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When the tremors hit

When the tremors hit

The earthquake in Myanmar on April 13 was also felt in Bangladesh leading to panic and concern among Bangladeshis. New Age Xtra asked its readers where they were when the earthquake had hit and how they had responded.   Minhaj Ahmed Rinku I was in my car as I was going to one of my relatives’ house in the evening […]

When a fraud calls

When a fraud calls

Ahmed Shatil Alam writes about the different ways fraudulent gangs are using mobile phones to dupe unsuspecting citizens  Different gangs of swindlers are using the mobile phone to trick people into paying them money. Some gangs use the element of surprise and fear by posing as spiritual maestros or ‘Jinn er badshah’, while others play on the greed of people […]

When two worlds meet

When two worlds meet

A group of school students visited Hazaribagh Tannery area recently, under an arrangement by Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum and Terres des Hommes, Netherlands. On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour, Sadiqur Rahman talks with three of the students who met and passed some time with the child workers there. Nafis Anjum Chowdhury, a student of Class 8 […]