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To kill a February dream

“We must not impose restrictions on knowledge in the name of religion”

 

John Milton in Areopagitica wrote, “Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.”

His view is not solitary. In the world of literature, there are countless numbers of epigraphs- authors inscribing what they desire to […]

By |February 3rd, 2019|Bangladesh, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, Society|0 Comments

None above the law

In February 2012 Chris Huhne the then energy secretary of the United Kingdom had to resign after learning he will be charged with perverting the course of justice over a 2003 speeding case despite claiming he was innocent.

The allegation was that nearly a decade ago between March and May 2003 he had committed a speeding […]

By |January 10th, 2019|Activism, Bangladesh, Personality, Politics, Society|0 Comments

Sayed Ashradul Islam: A leader worth remembering

“Sayed Asharaf may have stopped the forces of communalism from taking over”
 

Awami League is a party of the mavericks. Yet, only a handful of them despite not becoming the party chief or head of the government have earned the status of the party legends.

Among these chosen few are Sayed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmed, Captain Mansur […]

BREAST, Break Taboo. Edited by: Dr. Faisal Bin Salah

Breast cancer is an important health issue. There is no sentence which can
describe the dangerous aspect of it.

By |December 30th, 2018|Health, Women|1 Comment

A red dot

The second I pressed “send” button on Facebook messenger, a box popped up on my smartphone screen saying, “send failed, this person isn’t available right now.” I repeated the action a couple of times and got the same result. When I returned to the main interface of the app, a red dot, an exclamation mark […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Literature|0 Comments

A beautiful hell

During the silence of the sound
The sky was overcast with cloud
Suddenly, a rain drop fell
On a lively beautiful hell
People were busy with their own works
Enjoying their promises and hugs
Nobody was there to care
Crime and sin, everything was fair

Everyone was alive there
But without any life, without any care
No one knew where to go
Everyone knew just what […]

By |December 23rd, 2018|poem|1 Comment

Divulge Truth over Falsehood and Deceit on the Political Career of Mrs. Khaleda Zia

Shabbir Ahmed

A new biography of Mrs. Khaleda Zia titled, “Begum Khaleda Zia: Her Life, Her Story” was written by a journalist named Mr. Mahfuz Ullah. In the unveiling ceremony of the book, a few notables commented on the sacrifices and achievements of Mrs. Zia. I watched and read comments of some of these remarkable individuals, […]

By |November 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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