A Bangladeshi young researcher Dr Md. Amirul
Islam shows the new hope of light to mitigate the shortage of food and food
security. By inventing the new genetic of food and biotechnology, the
researcher wants to lead the world through his new invention.
Currently Dr Amirul Islam has been working as a
research fellow at the University dé Sherbrooke,
Quebec in Canada for last 2 years with the
arena of Biosensors and Bioelectronics, where he is working to develop a novel
semiconductor based photonic biosen...
Sir Frank Peters
2020 is the centenary year of Bangabandhu’s birth and the 9th
Anniversary of the banning of corporal punishment in Bangladesh schools and madrassahs – both significant in their own right.
Bangabandhu (1920/03/17 – 1975/08/15) was a member of an elite group of men who changed the course of history and indelibly carved his name in marble. Among others to have done so were Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Michael Collins, John F. Kennedy, and more recently Nelson Mandela, to mention a few.
Of all his many outstanding attributes, the one that gets my five-stars admiration and loudest applause is his abhorrence of corporal punishment. Like all learned men, it made no sense to hi...
Pakistan is a country which is always in crisis — some of the crises are endemic, others temporary. Starting with the crisis of legitimacy and identity — whether Pakistan is a Muslim country or an Islamic state — to questions of provincial autonomy, civil-military imbalance and perpetual allegations of rigged elections, we are always in a state of uncertainty and confusion.
A corollary of this predicament is that even after 72 years, we have not been able to find our
A. R. Farrukh Ahamed
Can we recall Parimal, a teacher of the city’s famous Viqarunnisa Noon School & College who violated his own students? It was almost five years ago. This incident then created huge public anger countrywide. Parimal was eventually arrested. But now we forget him as well as his misdeed and thus it has been almost completely sank into oblivion. By the time, there have been many more Parimals rooted across the country. Panna in Rajshahi, Maulana Sirajuddaula in Feni, Mufti Jashim in Narayanganj and so many others. We have examples of Parimals to show, but could do nothing to reign the situation.
Rapists are still at large and we just know a few of the...