Nahaly Nafisa Khan

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Made in Bangladesh and not doing it for free

“If you’re good at something, never do it for free.” This week, we take Joker’s advice a bit more seriously and tell you how you can monetise your hobbies if you want to. In the feature this week,...

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Jalal-Ud-Din Ahmad: A headmaster’s memoir

Pursuit of Excellence in Teaching: A Memoir (University Press Limited, 2021) chronicles the life and legacy of Jalal-Ud-Din Ahmad, a gifted educator who grew up to be the first graduate in his...

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

Scorched lives not anymore

On the second floor gallery of the Drik Path Bhaban at Panthapath, texts are displayed on a curving wall to the left, beside a list of industrial tragedies that took place over the last two decades.

August 28, 2021
August 28, 2021

Peeking between the real and the unreal with ‘Unoloukik’

Over time, we have developed this peculiar tendency to be happy with some of our locally produced content just because they allowed us, the audience, a different experience, whether in terms of...

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Perfectly balanced, as all things should be

This week, it’s all about maintaining the balance. It’s about knowing how to strike the perfect balance between work, education and life in general, and also about knowing when to quit. Check out...

August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021
ICT

Do users really need those?

Social media users are seemingly sceptical of the government’s move to introduce home-grown alternatives to Facebook, WhatsApp and other digital platforms.

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

World Indigenous Day, rethinking workplace equality and more

On August 9, the world observed World Indigenous Day this year. This day is significant in the sense that it urges everyone to be aware of the beautiful thing that is diversity and be more inclusive.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Closing the gap, and others

A recent study has shown a significant gender gap in the use of mobile phones, the internet and mobile financial services, with women lagging behind in all parameters.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Gender gap in mobile phone usage remains to be closed, study finds

GSMA, an industry organisation that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide has recently published a report on the gender gap in mobile use.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Chinmay Tumbe's 'The Age of Pandemics': Lessons from history in desperate times

Chinmay Tumbe’s The Age of Pandemics (1817-1920): How They Shaped India and the World (HarperCollins, 2020) is a timely read, touching upon three historic pandemics and the effects they had on the...