Dhaka: 12:09 PM, Tue, 22 Oct, 2019

Plastic pollution is an Imminence for moms & babies

|| Farzana Khalil Rito ||

Plastics enter the human body through skin, ingestion, and breathing dust.

Corporal punishment is intolerably cruel and totally ineffective

Sir Frank Peters: Almost nine years ago corporal punishment to children in schools and madrasahs was outlawed in Bangladesh.

Indian restriction gives a boost to cattle rearing locally

Manzurul Alam Mukul: It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. This proverb is reflected now in the dairy and cattle-fattening sector in Bangladesh.

Is it possible to revive Buriganga like Thames?

Manzurul Alam Mukul: The Thames is the beauty of London, a jewel in its crown. London’s financial district, information technology industry and many tourist spots such as the iconic London Eye, Sea Life Aquarium and O2 arena are built on the beautiful banks of the river.

High price of tobacco products can help reduce usages

By Md. Alim Al Razi: Smoking and the usages of other tobacco products undoubtedly pushes a country and nation towards terrible consequences. It harms the smokers as well as indirectly pushing many of the victims into health risk through indirect smokes.

Pahela Baishakh: Only Celebration?

Anarya Murshid: Inseparable Pahela Baishakh gradually coming back in the life of Bengali.

TIs discreetly disregarding Tobacco Control Law

By Md. Alim Al Razi: Tobacco Industries (TIs) are discreetly disregarding Tobacco Control Law, sometimes they are just overlooking, sometimes influence over the formulation of government policies and most of the time are lingering the formulation processes of the policies for their own interest.

Teacher sentenced to death for corporal punishment to pupil

Sir Frank Peters: A schoolteacher in Tanzania has been sentenced to death for causing the death of a school pupil through “malicious and zealous” use of corporal punishment.

We need to stop tobacco expansion

By Md. Alim Al Razi: Introduction: Bangladesh is going to be the third fastest growing economy in the world in terms of achieving high Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, according to a report of United Nations.

How I make a story of rape for a newspaper?

Everybody doesn’t get this chance. You can try to write down it. Yes I am going to try it.

'Yorker Machine' Ali, story of a cricket lover

Yeasin Hasan: Nicknamed 'Yorker Machine' by his US teammates, Ali Khan is playing in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Khulna Titans bagged him. The player already showed his mastery at the match against Rangpur Riders on Sunday. 

Corporal punishment in schools, madrasahs could end in days

Sir Frank Peters: Corporal punishment is repugnant to all civilized societies.

Journey from Montreal to Kigali: Achievement, implications for BD

Arif M. Faisal and Dr. Mohammad Ismail: Ozone gas, naturally present in our atmosphere, spreads from 10 km to 50 km altitude from the earth surface. Ozone protects our planet by absorbing the harmful ultra-violet (UV) radiation emitting from the sun by forming Ozone layer in the stratosphere(also referred to as "good ozone" layer).

Crush US powers, resist Israel, save Palestine

M Mahfuzur Rahman: Journalist Theodor Herzl, father of modern political Zionism, had set out his vision of a Jewish state and homeland for the Jewish people in his book Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State) in the late 19th century.

Why are adults allowed to make mistakes, but children are not?

Sir Frank Peters: There’s an horrific misconception out there that beating children (corporal punishment) is obeying a command from God.