Monthly Archives: May 2011

Is Sex Work, Work?

Volume 4 Issue 77 | December 30, 2005 | Perceptions Is Sex Work, Work? Rubaiyat Hossain The other night I was sitting by my window submerged in Kathleen Barry’s ground breaking book on female sexual slavery, and suddenly I heard … Continue reading

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LOVE : An Asymmetry

Volume 4 Issue 71 | November 18, 2005 |  Perception LOVE An Asymmetry Rubaiyat Hossain Love between a man and a woman is one of the most complicated emotional relationships that develop among human beings. Romantic love is more important … Continue reading

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Hirok Rajar Deshey: Ray’s allegory comes true

Vol. 5 Num 523  |  Wed. November 16, 2005  |  Point-Counterpoint Hirok Rajar Deshey: Ray’s allegory comes true Rubaiyat Hossain Dhaka had gone crazy over hosting the thirteenth annual Saarc Summit. Bangladesh’s accomplishment in hosting this summit seems to function as a yardstick to … Continue reading

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Advertisements Are Brutal

Volume 4 Issue 70 | November 11, 2005 |  Perspective Advertisements Are Brutal Rubaiyat Hossain Advertisements are brutal. They depict a level of joy and limits of perfection unmatchable in real life. It’s very interesting to observe and analyse them … Continue reading

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Philosophical crisis: A confused Bengali nation

Vol. 5 Num 442  |  Tue. August 23, 2005  |  Point-Counterpoint Philosophical crisis: A confused Bengali nation Rubaiyat Hossain 459 bombs have blasted almost all over Bangladesh in exactly thirty minutes. This is certainly not the first attack of this type, but … Continue reading

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