Wednesday, 29 Sep, 2021

Open forum

South Asia’s Peace Nobel: symbolic vs pragmatic

This year Norwegian Noble Committee awards peace prize to two South Asian child activists— Malala Yousafzai (being a teenager) and Kailash Satyarthi (working for children). One turns into famous daring to defy Taliban’s drag against women education and may be Noble Committee just

Don't beat a child, Guide him or her

Were the dreams, hopes, and aspirations of life-loving schoolgirl Bristi Das to become a lawyer, a doctor, or a politician? Perhaps even to nudge Sheikh Hasina from her lofty seat one day and become Prime Minister?Allah knows... indeed, only Allah knows.For sure we will never know

How to choose right school for your child

In 21st century we have options to choose public versus privates schools while by Universal Declaration of Human Rights each parent has right to choose the education system that he or she thinks right for the child. When Americans think about private education, what likely comes to mind

Dream Journey Across Amazing Australia

One of our main targets of visiting South Australia was to take a cruise of Murray River .Shuvro booked a day cruise of Murray River in the cruise Ship Proud Marry for 29 December 2013. We were picked from Motel in the morning and other visitors were also collected in a large articulated

Spectacular fireworks on Eid Day

Saturday 2 October was the Eid Day here at Melbourne. Away from relatives, friends and near ones Eid hardly brings the joy that we usually have on Eid. For reasons beyond our control we could not travel to Bangladesh for Eid like other years. Avro could not join us on Eid day as he had

Dream journey across amazing Australia

South Australian Capital Adelaide appeared to us a much more organized well planned city than others. Australians call Adelaide the festival city. The Adelaide city Centre is the innermost locality of Greater Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. It is known by locals simply as

MCG Our Dream Destination

Ever since my childhood when I started loving cricket I cherished a dream of watching cricket in Australian Cricket ground especially at iconic MCG. We grew up at Faridpur. Our father and elder brother were well known players and sports enthusiasts’. They always encouraged us in playing

Toronto Cdn-Bd Community agencies and media met

DHAKA: It was Fall, Sept 28, last Sunday, when a group of Toronto Bangladeshi Canadian civil citizens, the editors of local ethnic media and community support service agencies gathered in Toronto Bangladeshi Parents Advisory Committee(TBPAC) and partner agency,  Ontario(Canadian

Dream Journey Across Amazing Australia

We heard about a lot about Philip Island and Penguin Parade   before coming to Australia .We were told about visiting Philip Island to enjoy Penguin Parade ever since we migrated to Australia in 2006. But reality did not permit us to visit it till January 2013 after we returned from a

Gazipur road crash kills mother, hurts son

GAZIPUR: A woman was killed and his son injured critically in a road crash in Konabari College Gate area of the district on Thursday afternoon.The deceased was identified as Nabiran, 44, wife of one Korban Ali, hailed from the area.Police sources said a rashly driven covered van

Indo-Bangla abandoned rail link to be restored

DHAKA: Railway Minister Mohammad Mazibul Hoque, now visiting in Agartala of India, said Bangladesh might restore the abandoned railway connectivity that existed before the partition of India to boost trade and people-to-people contact, the country's railway minister."After the

Dream journey across amazing Australia

Mahabub was very keen to visit the Great Ocean Road and Twelve Apostles .But thinking of the long drive and too much stress on Rozyand Koli I was not much willing to take almost four hours’ drive each way. Rozy after the first days hustle actually could not make it. This actually

Dream Journey across Amazing Australia

Apart from World Heritage Mount Wellington we planned visiting another iconic place of Tasmania, Australia. It was Cradle Mountain. Seeing believes as words can hardly describe the treasure that nature has given to this place. A true heaven on earth .There is so much to see there as tour

Dream Journey across amazing Australia

We selected Mount Wellington the World Heritage as our dream destination for the third day of our stay in Tasmania. From our base at Launceston it was about three hours’ drive. We had to prepare for the entire day with required clothing, dry food and drinks for driving to the top of the

Dream Journey Amazing Australia

Fortune favored or disfavored us to leave our country of origin, country of love and adopt Australia for living. The beautiful continent, the safe, secure, resourceful lovely country was in our vision from childhood. My mother used to talk about it when teaching geography .But really

Dream Days at Exotic Bali

Part one Australians and New Zealanders prefer escaping to warmer regions in winter breaks especially during school holidays in June. Most of them prefer the Indonesian Island, Bali for its excellent tourist attractions. The beaches are picturesque, food is sumptuous, people are very

Day in Rain Forest and Lakes

Perhaps never before in my 33 years conjugal life I have seen my wife Rozy so much overwhelmed with joy. To admit very frankly I could never give any free time to my wife and family for my very busy national and international commitment. I always had a heart bleeding that I have

A Day in Snow Haven

When you reach the peak of a snow covered mountain top you feel closer to the creator. Your feelings get calmer about the greatness of God.  You get to know how smaller the mankind is compared to greatness of God. A day in the snow covered Mount Buller on 07 August 2014 spent as a

Tutor or Monster?

Puja Singh, a home tutor has brutally beaten up a three and a half years old student, after asking the child's mother to leave the room as it becomes difficult for the child to concentrate in his studies.However, the bedroom CCTV footage visualized the corporal punishment, showing

Unicef needs urgent action

DHAKA: United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) new data released on Tuesday show that while prevalence has decreased slightly over the past three decades, rates of progress need to be scaled up dramatically, simply to offset population growth in the countries where