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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Humayun Ahmed’s Death Anniversary

Reminiscing the legendary storyteller

The many titles that can be taken with Humayun Ahmed’s name include a great short-story writer, a wonderful novelist as well as a brilliant...

Famous novels by Humayun Ahmed

Promila Kanya Considered as a legend in the field of Bangla literature, Humayun Ahmed’s unique stories have been enchanting readers for years. Known as “the...

Wellcome Master’s Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Education Desk Deadline: 31 August 2018 Brief description: This scheme offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at Master’s degree level. Host Institution(s): Wellcome Level/Field...
Story Engineering

Scenes: commercial fiction vs “literature”

The word literature is a loaded gun. All writing is, at some level, a form of literature, just as all oceans, rivers, and lakes...
Moinuddin Ahmed (1941-2018)

To Sir, with love

Moinuddin Ahmed, an ideal teacher of English to the students of St Joseph Higher Secondary School, was one of the premier education providers in...
Scholarship Update

Warwick Chancellor’s Int’l Scholarships

Education Desk Deadline: September 2018 (annual) Study in: London, UK Course starts October 2018 Brief description The Chancellor’s International Scholarships are allocated annually via a combined postgraduate research scholarship...
Story Engineering

Story planning with milestones

You're not done with the drafting process until you nail all these milestone scenes. Nor are you done with the story planning phase until...

Iconic characters of Bengali literature

Manimanjari Sengupta Other than our obsession with monkey caps and maachh, what we Bengalis are most often stereotyped with is how we take our literature...
Scholarship Update

Scuola Normale Superiore PhD Scholarships in Italy

Education Desk Deadline: 20 August 2018 (annual) Study in: Italy Course starts 1 Nov 2018 Brief description The Scuola Normale Superiore offers fully-funded PhD programs to both Italian citizens...

Children face mental health epidemic in UK

Denis Campbell Britain’s schoolchildren are suffering from an epidemic of anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, yet barely half get the NHS treatment they need, teachers...

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