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Life is elsewhere

Life is elsewhere

by Kawshiki Nasser We Bangladeshis are used to moving to other countries. Remember ‘taka den dubai jamu’? We have been moving to other countries for higher studies, to improve our lives, to earn better wages, for decades. Once it was L-O-N-D-O-N, then it was the good ole U S of A then Australia and eventually Malaysia. But we do it. […]

A life in exile

A life in exile

Forest guards of Sunderban share with Sadiqur Rahman about their daily lives and problems In the ancient Sanskrit epic ‘Ramayana’, Hindu avatar Rama, the prince of Ayodha, had to accept banishment for 14 years to the forest following a vile conspiracy of his stepmother Kailkeyi. The subjects of Rama in Ayodha bade a sorrowful farewell to Rama, his wife Sita […]

Life lessons from the mat

Life lessons from the mat

September is the ‘National Yoga Awareness Month’. Yoga instructors share with Namira Hossain the benefits Yoga can bring into our stressful lives There are many skeptics of the ancient practice of yoga, who only view it as a bunch of new age hippies chanting ‘Om’ as they hold their bodies in contorted poses. Some think it will not add much […]

True warriors in life

True warriors in life

Ahmed Shatil Alam reflects on the miseries and humiliation faced by people affected by dwarfism in Bangladesh It was a busy day for M Emad Chowdhury Buppy as he was going to face a job interview at a very prominent online news agency. After preparing himself for few days, Chowdhury was ready for the interview as he always wanted to […]