Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020

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Nayakraj// A poem by Mohibul Aziz

Nayakraj       -Mohibul Aziz (A poetic tribute to Nayakraj Razzak who left us on August 21, 2017.) It's you who made me truant, Your films on the screen were my lessons. The boy from the alley, a terrible infant, Started measuring life with new emotions. From 'No

Unearthing Underpinning Flaws of Climate Change: Coal Collusion in Asia

by Kazi Tafsin The top notches of the coal producer countries standing in Asia are China, India & Indonesia; as IEA apprised.  Though they are also being the most vulnerable one for last 50 years but still the affection remains same for coal mining every time at national level

Emerging Socio-political Power of Social media

by Dr Mahfuz Parvez  Social media differ from paper-based media (e.g. magazines and newspapers) or traditional electronic media such as TV broadcasting in many ways, including quality, reach, frequency, usability, immediacy, and permanence.  Social media operate in a dialogic

Plant Endophytic Bacteria for Ecofriendly Agriculture

According to World Agriculture, chemical fertilizer destroys soil friability, microorganisms habitat, encourage plant disease, leach away into our ground water without fully benefiting the plant and so on. Moreover, Chemical fertilizers are primarily made from nonrenewable sources,

Global politics of 1.5 to stay alive

People in Somalia face famine conditions, triggered by prolong drought. About 30 million people in the East African countries are on the brink of undergoing alarming level of food insecurity. Researchers observe the increase in salinity intrusion in Bangladesh by about 26%, leading to

Darkness in me is yours

Darkness in me is yours That just helps shining the light in my core Which is also yours. Darkness and the light that dwell in my heart; That heart is yours I myself is also yours My sorrow and happiness And whatever in between all belong to thee My laughter and

A poem by Md. Fazlul Kader

Darkness in me is yours That just helps shining the light in my core Which is also yours. Darkness and the light that dwell in my heart; That heart is yours I myself is also yours My sorrow and happiness And whatever in between all belong to thee My laughter and

US-North Korea conflict: Is there a war ahead?

The prospect of a military conflict between the United States and North Korea is growing in recent days. Few days back, NBC News issued a report, which stated that the Trump administration was prepared to wage a preemptive strike against North Korea if Pyongyang carried out another

Autism in Bangladesh:Reducing Discrimination Through Innovation

DHAKA: Within the last 5 years, thanks to political support and national education, autism awareness in Bangladesh has grown immensely. Due to a lack of funds and resources, providing full comprehensive evidence-based services for those in need is not yet possible, but with a

Russia to launch the world's largest nuclear icebreaker in 2019

Russia is the only country among the Arctic states that has its own nuclear icebreaker fleet specially built to be used in waters covered by ice year-round. Four nuclear icebreakers and the world’s only nuclear powered transport vessel Sevmorput now operate in Russia under the authority

Economic impact of gender based violence

No country can afford gender-based violence (GBV). In Bangladesh, the costs of GBV are estimated at 2.1 percent of the country’s GDP. Each day, violence stops a girl from going to school and prevents a woman from taking a job, compromising their future and the economic and social

Economic impact of gender based violence

No country can afford gender-based violence (GBV). In Bangladesh, the costs of GBV are estimated at 2.1 percent of the country’s GDP. Each day, violence stops a girl from going to school and prevents a woman from taking a job, compromising their future and the economic and social

Bangladesh leads on migration discussions

People do not make the decision to leave their homes lightly, but sometimes circumstances compel them to move. Many Bangladeshis leave home to pursue opportunities in the wider world. And tensions, conflict, and discrimination inside neighboring Burma have, over the years, led people from

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

To all fathers, sons and husbands: Every daughter has a father; every son has a mother; every husband, a wife.  As daughters, mothers and wives, we call upon the men of Bangladesh to stand with the girls and women they love.   Domestic violence is a problem in every country, but

Gender COP: Women in all aspects of climate change actions

DHAKA: The momentum achieved in Paris last year in embracing gender equality and women’s empowerment assurances in climate change decisions and actions reached greater heights this year in Morocco at the 22nd session of the Conference of Parties (COP). In Marrakech, the Parties

Loss and Damage in COP: achievements or disappointments?

Over the last few decades, rise in climatic hazards associated to slow-onset and extreme weather events elicited the need for implementing Loss and Damage (L&D) along with adaptation and mitigation as a third pillar of climate action in developing nations that are the worst victims of

Improving global road safety and World Day of Remembrance

Road traffic crashes take the lives of nearly 1.3 million people every year, and disable millions more. Around 90 percent of road traffic deaths and injuries take place in low and middle-income countries. Road crashes have been acknowledged as a challenge by the United Nations and its

Trump’s Presidency: Survival or Demise of the Paris Agreement?

DHAKA: The second week of November has been no less than a ‘roller coaster ride’ for global climate change action. The month kicked off on a high note with Paris Agreement coming into force on last Friday, just two days prior to the 22nd session of the Conference of Parties (COP)

Interference of Business Groups in the UNFCCC

DHAKA: With Paris Agreement coming into full effect the next meeting of the Conference of Parties’ (COP), which is all set to kick off, has opened the floor for implementation talk in this year’s UN Climate Conference in Marrakesh at its 22nd session. All the same, Parties shall

Can Hilary beat Trump to make history?

Arafat Parvez DHAKA: Have you seen the famous HBO TV series ‘Game of Thrones’? Well, if you haven’t seen it because its fiction, then there is a better alternative for you. It is very real. It is the 2016 US presidential election. ‘The Game of Thrones’ story involves raw

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