Ravishing North Bengal

  Contrary to popular belief, not everything up north is barren and humid   The word “Rajshahi” comes from two different forms. One is Rajas (from Hindu Maharajas and Zamindars), and other is personalized, Shahi. These two words hold up the meaning “Kingdom”. Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The French join a revolution

  Although it really shouldn’t need one. A child who is beaten is never grateful to the perpetrators or the society that permitted the abuse.   France this week joined the growing number of awakened nations to recognise the horror and futility of Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The Forgotten Aspects of Global Warming

  The theory of anthropogenic global warming based on the human emissions of carbon dioxide, a trace gas in our atmosphere that is absolutely essential for life on this planet, seemingly ignores the natural variations that have caused warmings and coolings Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Khulna – The Southern Beauty of Bangladesh

  Known to be the third largest city in Bangladesh after Dhaka and Chittagong, Khulna is located on the banks of the Rupsha and Bhairab rivers. It is also the divisional headquarters and a major industrial and commercial hub in the Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Rising from the Left Bank

  The intellectual ferment in the smoky cafes and tree-lined boulevards of the Seine’s Left Bank as it flowed through Paris in the middle of the 20th century, fed into the birth of Structuralism.   Structuralism is an intellectual movement which began in Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Immerse yourself with the beauties of Chittagong

  Despite being known as the biggest seaport and second largest city in the country, Chittagong has its own charm as far as tourism is concerned (read – Cox’s Bazar.) It is 264 km away east of Dhaka, famous for hill Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Enchanting Chhera Dweep

  “Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” ― Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner   The ironic situation versed by Coleridge was seen in the Chhera Dweep, which extends to the south of Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Humble Iraqi dish offers taste of home for Mosul’s displaced

  BAGHDAD (AP) — Long before it became famous as a battlefield in the fight against the Islamic State group, the Iraqi city of Mosul was known for its ancient cuisine, enriched by Syrian, Turkish and Persian recipes. Mosul chefs make savory Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Call to close all schools and madrasas for a day

  Resolute anti-corporal punishment crusader Sir Frank Peters has appealed to Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid to close all schools and madrasas in January for a day.   He’s requested this, he said, to remind and emphasize to all headmasters, teachers, pupils and Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Capitalising on Vocational Education

  The business prospect of technical and vocational education looks bright. But Bangladesh, a growing economy and major source of manpower export to different countries, is still lagging behind in being able to properly seize the opportunity. There is a huge Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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