After years of antagonism on the nuclear issue between Iran on the one hand and the West (five Permanent Members of the Security Council (P5) + Germany)
- Comment 6
This year’s Nobel Award in Literature, no doubt, points to a shift for the Swedish Academy. Was it a change of heart? May be; or perhaps, they decided to go off the script for a realistic change.
- Comment 8
“East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet” is a famous line from Rudyard Kipling‘s poem the ‘The Ballad of East and West’. I was frequently quoted this line in my youth, whenever I tried to emulate western lifestyles.
- Comment 4
“Man, they rebuked me in Bangladesh!” I was sitting in the kitchen at the school where I am an instructor. I was reading to my colleagues from the many comments I had received for my last piece of writing.
- Comment 25
I have read, with great interest, of the arguments for and against inclusion of ‘Bismillah’ in the Constitution of Bangladesh. It got me thinking. I know a wonderful mild-mannered man. He is wise and grandfatherly. This friend of mine is at peace with himself, and to be in his presence is to experience joy.
- Comment 6
There is an increasing demand for making this world smaller and of late, the buzz word ‘globalisation’ is becoming ever so popular. While I subscribe fully to the core idea of globalisation, I am tempted to further the discussion by referring to some of my personal observations.