Archive for November, 2012

Nay to Hay?

November 29, 2012
Mridul Chowdhury
Nay to Hay?

The recent Hay Festival in Dhaka was a rare treat in many ways. Meeting some of the South Asian literary luminaries was a delight as expected, but meeting the ‘protesters’ of the Dhaka Hay Festival added a dimension to my experience that I was not prepared for.
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An illusory comfort

November 28, 2012
Irfan Chowdhury
An illusory comfort

How much is a life worth? Not much, if you happen to be in a developing over-populated region, where high unemployment pushes citizens, specially the unskilled and lowly skilled, to accept any jobs ignoring the perils embodied in these jobs.
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