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A Brave New World

A Brave New World

by Runa Khan, back from Davos Davos, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, is a gathering of the cream of market leaders who are driving the change in our world today. Over 3,000 leaders in different fields and 53 heads of state, attended its 50th iteration...

COP25 in a Nutshell

COP25 in a Nutshell

Saleemul Huq outlines the major talking points at the Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a global treaty that was signed and ratified by 195 countries obligating themselves to take actions to protect the planet,...

Reflections Over a Latte

Reflections Over a Latte

Naushad Ali Husein’s cream cheese bagel turns bitter in his mouth It shouldn’t be so easy to forget the story I just heard. An hour ago, I was seated around a table of people trying to keep their emotions under control as a birth attendant told us her survival story....

Gone with the Wind?

Gone with the Wind?

Climate change and modern technology have stolen the wind from the gorgeous ochre Bengali sails. Are they gone for good? Jul 2, 2019 | Cultural Preservation, Empowerment There is no image quite as nostalgic as that of the Padma or the Meghna adorned with countless...