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    An open letter to Nuhash Humayun

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on May 26, 2019

    A television commercial of a cell-phone handset company directed by Nuhash Humayun has recently attracted a lot criticism in different social media platforms. Many have...

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    Legal termination of pregnancy resulting from failed contraception

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Under the penal code of 1860, induced abortion is illegal except when performed to save a woman’s life. No exceptions are made to preserve a...

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    Tonu to Nusrat: who is next?

    Shiblee Hasan | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2019

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi’s death portrays a rather shocking but real picture of our societal and administrative failure. How law enforcement forces, local ruling party politicians...

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    Murder, bystanders and Kitty Genovese

    Hiya Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Getting help during an emergency is significantly low when there are more people present around the situation. This phenomenon is known as ‘The Bystanders Effect’....

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    Thirst for knowledge: Dante and Faust

    Muhammad Kamruzzamann | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    With allusions to two classic European literatures, Muhammad Kamruzzamann talks about the unquenchable thirst for knowledge of Dante and Faust

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    Math education: what is going wrong

    Muhammad Rakibul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Fear of mathematics is something that most of us have to overcome and some are still haunted by the simplest idea of math. This phobia...

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    Of protest and patriarchal denial

    Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    Ninety-four per cent women commuting in public transport in Bangladesh have experienced sexual harassment in verbal, physical and other forms, a study by development organisation...

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    DUCSU and our illusive democracy

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 07, 2019

    In the context of post-election attack on elected members of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union, Nasir Uz Zaman writes about the controversial role of university...

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    Greta Thunberg takes the world by storm

    Hiya Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 31, 2019

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    Poe’s ‘A Tell-Tale Heart’ and extrajudicial killing

    Muhammad Kamruzzamann | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

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