Farhana Ahmed

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Uncontrolled diabetes: A threat to vision

There are several medical conditions that affect the eyes. But diabetes poses high risk of vision loss and even blindness.

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Cornea transplant: Crisis created by social taboo worsened by pandemic

Fifty-five-year-old Zamila Begum lost vision in her right eye three years ago. She has been experiencing pain, redness, watering in the other eye over the last six months. Her doctor has advised her to replace the cornea in the functioning eye as soon as possible. She has been waiting for the cornea transplantation for last six months.

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

The Tumultuous Days Of 1971 With Tajuddin

He looked at the people on the boat—he didn't know any of them, but could see from their appearances that most of them were from the Hindu community, fleeing for their lives. It was as if that sad tale—of being forced to leave the land where they were born and brought up—was evident in their expressions.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Thoughts on the childhood home

Often in conversations people bring up the difference between the words “home” and “house”, or in our case, the difference between “bari” and “basha”.