Category: Articles

SAT made simple for you -Fahmida Mehreen

If a student is in the 12th or final year of high school and is considering studying abroad, particularly in the USA or Canada, he or she has certainly come across the term SAT. Earlier, SAT stood for ‘Scholastic Aptitude Test’, which has been renamed to ‘Scholastic Assessment Test’. The...

Democracy is criminalised on campuses in the US -Abu Tahir Mustakim

Young people, Generation Z and Millennials in particular, are closely following the Israel-Hamas war through social media channels. Students in prominent protest movements like Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and the Parkland, Florida, gun control campaign have significantly shaped these generations. Many demonstrators and voters are deeply troubled by...

Try to avoid bottled water

Tiny plastic bits are everywhere—wafting in the air, riding ocean currents, raining down on plants, and swirling in bottled water. The smallest of these—nanoplastics—has been hard for scientists to study. Now, researchers have developed a new method to identify these super-tiny bits, each billionth of a metre in size. And...

The Battle Against Aedes Mosquitoes -Md Mahmudur Rahman

Rainfall, temperature, and relative humidity play a major role in the propagation of Aedes mosquitoes. Because these things are so common in Bangladesh, there are more Aedes mosquitoes than ever before. At the same time, the lack of responsible people and institutions and the use of chemical insecticides have made...

Shawaal – The Six Fasts and More -Fahmida Mehreen

Ramadan is the blessed month of the year when Muslims keep obligatory fasts, pray and make hearty supplications, make dhikr in remembrance of Allah, send blessings upon the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), make charity, and perform many other acts of nobility to purify their souls and take steps to get closer...

All Quiet on the Western Front : A Haunting Journey into the Depths of War -MSF Sadib

“All Quiet on the Western Front” brilliantly explores the human costs of war, both in terms of lives lost and the deep effects on survivors. Remarque’s writing is compelling and precise, capturing the emotional and mental complexity of the characters. The book’s lasting significance comes from its ability to go...

Alarming Tides of Youth Gangs -Abu Mohammad Shahed

In recent times, there has been an unfortunate rise in the use of youth gangs for various purposes, including political activities, gatherings, and demonstrations. Regardless of party affiliations, citizens are concerned about the influence of these gangs, especially in urban and rural areas. The involvement of young people in activities...

The Story of Rituraj -Fatema Tania

‘Morning showed the day’—this proverb perfectly matches the amazing boy Rituraj Bhowmick. He shares his intellectual reflections on his early years of life. At the time, he was a singer and an author as well. ‘The Talents of the Wonder Boy’ achieved the Guinness Book of World Records as the...

Mindful Eating

Practicing mindful eating offers a transformative approach to our relationship with food, encouraging us to be fully present and intentional in our culinary experiences. While the ideal scenario, as often portrayed in retreats or structured mindfulness courses, involves savoring each bite with undivided attention, the reality for many of us...

Ramadan and the effects of fasting -Moinul Alam

The holy month of Ramadan is knocking at our doors. It is a month of fasting, worship, and spiritual development. Moreover, the Almighty has specially blessed this month for all of us. The first ten days of Ramadan are known as ‘Rahmat’, i.e., when we can seek mercy from Allah....

The Only Thing That Matters Is the Heart -Baizid Ibnay Jahid

Muslims worldwide engage in prayer to Allah, involving acts of devotion, virtuous deeds, and standing against injustice. Human beings have an inherent tendency to measure everything in numbers. A child may express boundless love for their parents, comparing it to the vastness of the ocean, while another may measure affection...

Miracles of Quran Prophetic Medicine -Fahmida Mehreen

Over the centuries, medical science has developed radically all across the globe. Today, people have access to modern amenities that many public and private hospitals can offer. A lot of procedures, like endoscopy for viewing internal parts, have become almost pain-free with moderate anesthesia. Scientists, researchers, and doctors are making...

Communicating with Allah

Almighty Allah as the Creator communicates with His creation. He does so in various ways most of which are unknown to man. He informs us through His revealed Word, the Holy Qur’an, for example, that He communicates with the heavens, the earth, mountains, the fire, hellfire, animals, etc. Allah communicates...