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Childhood obesity and Bangladesh

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Submitted by guest_writer on Sat, 08/03/2014 - 3:24am
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In our part of the world, where chubby children are considered cute and healthy, parents often fret over the physical appearances of their children. There are parents who routinely feed their children burgers, fries, pizzas, pastries, etc. from the belief that these will make their children appear healthy.


Falguni Days

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Submitted by guest_writer on Thu, 06/03/2014 - 5:27am
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I was reading a write-up by a friend on Falgun (the Bengali month that marks the beginning of spring in Bangladesh) where he compared the season and the festivity around it with Vincent van Gogh's "Wheatfield with Crows." A prolific writer, my friend's writing carried me back to the Falguni days I left behind in Dhaka.


Animated Films: To get the "life" out of it

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Submitted by guest_writer on Fri, 07/02/2014 - 2:02pm
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Remember the time when your little siblings or offspring were watching a “cartoon film” and you got stuck with the brightly colored movements and catchy music for a few minutes? Hard as it is to believe, there are a lot of reasons to get attached to the animated films, more commonly known as cartoon films.


Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 05/02/2014 - 3:03pm
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The wolf of Wall Street outlines the ups and downs of Jordan Belfort; a Wall Street stock broker who manipulated the market in 90’s and notoriously earned the nickname of The Wolf. He is credited to reinvent some of Wall Streets’ infamous tactics which is illegal but highly profitable if done properly.


My post to Dailystar and Mahfuz Anam

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 29/01/2014 - 4:59am
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I recently read an Op-ed by Mr. Mahfuz Anam in Dailystar, " "The Third View. Challenges before Khaleda Zia. Old issues, old tactics and old allies are no longer assets but burdens" (January 24th, Dailystar. http://www.thedailystar.net/challenges-before-khaleda-zia-8137), where he attempted to make it acceptable to work with Jamat Shibir.


Did ICNA ditch the alleged war criminal, Ashrafuzzaman Khan, silently?

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Submitted by guest_writer on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 10:12pm
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On June 24, 2013, Bdnews24.com ran a news about the visit of one of the investigators of the International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh. He was investigating the involvement of Ashrafuzzaman Khan in war crime during the 1971 liberation war which gave birth to Bangladesh. Here is an excerpt from the news about his crime:


QUALITY OF CONSUMER FOOD PRODUCTS DURING FESTIVALS AND THE ROLE OF UNPRINCIPLED PRODUCERS

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Submitted by guest_writer on Thu, 15/08/2013 - 3:50am
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Bangladesh has a rich diverse culture. Most of its people have their own culture and different life style. Its deeply rooted heritage is thoroughly reflected in its architecture, literature, music, painting, festival and clothing. The two prime religions of Bangladesh are Islam and Hinduism which have had a great influence on its culture.


QUALITY OF CONSUMER FOOD PRODUCTS DURING FESTIVALS AND THE ROLE OF UNPRINCIPLED PRODUCERS

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Submitted by guest_writer on Thu, 15/08/2013 - 3:03am
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Bangladesh has a rich diverse culture. Most of its people have their own culture and different life style. Its deeply rooted heritage is thoroughly reflected in its architecture, literature, music, painting, festival and clothing. The two prime religions of Bangladesh are Islam and Hinduism which have had a great influence on its culture.


The Existing Quota System- The Root of All Evils?

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Submitted by guest_writer on Fri, 19/07/2013 - 1:05am
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Anyone who has any idea about the civil service of Bangladesh or any concern about the efficiency and effectiveness of the bureaucratic organ cannot really support the existing quota system.


Thoughts on Religion, Atheism and Ignorance.

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Submitted by guest_writer on Thu, 27/06/2013 - 10:06am
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I was raised in a moderately religious family where education was given priority. We attended religious events and participated in religious rituals but it was never imposed on us. It simply became a part of life for me that I didn't give much thought to. I am a logical person so there have been many occasions in my life when I have questioned my faith.