Imran’s ignominious innings
The postcolonial legacy of the Indian subcontinent is closely intertwined with frequent constitutional aberrations of an unnecessarily theatrical nature, by
Your freedom ends where mine begins
There is a comprehensive global perception that Canada is a nation where relative peace, justice, stability and the rule of law are institutionalised across public life; protests, riots, violence and divisiveness are associated with their southern neighbours.
The life of an international graduate is that of constant learning
University life is referred to as a critical turning point in one’s life. In all certainty, and in my experience, it is perhaps more than that.
Why is Trudeau taking Canada to the polls?
In a bid to secure a parliamentary majority and strengthen his position as Canada’s principal political architect, a confident Justin Trudeau is taking his
Storytelling through food
Bengali cuisine in its most primitive form is perhaps a paradoxical phenomenon worthy of deeper socio-cultural research.
Self-censorship and the media: Where are we heading?
Fuelled by draconian legal measures and administrative harassment against seasoned Prothom Alo correspondent Rozina Islam, the journalistic community is fuming at the humiliating and hasty actions of the health ministry—and by definition, frustrated at the supposed inaction of the government and the judiciary to address what in reality, is nothing less than an embarrassing move to stop a journalist from doing her professional duty.
Reimagining public university admissions in Bangladesh
The United Nations Committee for Development Policy (UNDP) recently recommended the graduation of Bangladesh from its Least Developed Country (LDC) status to that of a developing country by 2026.
The case for a four-day workweek
Nordic countries have earned a reputation for experimenting, and in many cases succeeding, in taking their societies beyond traditional economic systems, thereby driving them towards being progressive welfare states.
The 2020 Development Pathshala: Through the lens of BEACON
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) remains the prima facie directional narrative for our collective progression towards a more equitable economy—both at home and abroad.
Enhancing financial literacy through inclusion and education
Financial literacy is defined as the ability to recognise and effectively use diversified financial skills, tools and services, especially with reference to personal banking management, investment strategies and budgeting.