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Breaking the Myths of Investment

Look at this... article about investment.

3w ago| Echoes

Do I need to be more like them?

Childhood is fantasised in most cultures. In the West, Mum and Dad read Grimm’s Fairy Tales or Hans Christian Anderson. In Bangladesh, Mum and Dad read Dakshinaranjan Mitra’s Thakurmar Jhuli.

My first encounter With Cinema Paradiso

Rafael, my housemate at Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, asked me one day if I had watched Cinema Paradiso. When I said no, Rafael looked at me in silence for a moment. ‘Tomorrow’s the last day, they’re...

An Encounter With the Alchemist

My encounter with Santiago, Fatima and the Alchemist changed my life like it did for many others.

New Year’s Celebrations

Trying to be happy is the prayer this Echoes makes for you in the coming year and beyond.

1971: A story again made fresh

The generation of 1971 instilled that pride for the generation of 2021 to lead Bangladesh forward in the 21st century.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Breaking the Myths of Investment

Look at this... article about investment.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Do I need to be more like them?

Childhood is fantasised in most cultures. In the West, Mum and Dad read Grimm’s Fairy Tales or Hans Christian Anderson. In Bangladesh, Mum and Dad read Dakshinaranjan Mitra’s Thakurmar Jhuli.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

My first encounter With Cinema Paradiso

Rafael, my housemate at Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, asked me one day if I had watched Cinema Paradiso. When I said no, Rafael looked at me in silence for a moment. ‘Tomorrow’s the last day, they’re...

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Do You Know the Meaning of Friendship?

Muhammad Ali said, “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain”.

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

The Dimensions of Infinity

To describe infinity, we need to redefine the way we count.

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Bayes’ Theorem, With No Maths

As new sets of information appear, we adapt our perception.

May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021

Echoes at 100

This is the 100th instalment of the fortnightly column on SHOUT.

April 22, 2021
April 22, 2021

The Dimensions of Fasting

Religions have provided time-tested moral codes of conduct.

April 8, 2021
April 8, 2021

Why Do We Choke Under Pressure?

The 2016 T20 World Cup Final. West Indies needed 19 runs off the last over. An unknown Carlos Brathwaite stormed his way into the history books with four consecutive sixes. West Indies won the T20...

March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021

Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra

The legacy of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra is in its songs of freedom.