M. Sophia Newman

Eid in Dhaka, a city I love

July 29, 2014
Eid in Dhaka, a city I love

Ramadan is over, and Eid-ul-Fitr is here again. Among all holidays, I think this might be the best. It involves feasting in new clothes, which of course is to be relished. Read more »

Cinema and literacy

July 28, 2014
By Nadia Chowdhury
Cinema and literacy

Let it be known to all and sundry, I am a cinema enthusiast.

Ever since my childhood, Madhuri Dixit’s swinging hips and Salman Khan’s flexing abs Read more »

Rape: The male perspective

July 27, 2014
By Shudha Chowdhury
Rape: The male perspective

The topic of rape is a taboo and hardly ever spoken about in family settings in Bangladesh, and even in those rare situations when it is talked about, people almost exclusively refer to women being raped by men. Read more »

The warrior is gone

July 26, 2014
By Afsan Chowdhury
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The warrior is gone

Our friend, colleague and steadfast believer in her own causes, Baby Maudud, (Baby Apa to all) passed away on Friday after a long battle with cancer. Baby Apa had battled all her life against many foes. Read more »

Rent seekers, is the world your oyster?

July 26, 2014
By Irfan Chowdhury
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Rent seekers, is the world your oyster?

Unsure of the situation, when faced with the prospect of getting educated to earn a living, many of us chose to sail out of the country Read more »

Post Rana Plaza: A failed system of accountability

July 23, 2014
By Anu Muhammad
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Post Rana Plaza: A failed system of accountability

We are facing another 24 of the month, horrific day for the garment workers in Bangladesh. Fifteen months have passed after Rana Plaza disaster that housed five garments factories, killed 1135 and injured thousands Read more »

Boom!

July 22, 2014
By Ishrat Firdousi
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Boom!

In 1971, Syed Mahbub Ali was a 20-year-old student and jobholder who lived in Dhaka city. This is his story of the war year. Read more »

Geologically justified maritime boundary

July 21, 2014
By Md. Khalequzzaman
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Geologically justified maritime boundary

The UN’s Permanent Court of Arbitration (UN PCA) based in Hague, the Netherlands, recently delivered its judgment on delimitation of maritime boundary between India and Bangladesh. Read more »

Overseas employment: Domestic linkages

July 20, 2014
By M A Taslim
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Overseas employment: Domestic linkages

Temporary movement of labour abroad for employment is a relatively new phenomenon in Bangladesh. It started a few years after the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent country on a modest scale. Read more »

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