Why are Muslims so gullible?

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
06/07/2013 18:56
Social Issues

I have received a number of emails and text message warning me of the Channel 4 Ramadan series that allegedly has recorded the Adhan in a Qadiyani centre. I am baffled by the sheer stupidity of these messages. How can people spread lies and rumours!  Let me explain why.  1. The....    Full story...

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The changing mindscape in rural Bangladesh

Written By: HarunurRashid
04/07/2013 20:28 04/07/2013 20:23
Social Issues

During the last 42 years after the War of Liberation, there has been a sea change in the mindscape of the people living in the rural areas. The War of Liberation dealt a tremendous shock to the psyche of the villagers living peacefully in the lush green delta washed by the hundreds of rivers....    Full story...

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Zero Tolerance to Domestic Violence

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
22/06/2013 15:19
Social Issues

Can a couple ever build a real relationship if they are inflicting physical violence on each other? Relationship is a safe environment for all parties to explore their full potential. Violence equals fear and intimidation, control and subjugation and on the part of the victim loss of self-esteem....    Full story...

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Making mountain out of a molehill

Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
18/06/2013 21:09
Social Issues

Something has happened to you in your life. You are extremely upset and you are about to take drastic steps. Someone has let you down! It’s your best friend. You are willing to end the friendship because of this.  She didn’t invite you to her wedding. She is getting married in....    Full story...

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Life as a son of Ghulam Azam

Written By: salmanalazami
15/06/2013 17:41
Social Issues

  If you are a son or a daughter of a famous personality then you are automatically put in the spotlight, whether you like it or not. Every human being wants to have an identity of their own and the unnecessary pressure of being born in a family often makes it difficult for them to create....    Full story...

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Garments in Bangladesh: Still neglected

Written By: MohammadHossain
29/05/2013 17:49 29/05/2013 17:48
Social Issues

At least ten people were injured in a clash between the workers of readymade garment (RMG) and police at Shewrapara in Kafrul thana of the capital today Wednesday. Police and witnesses said a meeting on wage-hike was scheduled between the workers and the authorities of MM Shirt Garment at its....    Full story...

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Bangladesh:2nd most racist country in the World!

Written By: Nazmul
17/05/2013 20:32 17/05/2013 20:28
Social Issues

The global social attitudes study claims that the most racially intolerant populations are all in the developing world, with Bangladesh, Jordan and India in the top five. By contrast, the study of 80 countries over three decades found Western countries were most accepting of other....    Full story...

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The Prothom Alo story and Chatra League controlled Shabagh

Written By: MohammadHossain
20/04/2013 16:19
Social Issues

On the 14th of April, Prothom Alo, a leading Bangla newspaper, on its site published a short story, “TV Camerar Shamne Meyeti” (The girl in front of the TV camera), which was also published in the daily’s Pahela Baishakh supplement. The short story, titled “TV Camerar....    Full story...

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It is better to be underrated by people than to be overrated by them!

Written By: Yusuf
06/04/2013 16:15 06/04/2013 16:12
Social Issues

    I guess it would have been better if the essay topic began with ‘sometimes’ because you don’t want to succumb to too much blatant criticism. It can affect your psychology throwing into a state of despondency and unhappiness. I have to disagree with the title....    Full story...

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Written By: Yusuf
18/04/2013 12:11 06/04/2013 16:10
Social Issues

                     Life is extremely short. We all have our epic dreams and to make our dreams a reality, we take massive risks along the road of precarious uncertainty. Amateur entrepreneurs risk their financial belongings to....    Full story...

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Judge fails to stand up for justice, dismisses defamation case against bloggers at Barishal

Written By: MohammadHossain
27/03/2013 16:56
Social Issues

The judicial system in Bangladesh has delivered yet another judgement. A judgement of complicity, not a judgement of conscience. A judgement by the denial of justice itself. For the second time running, of court of the judicial system in Bangladesh has dismissed a defamation case filed against....    Full story...

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Rights or Responsibilities ?

Written By: Nazmul
18/03/2013 0:24 13/03/2013 20:48
Social Issues

Every year we celebrate Human rights day on 10 December. On 2011, I was rebutting on Human rights in a parliamentary debate competition , celebrating Human rights day in a University campus. However my view on Human rights was  changed that day . Former chief Justice Abdur Rouf attended....    Full story...

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Impunity in Bangladesh: A political sickness

Written By: Nazmul
09/03/2013 14:27
Social Issues

The dead body a 17 year old has rocked the nation with grief. The deceased, identified as Tanvir Mohammad Twaki, was found dead at Narayanganj Sitalakhya River two days after he went missing. Police officials say he was gagged to death. Twaki attended his Ordinary Level (O-Level) examinations....    Full story...

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Girl friend/ Boy friend or only friend

Written By: tauhidsh
09/03/2013 13:55 09/03/2013 13:53
Social Issues

  Before starting writing I hope not to make this discussion too long and will discuss only relevant areas of the title. The words I have used, as the title may not require any further explanation or definition, therefore, I shall move to the point. A girl asked me: ‘Do you....    Full story...

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