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Counting Trees to Crusade against Climate Change -Wahidul Islam

Trees were abundant in old good days. The planet was lush green. Most probably it looked like heaven which, described in the Holy Quran and other holy scriptures, is full of trees. Arabic word Jannat is synonymous with garden, grove, greenery etc quite opposite of Jahannam which is synonymous with...

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The Places the World Forgot Sardinian mines

Sylvain Margaine is emphatic that he does not just seek out ruins. “The buildings can be abandoned, and they can be functional,” he tells BBC Culture. “The common theme is that I’m going into places where I’m not supposed to go.” The French photographer has been exploring those forbidden places...

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More War More Children Organization -Wahidul Islam

After Harb al-Fizzarwar Hilf Al-Fudhul was established in 582/585AD when the sensitive mind of 15-year-old Mohammad was deeply moved. To see another children organization launched the world had to wait Great War that is World War I in 1914. Of course Lord Baden Powel launched Boy Scout in 1907-08 as...

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Missile Men Heroes or Anti-Heroes -Ifrith Islam

That missile is made to do good to man or to do away with the human is a big question. Ten to one you will find the majority of the humanity to claim it is for destruction. It is for regress not for progress. Though the weapon is meant for...

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Kazi Nazrul To End Misrule -Wahidul Islam

Kazi Nazrul Islam is one of the most influential rebel poets of the planet we live on. As a developing nation Bangladesh, which remained as a disadvantaged British colony, chose Nazrul as its national poet. Naturally the spirit of rebellion suits those persons or nations who want to wrench themselves...

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Sage in School Selection

Ifrith Islam # My child just comes of age to be admitted in a school. I was looking for a school which has every feature — the best education policy, playground, minimum of every of indoor games, and on top of all a quality teaching staff. Though I’m not the...

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Cowing on Cow Cuisine

Wahidul Islam# In school days Bangladeshi students most likely have read an essay on the cow which was not only read but also memorized to appear at exams. But the essay succeeded to help pass the examinations but pathetically failed to inspire the essay readers to make Bangladesh a milk...

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Things That Transcend Time

Wahidul Islam# Transcendent ideas are those which rise above other ideas as best times are those which are remembered for centuries. Worst people are those whom different generations condemn for generations. Best books are those which a large number of people read for centuries as best films are those which...

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High in Population, Low in Publication

Wahidul Islam Muslims make up around twenty five percent of the world population are but they merely write eight percent of the total books published in the world every year. The number of titles published in the UK surpasses the whole Muslim world. Only UK outnumbers 57 countries in the...

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Children Concerns

Belal Hossain and Abu Muaj # When anything goes wrong to a person it remains as a personal problem. If it becomes recurrent in a society it becomes a social problem. In this way a social problem turns out to be national and going out of border it becomes international....

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Education in Bangladesh Points to Ponder

Kazi Falguni Eshita Nowadays, tiny tots carrying heavy backpacks stuffed with books can be seen everywhere. Children spend at least four to a maximum of ten hours at school during weekdays. They not only have to handle the constant pressure of homework, but they also have to go through a...

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Six months that Changed Aviation Forever

War has always spurred technological change, but in the early months of World War I a whole new way of fighting emerged: from the air. A century ago this month, two French airmen made history by becoming the first to shoot down an enemy aircraft. Within weeks, the first rudimentary...

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Brutality in Beauty

 Ifrith Islam:: Most of the people on the planet are not ugly, are they? We think they aren’t. Most of them haven’t bloated and asymmetrical faces and physical appearances. Rather majority of them have got their own physical cuteness and smartness as well. Don’t forget about the beauty of mind....

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Tears

Walt Whitman:: Tears! tears! tears! In the night, in solitude, tears, On the white shore dripping, dripping, suck’d in by the sand, Tears, not a star shining, all dark and desolate, Moist tears from the eyes of a muffled head; O who is that ghost? that form in the dark,...

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Sacrificing Rituals

Zaidul Hasan The virtuous Eid-ul-Azha is here. The second largest festival of Islam. All the Muslims of the world are preparing themselves to show their love and gratitude to the almighty. Qurbani means sacrifice. Muslims are being ready to offer their sacrifice of an animal to the almighty according to...

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Where to Study in Europe

Haidar Saif Travel through the earth and see how Allah originated creation; so will Allah produce the second creation (of the Afterlife): for Allah has power over all things. – Al Quran (29:20) If anyone travels on a road in search of knowledge, Allah will cause him to travel on...

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Palestinian Teens To Resist Israel

 Wahidul Islam When sea beaches across the world earn millions of dollar for nations,Gaza beach earns blood for Palestinians. When sunbath goes on in the beaches including Cox’s Bazar on the Bay of Bengal, tiny boys and girls bloodbath on the Mediterranean Sea beach. When beachgoers enjoy music from their...

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GOAL! GOAL! GOAL! World Cup Fever 2014

 Kazi Falguni Eshita Though the Bangladesh football team is unable to participate, and though we are mostly cricket fans, many of the Bangladeshi houses are now divided into two teams: Brazil and Argentina. Our rooftops are decorated with flags of our favorite teams. The roadside stores are flooded with jerseys...

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Photographs that rock the world

 Sakib Shahriar A single photography is capable enough to touch conscience of rational beings more than a thousand lines of poem, thousand lyrics of songs, thousand mouth words of revolution and thousand pieces of bullets used in tearing heart of human beings. However, some photographs always rock the heart of...

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Boeing, Bermuda and the Back of Beyond

Abu Zahra The Boeing 777-200 jet’s passengers on the 2,746-mile journey totalled 239. There were 14 different nationalities on board. According to Malaysian Air Traffic Control Authority the plane lost all contacts within less than an hour it took off. Mysteriously no distress call was received from the aircraft. At...