Society

Machine Man

  How light engineering can change of fortune of SME aspirants in Bangladesh   How many of you can imagine that there is a man in Bangladesh who can make any drug manufacturing machine he sees? ‘I can make any equipment I see,’ Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The power of music in marketing

  What separates Nasir Gold from Benson and Hedges? Yes some would definitely claim that B&H (and most other cigarettes as a matter of fact) just tastes better than Nasir Gold but when it comes to acquired tastes like tobacco it Thursday, May 25th, 2017

We the consumers

  What defines Bangladeshi consumer confidence?   There is a growing popularity of short term economic indicators in many countries to monitor the economic trends and provide the economic analysis with the early signals of the turning points in the economic activity.   Both the Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Seminar on copyright and writers’ honourarium

  Bangladesh Lekhok Oikya (Writers’ Unity) organised a seminar on copyright and writers’ honourarium at the Conference Lounge of the National Press Club in Dhaka on 19 May. It was presided over by Literateur Rakhal Raha, President of the organisation, and Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Valerie Taylor: a saint in our midst

  I do not subscribe to the norm of showering people with pleasantries, praise, love, and admiration after they have died.   I believe admiration and due respect best serve the living and may even help to uplift their spirit and offer encouragement Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Establishing Bangladesh’s cinematic footprint

  IFIB’s initiatives pay off with sending 2 young filmmakers to Cannes this year   Bangladesh finally has another achievement to rejoice about, as two young filmmakers, Lubna Sharmin and Md Abid Mallick, have been chosen for International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB)’s Thursday, May 18th, 2017

In Cannes, among the stars

  Very slowly but surely, Bangladesh is establishing a presence at the world’s premiere film festival.   Cannes – the very name conjures up images of movie star glamour, unalloyed creativity, and cinema as it should be – artistic, visually captivating, and incorporating Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Second language dilemma

  English, despite being the 2nd official language of the country, wanes in education sector due to multiple reasons   ‘For the first time in my life, I shed tears of happiness,’ said an O level candidate as she proudly declared to her Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The Mysterious Ligature Marks On Raudha’s Neck

  We here present Raudha’s case that was made to appear likes suicidal hanging due to the presence of a ligature mark around the neck. On detailed examination and from circumstantial evidence it was found to be homicidal. A thorough autopsy Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Education in Business: Winning and losing at the same time

  Why do we need education for doing business? The state of education in Bangladesh does not present an optimistic picture. Still there are many promises for successful businesses here.  These businesses are looking for talent and educated manpower, not only Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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