The coronavirus pandemic has bluntly exposed how a large number of people across the world are susceptible to health and economic shocks.
Throughout the world, governments of various countries are taking extraordinary measures to deal with the crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imagine a 187-feet tall tower with a 55-tonne steel dome on top. At first, it seems like a structure from a future base on the planet Mars. But the Wardenclyffe Tower is not an abstraction from the...
Nothing is more useful than water. Ironically, hardly anything can be obtained in exchange for water.
An episode in UNICEF Bangla-desh’s popular cartoon Meena, the protagonist’s cousin Rita, a 15-year-old girl receives a proposal to marry the village shopkeeper’s son.
In Satyajit Ray’s 1980 dystopian film “Hirok Rajar Deshe” (Kingdom of Diamonds), the king used several measures, such as high taxes, forced labour and brain-washing, to maintain a stranglehold on...
It was his last semester before graduation. Yet Ernesto Guevara decided to postpone the completion of his medical degree, and instead embarked on an audacious adventure.
A woman is seen squatting on the ground in front of a large pile of garbage. She is holding a baby whose face appears over her shoulder.
Let us do an exercise. Clench your fist, and then gently loosen your fingers a little.
Interest rate is a much-talked-about issue as far as savings and investment are concerned.