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Modern death traps

Modern death traps

In the aftermath of the tragic death of two students of Jahangirnagar University, Tasnia Ahmed expresses her grave concern about the high incidence of death from road accidents in Bangladesh.

June 18, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Hypocrisy in Ramadan

Hypocrisy in Ramadan

Dristy Rahman’s satirical take on the disjuncture between the values and practice of Ramadan.

June 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
The plight of the third gender

The plight of the third gender

Sabiha Anjum writes about the plight of the third gender.

June 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Disney’s discrimination

Disney’s discrimination

Dristy Rahman deconstructs the mythic reality that Disney represents.

May 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
The inglorious stigma!

The inglorious stigma!

No matter what excuse you give for raping someone, it won’t change the fact that the victim didn’t concur to it, writes Dristy Rahman.

May 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Being a teenager

Being a teenager

Riasat Raihan writes about the general circumstances of teenager’s life

May 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Time to work for workers

Time to work for workers

To many of us May Day is nothing but another holiday. But we should not forget that people someday fought and sacrificed their lives for dignities and rights we enjoy today, writes Samia Sultana Lira.

May 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
The ‘Cinderella Man’ and hope for the nation

The ‘Cinderella Man’ and hope for the nation

When we idolise Masharafe as our celebrity cricket icon, should we cherish their hard working nature and iron like determination in life or our admirations are just rhetorical? Asks Enamul Haque.

April 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Pahela Baishakh in its glory

Pahela Baishakh in its glory

The celebration of Pahela Baishakh has long been a target for extremists. At the same time both urban and rural people love to observe this day with traditional festivity. Samia Sultana Lira writes about this friction prevailing in our society….

April 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Hurrah we have won the game!

Hurrah we have won the game!

Although our playgrounds are disappearing day by day and technologies are snatching the leisure time of our young people, still sports have a certain appeal for them. National cricket nurtures a solidarity that cut across social class and gender divides. It is not uncommon to find colleagues at offices crowding the tv setting aside the office hierarchy. Sports are the […]

April 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak