Religious dress code and Islam

A. Rahman | 31st Jul 2014

There had recently been a strong surge of presumed religiosity or, more accurately, mimicking of religiosity and religious dress code among ...

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NASA and future Mars mission

Zeenat Khan | 30th Jul 2014

July 20, 2014 has marked the 45th anniversary of the first moon-walk. “It was 45 years ago that Neil Armstrong took the small step onto th...

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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, whi...

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Cinema and literacy

Nadia Chowdhury Kahn | 28th Jul 2014

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...

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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 tal...

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The warrior is gone

Afsan Chowdhury | 26th Jul 2014

Our friend, colleague and steadfast believer in her own causes, Baby Maudud, (Baby Apa to all) passed away on Friday after a long battle wit...

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