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Green Bags


Written By: Shakilh
29/12/2015 8:57
Social Issues

Green bags or recycled bags which are also sometimes known as eco-friendly bags are manufactured from environment friendly material that can be recycled and re-used without causing any harm to the surroundings. Not only the material from which it is manufactured but also the entire manufacturing....    Full story...

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Dowry: an unbeatable social disease


Written By: Ratul
22/07/2015 1:47
Social Issues

For the last few decades, we are starving to get rid from the curse of a social disease named dowry. It is a matter of great regret that we frequently saw the news of the effectiveness of dowry on daily newspapers. Most of the victims of these published news are the poor or from the working Class....    Full story...

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THE IDEA OF ISLAM AS A SYNCRETIC RELIGION IN BENGAL:OPPOSING PERSPECTIVES


Written By: Ahmedullah
02/03/2015 11:21
Social Issues

I am posting an article I wrote for friends in the late 1980s which later formed part of a presentation I made at the Jagonari Centre in East London in 1994 entitled 'An Analysis of the Bengali Muslim Predicament' THE IDEA OF ISLAM AS A SYNCRETIC RELIGION IN BENGAL:  OPPOSING....    Full story...

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A TRIBUTE TO TAHERA APA Mohammed Shahjahan,Advocate


Written By: Shahjahan
14/02/2015 16:57
Social Issues

A TRIBUTE TO TAHERA APA Mohammed Shahjahan, Advocate   There are people whom you come across and you can never forget them again due to reasons more than one. They leave unforgettable impressions that you carry around all your life. The memories left behind by them make you weep in....    Full story...

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The subalterns’ new-found ethos gaining political clout


Written By: HarunurRashid
22/10/2013 22:00
Social Issues

The Mughals adopted a two-pronged policy of consolidation of their imperial rule. “At the elite level they endeavoured to absorb both Muslim and non-Muslim chieftains into the imperial service, thereby transforming potential state enemies into loyal servants. They also sought to expand the....    Full story...

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Words and Paths


Written By: tauhidsh
06/10/2013 21:16
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  “On the authority of Abu Huraira who said that the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) says……… A good word is a charitable act ……… And removing a harmful thing from the path is a charitable act.” (Recorded in al-Bukhari and....    Full story...

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What’s wrong with our weddings?


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
04/09/2013 0:46
Social Issues

This month I have attended many weddings and I have invitations for many more. I am invited to conduct the nikah for most of these marriages. I thoroughly enjoy getting people married as this brings people of various backgrounds together and most importantly it unites two people in love and....    Full story...

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Netrakona People Meetups ( Date : August 30, 2013)


Written By: titas
27/08/2013 14:04 27/08/2013 13:59
Social Issues

Today's time sees us running from post to pillar to earn our livelihood..!!! Time crunch has taken our life away with the most dreaded things being, having no time for socializing our school hood memories. Whatever time we have we simply spent it on social networking sites for tracking....    Full story...

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Eid Pledges-4: Fight against materialism and greed


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
27/08/2013 0:58
Social Issues

The world has never seen such a level of greed and materialism proliferating as we see it around us today. The history of humanity has always been filled with great stories of money, treasures and wealth but it has also been filled with greater stories of philanthropy and generosity. The gap....    Full story...

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Eid Pledge-3: Eradicate illiteracy amongst the Muslim masses


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
21/08/2013 23:26
Social Issues

In the month of Ramadan the first words of revelation started with the most profound proclamation “Iqra” (read) and it descended on an unlettered man of Makkah who was in the depth of meditation and soul searching. God chose his messenger from the noblest of the Arab tribes with....    Full story...

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Shibir-o-phobia, the forced narrative in Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
19/08/2013 4:34
Social Issues

It is fair to say that Bangladesh is in a grip of a phobia. I would personally like to label it as Shibir-o-phobia, which I characterize to be the unreasonable fear of Shibir / Bangladesh Islami Chatra Shibir. Take for example the cases below,   Case Study-1: The Daily Star, in its....    Full story...

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Eid Pledge 2: Jihad against poverty and hunger


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
18/08/2013 21:01
Social Issues

You would have gained true insight and felt the pain of real hunger this Ramadan. Your fast would have left you feeling the slow but sure sapping of your energy as the morning would have moved into the afternoon and the afternoon would have been slowly swallowed up by the evening. Your throat....    Full story...

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Manik Sarkar: The poorest Chief Minister of India


Written By: HarunurRashid
25/07/2013 17:30
Social Issues

Of late whenever I think of corruption as a social phenomenon, I am reminded of an Urdu couplet which reads like this: Gulistan ki barbadi mein ekhi ullu kafi hain/ Har shakh pe ullu baitha hain anjame gulistan keya hoga (For the destruction of a garden just one owl is good enough; now there are....    Full story...

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How little we know of the person next to us !


Written By: HarunurRashid
18/07/2013 13:47
Social Issues

Ever since my column, ‘Too much of a price to pay for poetry” was published last Thursday, I have had two very intimate responses from abroad. Ms Hannah Sholder, a masters student at Berkeley, University of California wrote: ‘I am writing to thank you for the very kind editorial....    Full story...

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WATER QUALITY AND POLLUTION SOURCES OF GULSHAN LAKE


Written By: Sheikh_Minhaj
10/07/2013 7:48 10/07/2013 7:41
Social Issues

By Mafruha Ahmed Faculty, Civil Engineering Department University of Asia Pacific   Today, people are concerned about the quality of the drinking water. Conservation of freshwater resources has now become an issue of global concern because this water is one of the vital resources for....    Full story...

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