Historical events on 13 Nov
2018: Trial of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán begins in New York 2001: War on Terrorism: In the first such act since World War II, US President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against foreigners suspected of connections to terrorist acts or ...বিস্তারিত
What type of kindness will make you happiest?
Greater good World kindness day is being observed today.A new study published in The Journal of Social Psychology sought to test out this question by investigating how different types of kind acts affect our happiness. Ultimately, the researchers found that a wide range o ...বিস্তারিত
This is how we can empower 8 billion minds by 2030
It’s 2030. Ajay lives in India. In his teens he experienced an episode of depression, so, as a new undergraduate, he was keen to sign up for a mental healthcare service when offered. Ajay chose a service that used mobile phone and internet technologies to enable him to car ...বিস্তারিত
In remembrance of Humayun Ahmed, the wizard of words
Humayun Ahmed is the most celebrated writer of contemporary time and one of the best storytellers in the history of Bangla literature. He was born on November 13, 1948, at Mohongonj of Netrokona in Bangladesh and today would have been the 68th birthday of this great writer ...বিস্তারিত
Terrorism in the name of Jihad
Mohammad Abdul Wadud : A few days ago, Pakistan without any prior notice unilaterally stopped postal mail service with India. These actions come in the backdrop of a growing frustration as Pakistan fails to gain international traction on the Kashmir issue. Pakistan Presiden ...বিস্তারিত
The World Trade Organization (WTO): How can it be saved?
When the World Trade Organization replaced the earlier General Agreement on Trade and Tariff (GATT) in 1994, a torch was of hope for prosperity among nations was rekindled. Few global bodies generate the kind of passions that the WTO does. Meetings of the WTO Ministerial Cou ...বিস্তারিত
The first fairytales were feminist critiques of patriarchy. We need to revive their legacy
The women who created the first fairytales were far more radical than the Brothers Grimm have led us to believe. Most revolutions begin quietly, in narrative. Take, for instance, fairytales. The popular understanding is that fairytales evolved exclusively from oral folktell ...বিস্তারিত
Humayun Ahmed was a mesmerizing writer: Muhammad Zafar Iqbal
Imrul Hossain for DOT Eminent educationist writer Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal said that Humayun Ahmed was a mesmerizing writer. Dr Iqbal, also the younger brother of Humayun Ahmed, made the remarks while speaking at the 71st birth anniversary of the writer at Shaheed Smriti Bi ...বিস্তারিত
Abused Bangladeshi women slam brutality in Saudi Arabia
Sumon Corraya/AsiaNews.it Between January and August 2019, at least 850 female workers managed to escape from Saudi Arabia. Between 2016 and 2019, the bodies 311 women were repatriated to Bangladesh. Nazma’s story is typical: killed for rebelling against being raped. N ...বিস্তারিত
International Monetary Fund: A Villain or a Friend in Need?
Md. Asif Mahbub Tanvir writes for DOT Overtly, the modern age is collaborated with global trade & economy among the states, whereas SDR (the U.S. dollar, euro, Chinese renminbi, Japanese yen, and British pound) plays key role of exchange transactions. Consequently, adeq ...বিস্তারিত