Birth of the ‘corona generation’

Shihab Sarkar | Published: April 17, 2021 20:35:42 In the early 20th century, a number of younger generations came up, apparently to represent their times. Mostly centred on depressing periods, these youths were used to upholding the negative aspects of existence. One of these groups was termed the Lost Generation. Youths belonging to this generation […]

BIDS publishes book to commemorate Bangabandhu’s birth centenary

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These volumes are an apt tribute to our national hero The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) commemorated Bangabandhu’s birth centenary by publishing two volumes of “Readings in Bangladesh Development” on Wednesday. The book has been edited by KAS Murshid, Minhaj Mahmud and Kazi Iqbal. At the virtual launching, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Chairman […]

Farmers’ protests are the birth pangs of a more urbanised India

Famers during a tractor rally at Singhu border in New Delhi, on 26 January 2021

Farmers during a tractor rally at Singhu border in New Delhi, on 26 January 2021 | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint Text Size: A- A+ Where is it cheaper to buy rice? At a village market in India, a country where 377 million people live below the poverty line? Or on the trading screens of […]

Abu Zafar Obaidullah’s 86th birth anniversary today

Abu Zafar Obaidullah’s 86th birth anniversary today

Abu Zafar Obaidullah Today is the 86th anniversary of birth of Ekushey Padak-winning poet Abu Zafar Obaidullah. He was also a recipient of Bangla Academy Award. A prominent figure in the language movement, Abu Zafar Obaidullah played a seminal role in the literary and cultural activities in Bangladesh till his passing away on March 19, […]