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4d ago| Perspective

Elder siblings: The inherent third parent

It goes without saying that the elder sibling plays a special role in every family. It remains unsaid, but an elder sibling often takes upon the character of a third parent. Among the various...

4d ago| Perspective

Bond Beyond 2021: Exploring the past, present, and future of 007

With an impressive 27 films (officially 25), spanning nearly 60 years, few movies or characters could ever match the iconic reputation that James Bond commands.

How not to steal somebody’s work: Plagiarism

In today’s world of free flowing ideas and open content on the web, plagiarism is often a matter of concern, across all industries with a creative element.

Looking in, through the glass

But being denied an attainable dream, simply for your gender, or some prejudice enshrined in cultural heritage and traditions, can often feel terribly unfair and discouraging. One common...

Newspapers and the new normal

Seeing the paper lying on the table every morning pepped me up and it was always something I looked forward to every morning. It has now been what feels like ages, ten months to be precise, since I...

She could take it back

Many of these environmental disasters seemed distant once, they are now increasingly closer to home in the shape of more severe natural calamities often rattling us. To forestall such disasters, it...

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Bond Beyond 2021: Exploring the past, present, and future of 007

With an impressive 27 films (officially 25), spanning nearly 60 years, few movies or characters could ever match the iconic reputation that James Bond commands.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Elder siblings: The inherent third parent

It goes without saying that the elder sibling plays a special role in every family. It remains unsaid, but an elder sibling often takes upon the character of a third parent. Among the various...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

The conundrum of commuters’ woes in Dhaka city

Commuting in Dhaka city can be tricky, nerve-wracking, and both emotionally as well as physically exhausting. Most of all, one may contract anger management issues and find the need to consult a...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

How not to steal somebody’s work: Plagiarism

In today’s world of free flowing ideas and open content on the web, plagiarism is often a matter of concern, across all industries with a creative element.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

Once upon a time, when I was at DU

A university is often referred to an alma mater, literally a kind and nurturing mother. Just like our relationships with our mothers, each student also has a unique relationship with their university.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Those were the Days…

For over a year, and since the pandemic was with us, I started writing a diary of my days in quarantine. Looking back at what I wrote a couple of days back, I thought: why not share a few of the...

June 1, 2021
June 1, 2021

Tattoos and Art: The artist’s perspective

As an illustrative form of self-expression, tattoos make one’s body their own personalised art gallery marked with creativity.

May 25, 2021
May 25, 2021

The one thing I do every day

What exactly is procrastination? It is the wonderful and elegant art of putting things off intentionally and mostly out of habit. Do you have trouble persuading yourself to do things you should do...

May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021

My thoughts on our young adults

It’s been 20 long years since I’ve been dealing with young adults on a daily basis. As a result, I’ve become more than familiar with their sources of both happiness and agony. Even though it was...

April 27, 2021
April 27, 2021

Where do I belong?

The aroma of coal-caressed sheesh kabab wafting through the air is an allure or a promise. It’s hard to believe just how this power can blur the boundaries between imagination and the real...