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Clean the city, Don’t clean the poor

Clean the city, Don’t clean the poor

Dhaka, especially Gulistan in the heart of the Old Town, has received a long-awaited facelift since the hawker eviction drive initiated by the city authorities. After visiting the area, everyone would likely praise the audacious and well-timed measure taken by the Dhaka South City Corporation. Seeing the success of the south, its north city counterpart…
Law on child custody

Law on child custody

When a marriage breaks down irrevocably and ends in a divorce, it may give rise to disputes over custody of any children involved.  In Bangladesh, mainly the Family Courts Ordinance, 1985 and Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 are very much relevant regarding the issue of custody. As per the legal provisions of the law, a father is the legal and natural…
Different Cuisines

Different Cuisines

Not long ago, when it came to selecting a place to go out for dinner or lunch with your family or friends, the choice was between a Bangladeshi-style Chinese or Thai restaurant, or the few decent places that served local favourites like biryani or kebabs. Now, with new food places opening up every day and with international franchises taking an interest…
Mary Oliver’s closeness with nature

Mary Oliver’s closeness with nature

Mary Oliver is an award-winning American poet. Her first collection of poems, No Voyage and Other Poems, was published in 1963, when she was 28.  Oliver’s works do not directly accuse modern culture, which is destroying nature and the environment, rather she takes a wholehearted refuge in nature and focuses on its wonders, which is ignored…
The scent that is costlier than gold

The scent that is costlier than gold

The fragrance of thousands of incense sticks wafted through the narrow shopfront of the Wing Lee Joss Sticks & Sandalwood Company, a traditional family business in the Hong Kong neighbourhood of Yau Ma Tei. The walls were lined with bright gold-and-scarlet incense packs, but tucked away in glass cabinets was the most prized incense of all: agarwood.…
Walking Out

Walking Out

Crafting a convincing tale of survival against steep odds in a harsh, unforgiving landscape would seem to be out of the reach of most low-budget independent filmmakers. Fortunately for twin-brother directors Alex and Andrew Smith, they’re able to rely on a key visual effect that won’t show up on any ledger sheet: the mountains around Montana’s…
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