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Dangerous food from across the world

Dangerous food from across the world

The adulteration of food items in Bangladesh has for long been a headache for the masses as well as the concerned authorities. As formalin was being used to preserve the perishable food items like fruits, vegetables etc. for longer periods of time, chemicals and other procedures were used to ripen fruits artificially. Health experts had opined time and again that […]

From corners of the world

From corners of the world

Sadiqur Rahman reviews some of the recent books by Non-Resident Bangladeshi authors currently available at the Ekushey Boi Mela The Ekushey Boi Mela is the only time of the year when a huge number of Bengali books are published and also bought by thousands of book-lovers in the country. The authors, publishers, editors and other professionals related to the publication […]

News of the world December 4, 2015- December 10, 2015

News of the world December 4, 2015- December 10, 2015

Researchers in China have unveiled a car that can be controlled simply by the mind, according to a Reuters report. A research team from Nankai University in Tianjin helped developed the car, which is the first of its kind. The car works by capturing EEG (electroencephalogram) signals from the driver’s brain. It comes with 16 sensors to convert these signals […]

A world with (Un)comfortable numbness

A world with (Un)comfortable numbness

by Arafat Mohammad Noman The last two lines from the monumental English rock band Pink Floyd’s ‘Comfortably Numb’, “The dream is gone; I have become comfortably numb”, ignite a dystopian invocation if we replace the ‘I’ with ‘We’. The dream is gone and we have become comfortably numb. No doubt we have become numb but are we really comfortable? I […]

‘Education and religion are being manipulated in many parts of the world’

‘Education and religion are being manipulated in many parts of the world’

Child rights advocate and Nobel peace prize winner of 2014, Kailash Satyarthi was recently in Bangladesh to attend a conference on child rights, organised by Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE). Sadiqur Rahman conversed with the individual who acted to protect the rights of more than 84,000 children from 144 countries of the world. You founded the ‘Bachpan Bachao Andolon’ in […]