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We should think about University Admission System

We should think about University Admission System

A S M Sazzad Hossain, Banker The number of universities is increasing, so is the number of applicants. Applicants and their guardians have to travel from Teknaf to Tetulia, allegorically speaking, for seeking and ensuring admissions into public universities. Though public universities now take admissions on their own, there is no denying the fact that

New Urban Agenda: Bangladesh Perspective

The New Urban Agenda will be the outcome document agreed upon at the Habitat III cities conference in October 2016 in Quito of Ecuador. In turn, it will guide the efforts around urbanisation of a wide range of actors – nation states, city and regional leaders, international development financiers, United Nations programmes and civil society

Overcoming Poverty: The Progress

Dr. Kazi S.M. Khasrul Alam Quddusi World Bank has very recently lauded Bangladesh’s achievement in reducing poverty, especially extreme poverty which hurt the country since its inception and before. In its “Bangladesh Development Update”, released recently at a press conference in Dhaka, the Bank has also come up with the observation that Bangladesh has done

Is smartphone making us unsmart?

Md Mustakimur Rahman Without any doubt, smartphones have totally changed the method of communication. These phones come with multifunctional tools with several numbers of applications which bring uncountable benefit to us. Literally, it has become a part of our daily life and it is very difficult to live without this device now a day. It

Education In Disarray

A human baby is born neither as devil nor as an angel at birth. He or she is made man with the passage of time through learningin the family atmosphereor at school. Manners, etiquette, courtesy & behavior etc. are taught in the family circle by the elders, parents . Thus education starts at home ,

Save the surplus for bad days

Ours is a land of potentials with immense possibilities. It has so many attractions as well due to diversified culture & rich heritage with long history. Since time immemorial people from different blood, color, creed & culture of various origin visited this land on account of trade and commerce,tourism or got settled being attracted by

Bid You Adieu 2016

With the setting sun today in the western horizon according to the Gregorian Calendar the year 2016 will be lost in ocean of time. History may repeat but the time will never come back again, it can never be rewind. The system introducing the Gregorian calendar has been started since 1582 in western countries of

Of Mouse and Louse

Louse is one of the members of the insect family, leaves in moisterous but warm place. It loves to live with the living beings to keep itself warm & comfortable. It has no ears to hear, no eyes to see but its favorite place for living is the human head preferably in the women’s dark

Of drugs and devils

Other than terrorism the alarming menace orthreatto our national life is the addiction to different types of drugs produced both within and coming outside the bordering areas of neighboring countries. It is now eating up the very vitality of our potential future generation. If it is allowed to continue unabated & unchecked the nation is