Naziba Basher

Naziba Basher

The author is a Sub Editor, News Desk at The Daily Star

Help your pets beat the heat

This year is predicted to be the hottest year so far and the temperatures have already crossed 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of the country by now

1m ago

Apathy runs deep among young voters

Sukanta Roy was 19 when he first got the chance to vote in 2014.

4m ago

Election turns into Eid for children

There were barely any cars in or around Dhanmondi when I set off for work this afternoon

4m ago

Shining through neglect

In June this year, in what seemed like a step in the right direction, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a pay bump for the contracted women’s cricketers.

5m ago

When the guitar weeps for a nation: Bangladeshi musicians unite to aid Gaza

“I don’t know how else we can help a nation that is repeatedly being wronged other than through our art,” said Ahmed Hasan Sunny, a rising star in the music industry. “We’ve remained an audience, helpless after seeing bombs dropped on civilians, hospitals and innocent children in Gaza. We decided to do something about it.” The young artiste took the challenge to organise a concert in support of Gaza’s hand-in-hand with artist Morshed Mishu, who was already planning to make graffiti to speak up for the oppressed people of Gaza.

5m ago

Watching, loving, playing cricket as a woman

When it comes to sports, including our beloved cricket, our women always get the short end of the stick.

5m ago

‘Ochin Majhi’ was a tribute to my late father: Shantanu Moitra

Shantanu Moitra – a name that is synonymous with melody. A composer, musician and pianist, known best for his works in films such as “Parineeta”, “Lage Raho Munna Bhai”, “3 Idiots” and more, his latest work can be heard in the recently released “Mujib: The Making of a Nation”.

7m ago

Desolation in Daulatdia

The opening of the Padma Bridge promises an economic boon, but for the sex workers of the country’s largest brothel, right next to Daulatdia ferry terminal, it spells doom.

8m ago
April 18, 2024
April 18, 2024

Help your pets beat the heat

This year is predicted to be the hottest year so far and the temperatures have already crossed 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of the country by now

January 8, 2024
January 8, 2024

Apathy runs deep among young voters

Sukanta Roy was 19 when he first got the chance to vote in 2014.

January 7, 2024
January 7, 2024

Election turns into Eid for children

There were barely any cars in or around Dhanmondi when I set off for work this afternoon

December 16, 2023
December 16, 2023

Shining through neglect

In June this year, in what seemed like a step in the right direction, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a pay bump for the contracted women’s cricketers.

November 24, 2023
November 24, 2023

When the guitar weeps for a nation: Bangladeshi musicians unite to aid Gaza

“I don’t know how else we can help a nation that is repeatedly being wronged other than through our art,” said Ahmed Hasan Sunny, a rising star in the music industry. “We’ve remained an audience, helpless after seeing bombs dropped on civilians, hospitals and innocent children in Gaza. We decided to do something about it.” The young artiste took the challenge to organise a concert in support of Gaza’s hand-in-hand with artist Morshed Mishu, who was already planning to make graffiti to speak up for the oppressed people of Gaza.

November 22, 2023
November 22, 2023

Watching, loving, playing cricket as a woman

When it comes to sports, including our beloved cricket, our women always get the short end of the stick.

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

‘Ochin Majhi’ was a tribute to my late father: Shantanu Moitra

Shantanu Moitra – a name that is synonymous with melody. A composer, musician and pianist, known best for his works in films such as “Parineeta”, “Lage Raho Munna Bhai”, “3 Idiots” and more, his latest work can be heard in the recently released “Mujib: The Making of a Nation”.

August 26, 2023
August 26, 2023

Desolation in Daulatdia

The opening of the Padma Bridge promises an economic boon, but for the sex workers of the country’s largest brothel, right next to Daulatdia ferry terminal, it spells doom.

May 6, 2023
May 6, 2023

Living in a loving society

 We are lucky to be growing up in a society so caring and loving.

April 4, 2023
April 4, 2023

'Shangbadik' termed 'shanghatik' for a reason

Ultimately, for the sake of being relevant and “spicy,” there are these so-called journalists who forget their moral duties and succumb to the pressure of going “viral.”

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