Star Diary

Star Diary

STAR DIARY

I was walking home from university a few days ago when I had an interesting thought. I'm a student of Dhaka University. Unlike many other students, we are blessed with a spacious campus and lush greenery. Despite the availability of ample pavements within DU, I was walking on the road. It was a choice—one that I, and many others, make everyday. I realised this was borne out of habit, an involuntary action I

6y ago

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The other day I was going to pick some fruits from our village garden when I saw a few people beating a newt mercilessly.

7y ago

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Every February, I do not let go of the opportunity to revive my love for reading by visiting the Boi Mela. I let my children accompany

7y ago

STAR DIARY / Heavy school bags on delicate shoulders

As the winter vacation comes to an end and it's time for children to head back to school, my 7-year-old son dreads going back to school.

7y ago

A Strong Bond

While people complain of not having good neighbours, I have been very lucky in this business. My next door neighbour to the left is a family of four.

7y ago

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I have always been an avid reader. When smart phones started taking over our lives, I became very agitated finding people around me looking at their phone screens all the time.

7y ago

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Last week, when my car was stuck in traffic on the Kakrail road, I noticed two elderly men and a middle-aged man standing over the crossing in-between the two roads.

7y ago

Star Diary / A few observations and my suggestions

I have stayed 2 long weeks in Dhaka, a week in Rajshahi, and 2 nights in Sylhet - at The Palace Resort, and am returning to Sydney

7y ago

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The other day something funny happened. One of my friends and I were in the elevator of his house where we saw his neighbour loudly talking on phone.

7y ago

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Just a couple of days back, a friend was talking about her “eligible for marriage” sister whom the potential groom's family was about to “see” that evening.

7y ago

Charity for whom?

Every year, our local community serves thousands of needy families with health assistance, food, and toys.

7y ago

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The long road from Banani to Uttara is invariably busy all the time. On a trip to Uttara from Banani, my car stopped at the

7y ago

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An Unusual Encounter

7y ago

Sexist jokes are not funny

These days breaking into a male dominated is not impossible, but staying in it is the real challenge. Gender biases and negative attitudes toward women make it difficult for us to break into male-dominated fields.

7y ago

When will it stop?

A few days ago, I had an incredible experience which is really worth mentioning. My brother did really well in his exam.

7y ago

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The other day while I was in a beauty salon, I found someone just went on a rant to a hair stylist because of her unsatisfactory beauty experience.

7y ago

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I witnessed an accident while being stuck in a traffic jam. A young boy, who broke into a run to cross the road, was hit by a motorcycle which severely injured his foot.

7y ago

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Yesterday while coming back home from my college, I pulled down the rickshaw hood over my head. The weather was really nice.

7y ago
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