Anindya J Ayan

Online Journalist at The Daily Star

The last crime against humanity

The only way they chose to do this was probably written or imprinted in our genes–a wild frenzy of carnal expressions filled their faces.

2m ago

For the love of fountain pens

Sitting at his store in Dhaka’s Baitul Mukarram market, Mostofa Kamal Pasha was tinkering with a desk fountain pen that used to be a symbol of aristocracy decades back.

6m ago

Turning plastic wastes to resources

A grim future threatens our world and the lives of thousands of species, including humans, as we keep polluting the environment with plastic wastes. However, there is still hope to save the day if we turn these wastes to resources, and there are ways to do so.

5y ago

Reminiscing the days when TVCs were interesting

These days, it seems as if the TV channels actually telecast the TVCs and show programs in breaks between them. The number of TVCs shown at a time may well take a test of your patience. However, there was a time when people used to enjoy the TVC breaks, and often it was found that they even hum the TVC tunes and even sing the jingles of their favourite advertisements.

6y ago

Web Review: Expand horizons with distant learning online

With the internet becoming faster, we can now have access to course materials and other academic resources online from the top universities in the world.

7y ago

Web review: Learn new languages for free

Duolingo offers an array of courses in 22 languages, including French, German, Russian, Spanish, etc. The courses range from basic to advanced levels. If you have absolutely no language skill in, say for example, German, yet you will be able to try out the basic exercises and move on to the advanced level over time.

7y ago

Web review: The witty ‘Goats of Bangladesh’

Your Facebook homepage may seem boring and mundane at times with all the worldly stuff and common things piling up there, unless you are a follower of the Goats of Bangladesh.

7y ago

Magical Mustafizur!

Bangladesh bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman makes yet another scintillating performance with the ball in Sunrisers’ match against Punjab in Indian Premier League 2016.

8y ago
March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

The last crime against humanity

The only way they chose to do this was probably written or imprinted in our genes–a wild frenzy of carnal expressions filled their faces.

November 25, 2023
November 25, 2023

For the love of fountain pens

Sitting at his store in Dhaka’s Baitul Mukarram market, Mostofa Kamal Pasha was tinkering with a desk fountain pen that used to be a symbol of aristocracy decades back.

July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

Turning plastic wastes to resources

A grim future threatens our world and the lives of thousands of species, including humans, as we keep polluting the environment with plastic wastes. However, there is still hope to save the day if we turn these wastes to resources, and there are ways to do so.

June 8, 2017
June 8, 2017

Reminiscing the days when TVCs were interesting

These days, it seems as if the TV channels actually telecast the TVCs and show programs in breaks between them. The number of TVCs shown at a time may well take a test of your patience. However, there was a time when people used to enjoy the TVC breaks, and often it was found that they even hum the TVC tunes and even sing the jingles of their favourite advertisements.

February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017

Web Review: Expand horizons with distant learning online

With the internet becoming faster, we can now have access to course materials and other academic resources online from the top universities in the world.

January 21, 2017
January 21, 2017

Web review: Learn new languages for free

Duolingo offers an array of courses in 22 languages, including French, German, Russian, Spanish, etc. The courses range from basic to advanced levels. If you have absolutely no language skill in, say for example, German, yet you will be able to try out the basic exercises and move on to the advanced level over time.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Web review: The witty ‘Goats of Bangladesh’

Your Facebook homepage may seem boring and mundane at times with all the worldly stuff and common things piling up there, unless you are a follower of the Goats of Bangladesh.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Magical Mustafizur!

Bangladesh bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman makes yet another scintillating performance with the ball in Sunrisers’ match against Punjab in Indian Premier League 2016.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Pahela Baishakh, Halkhata, and memories

Are the Bangla New Year and Halkhata celebrations today similar to the way they were back in the ‘50's or ‘60’s? How did Bangalis welcome the New Year in those days?

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Where have all the flowers gone?

Mass urbanisation takes its toll on Dhaka by erasing the scopes for the young ones to have a healthy childhood. The city is no longer child friendly as it fails to provide the amenities and environmental factors needed for the physical and psychological development of children.

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