Mathews Chiran

March 23, 2021
March 23, 2021

Ekushey Book Fair : Young readers thrilled to meet favourite writer

On the fifth day of the book fair, the crowd was a little relaxed at the Suhrawardy Udyan yesterday.

March 22, 2021
March 22, 2021

Ekushey Book Fair: Readers on the hunt for new-release titles

One of the key attractions of Amar Ekushey book fair is the release of innumerable new books. Many wait for a whole year to satiate their hunger for newly released material, and the fair fulfils...

March 20, 2021
March 20, 2021

Boimela sees weekend crowd

Although a little late, the Amar Ekushey book fair is taking place again after a year. The delay was obvious -- like everything else, the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted the Boimela too.

March 15, 2021
March 15, 2021

Abrar Memorial Footbridge: Half-baked structure now being ‘retrofitted’

When private university student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury died in a tragic road accident on March 19, 2019 in front of Jamuna Future Park on

March 9, 2021
March 9, 2021

Kuril left in the dark

Kuril flyover and its adjacent areas in the capital have been left in darkness for months, putting commuters at risk of accidents or falling victim to criminal activities.

February 28, 2021
February 28, 2021

To keep the language alive

Nandita Ritchil and Natasha Manda, two young volunteers with their hands full of books, were talking with attendees with great enthusiasm at a book fair in the capital’s Nadda.

February 18, 2021
February 18, 2021

‘Illegal floor’ thrives in risky building

Right next to the Gulshan-2 intersection, one of the most upscale commercial areas in the capital, a shabby-looking “kitchen market” under the city corporation’s custody is running with a plethora...

February 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

Mosquito menace on the rise

With the mosquito problem of Dhaka becoming more and more menacing, residents are having to strengthen their defences against the insects, and many complain that the city corporations’ measures to...

February 6, 2021
February 6, 2021

Getting a shot at a new life

Before reaching her teen years, Borsha had to leave her parents’ house.

February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021

The bike lanes to nowhere

Around 15 months after the inauguration of Dhaka North City Corporation’s first dedicated bicycle lane in Agargaon, the initial optimism of cyclists surrounding the lanes is waning due to illegal...