Milia Ali

SHIFTING IMAGES

The writer is a renowned Rabindra Sangeet exponent and a former employee of the World Bank.

May 20, 2018
May 20, 2018

Social laws of upward motion

Of late, I have been reflecting on an interesting aspect of our social discourse.

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

Looking back as we move ahead

For most of us, major events of our lives are marked by the Gregorian calendar. But we reserve a special sentiment, even reverence, for

March 18, 2018
March 18, 2018

History, propaganda or just a movie?

For some time now, I have been resisting the urge to add my voice to the Padmaavat controversy.

March 4, 2018
March 4, 2018

Prioritising life's choices

Recently, I made an unusual journey—a journey of love to pick up old relationships and energise them.

February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018

The power of empathy

Almost every day we come across positive news about Bangladesh's economic progress, and the individual achievements of creative, entrepreneurial, and innovative Bangladeshis.

January 21, 2018
January 21, 2018

Regenerating the Tree of Life

Post-retirement is often advertised on birthday cards and in Art of Living books as the “golden era” of a fulfilling life.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

A brave new world

It is quite natural to be reflective during the final stretch of a year, tallying its low and high points.

December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017

When ‘them’ becomes ‘us’

As one more year fades away into the realm of the past, it may be useful to reflect on the core aspects of our life.

December 11, 2017
December 11, 2017

The new wave of resistance

When Donald Trump won the 2016 elections by brazenly exploiting the racial divide and targeting immigrants, he unleashed the primal roar of disaffected white working-class voters who felt abandoned...

November 12, 2017
November 12, 2017

Crossing cultures through fashion

The term well-dressed has multi-layered connotations—especially in today's diverse world, where the concept of fashion is constantly changing and there are no fixed standards or norms.