A miscarriage of justice

A little over a year after being charged with assault and torture of 11-year old domestic worker Mahfuja Akhter Happy, cricketer Shahadat Hossain and...

When the next flood comes will we be better prepared?

Dam after dam gave in to the unseasonably early rainfall in the Haor area (a floodplain depression in the Northeastern region) of Bangladesh. Desperate...

International men’s day celebration and Kolkata

It was like any other day as I turned my laptop on and started checking the mails of the day without expecting anything other...

DGFI helped militant group Huji form political party

WikiLeaks has been publishing the secret US documents for the last few years. The documents also include a number of Dhaka embassy telegrams sent...

Tasmina, the daughter of Bangladesh’s village, with a strong will, has conquered the world

The Tasminas of Obaidul of Chaksul (Shankarpur) village in Dhamirhat upazila of Naogaon district Tasamina is our daughter, a daughter of an uncharted village, defeated...

9 Stages of a Bengali’s life in Bangalore

  Stage 1 – Getting ready – A month to launch date You just scored that dream job in Bangalore. Your proud parents have booked your...

My Hypnotic And Magical Encounter With West Bengal

We had finally packed our stuff with our winter clothes, warmers and the stuff we thought we might require. We were driven via a...

Thrifty eating in the City- An eat-all-you-can date!

Two doctors and a psychologist- what does this equation add up to? Well, in any other part of the world, under any other circumstances,...

Bangladesh Must Stop its Descent into ISIS Hell!

Early steps towards a theocracy: Changes in the Constitution of Bangladesh 1972 Constitution Preamble – Pledging that the high ideals of nationalism, socialism, democracy and secularism,...

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