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  • 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.

  • SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

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

  • Of Human and cats

    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.

  • Right to Safe School Commute

    Right to Safe School Commute

    Around 12:30 pm on August 24, 2016 a girl – an 8th grader – was stabbed in front of her school, Willes Little Flower School and College (WLFSC). On August 28 she drew her last breath.

  • Which cinematic universe is leading

    Which cinematic universe is leading?

    We are living in a golden age of comic book adaptations with more characters making their way to the big screen than ever before. Between Marvel and DC, there are a lot of fights going down off-screen these days. It begs the question, which studio has done it right so far?

  • An Ode to the Sundarbans

    As construction is about to begin on the Rampal power plant, we are on the eve of losing the Sundarbans to 'development' – development that snatches away our right to a sustainable future.

  • FASHION

    Fashion: hard to define but is acutely synonymous with glamour, flamboyance and vision. It changes with changing times, giving an accurate picture of the world around us.

  • WHY I PREFER NOT HAVING IFTAR OUTSIDE

    Ramadan is a month of fasting, prayers, and redemption that help us transform into better versions of ourselves.

  • The Horrible Practice that Needs to Go

    Recently, I came across a picture on social media showing a family eating at a restaurant, while their domestic help sat separately nearby without any food. The post has stirred up a bit of controversy, and rightfully so.

  • WHY SHAME ONLY THE STUDENTS?

    The education system in Bangladesh is flawed, and a TV station recently took it upon themselves to point out exactly how flawed it is.

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