Category: Cover Story

This is the cover story of every month

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Menacing Media Muzzling । Abdullah-al-Imran and Ifrith Islam

Space for journalism is shrinking day by day. Media is being muzzled. Communications are being censored. Mass-communications are monitored. Telephone calls are tapped. Sage but anti-corporate people are under surveillance. Dissent voices are being silenced. Prisoners of conscience are being imprisoned. Day by day gagging of journalists or media muzzling...

Detect, delete and deport policies in Assam

Detect, delete and deport policies in Assam | M. Mohiuddin Mortuza

Had national register of citizens in Assam province of India been adopted before the births of  Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, the only Assamese president of India, Syeda  Anwara Taimur, the only woman chief minister of Assam India would have been deprived of their leadership. Had these leaders not failed to remember...

Law making process – Sohrab Hussain

The functionality of a state basically depends on how much the laws are enforced effectively for the welfare of its citizens not how many laws are enacted. Whenever a new crisis like the absence of safety on roads arises, enactment of law becomes imperative. Bangladesh is one of the worst...

Partial prophetic duties of ICD -Abu Muaj and Ifrith Islam

Human existence is threatened by many diseases, injuries and harmful habits. They are caused due to exposure to many different difficult situations overnight and sometime for over the years or because of psycho-physical deformities. Some diseases are sourced from habits, lifestyles, whim, hobby, seduction, trend, addiction, mania and even jobs....

Scaring Lightning-Studded Sky -Ifrith Islam and Abu Muaj

Once lush green the earth now faces deforestation when the star-studded sky is facing repeated lightning. A danger is looming on the horizon for the humanity. A starry sky always soothes a gazer’s eyes but the illuminations on the horizon created by repeated lightning could have been the sky of...

Question Leaks Elucidate Questionable Edn -Ifrith Islam

Once upon a time there was a young man named Hafiz Rabiul Islam, with an extraordinary brilliant mind, lived in small village of Jashore miles away from the Indian border. He used to tell his wards that he had to abandon his education to take responsibility of the new family...

Honey for health and money -Teezad Tabriz

Tired of your honey not being sweet anymore? Tired to the extent you’d rather refer to her as bitter gourd (or more commonly known as korolla)? In the age of filters and Tinder, we lack authenticity – when filters and Snapchat stories paint for us selves that contradict with our...

World Book Fairs -Ifrith Islam

Muktodhara, a publishing small company, with initiative of Chittarnjan Saha, started a little sale in front of Bangla Academy in the 21st February 1972. It’s been only two months after Victory Day. At that time the Bangladeshi people were still trying their best to cope up with the aftermath of...

Is Social Media Bad for You?

Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every daysharing, liking, tweeting and updating on these platforms, according to some reports. That breaks down to around half a million tweets and Snapchat photos shared every minute. With social...

Sittwe to Jerusalem via Dhaka -Wahidul Islam

When a nation weakens it weakens nationally and as a logical consequence it fails internationally to stand out plausibly. In the way around in this global village if a nation grows internationally viz. contributing to UN peacekeeping forces, exporting manpower, goods and services, it can grow nationally. This is especially...

Open-air Prisons Present and Future -Wahidul Islam

That prison or jail is a confinement or place where criminals after trial are landed for correction is nothing new in this world. Open prisons are relatively new where prisoners, who do not pose threat to the public, enjoy some rights like socializing, working outside the prison premises and even...

Powerful Muslims Peaceful Planet -Wahidul Islam

It all began when the Ottoman Empire collapsed with the end of World War I. The balance of power tilted heavily towards European powers which are predominantly Christian. Powers on the other side of Ottoman Empire were Britain, France and Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands. They were opponent of each...

Migration of Hope and Despair -Ifrith Islam

Nothing is static in this world. Everything is changing — be it air and water or humans, animals and birds. Some are transforming within themselves while others are changing their locations. The word ‘migration’ usually applies to the later groups who change geographical locations, such as humans, birds and animals....

The World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh -Mosleh Uddin

A  World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which has been officially recognized by the United Nations, specifically by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The sites are selected on the basis of having cultural, historical, and scientific or some other form of significance. These sites...

Edn in Bengal Past Nawabs & Future Leaders -Shaikhul Islam Imran

During the British period, the Muslim people in the Eastern Bengal were relegated to severe social degradation compared to that of the then Hindu community. The British Government had attached less importance to this region since their business and political activities centered mainly in three presidency towns — Kolkata, Madras...

Necessary and Unnecessary Knowledge -Imran Shyikh

Today’s education creates tomorrow’s professionals. It is important to note that there are as many as 13000 professions all over the world by 2016. The number is always on the rise. A profession means any type of work which needs special training or a particular skill, often one which is...

Greening of Urban Jungle – Wahidul Islam and Ifrith Islam

Urban agriculture, as opposed to rural agriculture, means more greenery in cities. But the authorities concerned are yet to change their mind in greening the ever expanding urban areas in Bangladesh. Metropolitan agricultures are in the bottom of the list of priority of the department of agricultural extension popularly known...