Category: Cover Story

This is the cover story of every month

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Faith in Video Games -Ifrith Islam

With the rapid urbanization and squeezing of open fields and parks in cities children are increasingly staying back at home and playing indoor games. Video games are getting popular with this generation as the space for outdoor games is shrinking day by day. A video game is structured form of play, usually...

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Olympic Games past and present

The Olympics, named after the city of Olympia in Greece, where the ancient Olympic games held from 8th Century BC to 4th Century AD. It is the largest international sporting event that brings together athletes from more than 200 nations around the world. Held in every fourth year, the Olympic...

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Muhammad Ali Celebrity For Good -Abu Muaj

“I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.” It was Muhammad Ali Clay’s ringing declaration. It meant a ringing call of liberty not only for the Blacks, Dravidians, Mongoloids, Caucasians, Africans and Asians but also for the underprivileged and enslaved...

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Call of the Wild Moment of truth for the Youth to commit for a Green Bangladesh -Shyikh Mahdi

Remember the scenes from the Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, where two young little hobbits accidentally met Treebeard, the thousand year old and wise Ent, who is literally a moving talking and action taking tree? He discovered the hobbits “Merry” and “Pippin” after they managed to escape from...

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Kids Killed Humanity Haunted – Ifrith Islam

The afternoon was blessed with an awesome cool breeze which blew past me as I walked down the lane. The silky hair on my head became a small fright wig as I tried to brush them back with my fingers. The feeling of happiness was overwhelming and my pace didn’t...

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Incredible Innovations

Science has been misused and technologies have been manipulated. It is true but there are people who are right out there to fight back. Many of them lack resources but their strength lies in imagination and creativity. With that extraordinarily powerful weapon they have never failed to come up with...

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Tales of Three Cities and Three Syndromes Wahidul Islam

To dwell in a city of historic importance like Jerusalem, Istanbul and Belgrade is undoubtedly a matter of pride, chauvinism and glory. But when these cities, with rich past, national aspirations, geostrategic locations etc, fall prey to ambitious empires, kings and expansionists these senses evaporate as quickly as possible. Cities...

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The Most Expensive Structure in the World

Today In mission control rooms around the world – in Houston, Moscow and Munich – a daily reality TV show is played out on giant screens. It is the dullest reality show you will ever watch. There is no conflict or peril, little tension and certainly no romance. The best...