Wednesday, 29 Sep, 2021

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India aims for zero tolerance of corporal punishment

There is an horrific misconception in some societies that beating children help them become better people. All logic and a massive hill of evidence to the contrary is totally ignored. Some people even have the audacity to equate corporal punishment with discipline, which is totally

Brazil vs Germany: A FIFA 2014 Perspective

Shakespeare likes the idea ‘All’s well that ends well’ so much that he wrote a play entitled so. Considering his view with proper respect we should conclude that it does not matter how many goals Brazil conceded but it really matters that they scored one in the last moment. But

Thousand Islands of Hope

The lightning in the horizon brought the smell of rain,  It all starts to melt away, the worries, a long day of pain.  Sweet aroma of homeland, that I still recall, So many memories pass by as lives befall.  Mementos of ones that love, touches of the ones who care,  Urges to

France vs Germany: World Cup 2014

The FIFA ranking of Germany mainly fluctuated from 1 to 3 since 1992, though in some other years it fluctuated and even reached the highest 19 in 2004. And its average is 5 till June 2014.Germany qualified for the semi-finals more times than any other country and they were hardly out

Netherlands vs Costa Rica: World Cup 2014

The whole world was shrouded in tension, suspense and mystery whether Brazil and Argentina would qualify for the semi-finals. And yes, they did qualify. Every one found out what they all had wanted to know about the quarter-final matches. The suspense ended, the mystery was unfolded and

Reinventing Thinking beyond Boundaries to Excel

 Reinventing Thinking beyond Boundaries to Excel has been coordinated at the place of work through perseverance, enthusiasm, interpersonal skill ,adding the value, so that transformation of  persons, groups, institutes with innovative ideas, thoughts, entrepreneurship and technological

The helplessness of a domestic dog and its abilities

There are wild dogs in the forests and the jungles but are domestic ones in or around our houses. The wild ones are ferocious especially because of living together like packs of wolves. But the domestic ones are usually obedient and powerless in our vicinity. There are a lot of stories

White collar crime: Bangladesh Perspective

Every day we observe many sorts of crimes happening around us. These crimes are theft, robbery, murder, snatching, rape, fraud, kidnapping, sedition, invasion, defamation etc. These kinds of crimes are regarded as heinous crimes in our society.  But apart from these kinds of usual

Is printed question paper necessary?

DHAKA: Is a printed question paper necessary in this digital era? A team can make question papers in the morning of the examination day. Then they can email it to the exam centers across the country. MA Mumin from Rajshahi commented to banglanews organized public opinion program on

Nahid top failure minister: Rubel

DHAKA: An MA student, named Rubel from Madaripur, said education minister Nurul Islam Nahid has no competency to run the ministry as he failed to prevent question paper leak.           He came up with the observation after joining a public opinion program, titled ‘Question paper

Strong monitoring cell demanded

DHAKA: A reader, named Emranul Islam from Chittagong’s Alangkar area, demanded formation of strong monitoring cell to prevent question paper leak. He expressed his opinion Sunday morning at a public opinion program organized by banglanews. Emran said that it has been a regular

High-level linked with question leak

DHAKA: Private television channel Mohana’s international desk in-charge Shahidul Alam Imran said students are not involved with questions leak incidents rather some high-level officials linked with this matter. He came up with the observation after joining a public opinion program,

Health Tourism in the context of Executive Health Check

‘Executive Health check’ has become a very popular term among the urban elites in Bangladesh. The print and electronic media along with various government and non-government organisations have long been running campaign about preventive health care. Their campaign seems to start

Nightmare journey to Malaysia

One man’s nightmare journey across one of the ‘Deadliest Stretches of Water’ Increasing Numbers of Bangladesh Die While Trying to Get to Malaysia By: Ahidul Islam “In front of my eyes 19 people died, including my uncle. I set the body of my uncle float in the rough salt-water

Corporal punishment creates an abhorrent society

A best-selling controversial book that calls for a ban on corporal punishment to children in the home, schools and madrasas, has won a prestigious award from America's coveted 2014 Eric Hoffer Book Awards.Breaking the Paddle: Ending School Corporal Punishment by Dr. Nadine A. Block of the

Removing tinted glasses not harassment?

Narayangonj kidnapping and 7 murder incident draw the attention of law enforcement agencies in Bangladesh.  For quick action, the government formed anti-kidnapping squad and removed dark coated glass from vehicles. But peoples are doubtful of the decision to drive with tinted glasses or

Deniable Denigration

In your deniable denigration, I have found my duvet. In your delusion’ I have found my durbar; Harbor of my heart, Tanned, burnt, sinned, and black  Ashes of mine. In your utter dereliction I have found my depredation.   In your depression I have found my utter desideratum

Deniable Denigration

In your deniable denigration, I have found my duvet. In your delusion’ I have found my durbar; Harbor of my heart, Tanned, burnt, sinned, and black  Ashes of mine. In your utter dereliction I have found my depredation.   In your depression I have found my utter desideratum

Bangladesh through the eyes of Santa

DHAKA: Santa Lakševica, a Latvian online activist, has recently visited Bangladesh and after returning home she wrote about Bangladesh. In the writing she said that western people have totally wrong impression about 3rd World countries. She said ‘I believe it (Bangladeshi culture) is

Creating Accountability in the Garments Sector

May Day is international workers day and it is celebrated in Bangladesh widely. However, rights of the labors are often ignored in many industries in Bangladesh and garment sector is certainly one of them.  Many readers might have noticed that US Senator Robert Menendez has recently