Rubana Huq

KNOT SO TRUE

Managing Director, Mohammadi Group

June 4, 2019
June 4, 2019

Up in the clouds

Your columnist has just completed a little over a month of being a “female” leader of an exporters’ association.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

RMG vision: The immediate and the important

It's an era of innovation. It's an era of efficiency. In one part of the world, they are making “smart” jackets, which are creating a microclimate for the wearers, by using carbon fibre...

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019

A Wo-man

A friend of mine calls me a “wo-man”. The reason why he hyphenates and breaks the word is a surprise. I asked him why he does so and he explained.

February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019

Lounge #2: A Narrative of Pride

Close to midnight, it felt surreal. Being in the Samsun Airport in Turkey, only 1.5 flying hours away from Istanbul, made me feel as if I were in a new world. It wasn't a world of magical...

January 23, 2019
January 23, 2019

Here, Now & Forever

I laugh when the western media goes on a rant about us, the eastern democracy, the eastern economy and the eastern human rights condition.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

Labour of Love

Ever since 1996, your columnist has been in business. She runs a company that has multiple businesses which once grew from one core business of exporting readymade garments years ago.

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

In honour of education

Half an hour away from home, the air smells the same; the people seem similar, but there's definitely a lack of ostentation. One does not drive through streets of Kolkata in the latest cars;...

December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018

From Cambodia, with love

Education indeed. Getting to Phnom Penh took me to yet another learning curve. Not being able to fly out of Dhaka for almost close to 18 hours is a story to share, but getting de-planed and...

December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018

Muri-Makha -Pherey-Asha

Conversations end with half nibbled canapés,

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

Our 'one-in-a-million' man

Every time a tragedy makes an unannounced entry, our lives turn into a pile of grieving memories. Once struck by loss, one moves on to a totally different plane where laughter is almost immediately...