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Our group setting has been done in such a way that
anyone (members/nonmembers) can post messages, though each message
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Do every messages get posted in MM forum?
Normally moderators do not want to
reject any post. However, we reserve the right to edit or not to post
messages that are abusive, hateful, off-topic, duplicate and insulting
to a race, nation or person. Please read our
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You can choose to:
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Mukto-Mona affiliated with any other organization?
No. Mukto-Mona is politically a
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affiliated with any particular political party any where in the world.
However, we may seek collaboration with initiatives of various
rationalist and humanist organizations that are consistent with our
mission and objectives. Check About Us
section for more.
Does Mukto-Mona release subscriber information to anyone?
No, we do not. We even delete members'
email addresses when we post messages. You might want
to check our
How long does it take for a message to be posted?
General time frame is 24-72 hours. Any
exception to this may be a consequence of the number of pending messages
and other factors.
would like to compose a message on a topic, but I may need some help.
What are my options?
Depending on the scope of your need, we
might be able to offer assistance.
What if I don't see my article posted in the forum and web-site (main
We reserve the right to edit or not to post messages that are abusive,
hateful, off-topic, duplicate and insulting to a race, nation or person.
If you think your article or post are free from these and do not see
your article in the forum, there is a good chance that we have not
received your article. Sometimes sender's email-id automatically goes to
bouncing status or account may be temporarily disabled by yahoogroups
itself, prior to moderator's knowledge. In such case, we do not receive
any article from that account. Please
read this to stop your account from bouncing or reactivating. If you
feel that your article has not been posted, please send email to our
moderator's personal account. Do not send repeated email to the forum.
Since forum does not receive any email from bouncing account, there is
no way to know that the particular member is unhappy about the
post. Please contact with the following person:
For Bangla Articles -
Farid Ahmed (email@example.com)
and Tanbira Talukder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For English Articles -
Jahed Ahmed (email@example.com)
and Mehul Kamdar (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You can also give a CC to Avijit
Roy (email@example.com) to
avoid any kind of dispute.
The articles selected for Mukto-Mona
main page should be interesting and highly readable essays, but keep in
mind that our mission is to defend and promote a naturalistic worldview,
freethinking, humanism and rationalism. Your submissions should be
somehow related to that mission. So, submission of any articles/messages
at our forum does not automatically qualify them to be posted at the
main page. In this case, site-moderators and founding moderator reserve
the right to select submissions for main page.
would like unsubscribe from the group, what should I do?
can unsubscribe from the group by directly sending a blank email at:
But before doing that, please
let us know the reason of your decision. Your critical feedback will
help us to evaluate our effort. However, many new members decide
to unsubscribe as they cant handle large numbers of individual mails. If
this is the only reason, our suggestion is that you can keep your
membership, and try some other options (for e.g.
daily digest or No-email) of receiving mails. It will
protect your account from getting bulk mails.
I cant see Bangla properly, what will I do ?
First of all, install support for Windows complex script
to view complex Asian characters like Bangla. You can
download it from
Run it and install.
Install an Unicode Bangla font. You can download Rupali
Bangla font from
here . Download it and copy that file into Control
Panel > Fonts. After copying the font press F5 twice. It
will refresh the font list Window.
Configure you browser so that it uses your newly
installed Bangla unicode font.
- For Internet Explorer user,
go to Tools > Internet Options. Click on the Fonts
button. Then select Language Script : Bengali,
Webpage font: BNG. Click Ok.
- For Firefox user, go to
Tool > Options. Then go to Contents tab. Click on
the Advanced under Fonts and Colors option. Select
Fonts for Bengali, and select BNG as Serif, San
serif and Monospace font.
You are DONE after browser
For more in this issue under
different Operating systems, visit
this Wikipedia page.
For some of our old articles,
you may need
Acrobat Reader installed in your system. We use to publish Bangla
which is readable even if your system does not have any Bangla font.
Nowadys we do not encourage people to send pdf. We are trying to shift
to unicode. Kindly check
If the above questions did not cover your
inquiry, please feel free contact us at