Essays

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

Travel Writing 1700-1830: An Anthology

Edited by Elizabeth A. Bohls and Ian Duncan Oxford World’s Classics Oxford University Press, New York, 2005     ‘I am made for travelling.’ James Boswell, ‘Grand Tour’ journal, 1 October 1764   There is Homer’s epic travel narrative ‘Odyssey’.  Mentionable is the second century guidebook ‘Guide to Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Suranjit’s void will be irreplaceable

  The country’s political sphere lost another star as a former minister and Bangladesh Awami League Presidium member Suranjit Sengupta breathed his last Sunday. Unanimous sentiments were conveyed by his peers, as well as the general people that his loss will Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Addressing Inequalities and the Quest for a Just World

  (World Social Science Report 2016 | Challenging Inequalities: Pathways to a Just World, Published by UNESCO, in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and International Social Science Council, ISBN: 978-92-3-100164-2, Pages: 361)   Inequality is one of the Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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