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Category Archives: education

New books, New class, New year

Record highest 326m books distributed among over 44.4m students  A joyful Ilina Jahan went to the capital’s Motijheel Government Boys’ High School premises with her parents yesterday morning to receive … Continue reading

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January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Girl’s Plight Highlights Child Marriage Prevalence

Her parents consented to stop the marriage after considering the advice given by police and social workers A wedding that was to be forced upon a 14-year-old Dhaka girl was … Continue reading

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October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jatra: A Legacy Threatened

“Jibon je katiachhey Banglay, charidike Bangalir bhir Bohudin kirton bhasan gaan rupkatha jatra panchalir Norom nibir chhandey jara aajo sraboner jibon gongay, Amare diechhey tripti…” Jibanananda Das, the esteemed modern … Continue reading

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April 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Third gender, a non-mainstream community

A community in the shadows What is usually the first image that comes to our mind about the Hijras? It is almost sure that it is about people with confused … Continue reading

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March 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

How well the students fare

It is mostly common now-a-days that most of the public university students in Bangladesh hardly have any interest to work for their own betterment in their entire campus life. Not … Continue reading

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January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

…and the poor get poorer

Abid Azad investigates the ignominious irregularities in the implementation of the UPPR programme which reveals how the poor people are deprived from the opportunities of being developed from this largest … Continue reading

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November 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Losing identity

How the Bedey community fare in the mainstream society and what threatens their existence… Bedey people, a nomadic community also known as “Water Gypsy” or “River Gypsy”, are still found … Continue reading

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September 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

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