Should “Old People”Be Allowed to Drive?
Md. Fakrul Islam Chowdhury writes for DOT : Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and husband of queen Elisabeth, was involved in car crash near Sandringham Estate recently. The incident has thrown Britain’s driving laws into the spotlight, and has raised questions about ...বিস্তারিত
I only have two friends. Is there anything wrong with that?
Laura Heck, LMFT, Certified Gottman Therapist/ Thrive Global As an adult, it’s common for lifelong friendships to drift apart. Here’s how to know if you should make the effort to branch out, according to a therapist. Q: I used to have a larger group of friends but cr ...বিস্তারিত
A sociological approach to global biodiversity loss
Jordan Fox Besek, Assistant Professor of Sociology and RENEW (Research and Education in Energy, Environment and Water) faculty at SUNY at Buffalo/Monga Bay *The connections between social processes and environmental processes that generate biodiversity loss are very uncle ...বিস্তারিত
What to expect from Trump-Kim take two
Uri Friedman, Staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers global affairs/ The Atlantic If the first summit accomplished little, the second could be the same—but there are many wild cards. For roughly 40 minutes on Friday, a sleepy boutique hotel in Washington, D.C., ...বিস্তারিত
Why a second referendum is unwise
Nicky Morgan/The Economist The debate over a second Brexit referendum People were given the right to vote and expect the result to be respected, says Nicky Morgan, MP If the prime minister cannot win majority support for her Withdrawal Agreement and Future Framework ( ...বিস্তারিত
The world of Selim al-Deen
Syed Badrul Ahsan, Columnist/Dhaka courier In conversation with a journalist a few years before his death, Selim Al-Deen took positive pride in the way the farmers in his tales reached heights as sublime or as heroic as the characters in the old Greek plays. And that abou ...বিস্তারিত
Myths and science
Tavleen Singh /Indian Express The Prime Minister himself said, at the opening of a medical facility, that plastic surgery must have been known in ancient India for Shiva to have given his son Ganesha the head of an elephant. It did not help that China landed a spacecraft ...বিস্তারিত
Religious tolerance has its limits
Tariq A. Al Maeena, Saudi socio-political commentator/Gulf News Spurt in Islamophobia has given rise to a breed of apologists who can go to any extremes Following the events of September 11, 2001, Islam became the centre of media attacks in many parts of the world. Per ...বিস্তারিত
Facebook’s ’10 year challenge’ is just a harmless meme—right?
Kate O'neill/Wired.com If you use social media, you've probably noticed a trend across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter of people posting their then-and-now profile pictures, mostly from 10 years ago and this year. My flippant tweet began to pick up traction. My intent w ...বিস্তারিত
UN HR expert Lee arrives in Bangladesh for discussing Rohingya issues
Arafat Hasan of DOT : The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee arrived in Bangladesh yesterday to observe the Rohingya situation in the Cox's Bazar district, despite being barred from entering Myanmar, reported the Dhaka Tribune. Lee, the UN special rapport ...বিস্তারিত