Category: Readers Corner

Human brain: A great wonder -Md Din Islam

Once upon a time, in the heart of a bustling city, lived a young boy named Fahim Ashraf. Fahim was not your average 12-year-old. He had a fascination with the human brain that was unparalleled. He spent hours reading books, watching documentaries, and even attending local university lectures about neuroscience....

Exit the Void -MSF Sadib

She peered through the waiting room’s window. The window frame was dented. The shallow steel created an all-over hollow punch impression. With a voracious appetite, pitch darkness had engulfed the entire place. Zobaida bit her lips with teething anticipation. It had occurred again—an agonizing numbness. She contained the urge to...

The Flame Within -Md Din Islam

In the heart of a bustling city, where the cacophony of life drowned out dreams, lived a boy named Masud. His parents had left this world too soon, leaving behind an empty home and a void that seemed insurmountable. But within Masud, a flame flickered—a determination to rise above his...

Exam Nightmare -Tanzila Hosna Alam

It was 3:00 a.m. Anika’s vision became blurry, and her head felt as heavy as lead. Miserably, she flipped through the pages of her “Electronics” book; she had a very important exam the next day. She tried hard to concentrate, but the words and numbers no longer made any sense...

Essentials of Travelling -Fahmida Mehreen

Travelling is one of the best ways to explore the world, take a break from the daily hubbub of life, and make memories with loved ones. As exciting as travelling can be, it calls for some pre-workup. Like every other assignment or presentation you do, you need to spend some...

Colorful Lights -Maream Binte Mostafiz

Nadir is packing his bags. The day has finally come. All the trauma, agony, and suffering are finally about to end. “Nadir, your parents are here,” says someone. Nadir quickly picks up his bags and leaves the room. He breaks down the stairs and moves towards the big, black gate....

Neverland -MSF Sadib

Under the scorching heat, those book covers looked like an anonymous dry blank page. In the heart of Purana Paltan, there are some baggy old bookshops. With their ragged old pages stood the shop owners. Curious eyes with busy, long strides rolled down their lashes as they walked past the...

Fifteen Days MSF Sadib

Through the gaps in the bushes, the wind blows over black water that looks like tar. Green Bhatiali crawled unknowingly along the shadow of watery nightmares, like the piss of a newborn child’s subconscious. Sattar had been staring at his shadow in the water with sleepless eyes since last night....

The Octogenarian Labib Ahsan

That was the most outcast period of my life, in my opinion. The air around me was filled with buffeted wind. I hadn’t taken a breath of fresh air in a long time. Thousands of layers of complexity engulfed me completely. My life stood beside a vivid pit of darkness....

Along The Walls -Msf Sadib

If you look carefully at the small shadow of the shabby little house at the end of Jhill Par road, which gets cast upon on a bright sunny day from the Majia Monjil building. The building itself is endowed with disgusted moss invested walls that roars the most feeble sound...

Evening Again MSF Sadib

“These evenings make me feel too detached Rusell”, said Sharif in a gloomy tone. I remained silent. I didn’t have the audacity to extend his words further on. Those sort of philosophical thoughts frequently arises in this friend of mine. We hangout a day of the week at this place...

Being A Modern-Day Teacher – Fahmida Mehreen

Being A Modern-Day Teacher – Fahmida Mehreen

Education according to bookish definition means, “The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university.” However, in practical terms, education has a vast meaning. Education helps a person shape his or her life from early childhood to till his or her last days. There are...

The Protector

The Protector | Fahmida Mehreen

“You have none apart from Allah, as a protector and helper.” [Al-Qur’an; 2:107] Would it not be great if we had a life without worry, without pain, without anything but happiness and bliss, where all our wishes and requests shall be fulfilled? Well, that is what waits for the blessed...

Emotions and Us Kazi Falguni Eshita

Anger, joy, or sadness: These emotions are always part of life, especially for a female. Is it always wise to show your emotions?  Or is it better to conceal them? Anger is the most destructive force of them all. You should never take important decisions while angry; because that might...

The School to Prison Pipeline and #IStandWithAhmed -Margari Aziza Hill

When 14-year-old Sudanese American Muslim Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, he thought he was going to impress his engineering teacher. Another teacher heard the device and reported it to the police. Yet, the school was not evacuated, as is standard procedure in...