Archive for March, 2018

Priyabhashini: a tribute to an icon of courage

Priyabhashini: a tribute to an icon of courage

Ferdousi Priyabhashini, she knew why caged birds sing. The grace, courage and simplicity with which she conducted her life left a legacy for the new generation, particularly for young women to draw inspiration from, writes Dipa Mahbuba Yasmin. An indomitable-fighting spirit, a woman, a survivor of unspeakable torture, an artist, and an inspiration – one Priyabhashini! Two eyes coated in […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Nindito Nondon: the defamed domain

Nindito Nondon: the defamed domain

Ferdousi Priyabhashini has left this world earlier this month. Her autobiographical work Nindito Nondon (2014) opens a window to a time of turmoil and turbulence. Priyabhashini’s life, her fearless but humble narrative is a source of strength for women in Bangldesh, reviews Nahid Riyasad She is arguably one of the finest sculptors in Bangladesh, she is also the first women […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture
She was a dreamer !

She was a dreamer !

Ferdousi Priyabhashini embodied courage. She knew how to dream in the time of crisis. Young minds today write a few words in remembrance of the woman warrior she was. Tasnuva Tasnim South Point School and College Ferdousi Priyabhashini is one of the renowned female sculptors of Bangladesh. She won many awards and did many exhibitions showcasing her beautiful works. Her  […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
Gender discrimination in economic sector

Gender discrimination in economic sector

Men and women, even if they work the same, women have to be paid less. If the payment issue is solved, people shall raise questions about a woman’s qualifications, their integrity to family responsibilities, their way of riding up the ladder! Nasrin Humayra sheds light on the issue from her personal observations. Earlier this month, we have celebrated International Women’s […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Campus Newss..!

Campus Newss..!

Gono University On Saturday, March 17, Brinta a voluntary organisation of Gono University  held a candlelight vigil for the victims of US Bangla plane crash. Sahbagh: On Sunday, March 18, students of different ethnic communities under the banner of Student Movement against Ethnic Violence organised a rally at Shahbagh, Dhaka demanding justice for Chalesh Richil, a victim of extra-judicial killing. […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
International Francophonie Day 2018

International Francophonie Day 2018

Language is a major barrier when it comes to discovering new culture, it is also the easiest way to learn and enjoy another culture. Alliance Française de Dhaka has marked the International Francophonie Day on their premises with extensive ranges of programmes. The aim was to create a bond between two cultures through language. Jabir Misbah shares his experience with […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Experience
BLACK OPS III

BLACK OPS III

GAME REVIEW By Sameer Mohammad Mubeen Call of Duty has always been one of the biggest names in the gaming industry. With different studios working on the game with a three year development process, Treyarch’s Black Ops games have always been Call of Duty’s oddballs. Black Ops 3 has followed a similar path into a futuristic sci-fi world which offers […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
ED Sheeran:  perfectly ‘perfect’

ED Sheeran: perfectly ‘perfect’

SONG REVIEW By Taiyeba Hossain Talking of pop music, Ed Sheeran’s name can never go unnoticed and is very much present in our minds. He has been a constant hit in the field of pop music lately and since his first release, lots of awards have come his way for the amazing work. ED has presented us with tracks not […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Ragging: the crooked comedy in campus

Ragging: the crooked comedy in campus

Ragging is still there. Is it a result of the failure of the university administration, or a manifestation of a larger systematic problem in our higher education? Talking to many students, faculties and university authorities, Nahid Riyasad scrutinises different aspects of ragging.  The pervasive practice of ragging in the public universities of Bangladesh is neither new, nor unreported. Isolated incidents […]

March 18, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
A timely review of a brief history of time

A timely review of a brief history of time

Last week, we have lost Stephen Hawking, arguably the brightest scientific mind in the post Einstein era. His book, A Brief History of Time (1988) has revolutionised our understanding of origin and the probable end of the universe. Jabir Misbah reviews the book in memory of the great departed mind.   How lucky do you think humans are? By a matter […]

March 18, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Book Club