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7 Must-Read Books on Travel Bangladesh -Nafisa Habib

South Asian country Bangladesh is not still well known much from a positive perspective. Sometimes getting the right information and knowledge from the right source is also difficult. So here I’m helping you with some best travel books and guide books before traveling Bangladesh. The following books on travel Bangladesh...

Mesmerizing Classic Bengali Detectives -Kazi Falguni Eshita

Sleuths have been a part of the Bengal’s popular fiction for well over a century. The detective story in Bengali literature is known as the goyenda kahini (translation: ‘detective story’) and its beginnings lie in the 1890s, when Priyanath Mukherjee, a retired police official, started serializing his personal experiences every...

The World’s Unusual Military Museums

British photographer Jason Larkin has taken pictures inside military museums around the world including Egypt, Vietnam, Cuba and the UK. He reveals how different countries remember their violent pasts. They recall scenes from Dr Strangelove, or Thunderbirds: the photos taken by Jason Larkin have a simplicity and shared aesthetic that...

As If The Scales had lifted from my Eyes

Now, as a Muslim, I cannot understand the attractions of pubs, discos, nightclubs, expensive holidays and so on. If you are amongst a community of believers you derive your pleasure from sitting with them, discussing the wonders of our creator, or by enjoying with your family and doing things together,...

Common Habits of Unhappy People

Circumstances can certainly make life unhappy. But a part – often a big part – of unhappiness comes from our own thinking, behavior and habits. In this article I’d like to share 7 of the most destructive daily habits that can create quite a bit of unhappiness within and in your...

Boost Your Email Productivity

How many hours do we spend in front of the computer every day? Not only does it negatively affect our health and fitness, but we often don’t have much to show for it. A lot of the time is spent on work, sure, but it is very easy to get sidetracked...

The Indispensable Need for Allah

The condition of being in absolute need of Allah is one of the most essential states of servitude [‘ubudiyyah]. It has been described to be its reality and crux. Allah says, ‘O mankind! It is you who stand in need of Allah whereas Allah is the Rich, the Praise-worthy [al-Ghani,...

The Monster Atomic Bomb

On the morning of 30 October 1961, a Soviet Tu-95 bomber took off from Olenya airfield in the Kola Peninsula in the far north of Russia. The Tu-95 was a specially modified version of a type that had come into service a few years earlier; a huge, swept-wing, four-engined monster...

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...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Dear brothers and sisters, Nobody on earth can love you more than our parents. Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving. No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a parent’s love. Our parents as a team provided for...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Dear brothers and sisters, Being truthful is one of the necessities of a human society, whilst lying is one of the most evil features of bad conduct, and the cause of the destruction of social structure and ties. But lying is an easy way to boost our status at work,...

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well so are we. The US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel follows the ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas by Myanmar army. Sounds of Dhaka’s diplomatic footsteps are being heard on the corridors of the United Nations....

Exhibition Breath, Gesture and Light

October Gallery presents a new solo exhibition by master calligrapher, Hassan Massoudy. This is his second solo exhibition at the gallery. Hassan Massoudy is an artist for whom the word itself remains the most sublime creative force. His work features the texts of a diverse range of writers and poets. A...

I Had a Quest Within Darrick Abdul-hakim

My name is Darrick Abdul-hakim. I am a 20-year-old Muslim brother living in the United States. I currently attend Cupertino University, which wont be for long since I am transferring to a University that suits my major in more malaise. I major in Old Hebraic and Arabian Literature and History....

How ‘Big Cyclones’ Can Help Us

Given its location on the Atlantic seaboard of North America, Maine is no stranger to seasonal storms. I’ve lived through multiple hurricanes and a historic ice storm that paralysed my home state for weeks. In November, however, around 484,000 residents in Maine – nearly two-thirds of the state – were left in...

Climate Change Might Steal Nutrients from Food Crops

2017 was a good year for worrying about nutrient losses that might come with a changing climate. The idea that surging carbon dioxide levels could stealthily render some major crops less nutritious has long been percolating in plant research circles. “It’s literally a 25-year story, but it has come to...

Nasa’s Plan to Save Earth from a Supervolcano

Lying beneath the tranquil settings of Yellowstone National Park in the US lies an enormous magma chamber. It’s responsible for the geysers and hot springs that define the area, but for scientists at Nasa, it’s also one of the greatest natural threats to human civilisation as we know it: a...

The World of Circular Design

We live in a world full of waste but what if the products we used were all repackaged or resold when they needed to be replaced? Welcome to the circular economy. The circular economy Waste is a huge problem. In December 2017 plastic in our oceans was dubbed a “planetary crisis” by...

A Split Town

Step into the Haskell Library and you’d easily mistake it for a typical small-town American library. Sure, it’s a bit more elegant, with original woodwork from 1905 and upholstered reading chairs but, still, a library like any other. Soon, though, questions nag. Why do the librarians toggle effortlessly between English and French?...