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The change-makers

The change-makers

After a recent visit to Barisal, Mahfuzul Haque writes about groups of adolescent boys and girls in Tiakhali village of Barguna district who are collectively working to solve social problems by raising public awareness in their communities This story is about a group of adolescent girls and boys who are fighting against the social and cultural norms in a bid […]

Being the change

Being the change

Arafat Mohammad Noman explains the motive behind the first ever ‘No Car Day’ event in Dhaka, to be held on February 18 The advancement of civilisation depends more on a tincture of madness by individuals. A little madness is necessary or else we will never dare to cut the rope that is holding us back. Thomas Alva Edison was mad […]

This stone will change your fate!

This stone will change your fate!

by Towheed Feroze A few years back, I came across an astrologer who, after inspecting my hand with a grave face, declared: take a stone. This means, you need to buy a gemstone (Ruby, sapphire, Topaz, Emerald) and wear it to ward off the malicious influence of inauspicious cosmic forces. At least that is what the gem peddlers say as […]

The diary of climate change perils

The diary of climate change perils

Mahfuzul Haque talks to photographer Din Muhammad Shibly who has maintained a photographic diary since 2003 portraying the consequences faced by Bangladeshis due to climate change  Photos by Din Muhammad Shibly Din Muhammad Shibly, a photographer in Bangladesh, decided to keep a photo diary of climate change through his camera lenses since 2003. Ever since then, he has been visiting […]