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Hatirjheel: A City Respite

One of the pleasures of my daily commute to work is experiencing the lakefront at Hatirjheel.

'Hypocrite reader – my twin – my brother!'

Qatar's hosting of the FIFA World Cup has created a storm of controversy in Western media

Spending All for Nothing

Education abroad does not always come with golden opportunities

Leave private universities out of BCL politics

The private universities are doing just fine without the presence of partisan politics.

Plagiarism: A menace in the academic world

Our universities were mostly designed as teaching universities. Even many of our iconic professors are not good researchers.

Suicide prevention must embrace nuances and complexities

Suicide is a complex issue that requires institutionalised, therapeutic interventions to save lives, and stand by those who need support for their mental health condition.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Hatirjheel: A City Respite

One of the pleasures of my daily commute to work is experiencing the lakefront at Hatirjheel.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

'Hypocrite reader – my twin – my brother!'

Qatar's hosting of the FIFA World Cup has created a storm of controversy in Western media

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Spending All for Nothing

Education abroad does not always come with golden opportunities

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

Questioning the questions

We live in an intolerant time where everything is suspected.

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

How reality could imitate representation

The simple fact is that not all teachers and students have the empathy to accommodate people with different abilities.

October 28, 2022
October 28, 2022

Something is rotten in the state of things

The irony is, the top bureaucrats, who fail to secure our national interests, have no qualms in claiming the larger share of the development pie for themselves.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Walking in the city

The stories come alive when you walk in the city and meet the faces that form the mass.

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

University ranking announcement and the morning after

The oldest private university in Bangladesh is giving its oldest public university a run for its money.

October 7, 2022
October 7, 2022

Is it too easy to become a professor in Bangladesh?

The academic rank diagram needs to look like a pyramid where few professors are located at the apex.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

To kill a mocking monster

What prompted those devoted pilgrims in Panchagarh to ride an overcrowded boat and join a death march on the Korotoa River?