Society

A long but disease-stricken life

  Making money to pay for lifestyle diseases?   Knowing that we all will have to die someday, we want to live every moment we pass around. There is hardly anyone who doesn’t want to see ‘tomorrow’ everyday! There is a saying that, Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Cruelty unabated in the classroom

It is up to parents to protect their children from the poison of corporal punishment and prevent it from happening in the classrooms their children attend.   One bright spark once said: “truth is stranger than fiction”. I think it was Mark Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Working woman’s blues

  Safe accommodation for single working women still a far cry.   Women’s participation in outdoor jobs in the country is increasing at a faster pace than expected but safe and secure living places for single women in the capital still remains a Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

The Right Alleviation

  Picking the right fitness method   Unless you are looking forward to a UFC medallion after office hours, mixed martial arts is not what you should be spending time on. But if you are expecting muggers anytime on your way back home, Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Private Sector: A collage of Bangladeshi vibrancy

  It was in the 1950s when a remote village in Pabna saw launching of a small medicine factory. A young man named Samson H Chowdhury along with three other friends set up SQUARE Pharmaceuticals in 1958. More than 50 years Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Bangladesh: Building resilience in the eye of the storm

  Last segment of a three-part series.   Over the years, Bangladesh has taken major strides to reduce the vulnerability of its people to disasters and climate change. And today, the country is at the forefront in managing disaster risks and building coastal Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Inspiring young tigers: Sharing conservation experiences of Bangladesh and India

  Believing in people is one of the four core values of WildTeam. People especially the youths have always been an integral part of its nature conservation activities. WildTeam’s large group of young employees, tiger conservation volunteers, WildRickshaw Challenge and engaging Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Communism lost in 1989. But capitalism didn’t win

  One need not look farther to understand the failure of the communist system than the demolition of the Berlin wall in 1989. In the same way, one need not look farther to understand the failure of capitalism than the rise Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Is the future of education now?

  Will high resolution pictures and free videos be enough to overcome problems within the global education system?   Apple caused quite a stir in January 2010 when it hosted an education event and claimed to have a solution that could save a Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Child Labour in Bangladesh

  Home to over 4 million child workers, Bangladesh has been the subject of global concern regarding children’s rights and child labour. However, in a place where poverty is an everyday obstacle, it is not possible to abolish the concept of Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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