Category: Cover Story

This is the cover story of every month

Seeing the future fearfully -Abu Tahir Mustakim

The fossil record indicates that the average mammal species lasts a million years. By this measure, we have about 700,000 years ahead of us. During this time, even if humanity remained earthbound at just one-tenth of the current world population, a staggering ten trillion people would be born in the...

Hajj a gathering of humanity -Abu Tahir Mustakim

Belief in the Oneness of God is the most fundamental principle of Islam; Prayer-regulates the believer’s relationship with God; Zakah-controls his relations with society; fasting-exercises and strengthens his will: the Hajj- offers Muslims, as one nation, the opportunity to exercise the high principles, values and objectives upon which Islam bases...

Maladies of Dhaka, Jakarta -MA Jalkifal

With global temperature rising and ice sheets melting, which causes sea level to rise, plenty of coastal cities across the world are facing impending risks of flooding, water logging or going underwater. Few islands like Maldives, Togo and deltaic land Bangladesh face crucial challenges. The Indonesian city of Jakarta is...

DU at 100 Milestones Met, Milestones Missed -Wahidul Islam and Zayed Shahnewaz

“What Dhaka University thinks today, the whole country thinks about it the next day”, “people can gather knowledge even by walking through the corridor of Dhaka University”, “Oxford of the East”, etc are some of the most popular compliments Bangladeshis tag on historic seat of higher education which is known...

Global Policing of US Abu Tahir Mustakim

Fifty years is not a long time in the history of the world. But in this period of recent history, the role of the United States has been hotly debated whenever the question of global policing came up. It is not clear what the United States wanted about the liberation...

Dilemma over Different Diets -Zayed Shahnewaz

Nowadays people are talking about different kinds of diets because they are more concerned about their health as Covid-19 pandemic has hammered the whole world. It is true people, particularly those in the service sector, now think more about their workloads and thus eat a lot of processed foods and...

Festivals & Faiths -Fahmida Mehreen

Festivals & Faiths -Fahmida Mehreen

All over the world, festivals — colourful and joyous celebrations — bring people together. There are hundreds of festivals that bring thousands, and even millions of people, together for communal prayers and spiritual enlightenment. Some festivals attract homogenous people while some others heterogeneous communities. There are vibrant parades, bountiful feasts,...