Society

Book reading habit on the wane

  How many people of this young generation know Romena Afaz’s Dashyu Bonhur series? Undoubtedly, not many bacause this is old. How familiar is Kuasha then? Not much right? These names are close to the hearts of young people back in Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

The Commonwealth: where being a journalist can kill you

  Fifty-three Commonwealth heads of government will meet for a summit in London on Thursday this week. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth, lauded it as a unique network of 53 states with a responsibility Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Journalism’s key role in history

  The issue concerns us all – and by “us” I mean the public authorities, political leaders, the leaders of voluntary organizations, media professionals, players in the digital world, researchers, teachers and citizens themselves.  In short, everyone who knows that there Thursday, April 12th, 2018

E-commerce still not picking up mainstream popularity

  In recent years, online shopping has gained momentum in Bangladesh, as a result of a steady increase in internet and mobile cell phone penetration and gridlocked traffic which discourages in-person shopping at the city areas.   The e-commerce business sector in Bangladesh, Thursday, April 12th, 2018

For families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  Shuchona Foundation is a not-for-profit policy advocacy, research, and capacity-building organization specializing in neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) and mental health. It is the culmination of the efforts to coordinate and mainstream policies and programs for mental health and NDD’s that began Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Not flushed down the toilet

  A clean and safe toilet ensures health, dignity and well-being. Yet 40 percent of the world’s population, according to the World Toilet Organization, does not have access to toilets. However, every $1 spent on water and sanitation generates a $4.3 Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Quizards.com making quizzes trendy again

  Since their college days former Dhaka Residential Model College student Dipesh Dewan and Notre Dame College student Shazzad Hossain Mukit have been good friends. Although they were from different institutions and competed against each other as rivals, that rivalry of Thursday, March 29th, 2018

‘Pathao’ recruiting dubious riders?

  Transporting and commuting have always been a nightmare for Dhaka’s residents. However, some innovative initiatives in the past year have brought pleasant changes to this predicament. Nowadays, people who have smartphones do not have to worry about waiting for CNG, Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Chronicle of the past: How the art of handwriting is bowing down to technology

  Whether it is everyday handwriting or their personal signature, each person has their own unique style of handwriting. Even identical twins sharing appearance and genetics do not have the same handwriting. A person’s handwriting is tantamount to their fingerprints: people Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Flyover woes: New flyovers still a burden 5 months after launching

  Everyone had hoped that traffic congestion would ease to some extent after the much-awaited Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover was opened. But barely hours after its inauguration on October 26 last month, the flyover experienced its first traffic jam, with huge tailbacks going Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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