What would we learn sitting in an air-conditioned and well-furnished classroom if the pedagogical practice remains the same—copy-pasted slides from SlideShare with watermarks still on them, exhibiting incompetence and indolence? Which path of knowledge would we be treading on, with a fancy library reading MP3 BCS guides, while a thick layer of dust covers the library books, longing for human touch? With teachers being transmitters of knowledge and students only passive receivers in a high-tech environment, would we not be annulling curiosity and participation—two fundamental qualities of knowledge as observed by the Brazilian educator Paulo Freire?
The latest, but probably not the last, victim of this culture of impunity is Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of the electrical and electronic engineering department of Bangladesh University of Science and Technology (BUET).
What Priya Saha cited to Donald Trump is a statistical fallacy, and downright irresponsible, but what is way more problematic was our reaction to it.
It doesn’t matter how beautiful the cage is. It’s still a prison.—Natasha Ngan, Girls of Paper and Fire
For years now, the Bangladesh railway has been suffering constant losses. In the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the net loss of this vital public transport system was more than Tk 180 million.
Farzana Boby returned to Bangladesh two years ago, after a harrowing experience in the UK where she went for higher education. She
Throughout the month of Ramadan, the Directorate of National Consumers’ Rights Protection (DNCRP) continued to hit the headlines
They are famous because they battled petty criminals, overlords, mutated creatures and alien invaders, all the while trying and mostly succeeding to stay hidden. They are famous, for they were cursed and are now manifestations of an evil spirit stuck in a pond for
A happy life is still a far cry for children who are born on the street and pass their childhood roaming here and there. People have no
Millions of migrants from Bangladesh are already working all over the world; everyday, thousands of others are leaving on this often-