Dhaka: 10:19 AM, Sun, 17 Feb, 2019

'Yorker Machine' Ali, story of a cricket lover

Yeasin Hasan: Nicknamed 'Yorker Machine' by his US teammates, Ali Khan is playing in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Khulna Titans bagged him. The player already showed his mastery at the match against Rangpur Riders on Sunday. 

Corporal punishment in schools, madrasahs could end in days

Sir Frank Peters: Corporal punishment is repugnant to all civilized societies.

Journey from Montreal to Kigali: Achievement, implications for BD

Arif M. Faisal and Dr. Mohammad Ismail: Ozone gas, naturally present in our atmosphere, spreads from 10 km to 50 km altitude from the earth surface. Ozone protects our planet by absorbing the harmful ultra-violet (UV) radiation emitting from the sun by forming Ozone layer in the stratosphere(also referred to as "good ozone" layer).

Crush US powers, resist Israel, save Palestine

M Mahfuzur Rahman: Journalist Theodor Herzl, father of modern political Zionism, had set out his vision of a Jewish state and homeland for the Jewish people in his book Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State) in the late 19th century.

Why are adults allowed to make mistakes, but children are not?

Sir Frank Peters: There’s an horrific misconception out there that beating children (corporal punishment) is obeying a command from God.

Evasion ।। Md Harun

Risingbd Desk: In her youthful days Molly found Peter so attractive and loving that she would flee from home and marry him within a few days of their inception of romance. It was too early for Peter though! He needed some more time to embark on the new chapter of life.

Corporal punishment was invented by Satan

Sir Frank Peters: A highway billboard in Amarillo, Texas, that screams ‘beat your children’ to thousands of passing onlookers daily is creating a raucous across America and in other parts of the world and causing people to stop in their tracks and pay attention.

Victory Day a joyous occasion for all

Sir Frank Peters: Today, December 16, is Victory Day… as if you didn’t know and wondered what the thousands of national flags were doing enthusiastically fluttering their little hearts out in celebration!

Call for phone companies to act responsibly

Sir Frank Peters: Sir Frank Peters is proposing to the Minister of State, Post and Telecommunications, Tarana Halim MP, that telephone subscribers should be compensated for all SMS advertisements they receive and that all spam advertising phone calls are banned.

How long is a piece of string?

Sir Frank Peters: There are at least two questions without answers in the world today: how long is a piece of string and when will hideous corporal punishment to children end?

Cruelty unabated in classroom

Sir Frank Peters: One bright spark once said: “truth is stranger than fiction”. I think it was Mark Twain who uttered the immortal words, but I personally didn’t hear him say them, so I can’t be sure. But whoever said them knew what he was talking about.

International Criminal Court and success of Bangladesh

Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Bangladesh is a small country in the subcontinent. The nation has a bloody history which is totally rare in the globe. Bangladesh appeared in the world map in 1971 through nine months long war.

World should be united against terrorism

A K Azad: United Kingdom is being fallen under terrorist attack continuously.  Amid panic of Manchester attack, the assailants on Saturday killed seven people and wounded dozen others by ramming a vehicle into a crowd on London Bridge and then stabbing people in nearby Borough Market.

Teesta and a new hope

Mostafijur Rahman Nasim: Teesta is a buzz word right now in the country. Lots of opinion, expectation, hope and aspiration are murmuring everywhere centering Teesta water sharing issue.

Social Media & Its Celebrities: Beneficial or Detrimental?

Shamim Wahed: Social media has come to encompass almost every aspect of our lives, bringing more conventional and easier lifestyle for many reasons.

‘There will be no anomalies in DUCSU polls’

Secretariat Correspondent: “There is no chance for anomalies in the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU) election slated for March 11,” said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.

Is Priyanka Chopra pregnant?

Entertainment Desk: Bollywood–turned-Hollywood diva, Priyanka Chopra, who tied the knot with boyfriend (now husband) Nick Jonas in a fairytale wedding last year, has been busy with the promotions of her upcoming film, Isn’t It Romantic?