Talat Ahmed

Talat is a sub-editor at Shout and a visual artist. Reach him at @talatxhmed on Instagram.

How to Register for the Covid-19 Vaccine in Bangladesh

Bangladesh's nationwide vaccination programme began on February 7, 2021. The government has created a web portal, Surokkha, for easy registration for both doses of the vaccine.

3y ago

Le Haluwa

Ma comes home with a tiny little piece of haluwa wrapped in taut plastic—the kind you get at hospitals. She holds it up in the air, her fingers a jeweller’s vice, and says, “See the haluwa?”

4y ago

FOR THOSE WHO LIVE FOOTBALL

As someone who’s never quite had the skill and talent to play actual football, my own love for the game is a tad different from those who’s fondest memories take place on the pitch. Rather than being one of the players, I (and I suspect those who also lack the physical prowess) dream of being the manager instead of the player. Football Manager (FM) lets me do just that.

4y ago

Editorial

Unpopular opinion: As much as I revel in the satisfaction of throwing “OK boomer” at any senile octogenarian, I can’t help but feel hypocritical somewhat as a generation.

4y ago

Editorial

It’s easy to tell if someone likes someone, but infinitely harder to tell if someone likes you.

4y ago

DO YOU REALLY, THOUGH?

People don’t really want to go back to a time when the world was simpler. They want to go back to a time when they didn’t understand how complicated the world has always been.

4y ago

The case for BOJROMUSHTI

For the longest time, I used to be of the opinion that the only value old, mainstream Bangladeshi cinema had was in ironic viewing. B

4y ago

EASIER

For those of us who can remember growing up in the ‘00s and trying to keep up with international pop culture in the form of TV shows,

4y ago
February 7, 2021
February 7, 2021

How to Register for the Covid-19 Vaccine in Bangladesh

Bangladesh's nationwide vaccination programme began on February 7, 2021. The government has created a web portal, Surokkha, for easy registration for both doses of the vaccine.

May 7, 2020
May 7, 2020

Le Haluwa

Ma comes home with a tiny little piece of haluwa wrapped in taut plastic—the kind you get at hospitals. She holds it up in the air, her fingers a jeweller’s vice, and says, “See the haluwa?”

February 20, 2020
February 20, 2020

FOR THOSE WHO LIVE FOOTBALL

As someone who’s never quite had the skill and talent to play actual football, my own love for the game is a tad different from those who’s fondest memories take place on the pitch. Rather than being one of the players, I (and I suspect those who also lack the physical prowess) dream of being the manager instead of the player. Football Manager (FM) lets me do just that.

December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019

Editorial

Unpopular opinion: As much as I revel in the satisfaction of throwing “OK boomer” at any senile octogenarian, I can’t help but feel hypocritical somewhat as a generation.

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

Editorial

It’s easy to tell if someone likes someone, but infinitely harder to tell if someone likes you.

September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019

DO YOU REALLY, THOUGH?

People don’t really want to go back to a time when the world was simpler. They want to go back to a time when they didn’t understand how complicated the world has always been.

August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019

The case for BOJROMUSHTI

For the longest time, I used to be of the opinion that the only value old, mainstream Bangladeshi cinema had was in ironic viewing. B

July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019

EASIER

For those of us who can remember growing up in the ‘00s and trying to keep up with international pop culture in the form of TV shows,

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

The significance of Charukola Art Festival

Ask just about anyone who’s passed through high school in Bangladesh to talk about the banality of art and music classes throughout school

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