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    HSC Results 2017: The fallout

    As the sales at sweetshops return back to normal, the dancing students in schoolyards go back home to prepare for admission tests...


    The past few weeks, at least for young audiences of American television in Bangladesh, have been rife with different variations of the same discussion.

  • Learning Bigotry from the Textbook

    News had emerged in local media over the last couple of weeks about the changes in the new NCTB textbooks in circulation at the beginning of 2017 academic year.

  • 2016 was THE worst. Now what?

    The end of the world is a pretty commonplace incident.

  • Elephants Tortured for our Entertainment

    A few weeks ago, I went on a trip to Borneo, Malaysia with my grade for a school trip. This trip was very educational for me because I learned a lot about endangered animals and it opened my eyes to a lot of things I never thought was relevant to our world.

  • Higher Education - Thoughts on Moving to Trump's USA

    “I feel so conflicted right now,” a friend's status read – shared along with a Trump interview on the Middle East Conflict. “He's starting to sound so sensible.”

  • Put us, students, first!

    Blessed are the people who have gone through their entire lives without having one single teacher they were disgruntled with.

  • Empathy, Abuse & Animals

    Under all the viral animal abuse videos, almost unfailingly, there are comments that ask, “How would you feel if someone did that to you?” This question is not trivial, in fact, it demands for a sign of empathy on the part of the abuser.


    For those who get to choose, it's usually a no-brainer to decide on settling abroad to pursue a career instead of Bangladesh.

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    Of humans and cats: who owns whom?

    I have always had a love-hate relationship with my cats. Underneath those irresistible coats of fur, lurk ego-crushing and demeaning beings who will make one's heart go mushy and then squash it into pulp with its very demeanour, like your ex.