M Ahmedullah, PhD presents the second of a three part series on the rise and fall of Bengal’s textile empire. Bengal, once dubbed as the ‘paradise on earth’ was renown for its textile industry and its fabrics enjoyed the prestige of popularity abroad, particularly in Britain. M Ahmedullah contextualizes legendary reputation and decline of the historical Bengal textiles, exclusively for Alochonaa.com
Mahmudul Hoque Moni deconstructs the ‘myth’ of objectivity in sport journalism. He observes that objectivity is missing in sports reporting, but journalists stride for it in general news journalism, so why the difference?
A London Based British Bangladeshi journalist Mr. Muhammad Abdul Hye Ibne Safi presents an insightful evaluation of the growing partisanship in Bangladeshi journalism and its negative impact on British Bangladeshi media in the UK, set against the backdrop of two most talked about political events of Bangladesh in 2013- The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) and the Shahbagh Movement.
A culture of abuse dominates the Bangladesh corporate culture. Ameena Ahmed is a HR professional & writes from Dhaka. According to Ameena, Bangladeshi employees suffer from a lack of adequate resources to express their employment grievances.
Naureen ponders the deeper meaning of love in the lead up to the most globalised commercial event expressing love – Valentine’s Day. Let us observe love not only for a month, week, or just one calendar day. Yes, let us observe V-day, but let us also keep in mind not to make the other 364 days redundant of love. Let us not keep love confined to a specific time or bounded to one context.
Naureen Zaina Azizee* Recently a report published by a Human Rights Group in Bangladesh found that a total of 507 people were killed and thousands more were injured in political violence in Bangladesh in 2013, making it the deadliest year since the country´s independence four decades ago. I […]