have disappeared in mysterious circumstances. The manner in which a teacher at North South University, Mubashar Hasan, has gone missing has given us again the pain we have felt at Thursday, November 16th, 2017

UNB’s district correspondents’ conference 2017 on Nov 16

  This year’s edition of United News of Bangladesh (UNB)’s district correspondents’ conference is slated to be held on November 16 at Cosmos Centre, with over a hundred journalists employed by UNB all across Bangladesh set to attend. State Minister for Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Charles de Gaulle . . . the history maker

  Charles de Gaulle died quietly forty seven years ago on 9 November 1970. The end came to him as he sat watching the news on television in his country home in Colombey-les-deux-Eglises. It was the passing of a man who Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The class dynamics of Goom

  The disappearance or Goom in common parlance of Dr. Mubashar Hasan has sent shock waves among the middle class. He is well known, part of media, linked to research a well as a University teacher. So in effect, he has Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Tokyo Motor Show: A glittering showcasing of vehicles of the future

  Tokyo Motor Show is a biennial event where leading car manufacturers of the world not only display what is coming out of their production lines, but also focus on conceptual models of motor cars that are yet to hit the Thursday, November 16th, 2017

From the Editor-in-Chief: The darkness we have not forgotten

  There are all the terrible tales of November. Forty six years ago, in November, Bangladesh went through ordeals of the most horrific kind. Coming within less than three months of the assassination of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Cosmos Atelier71 Studio’s workshop rejuvenates printmaking genre

  The 6-day printmaking workshop organised by Cosmos Atelier71 Printmaking Studio at Cosmos Centre was just the dose printmaking needed to re-establish itself as one of the most promising genres for artists in the country today. Held on November 3-8, the Thursday, November 9th, 2017

1975 The killings of November

  PROLOGUE   Tragedy has been part of Bangladesh’s history, both before and after the attainment of independence. It was the expectation of the nation, once the country stood liberated in December 1971, that Bangladesh would emerge as a truly democratic, secular and Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Subodh, stop making fools of media!

  The Daily Star’s labored attempt at satire may have not made anyone laugh, but the reaction of the vernacular media in handling the news of the arrest of Subodh, the graffiti art character popular on the walls of Dhaka, exposed Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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