Md Mizanur Rahman Himadri

Bangladeshi photographer awarded prestigious Alexia Grant

On April 19, the names of the grant recipients were announced.

'Diary of Genocide': A brief history of Martyred Intellectuals Day

A short film named “Diary of a Genocide” was released on 14th December 2022, Martyred Intellectuals Day. This 4-minute and 26-second-long film is based on the historic incident of 14th December during the Liberation War in Bangladesh. On this day, Pakistani rulers, with the help of Razakars, Al-Badrs, and Al-Shams created a blueprint to destroy Bangladesh’s (then-East Pakistan’s) intellectual foundation and render the country metaphorically paralyzed. An unexplored horror-map, the treachery of how these intellectuals were abducted is still shrouded, this movie offers a visual picture of this little-known chapter of history.

Bike rental venture rolls in Dhaka

In May this year, Chaad Ride launched the first motorcycle rental company in the country. 

Asaf’s lens creates magic at UN General Assembly

A Solo Photo Exhibition by Bangladeshi photographer Asaf Ud Daula was held, at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

A soulful rendition for doctors

Sabbir who rose to fame through the second edition of Closeup 1 competition has come up with a new rendition dedicating it to the doctors.

Two young doctors cross the Bangla Channel

Two doctors have swam across the Bangla Channel, the 16.1km stretch of the Bay of Bengal between the Teknaf Fisheries Jetty and the jetty in Saint Martin's Island, claiming to be the first ever doctors to do so in the country.

Dewchhara Beel: Once full of lives, now a wasteland

Dewchhara beel in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar used to be a sanctuary for thousands of migratory birds and different species of native fish but for the last two years,

Global professional certification in engineering now at fingertips

Construction engineers in Bangladesh can now appear in global professional certification exams without flying abroad.

May 12, 2020
May 12, 2020

Protecting those keeping city clean

“Stay home, stay well: beware of the virus… these are nothing but some fancy words for people like us who are working to keep you healthy by cleaning your city during a pandemic. But what did we get for this? Nothing.

April 26, 2020
April 26, 2020

Taking care of the neglected

“This virus has affected everyone -- it did not even show any compassion for those already considered excluded, marginalised, and invisible.”

March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020

Freelancers ruling the world

Morsheda Mouri is a BBA graduate from University of Dhaka and the mother of a two and a half year-old child. She quit her teaching job

February 26, 2020
February 26, 2020

A freedom fighter’s last tribute

He even spent the last days of his life working for the welfare of the nation. There was no Shaheed Minar in Nagor union of Netrakona’s Khaliajury upazila to pay homage to the martyrs of 1952 Language Movement. Nobody bothered to build a permanent structure there even years after the language movement.

February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020

Zakiya Islam’s dream of battling food adulteration

Zakiya Islam, a graduate from Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, aligns her career with the promise of food safety and purity with the dream of building an environment free from the clutch of food adulteration.

December 16, 2019
December 16, 2019

Sahab, a forgotten fighter

On a spring afternoon a few days ago, an old man, standing beside a tree older than him, started sharing vignettes of the Liberation War, when the country was resisting one of the worst genocides of the world 49 years ago.

October 19, 2019
October 19, 2019

A pharmacy full of love

Rafiqul Islam and his wife Sabina Yeasmin have a different outlook on life. The couple care for pets and stray animals like very few do and spend a sizable portion of their limited income on feeding and grooming them. At present, the number of animals they care for exceeds 48.

September 15, 2019
September 15, 2019

A baker with love for education

With his face streaked with sweat, the thirty-five-year-old man was toiling in a hot and stuffy factory of a bakery. Putting aside the

August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019

Of courage that encourages

Let me tell you a story of courage that encourages others.

August 12, 2019
August 12, 2019

An Untold Story of Courage

Shaheen Reza Rassel, a young artist who has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disease, wants to build a Museum of Courage where stories of people who braved through great adversities to become successful will be showcased to give a ray of hope to people.

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