Essays

An anthropological study of social media

  Social media is all around us and has become a daily part of our lives. But, why do we post on social media? What is the result of the increased emphasis on visual communication? Are we becoming more individual or Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Commemoration of 32nd Death Anniversary of Dr. Aleem AI-Razee

  The 32nd death anniversary of Dr. Aleem Al-Razee, the celebrated jurist, parliamentarian, educationist and philanthropist who died on March 15, 1985 was observed on Wednesday with due solemnity in the country.   A legendary figure, Razee was at the forefront of all Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Muktijuddher Dinguli: Probashe Alor Gan

  A review of Prof. Haider Ali Khan’s book on Bangladesh’s War of Liberation   Regardless of whether their opinions match or not, critics and readers will unanimously agree on one thing – our struggle for independence and the eventual War of Liberation Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Vow of a volunteer

  The morning hour at Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC) Fishery Ghat in Cox’s Bazar is lively. Fishermen, exporters, importers, boat owners all remain busy with the new boats coming directly from the sea starting from sharp 9 to 2. Over Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Reflections on 100 Years of Education Research

  The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the world’s largest interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Founded in 1916, AERA is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went From Street Corner to Corner Office

  Author: Zack O’ Malley Greenburg   Shawn Corey Carter, H-to-the-OVA, Jazzy or Jay-Z is a hip-hop/rap mogul and successful entrepreneur today; his last album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, broke Elvis’ record of the most No.1 albums by a solo artist and with Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Out of the shadows: Ex Governor Dr Atiur Rahman comes up with 2 new books

  Two new books, one in English and the other in Bangla, written by former Governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr Atiur Rahman, were unveiled at the Ekushey Book Fair.   The Bangla book has been published by Annaprokash. The title is ‘Bune Gelam Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

The child in Montessori, Gibran and Tagore

  Conventional thinking says children are weak, ignorant, unreasonable and unimportant. The elders are used to giving them instructions which they are expected to follow without raising any serious question. This culture is reflected in our education system too. Teachers regard Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Ensuring Gender Equality in Education

  Education and gender equality are the key concerns in the new Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) agenda adopted at the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in September 2015. The Education 2030 Framework for Action, agreed by the global education Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

  Keanu Reeves makes his return as the Hitman on a mission   Like him or loathe him, Keanu Reeves has made a career out of silencing his critics. Many called for his termination from the Matrix project, as John Constantine in the Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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