Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Himmati Mai: Symbolic protest in response to widespread atrocities against women

Saturday afternoon witnessed a unique performance art at the city’s Shilpakala Academy Grounds, where 70 women across all generations and professions took to the streets for an hour to protest against the escalating abuse against women all over the world including Bangladesh.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

The new normal: 9-5 work routine not to return soon

Some people love working from home, while the rest miss their colleagues and the commotion of a proper work place.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

5 international travel destinations to visit in summer 2022

Here are 5 international destinations to visit this summer to get away from your hectic daily life.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Gift of prophecy: Khona's origin story in Bangla folklore

Khona, the mythical lady of ancient Bengal was as keen and clever as her prophecies, or so history depicts her to be.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

5 airport looks to try on your next trip

Here are few handpicked and fresh ultra-chic looks that will make travelling more enjoyable and photography friendly.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

The best afternoon tea in Dhaka at Spaghetti Jazz!

Summertime is synonymous to high-tea, get-togethers with friends, elaborate dressing and ripples of laughter. Stellar afternoons can be experienced sipping lavish tea, sitting under colourful umbrellas spread out in the open, or inside chic restaurants, while relaxing on tapestried chairs and getting lost in discussions of sweet nothings.  

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

The saga of Rickshaw Art and its entry into fashion

‘Bhepu, Thamun, Bajan’ a common catch-phrase in pedicabs or rickshaws of the eighties, is now doing its fashion rounds on tee shirts.

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

Dhaka boutiques see rise in sales on Pahela Baishakh

“At least the pandemic has subsided and people are coming back to the stores. We reserved a moderate collection for Baishakh, especially for consumers who want to celebrate the occasion with fervour,” said Khalid Mahmood Khan, owner of home-grown apparel store Kay Kraft.

April 11, 2022
April 11, 2022

A series of unfortunate trends

Zahed Sharif, an entrepreneur running an online jewellery store, will not be able to enjoy Ramadan as he did before. “Thanks to soaring prices of everyday commodities, in many households including mine, there will be simpler food on the table,” he said.

March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022

A lunch like no other with Kishwar Chowdhury, courtesy Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation

On Saturday, March 19, a private menu by Kishwar Chowdhury had been hosted by the famed couple Durjoy Rahman and Sania Ahsan, to an invited list of 115, which, included dignitaries from all spheres of the society. The lunch was hosted at the Prego Restaurant at the five-star hotel, The Westin Dhaka.