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How youths complement the elderly people

How youths complement the elderly people

Shihab Sarkar 2023-02-02 20:14:07

Youth has its own beauty, so does the old age. They are the two facets of human life. Although the younger generation in general continues to celebrate youth, the wise old men and women do not remain...

Enigma of the latest lunar new year

Enigma of the latest lunar new year

Muhammad Zamir 2023-01-29 21:04:48

After three Lunar New Year holidays - from 2020 to 2022 - when travel restrictions kept so many families apart, many appear to have grappled with taking difficult decisions this year-- not only in Chi...

Unabated sound pollution repulses migratory birds in JU

Unabated sound pollution repulses migratory birds in JU

Hasan Sojib, JU 2023-01-29 16:25:39

At the beginning of winter, migratory birds usually flock to Jahangirnagar University (JU) after travelling thousands of miles from Russia, Siberia, Northern Mongolia, a part of Tibet and various pa...

Strengthening digital platform for labour migration management

Strengthening digital platform for labour migration management

Aminul Hoque Tushar 2023-01-23 20:28:02

In the wake of rising inflation and the recent decline in foreign currency reserve, Bangladesh immensely seeks solutions to control inflation and balance of payment through fostering the flow of wage...

Visit of Donald Lu: A pivotal moment in Bangladesh- US strategic relations

Visit of Donald Lu: A pivotal moment in Bangladesh- US strategic relations

Saume Saptaparna Nath 2023-01-18 16:33:05

Donald Lu, the United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, paid a visit to India and Bangladesh from January 12 to 15 for consultations on various issues, including...

'The Monster of Wall Street' is a detailed look at the biggest money-laundering scheme ever

'The Monster of Wall Street' is a detailed look at the biggest money-laundering scheme ever

Shadya Naher Sheyam 2023-01-17 19:27:48

The Monster of Wall Street is a Netflix docuseries that delves into the criminal mind behind Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme.  Joe Berlinger's four-part miniseries dives deep into the hist...

'The Last of Us' finally gets its long-awaited live-action adaptation

'The Last of Us' finally gets its long-awaited live-action adaptation

Iftekharul Islam 2023-01-16 17:46:24

The Last of Us game franchise has captivated audiences with its emotional storytelling and intense gameplay. The game's emotional narrative, coupled with its visually stunning graphics, earned wi...

Winter dim light: a meteorological emergency in South Asia?

Winter dim light: a meteorological emergency in South Asia?

Md Firoz Khan   2023-01-09 21:15:49

Dim light reflects poor visibility, significantly deteriorating air quality in dense winter fog. Poor visibility and unhealthy air cause a meteorological emergency in winter over Dhaka and many other...

'White Noise' mocks modern world problems and existential dread

'White Noise' mocks modern world problems and existential dread

Iftekharul Islam 2023-01-04 16:35:06

Misinformation is prevalent in today's internet age. There may be information from an unreliable source on Facebook, but people might believe so strongly that they spread that information and disprove...

Christian Bale ends 2022 with another disappointment in 'The Pale Blue Eyes'

Christian Bale ends 2022 with another disappointment in 'The Pale Blue Eyes'

Iftekharul Islam 2023-01-01 15:42:17

Christian Bale is undoubtedly one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood. He is famous for his dedication to rapidly changing his weight as his roles demand, and most of his films have been huge su...

In between learning and unlearning: 2022 year in review

In between learning and unlearning: 2022 year in review

Ariyana A. Khan 2023-01-01 15:31:51

Each year in passing brings a lifetime of lessons that we latch onto to help us get through another year and its highs and lows.  2022 was a watershed year for the world in light of the coronavi...

Pele: The first football God

Pele: The first football God

Simon Mohsin 2022-12-31 20:53:37

Pele, the first God of Football, The King, the legend, the black pearl is no more. The King has walked his last walk to the eternal dressing room of the afterlife. A great player, a legendary sports p...

AI generated art: Impending doom to human creativity?

AI generated art: Impending doom to human creativity?

Rahmin Bari 2022-12-31 18:11:19

The world is moving faster than ever in the age of social media. New trends and fads are coming up every day, and it's difficult to keep up. One that has recently sparked a heated debate online is t...

'Babylon' is a stark reminder of Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

'Babylon' is a stark reminder of Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Iftekharul Islam 2022-12-31 17:04:55

Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood depicted 1960s Hollywood when once famous actors were falling from grace, the rise of Western spaghetti action movies, and the growing hippy culture...

Our performing arts: the dramatic rise and fall

Our performing arts: the dramatic rise and fall

Shihab Sarkar 2022-12-29 22:59:31

The number of the new releases in 2022 in the area of the so-called mainstream Bangladesh cinema is nowhere near the exhibitions of the resurgent movies. The latter have already made an impressive in,...

'Karagar 2' does not live up to the hype

'Karagar 2' does not live up to the hype

MD. Miraz Hossain 2022-12-29 15:28:08

Panic broke out when an unregistered prisoner was discovered in long-abandoned cell 145 of Akashnagar central jail. And then the veil of suspense thickens in every episode in the Hoichoi original Kara...

'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery' is an Agatha Christie tribute

'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery' is an Agatha Christie tribute

Iftekharul Islam 2022-12-28 16:33:14

Agatha Christie's mystery novels have a certain pattern. At first, it always seems like a lavish tour for wealthy people. Then a murder happens, and everyone is suspected. A detective protagonist anal...

Sufferings of birds during new year celebration: Our festival, their plights

Sufferings of birds during new year celebration: Our festival, their plights

Mehnaz Lameesha 2022-12-28 14:31:09

As the clock ticks down to 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2022, people worldwide will begin counting the seconds until the start of the new year and bid farewell to 2022. People will enter the new year wi...

Bardo: Into the mind of 'The Revenant' filmmaker

Bardo: Into the mind of 'The Revenant' filmmaker

Iftekharul Islam 2022-12-27 19:55:19

Films with autobiographical elements have been a growing trend in 2022. Many prominent directors made films based on their lives, such as Steven Spielberg's The Fabelmans, James Gray's Armag...

Relevance of STEM education

Relevance of STEM education

M. Rokonuzzaman 2022-12-26 21:38:39

It's quite encouraging to note that both the USA and Bangladesh have shown renewed interest in improving STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) enrollment. According to a recent media repor...

'Emily in Paris' season 3: More musical and chic

'Emily in Paris' season 3: More musical and chic

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-12-24 16:01:27

Emily in Paris is back for its third season, and like the first two, it has maintained its charm.  However, this season, the producers added quite a few musical components to the show, which has...

Guillermo del Toro re-imagines 'Pinocchio'

Guillermo del Toro re-imagines 'Pinocchio'

Iftekharul Islam 2022-12-22 17:14:04

Pinocchio is one of the greatest classic children's films of all time― a puppet going through his character development to prove himself worthy of being human.  The original novel by Italian aut...

Thrift Shopping: Does it help the fast fashion industry?

Thrift Shopping: Does it help the fast fashion industry?

Adiba Isfara 2022-12-21 18:09:40

The popularity of thrift shopping has grown in recent years thanks to its affordable prices and unique pieces. These stores cater to various personal tastes and budgets, allowing customers to save mon...

A tale of 3 Ms: Messi, Mbappé, and Morocco

A tale of 3 Ms: Messi, Mbappé, and Morocco

Simon Mohsin 2022-12-17 20:41:39

In 2014, many may remember the heart wrenching scene, Messi flopped between two benches, wailing, howling, convulsing, absolutely unconsolable. Many of us would remember it, and reminisce about the pa...

Plants as decor: An earthly touch to your mundane life

Plants as decor: An earthly touch to your mundane life

Mehnaz Lameesha 2022-12-15 20:35:38

An ancient style of architecture called 'Vastu Shastra' was created in the Indian subcontinent, which includes plants as an integral part of the home's interior design.  According to Vastu Shast...

Winter is the season of sports in Bangladesh

Winter is the season of sports in Bangladesh

Iftekharul Islam 2022-12-14 16:29:50

Winter is here. It's foggy everywhere at 6 am. Groups of young people arrive at a nearby playing field to play football or basketball while most people remain in the blanket's warmth.  Sports al...

'The Truman Show': A timeless masterpiece with thought-provoking symbolism

'The Truman Show': A timeless masterpiece with thought-provoking symbolism

Shuvro Saif 2022-12-11 18:36:02

Imagine you are born inside a huge realistic movie set, from parents whose role was just to give birth by surrogacy and leave you, and from the first day of life till your adulthood, each step of your...

Why Nijhum Dwip still beckons tourists

Why Nijhum Dwip still beckons tourists

Shihab Sarkar 2022-12-09 20:11:23

Those who are mulling a visit to the famous coastal island of Nijhum Dwip, the Island of Silence, ought to think deeply before they set out for the tour in the country's south. The first reason, they...

‘Wednesday’ is a fine addition to the Addams family franchise

‘Wednesday’ is a fine addition to the Addams family franchise

Iftekharul Islam 2022-11-28 18:57:16

The Addams Family was first introduced in the 1930s by American cartoonist Charles Addams. An aristocratic family with ties to supernatural beings displaying comedy became a quick success in America.&...

No concrete action plan to phase out fossil fuel

No concrete action plan to phase out fossil fuel

Mushfiqur Rahman 2022-11-25 20:27:17

United Nations Climate Summit (COP27) in Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh) ended on November 20, 2022 with a happy note. The European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans on behalf of the European Union (...