Amar Ekushey Boi Mela has been one of the most celebrated literary events of the country for decades. Every February, this book fair celebrates our love for language and literature, with a festive mood that lasts for a month. But what does it take to prepare for a fair this big?
Through Imaan's interactions with the world outside of the central jail in Kolkata, we meet rickshaw pullers, street hawkers, and tea-stall owners, who belong mostly to the lowest strata of the society and come from highly marginalised caste and economic backgrounds.
This issue’s feature talks about being a good manager. As I was editing the piece, I couldn’t help but think, have I been a good manager to my absolutely wonderful team of writers without whose support this publication would fall in an instance?
War is always the hardest on women and children. Setting all the geopolitical discussions aside, it is not brand new information that the Taliban rule proved to be the worst for the women of Afghanistan in particular.
Popular Jazz band ‘Imran Ahmed Trio’ will be soon releasing their album titled ‘Imran Ahmed Trio: Live in Warsaw’ from the Slovakian label ‘Hevhetia’. The 20-year-old label has released more than 280 albums so far and is one of the most active jazz labels in Central Europe.