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October 6, 2020
October 6, 2020

Life lessons from the Coronavirus outbreak

And then COVID-19 happened, and everything came to a staggering halt.

September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020

Happy Heart Day

A slight discomfort in the chest, and I immediately imagine an impending heart attack, not thinking twice that it could easily be some other ailment.

September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020

A heart of gold

Dr N A M Momenuzzaman, eminent cardiologist at United Hospital, might appear to be very austere and serious, but when you sit to chat with him, you will be proved wrong. The busy physician loves to...

September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020

Global kitchens

Cosmopolitanism is all about accepting societal norms and cultures from many different countries and being open to different ideas and ways of doing things. From fashion to cuisine, it was been...

September 8, 2020
September 8, 2020

Subscribing to newspapers in the new normal

We saw our fathers and grandfathers reading newspapers while having their morning tea. Later, with us, we read the papers in the car on our way to work or during hurried breakfasts.

September 1, 2020
September 1, 2020

Normalising the new normal

For how long will I be doing office work plopped in some randomcorner of the house, the rooftop garden or the balcony? For how long will I have meetings in zoom, sitting in my living room?

August 25, 2020
August 25, 2020

Plants for interior décor

Plants brighten up our moods and help reduce stress and anxiety; the greens friends make us feel calmer and self-aligned.

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

A night at the InterContinental

So, all the painting, gardening, cooking, baking and other verbs ending in ‘ings’ that we did to keep ourselves happy and occupied during this lockdown have run dry. We are just tired of inventing...

July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020

My lone battle

A part of my soul is dead, and the other half is dying a slow death. Amid such painful existence, how do I breathe every day and carry on with my duties each day? It’s a question I ask myself...

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020

Monsoon gardening tips

Monsoon is the season of beauty in Bangladesh. Everything around you is fresh, rain soaked, and green; even the polluted Dhaka air feels fresh. Our streets, our cityscape, rooftop gardens, the...