"In Fool’s Paradise" is aptly named as it gives us a glimpse of post-independence Bangladesh, a young nation still struggling to find its identity amidst post-war blows.
The show essentially gives you a bite-sized glimpse into the history of Earth with Philomena Cunk, an ill-informed journalist.
When I was told I had to file my income tax return this year, I was clueless to the point that I didn’t even know where to go for help.
In the past, a lot of women had accepted the fact that their life is just bound to be difficult, but our generation is unwilling to settle for that.
Netflix’s Do Revenge is worthy of becoming a cult classic movie itself.
Money expert Tori Dunlap swoops in almost like a superhero with her podcast Financial Feminist.
Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 1 ended with quite a few unanswered questions.
Back in 2018, while I was going on about my monotonous life, the world was caught in a storm by a “fake German heiress”.
Personal finance can be a tricky concept to wrap your head around at first.
"Drama Queens" is a podcast by the show's leading female cast members.
Youth are a significant part of the total population in Bangladesh. A country’s development depends on its skilled youth group. The government is providing some training and loan facilities. But these are far from enough.
After a long day of working from home, I decided to browse through a perfectly curated website of a prominent brand selling ethnic wear. All their products are neatly organised into different categories for ease of choosing and within five minutes,
On March 7, 1971, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman stood at the Ramna Race Course and faced a gathering of over 10 lakh people.
“My parents were eager to get me married right after my SSC examination but I resisted. Now they are both very proud of the work I do for my community,”
“I dream of building a world where no human being ever has to die of starvation,” replies Runa Akter, with firm resolve when asked what she wants to do in the future.
When speaking about our Liberation War of 1971, we often commend our freedom fighters for their sacrifices and bravery and condemn the then Pakistan army for inflicting inhumane torture on our innocent people, especially our women.
What is an indicator of social progress? In a country like Bangladesh, women still feel unsafe travelling to the nearest grocery store, their own university, and even their workplace. Public transport is not an option for a lot of them due to the various risks of harassment associated with it. In such a situation, mobility is freedom. For a lot of women, this is what riding their bike means.
The Drik-Path building peeks into the sky in the middle of the busy commercial area of Panthapath, Dhaka. This is where Chobi Mela Shunno (0) is taking place this year.
“Crazy” is a word that we throw around quite often without ever putting much thought into it. This is where the show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend swoops in to the scene to redefine the word and also remind us of the importance of mental health and seeking help when you need it.
In the middle of an ongoing pandemic, the use of cash transactions imposes various risks. I have found it very difficult to switch to completely cashless transactions.
The album shares the same imagery, storylines, and themes as the last one.
What led the youth to start their first venture in the middle of a pandemic, and how they are managing to hold their own?
Why do we need to use an extra adjective with a negative connotation to describe comedy movies with a female protagonist/cast?
For a while, fans were satisfied with listening to their favourite music on online platforms. Now it is a question if artists are able to retain that connection with fanbases.
What is graphic designing? Although it's a term we hear often, most of us are unaware of what graphic designing actually is and what a job in this field really entails.
On June 23, Taylor Swift announced the release of Folklore and in less than 24 hours, she rolled out the album for the public to devour.
The fading away seemed palpable to me. It was a tangible rope on a continuous journey of gliding away. A force pushing me back while I tried to hold on until at one point I slipped way back into the background.
Embers in Snow is the solo musical project of singer/songwriter Rakat Zami who has been a part of the underground indie scene of Bangladesh for about a decade now.
What we fail to acknowledge here is the side of the teachers who are actually faced with these circumstances with little to no previous knowledge as to how to deal with these situations. Our present state is just as new to the teachers as it is to the students.
The first-ever conference for hashtags is held to give them a chance to meet old friends and make new ones, mingle, betray, and network. Our coverage of the conference begins with a conversation among some influential hashtags. Enjoy.
Throughout history, time and again outbreaks have taken populations by surprise but human beings have always been able to walk out of the other end, although not completely unscathed but with new lessons that have helped them fight their next battle with the invisible enemy.
“I find it unfortunate that the University decided to take such a decision without even considering the opinions of the students who are paying hefty fees for the whole semester.
Days one and two consisted of keynote presentations exploring romance of all depths from different angles, with discussions and potential solutions to some critical problems.
Before I mention why you should read travelogues, let’s go over why travelogues are read in the first place. Travelogues are basically short travel stories.
Every day at 3 AM I’d see her. She’d be in the second compartment of the subway sitting with her legs crossed with a book in her hand. Always with a book in her hand. She’d sit so perfectly and so still, you’d mistake her for a china doll. If she did not occasionally flip the pages of her book, I would actually think so. Even when she flipped the pages she’d do so with the utmost grace.
I hadn’t slept for days and I could feel my body finally giving in and drifting away. It felt like I was in a dream when I heard the phone ring. I patiently waited for the ringing to stop then closed my eyes. It hurt to even keep them open at this point. But, there it was
What is considered a perfect partner? When I was a teenager, I had a list of attributes inside my head regarding my future partner. At that time, the thought had never crossed my mind that I might never find any man, let alone “the perfect man”. Why would I? I grew up on rom-coms
In a galaxy far far away lies the Bangladeshi equivalent of Mordor, the land known as Gawsia. Feared by many but revered by even more, the strange land seemed like a completely different planet. One fateful day, four friends took it upon themselves to bravely venture into the heart of this land they’d heard so much about.
There was a point in my life where the closest thing to makeup that I owned was a clear lip gloss and the longest I could go on wearing
According to a University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) report published in 2016, there were 355 foreign students studying in the different public universities and 1927 foreign students studying in the various private universities of the country; these numbers are increasing every year.
“Can you please press 10,” said a petite young woman as she rushed into the elevator. Her hair was all over her face and it seemed liked she'd been running. She must be late for something.
Today wasn't a very productive work day. From what I'm observing, it seems like she was out all day because she still has a nice outfit on and her makeup's almost melted.
Yes, that's right. The best fairness cream in town has arrived. Last year we brought to you a fairness cream that lightens the skin tone of your face at least three times more than your normal body tone and it only works when you apply it.
The idea behind going trash free is to make a person realise how much unnecessary waste is produced by each of us on a daily basis. A lot of us don't think twice before throwing something into the trash and we almost never think about where our trash ends up.
I've always been fascinated with colouring my hair vivid colours. I admired the people with electric blue or bold violet hair. I was amused by people who changed their hair colour every week or every month.
New York City is many things and summing up its experience in one article is next to impossible. My parents had the crazy idea of going on a North American trip in the middle of my semester. But, how can you say no when a trip to NYC is on the agenda?
It was an ordinary summer afternoon. It was one of those days in the middle of July when the sun's scorching heat burnt so brightly, everyone questioned how poet's ever came up with romantic poems about the season.
“So, where are you headed?” asked the waiter. Although the waiter was a robot, Chris was glad it had been given a female voice. He hadn't had human contact for such a long time. The only reason he took a detour to this space station was so that he could have a brief conversation with another being.
At this point, going on a date at a restaurant is just not that fun anymore.