Category: Cover Story

This is the cover story of every month

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...

Multilingualism or Monolingualism? -Wahidul Islam and Ifrith Islam

A nation which heavily relies on the manpower export to earn foreign currencies and contributes credibly to the peacekeeping missions of the United Nations in and around the world don’t afford monolingualism. Bangladeshis are exposed to the nationals of 61 countries of the world as one crore out of sixteen...

US Election Shock, Awe and What next? -Mahdi Bin Khair

However unlikely, jaw-dropping or even uncomfortable it might sound to any keen observer of the US elections, Donald J. Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United States of America. All the fuss and fumes and everything that brewed up for last couple of years ended in...

In Search of 24/7 Sunlight -Ifrith Islam

The word `power’ has its own power what is represented in the bulk and variety of energy gadget inventions around the world in an astounding way. The slogan `let there be light at every home’ is getting popular with frantic efforts made by the government and their development partners. In...