Fayeka Zabeen Siddiqua

April 14, 2017
April 14, 2017

Folkloric Bangladesh

Bangla folk literature has always celebrated a rich tapestry of themes, from heroic religious narratives depicted in ballads and dramas, to the mundane struggles of life reflected in witty proverbs...

April 7, 2017
April 7, 2017

Let there be light

The stigma surrounding depression

March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017

Sukumar's Myth and Magic

Silly rhymes, nonsensical verses, absurd characters - that's how Sukumar Ray introduced poetry in to my life with his book Abol Tabol (Rhymes without Reasons), an amazing collection of classic...

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

Who Defines Obscenity?

Recently, the news of a Dhaka University (DU) teacher's suspension – following claims from some of his Masters students that he showed ...

March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017

Hotel with the worst view in the world

Banksy is in the news again - this time because of the Walled Off Hotel that he designed and financed in the city of West Bank, in Bethlehem.

February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

Going Organic: Challenges and Possibilities

When breaking down this big idea of beginning a new healthier lifestyle to more doable mini goals, many are considering going organic,

February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

Looking back at theatre

A visit to Boimela invariably means strolling through the spot beside Burdwan House in Bangla Academy, a corner known to everyone as little magazine

February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017

In Conversation with Wendy Kopp

In 2015, Teach For Bangladesh, a partner organisation of Teach for All, a global network of organisations working towards educational

February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017

Where have all the stories gone?

The children's corner at the Boi mela, filled with books, is always a friendly, fun and happening area. In fact, this is the nook where you

February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017

WORDS FOR THE YOUNG

The Ekushey Boi mela is a little more fun on the weekends when families and children crowd the popular stalls, not to mention the series