Essays

In images, the life and times of a history maker

  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman remains, in that very heightened sense of historical perception, the Bengali window to the world. It is a niche he earned long ago, years before the forces of conspiracy, which were but a combination of the Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Rivers of Bangladesh polluted to point of no-return?

  Although this year’s World Environment Day is about eliminating use of plastics, we must not forget the pollution inflicted on country’s dying rivers. With talks about salvaging the Buriganga and other rivers debated on whether they can truly be salvaged Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Art against the Rohingya genocide

  Pablo Picasso had once said that the job of art is not just to enhance the elegance of a room, but it is rather a weapon, which we take to war. He had uttered those words right after completing his Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

University’s Role as the Locus of Knowledge Creation

  Among the total educational institutes of a country, universities play the crucial role in producing skilled human resources. Besides the mission of teaching-learning, the modern universities now have a new identity as the locus of knowledge creation through research in Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

A. K. Chowdhury, valiant Freedom Fighter & Financial Advisor to Mujib Nagar Government passes away

  A. K. Chowdhury FCA, a valiant Freedom Fighter & Adviser to the Interim Mujib Nagar Government 1971, Founder Council Member & Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and Managing Partner of Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

‘Art Against Genocide’ launched Experts call for forging global solidarity to resolve Rohingya crisis

  Cosmos Books’ publication – Art Against Genocide – has received much accolades with people appreciating such artistic depiction of Rohingyas’ plight that should exert pressure on the world community to find a rightful solution to one of the 21st century’s Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Belal Chowdhury: Departure of a good soul

  Belal Chowdhury – our dear Belal Bhai was not among the leading poets of our country, nor was he known to be a riveting intellectual. Nobody could say that he was boisterous during any meeting or chat. But it is Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Poet Belal Chowdhury: A solitary walker

  “Cast a cold eye/ On life on death/ Horseman, pass by/,” wrote W. B. Yeats in his own epitaph. The inscribed words are the last bit of his poem Under Ben Bulben, which later became and is still becoming the Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Ending all forms of violence against children in schools

  (Violence against Children in Education Settings in South Asia: A Desk Review, Published in 2016 by the UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal, Pages: 84)   Schools are the places where children gain knowledge and skills as well as learn Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Promoting the professionalisation of youth work

  (Youth Work in the Commonwealth: A Growth Profession, Published by the Commonwealth Secretariat, 2017, Pages: 275, ISBN (e-book): 978-1-84859-965-9)   Around the world youth work has now become a growth profession. It is rapidly evolving and changing, just like young people. Young Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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