Monday, September 21, 2015



After intense drama, with several twists and turns - also knocks at the doors of the Supreme Court

All in the name of faith

God has always been elusive. Or the search for Him has been. Then too there are all the

Of a rogue man in the White House

International news reports say US President Donald Trump allows no one near to him. He curls up in

Base oil market upgradation and challenges for Bangladesh

Base Oil is produced from refining crude oil (mineral base oil) or through chemical synthesis (synthetic base oil),

A Muslim whose antecedents were of Rama's Raghuvanshi lineage

"For three generations, the Jinnah family struggled to find its Islamic identity after being ex-communicated from their Hindu

Silencing cries of babies by bullets

During 10 months long gestation time in the mother's womb, babies are shaped for their destination and finally

How anger can become an 'emotional contagion'

To feel anger is normal. Sometimes, anger can be a very validating emotion. We know when we are

Palestinians aren't people?

Monstrous. Frightful. Wicked. It's strange how the words just run out in the Middle East today. Sixty Palestinians

Palestinians aren't people?

Monstrous. Frightful. Wicked. It's strange how the words just run out in the Middle East today. Sixty Palestinians

Marx's relevance to society

In the world of philosophical thinking, Karl Marx is a contemporary Dialectic Materialistic philosopher who was born on

Looking at life differently

Amid perpetual threat perception in trying circumstances, sometimes life seems unbearable, and we tend to tackle the situation

Whither West Bengal?

West Bengal in the recent past has been in news for all the wrong reasons. Violence has become a

How to be more inclusive and not misuse identity markers

Identity politics are a poignant point to engage with various issues. However, as Kimberly Foster pointed out, in her

'Bury me in Beit Daras': My right of return is sacred

This is the story of four Palestinian peasants who have been dead and buried for many years, but whose

Complexities under international criminal law

The nature of the current world politics is highly dynamic and unstable. The international security environment now pays a

Prospect of hybrid vehicles in Bangladesh

Hybrid cars are now more popular than conventional cars due to lower lifetime operating cost and environmental impact. Hybrid

Israel and Palestine in 2018: Decolonization, not peace

The founders of the state of Israel were mainly people who settled in Palestine in the very beginning of

Who owns and/or controls Bangabandhu-I?

This was a historic week, as Bangladesh formally entered the space age by successfully launching into orbit its first

EU leaders double down to preserve Iran deal

Federica Mogherini, the European Union's (EU) foreign policy chief, said on Friday that Europe is "determined to keep the

Of an ambidextrous US establishment - II

To consider the role of narcissism in Donald Trump's life is to go beyond the dispositional traits of the

Of an ambidextrous US establishment -- I

People should no longer think nationally. We must unify and fight American threats if we are to sustain as

Deciphering Trump's decision on Iran deal

The world was watching closely as President Donald Trump announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the

The rise of regional Congress leaders in India

Siddaramaiah's emergence as a major state-level leader has been a feature of the elections in the southern Indian state

Benefits of Bangabandhu-1 satellite

There are many different satellite orbits that can be used. The ones that receive the most attention are the

International arbitration versus bilateral rapport with Myanmar

In the early 90s, a trivial write-up of mine was published in the daily Khaleej Times under the title

The velvet voice of India

The 94th death anniversary of none other than Talat Mahmood, the "King of Ghazals", was on 9 May. Talat

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