Tanveer Ahmed

The writer is an Australian based psychiatrist, author of The Exotic Rissole, and founder of website www.bddiaspora.com.

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Interfaith marriage: Bangladeshi community remains ill at ease

As a psychiatrist based in Australia, I write legal reports for those Bangladeshis seeking refugee status.

April 19, 2020
April 19, 2020

UV hope for PPE

With coronavirus seemingly unstoppable, global powers are in a rush to stock quality PPE (personal protective equipment).

April 3, 2020
April 3, 2020

Psychiatrist Suggests: 5 ways to enjoy the time

We are not hardwired to be stuck at home for extended periods. We are social, mobile creatures. One of the worst forms of punishment for prisoners is extended periods in solitary confinement.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

What Bangladesh can offer tourists

If Robert Frost, the man who wrote “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less travelled by”, was looking for a modern holiday destination, he may have considered a trip to Bangladesh.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

The yearning for ancestral roots

The distress felt in identity formation is only rarely directed towards religious extremism, but is present nevertheless. The 'unbelonging' is in part because people of Bangladeshi origin...