Society

Decent societies don’t allow corporal punishment

  Then there are the really sad cases of children who protested the brutality and humiliation of corporal punishment in loud silence through their suicide.   The Sindh Assembly has banned corporal punishment to pupils.   Mehtab Akbar Rashidi, MP, said the self-respect of children Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Tradition BD offering wedding cuisine for all

  Honestly I find it preposterous that one has wait for a wedding invitation to indulge in the best of Mughal cuisine.Items such as Mutton Kacchi Biryani, Chicken Roast, Mutton Rezala, Plain Polao, ShahiJorda/Firni, Borhani and others are so mouth-watering that Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

The legacy no-one can tear up

  The 44th POTUS was redemptive, if not quite transformative.   On 20 January 2009, standing tall, slim and straight, Barack Obama took the oath of office as the first black president of the United States of America. The huge attendance set a Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Indo-Bangla automotive show key to potential bilateral ventures

  The first ever Indo-Bangla Automotive Show organised by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) concluded on a successful note from February 2-4.   The show created vast business opportunities for the automotive industry in India and Bangladesh. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Valentine’s dining in Dhaka: Our Picks

  Nothing says love like sharing good food with your significant other, so show your adoration at some of the best restaurants and cafes Dhaka has to offer, with indulgent Valentine’s Day dinner specials that range from Italian to Indian. Whether you’re Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

The best picks for Valentine’s Day gifts

  If you’re a hopeless romantic and Valentine’s Day is your holiday, you’ve probably been planning February 14 this year since February 14 last year. You already got the gifts, you already know exactly how you’re going to present them, you Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Make your flower crowns at home

  Spring’s in full swing, and along with that comes the 13th of February, festivals — and flower crowns   Fresh flower crowns have been a popular accessory all over the world. It has become one of the essential parts of our traditional Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

A powerful cure for leprosy: inclusiveness

  Why greater inclusivity is key to ending leprosy transmission, as well as protecting children from leprosy-related disabilities   There are many diseases medicine is yet to cure. Diabetes is one. Polio is another. Even for asthma, a respiratory disease common in both Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Better HR practice for effective results stressed

  Development sector experts at a roundtable discussion stressed the importance of better HR practice for achieving more effective results.   They spoke at a discussion designed for HR professionals working in non-government organisations (NGOs) on Monday at the Gulshan office of WildTeam, Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Girls are overachievers: What happened to the boys!

  The girls pull ahead of boys in overall academic performance is a long-established global phenomenon. The survey data of OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)in 2014 (published in 2015) indicated that the women of 25-34 year-age group (46%), a Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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