Wahid Palash

1,073 Added | 12 Magazines | 4 Following | 7 Followers | @WahidPalash | Keep up with Wahid Palash on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Wahid Palash”

আন্তর্জাতিক আইনে সই করুন, গঙ্গা ব্যারাজ বাতিল নয়

গত এপ্রিলে বাংলাদেশের প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা চার দিনের সফরে নয়াদিল্লি যান। সফরের সময় দুই দেশের মধ্যে যেসব সমঝোতা ও চুক্তি স্বাক্ষর হয়েছে, দেশে ফিরে …

Devdutt Pattanaik: Historians too should share the blame for the rise of religious radicalism

It is easy to blame radical politicians and religious leaders for igniting the spark. But let’s not forget those who fuel the fire.<p>As a child, when I …

Religion
India
India

Bangladesh's water crisis: A story of gender

Climate change is driving an acute water crisis in coastal Bangladesh in which women are bearing most of the strain.<p><b>Kochukhali, Bangladesh -</b> When Khadija Rahman, then a newly married 14-year-old, moved to the Satkhira district on Bangladesh's southwest coast, she didn't realise just how much the …

World Bank

‘How I Became a Tree’ is an Ode to All That is Neglected

“The most severe kind of colonisation is the substitution of forest-time by this imported industrial idea of time.”<p>Sumana Roy’s <i>How I Became a Tree</i> is …

A National Weekly of Bangladesh

Author : thuxug<p>buy cialis online without a prescription buy [url=http://cialisambrx.com/#]cialis[/url] cialis 5mg price online canadian pharmacy buy …

Humanity only has around 1,000 years left on Earth, Stephen Hawking predicts

Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned humanity that we probably only have about 1,000 years left on Earth, and the only thing that could save us from …

New Nighttime Map Shows Earth in Whole New Light

Comparing satellite data from 2012 and 2016 reveals where the planet has dimmed and brightened.<p>Looking at Earth at night from space turns the planet’s extremely varied and complex surface into a much simpler view of light and dark. The ghostly outlines of continents, laced with webs of light, are …

In Kerala, 700 People Worked 70 Days to Revive a River Considered 'Dead' for over a Decade

Did you think it was possible to bring back a river declared ‘dead’ for almost ten years?<p>Well, a gram panchayat in Kerala has just achieved the feat …

India

Open well in a river - The story of Semara

<b>Open wells and society:</b><p>The well has been celebrated as a place for social interactions, encouraging people to share their daily lives with each other …

ঘর, রাস্তা ডুবেছে ময়লা পানিতে

মিরপুর-১৪ নম্বরের বাগানবাড়ি খালের পাশে গড়ে উঠেছে বাগানবাড়ি বস্তি। খালে বারোয়ারি বর্জ্যের পুরু স্তর জমে স্বাভাবিক পানিপ্রবাহ বন্ধ হয়ে গেছে। এ কারণে …

Ganges Barrage Project shelved

The government on Wednesday announced that it abandoned the $ 4 billion Ganges Barrage Project, implementation of which awaited India’s consent until …

Geomorphologist Robert James Wasson discusses flood risk reduction in India

Deltas are natural sites for cities to grow as they offer direct access to the sea and upriver to the hinterland<p>Over 1,000 people stranded in …

Uranium behind deaths in haors?

Bangladesh experiences flash floods almost every year and farmers are no stranger to crop loss as a result. But the deaths of fish, frogs and fowls …

'India cannot ignore our rights to Teesta water'

<b>As we have learnt, the Teesta Water Sharing Treaty might not be signed during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to India. How will it</b> …

প্রস্তাবিত তিস্তা চুক্তি ও পূর্বাপর

আসছে ভালোবাসা দিবসের জন্য নির্মিত হয়েছে নাটক 'বি-স্বর্গ'। গত সপ্তাহে ...<p>রাজধানীর পুরানা পল্টনে ২০তলা একটি ভবনের তৃতীয় তলায় অগ্নিকাণ্ডের ঘটনা …

Astronomers Capture the First ‘Image' of the Dark Matter That Holds the Universe Together

Researchers have produced what they say is the first composite image of a dark matter filament that connects galaxies across the cosmos.<p>For decades, …

Observing Water Day on Ambedkar’s birthday is a hollow exercise if his legacy on water is ignored

In India, water has been a traditional medium for the exclusion of Dalits in overt and covert ways.<p>On the 125th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, …

India
India

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant

In the blink of a geological eye, climate change has helped reverse the flow of water melting from a glacier in Canada’s Yukon, a hijacking that scientists call “river piracy.”<p>This engaging term refers to one river capturing and diverting the flow of another. It occurred last spring at the …

Global Warming

Climate change: Melting glacier causes Canadian river to disappear in four days

Scientists described it as the first case of ‘river piracy’ and said the incident illustrates how global warming can dramatically change the …

Global Warming
Pollution

Robert Lanza - Prelude to Biocentrism

We watch our loved ones’ age and die and assume that’s the end of the story. We believe in death because we’ve been taught we die. Also, of course, …

A Black Hole Close-Up, and a Telescope as Big as the World

The giant black hole in the middle of our galaxy stays pretty quiet most of the time, flaring up only occasionally. But it is due for a burst of …

Marx’s Revenge: How Class Struggle Is Shaping the World

Karl Marx was supposed to be dead and buried. With the collapse of the Soviet Union and China’s Great Leap Forward into capitalism, communism faded …

Teesta Water Sharing: Pranab may move to end stalemate

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to take an initiative to break the ice for resolving the long pending water sharing issue during the …

Stars Have Been Witnessed Forming in Black Hole Bursts For The First Time

New life in the eye of the storm.<p>For the first time, scientists have observed infant stars being born in the hugely powerful gusts of space wind that …

Universe
Political Science

“Namami Brahmaputra” is a disservice to the people of the Brahmaputra Valley

A spectacle is going on in Assam – the spectacle of apparently the largest river festival in India, <i>Namami Brahmaputra</i>. The Sanskrit word ‘Namami’ …