Sudhirendar SharmaWhether public anger as righteous indignation gets addressed by timely policies or continues to get weaponized by populist politics as tribal energy will determine the future course of the society.In this world that is fast turning emotionless and timeless,…
Twenty students from Sylhet successfully completed the rigorous U.S.-funded two-year Access Program, strengthening their English language
Eric Weiner’s love for trains can be termed infectious, as he takes reader on a journey to places that bear testimonies to timeless philosophical wisdom.
Autism expert and Shuchona Foundation Chair Saima Wazed Hossain Friday announced the publication of “Pracheer Periye.”
The book contains 25 sub-headings starting with “Spread of Coronavirus: Are we prepared?” and ends at “Escaping Pandora’s Box of Acceleration of Pandemics”.
Sudhirendar Sharma I recall how scheming we were in our younger days to send gullible on a ‘fool’s errand’ to mark April 1, the most light-hearted day of the year when playing pranks and trying to get people to believe…
Language Movement veteran and journalist Yusuf Kalu passed away at a hospital in Barishal on Monday due to old age complications. He was 91.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday inaugurated the Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2021, a yearly event of booklovers and publishers, in the capital.
For the generation riding on social media bubble, being on a high seems their ultimate goal with any consequences therefrom being of little consequence.
The extinction of one million species feels rather abstract. We do not know how to speak of the scale of such extinction, except as a mere number: one million!
Bangladesh Embassy in Paris and Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to UNESCO have unveiled a book titled “The Historic 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: A World Documentary Heritage.”
Really think, on how to avoid both reading and watching news for a happier, calmer, and wiser life.
Sudhirendar Sharma Spotting dung (gobar) in the streets reminds me of political philosopher Jeremy Waldron who said ‘things are not quite as they seem’, which provides me with an illuminating example of what the bovine of the world drops first…
Dhaka, Feb 4 – Twenty-one eminent personalities will get the country’s second-highest civilian award, the Ekushey Padak, this year in recognition of their contributions to various fields.
Delhi may have been slowly forgetting its past but the Ridge, the green lungs of the sprawling megapolis remain living fossils in the history of its making.
Sudhirendar Sharma That the populist image-building force has developed into an instrument of coercion isn’t the concern of the large majority. Francis Fukuyama had professed that the post-war evolution of mankind will spur the ideological universalization of liberal democracy. In…
Dhaka, Jan 03 –Eminent novelist Rabeya Khatun passed away in the city on Sunday at the age of 85. According to her family sources, Rabeya Khatun breathed her last at her Banani residence due to old-age complications.
M Zahidul Haque PERHAPS an ordinary villager in Bangladesh never knew or used to an English word ‘Lockdown’. Well, with the invasion of coronavirus the word ‘lockdown’ become popular among the people not only in Bangladesh but the world over.…
Sudhirendar Sharma De-growth can help people engage life journeys with patience and compassion, rather than investing in material acquisitions to escape the daily quota of pain, sadness and frustration. Epidemics have happened in the past but the speed and scope…
Sudhirendar Sharma Our taste for ignorance is a strategic tool for autocracies, a drug spurring mindless consumerism and turning crucial profit.
Sudhirendar Sharma Literature has stayed aloof in generating environmental consciousness, leading to inter-generational disconnect in transferring the subtleties of inter-dependence on nature and myriad other life forms.
Sudhirendar Sharma The poor are at the receiving end of a systemic malaise triggered by cocktail of all pervasive religious fanaticism, rampant corruption, sustained ignorance, and a frenzied media.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday unveiled the cover of a book titled “Sheikh Mujib: A Nation’s Father”.
Sudhirendar Sharma This study busts the persistent myths about colonialism, also detailing how many Britons turned against their empire’s endless oppression.
Sudhirendar Sharma Dara was a great unifier of religions and essayed his brand of religious liberalism at a time when orthodox Sunni faith was on its ascendancy.
Dhaka, Sept 10 – The High Court on Thursday stayed the decision of Copyright Office Bangladesh for one month that gave the copyright of 260 Masud Rana books and 50 books of Kuasha series to Sheikh Abdul Hakim.
Sudhirendar SharmaWater future is in the hands of an archaic water sector, predominantly under government control, and afflicted by business-as-usual approach.Cape Town achieved ‘Day Zero’ not too long ago, sending alarm bells ringing across the urbane world to set in…
Sudhirendar Sharma It is not the distance but the approach that creates a connection of convenience between shades of insecurities and vulnerabilities. Hold it tight. The rickshaw ride could turn unruly as it meanders through the underbelly of an unalike…
Sudhirendar Sharma National chauvinism does not go very far – even where it goes it only acts as a delusive will-o’-the wisp.
Sudhirendar Sharma No contemporary poet has been capable of engineering thoughts on social awakening through poetic lyricism. Such has been its lyrical contemporariness that ‘main zindagi ka saath nibhata chala gaya’ has been taken to heart by even the millennial…