Pratiti Shirin

Remembering Marquez: A personal tribute

April 20, 2014
Remembering Marquez: A personal tribute

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is no more, a writer  I became acquainted with his works quite late. Passing by Shahbagh one day Read more »

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Edward Hadas

An unreliable guide to inequality

April 20, 2014
An unreliable guide to inequality

Thomas Piketty is set to become a star. “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” – the new book from the founder of the Paris School of Economics Read more »

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Yeshim Iqbal

An incredible kind of human

April 18, 2014
An incredible kind of human

They’re all kinds. Most of them are university students, but several have full-time jobs. One makes the best tea you’ve ever tasted Read more »

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Sameer Arshad Khatlani

Don’t treat Indian Muslims as vote banks

April 17, 2014
Don’t treat Indian Muslims as vote banks

Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari’s appeal seeking ’secular votes particularly that of Muslims’ for the Congress nationally and Trinamool Congress Read more »

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Frank Domenico Cipriani

Peeling a banana in a brave new world

April 16, 2014
Peeling a banana in a brave new world

In my living room, sits a golden fruit with black freckles. I peel the fruit and slice it into my morning cereal with milk, as I have done since I was a child. Read more »

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Rabiul H. Zaki

Citizen’s rights, road to and on roads of Dhaka

April 15, 2014
Citizen’s rights, road to and on roads of Dhaka

We often bemoan lack of human rights in Bangladesh. Lack of or absence of people’s power. Individual rights. Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Pahela Baishakh: Beyond kurtas and saris

April 14, 2014
Pahela Baishakh: Beyond kurtas and saris

As another Baishakh arrives, it’s obvious certain things can’t change and our sins can’t be burned away by the season’s rain of flames. Read more »

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Hammad Ali

A dawn of hope

April 14, 2014
A dawn of hope

You know you might have that one friend at work you can always count on to help you, the one you usually take your lunch break with and is probably the only person from work you wouldn’t mind seeing outside of work Read more »

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M. Sophia Newman

To stop violence, grieve like Rwandans

April 12, 2014
To stop violence, grieve like Rwandans

Twenty years ago this week, Rwanda erupted into genocidal violence. Across the hillysub-Saharan nation, members of the Tutsi ethnic minority died Read more »

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