Araf Momen Aka

Of mortality and unlearnt lessons: A follow-up

The fire gutted nearly every shop in the beloved shopping complex among Dhaka residents for the multitude of thrift clothing shops.

1y ago

The forgotten people of our wetlands

There is something surreal about Bangladesh’s wetlands. Miles of beautiful scenery, of sparkling shallow waters surrounding patches of land full of greenery.

2y ago

The expendable lives of our blue-collar workers

On May 1 the world celebrated the contributions of workers to societies especially to the economic growth of nations. Yet news reports on May 5 (The Daily Star) described the dire state of workers in Bangladesh’s informal sector as a result of the economic fallout of the pandemic. Sadly they were not in such a great state before the pandemic either.

3y ago

Sins against our rivers

Since childhood, we as Bangladeshis are sung many moving tales of how naturally blessed our country is with its multitude of rivers and other waterbodies.

3y ago

Cheap marketing tactics only hurt the brand

Bangladesh is an ever-growing hub of business. We see businesses of every kind—from e-commerce businesses such as online shopping

3y ago

How far can humanity go into the outer space?

NASA has released a significant amount of footage, video feeds with audio, and reports on the operation of its Perseverance rover since its landing on Mars on February 18, 2021.

3y ago

Time to find better alternatives to tobacco farming

Tobacco farming was introduced to Bangladesh in the mid-1960s in the Teesta silt of the Rangpur region, where tobacco was cultivated on soil meant for growing food crops.

3y ago

Time for a radical rethinking of our education system

In order to ensure a sufficient pool of qualified people in a nation, it is necessary to have an up-to-date education system that is on a par with the demands of the global economy.

3y ago
April 4, 2023
April 4, 2023

Of mortality and unlearnt lessons: A follow-up

The fire gutted nearly every shop in the beloved shopping complex among Dhaka residents for the multitude of thrift clothing shops.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

The forgotten people of our wetlands

There is something surreal about Bangladesh’s wetlands. Miles of beautiful scenery, of sparkling shallow waters surrounding patches of land full of greenery.

May 23, 2021
May 23, 2021

The expendable lives of our blue-collar workers

On May 1 the world celebrated the contributions of workers to societies especially to the economic growth of nations. Yet news reports on May 5 (The Daily Star) described the dire state of workers in Bangladesh’s informal sector as a result of the economic fallout of the pandemic. Sadly they were not in such a great state before the pandemic either.

April 12, 2021
April 12, 2021

Sins against our rivers

Since childhood, we as Bangladeshis are sung many moving tales of how naturally blessed our country is with its multitude of rivers and other waterbodies.

March 20, 2021
March 20, 2021

Cheap marketing tactics only hurt the brand

Bangladesh is an ever-growing hub of business. We see businesses of every kind—from e-commerce businesses such as online shopping

February 27, 2021
February 27, 2021

How far can humanity go into the outer space?

NASA has released a significant amount of footage, video feeds with audio, and reports on the operation of its Perseverance rover since its landing on Mars on February 18, 2021.

February 23, 2021
February 23, 2021

Time to find better alternatives to tobacco farming

Tobacco farming was introduced to Bangladesh in the mid-1960s in the Teesta silt of the Rangpur region, where tobacco was cultivated on soil meant for growing food crops.

February 18, 2021
February 18, 2021

Time for a radical rethinking of our education system

In order to ensure a sufficient pool of qualified people in a nation, it is necessary to have an up-to-date education system that is on a par with the demands of the global economy.

September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020

Parental overprotection: Why is it not questioned?

The policy of protectionism is loosely referred to as the policy where an entity of higher authority, whether it is a guardian or the government of a state, closely monitors and controls another entity.

June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020

Documentaries and How to Make Sense of Them

Documentaries are cool. You know what's cooler? Proper, well-researched documentaries.

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