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Helping others to help yourself

Helping others to help yourself

Once Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had rightly said: ‘The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others’. There is hardly any greater happiness than making a deprived soul smile with a service provided which involves no self-interest, which is conceptually defined as ‘Volunteerism.’…

September 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
No VAT on education: the youth speaks

No VAT on education: the youth speaks

In a time when it had seemed that Bangladeshi people lived in a society that is marked with isolation and indifference to such an extent that people no longer seemed able to come together to stand for what they believed…

September 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Where to hang out

Where to hang out

When was the last time you hung out with your friends at some place other than a restaurant? A lot of us would have a hard time answering that question…

September 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Scent of democracy

Scent of democracy

Bangladesh has witnessed a general election on January 5 last year where voters could not cast a single vote in more than half of the constituencies, and questions are asked on the practice of democracy in the country on TV talk shows and print media frequently…

August 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
No job or low pay?

No job or low pay?

Mahbub Shaheen, a master’s student of Geography Department of University of Dhaka had laid on the railway track near Khilgaon crossing in the capital on June 3 last year…

August 23, 2015 · 2 comments · Cover
Social reformers

Social reformers

A label can be a dangerous thing. No, this label is not the kind that you find glued on your mineral water bottle or on your favourite pack of cookies…

August 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Less assurance, more words

Less assurance, more words

The government’s initiative to amend the National Youth Policy in Bangladesh with massive changes in priority comes with many promises that are yet to see light of the day…

August 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Facing the music

Facing the music

Frank Vincent Zappa, a famous American musician, once attempted to define ‘underground’ music by saying ‘the mainstream comes to you, but you have to go to the underground…

August 2, 2015 · 2 comments · Cover
Betting on yourself

Betting on yourself

Even if you were on a payroll of 50,000 takas on an average per month in a corporate job in Bangladesh, which is very less likely given the low starting salary for fresh graduates, it would take you 16 years of hard work to simply earn Tk 1 crore…

July 26, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Broken link

Broken link

Sarwar Kabir of Seven Nation Army (7NA) is one of the finest strikers the underground football scene has to offer. A passionate football player combined with his stamina, Kabir is a prized possession of his team…

July 12, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover