Of all visions accessible on this living Earth, no natural sight is more beautiful than a mother and child. If the mother and child are human (no matter what race), they are beautiful.
Amidst so-called civilized society
An uncommon narrative on the tribes’ emotional conflict with changing reality
Presenting the lives of the members of six tribes with exquisite specificity and empathy, White as Milk and Rice places the discerning reader amid the Halakkis, Kanjars, Kurumbas, Marias, Khasis and the Konyaks.
When the Sky poured acid
Innocent people invariably bear the cost of being nature’s custodians at the hands of the colonial design.
Efface bloodstain in Palestine
Trampled under the boots
Of brutal Israeli soldiers!
Their only errand
Is to staining hands
With fresh bloods of-
People and children of Palestine!
Royal Title on Meghan’s Book
Meanwhile, in order to sell her book, Meghan has used her royal title as inscribed on the cover—“The Bench By Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex”.
Raging towards a new light
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,…
Sylhet Pupils complete U.S. Embassy’s English Access Program
Twenty students from Sylhet successfully completed the rigorous U.S.-funded two-year Access Program, strengthening their English language
A joyride through philosophy
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.
‘Pracheer Periye’ publication aired on Autism Awareness Day
Autism expert and Shuchona Foundation Chair Saima Wazed Hossain Friday announced the publication of “Pracheer Periye.”
Coronavirus and Climate Change: Tales of Two Crises
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”.
Even if you can’t take it, you can’t avoid being one
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…
Bangla Language Movement hero Yusuf Kalu passes away
Language Movement veteran and journalist Yusuf Kalu passed away at a hospital in Barishal on Monday due to old age complications. He was 91.
Ekushey Book Fair opens
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday inaugurated the Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2021, a yearly event of booklovers and publishers, in the capital.
Everything one can imagine is real
For the generation riding on social media bubble, being on a high seems their ultimate goal with any consequences therefrom being of little consequence.
Protecting Indigenous Languages is Protecting Biodiversity
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!
Book on Bangabandhu’s March 7 Speech in UN’s official languages
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.”
The News Today, Oh Boy !
Really think, on how to avoid both reading and watching news for a happier, calmer, and wiser life.
The making of a gobar country
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…
21 named for Ekushey Padak
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.
The landscape of contradictory impulses
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.
Illusion of a makeover
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…
Novelist Rabeya Khatun passes away
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.
Corona helped learn new English words
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.…
Resetting the clock to rethink life
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…
Don’t Wanna Know
Sudhirendar Sharma Our taste for ignorance is a strategic tool for autocracies, a drug spurring mindless consumerism and turning crucial profit.
Inside the wilds of curiosity
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.
Mirror to the hellfire
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.
PM unveils book on Bangabandhu
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.
The endearing legacy of the slain prince
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.