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  • Book publishing in tatters

    Shahbagh, the intellectual heart of Dhaka, becomes a meeting place for renowned and promising authors, scholars, poets, journalists, readers, and intellectuals from far and wide, at least twice a year.
  • East Jurain: Worst place to live in Dhaka?

    Ashraful Islam, a retired government official, built a two-story house in Dhaka’s east Jurain neighbourhood in 1996. He spent his forty years of savings and even exhausted his wife’s fixed deposit to build this dwelling.
  • Why do many women shun shared motorbikes?

    Sahera Khatun Shimul, a young working woman, has to travel from Dhanmondi to Khilgaon regularly to attend her office.
  • TERROR RISING

    The latest, but probably not the last, victim of this culture of impunity is Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of the electrical and electronic engineering department of Bangladesh University of Science and Technology (BUET).
  • Primary education in Bangladesh: All exams and no learning

    Most of the time, however, one of her parents takes her to school and they carry her schoolbag for her. On the way to school,
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