In the dry, evening heat of Bangladesh, a girl visiting from America stands alone on the balcony of her grandmother’s lavish condominium. Located roughly thirty miles north of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s suffocatingly-populated capital, Uttura Model Town – Uttura, for short – has a suburban character. In […]
The Enigma of Rape
Trisha Ahmed and Avijit Roy
The gruesome gang rape and subsequent death of a 23-year-old physiotherapy female student in Delhi has sparked an outpouring of national grief and outrage in India and beyond. According to the case report published in various newspapers, six men, including the bus driver, rode in an otherwise-vacant public […]
Few signs of creation of this universe are still available in the Yellowstone National Park.
We don’t know when this person climbed up and for how long he engrossed into the beauty of the nature. Maybe he had meditated for hours after hours to feel the touch of creation of each granule of the Minerva Terrace; […]
(Are we, the humans, so special that our souls would live forever, and, we have the right to be reckless to nature?)
MOST of us like to believe that we are the best living creature on earth. The religions are based on this idea, where human should dominate the whole living world. This kind of thinking […]
Why Do Leaves/Fruits Change Colors in the Fall?
Did you know where the gorgeous coloring of the leaves in the fall comes from and why nature makes her annual art display in the autumn woods?
The leaves of trees and other plants contain three main pigments: carotene, anthocyanin, and the photosynthetic pigment, chlorophyll, which captures the […]
From the perception of environmentalists Dhaka City will turn into an abandoned city soon unless some preventive measures be adopted immediately. During the last 25 years or so Dhaka city has undergone rapid urbanization in an unplanned manner. Albeit, the process of urbanisation denotes economic development, an unplanned and haphazard development has already made Dhaka […]