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Discouraging education?

Discouraging education?

Bangladesh looks all set to endure yet another major hiccup due to the policymaking of the government, in the form of a 7.5 per cent value-added tax (VAT) that is going to be imposed from this fiscal year on several sectors of education including…

July 5, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
A space to start

A space to start

Youth are taking more commendable and altruistic ventures than ever now-a-days. Not only are they determined to set up brilliant entrepreneurial ventures but also bent on alleviating the hassles encountered by start-ups and freelancers in course of doing business by providing them with a co-working space…

June 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Forbidden knowledge?

Forbidden knowledge?

Sex education is still considered a negative term by most parents, students and even teachers in the context of Bangladesh. Although the government has already introduced sex education formally in textbooks for school going…

June 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Embarking on digital promotion

Embarking on digital promotion

The executive chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt had recently said that soon internet would transcend the world in such ways and be an integrated part of how all things are done to such degrees that the internet will become ‘invisible’, like the air we breathe, which is present everywhere…

June 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Lost in time

Lost in time

Tanjida Islam was admitted into Psychology department of Eden College under National University in 2009-10 session…

June 7, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Fault lines in group

Fault lines in group

The real world works in teams. Whether one is a doctor, chef or a musician – it usually takes a team of people to get an end product…

May 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Changing waves

Changing waves

Society works in funny ways. Although women have traditionally been raising men as mothers, and then also braising them as wives (in most cases); once women step outside of the four walls, many men start entertaining the funny notion that women…

May 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Broadening horizons

Broadening horizons

Sumaiya often gets to the root of deep-seated causes that prompt a criminal to commit a crime. ‘Understanding criminal minds is crucial to the prevention of the heinous crimes Bangladesh is engulfed with,’ opines Sumaiya Iqbal, a second year undergraduate student of Department of Criminology at the University of Dhaka (DU)…

May 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
So much for a corner

So much for a corner

Dorm life is often considered as the stepping stone to adulthood and independence from being in the shadows of one’s parents…

May 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Silent revolutionaries

Silent revolutionaries

Amid all the noise of the endless failures that Bangladeshis collectively have piled up through incessant honking on streets, lousy political speeches and the ruckus created in the name of political order, it is quite easy to miss the sound of the noiseless revolution…

May 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Cover