Tamanna Khan

December 1, 2019
December 1, 2019

Kidney Donation: Patients suffer for legal constraints

Fahmida, who has been undergoing dialysis for the last two years, now desperately needs a second kidney transplant. Her mother Fatema Zohra had donated her a kidney in 2015, but it got damaged...

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Where is Kalpana?

An Amnesty International poster with the sketch of a young woman appears on the screen when googled for #myunseensister. The question “Kalpana Khudu?” (Where is Kalpana?) glares beside the pictures...

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Times well spent

When Farida Akhter, 65, first took up the responsibility of accompanying her granddaughter between home and school, she had no idea of the things she would gain from this otherwise tiring, five...

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Nazrul study in neglect at DU centre

Although many seminars and discussions are going to be held to mark the 117th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam today, only a handful of research has been done on the poet in the...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

All the torchbearers

The excerpt (translated) above is not from 2016. It is from an article written by Hamida Banu, which was published in

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

The becoming of Nurjahan Begum

The colourful and picturesque pages of the National Geographic magazines were what enchanted little “Nuri” and

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

A long, insulting walk to justice for rape victims

Her dark-circled, deep-set eyes gave her a hollow look. The eyes were full of fear and mistrust. ...

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Sculptures for survival

Shepu Rani Das, 20, was busy braiding wax hair on a statue of black molten wax, while her sister Shilpi Rani Das, 18, looked on and recounted their rescue from under the debris of Rana Plaza.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Beware when on easy bike

All she felt was a sudden jerk and then her limbs went numb. Twenty-year-old Sumaiya Sweetie was paralysed for life from the neck down.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Mentoring makes the day

Considering the importance of role models in the lives of young people, the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangladesh yesterday celebrated the UN International Women's Day (IWD) in a different way.