5d ago| Life & Living

Bloom: Art for plants one pot at a time

House plants have gained a boost in popularity since the onset of the pandemic. While dozens of online nurseries emerged to cater to this rising demand, finding plants with suitable pots which...

5 things to keep in mind when you go buying the perfect running shoes

The right running shoes can radically change a runner’s experience. Investing in quality running shoes can help prevent foot and ankle damage, supply optimum balance and flexibility,

10h ago| SHOUT

The Guitar Idols of the New Generation

Their innovated playstyles are inspiring the new generation.

1w ago| Cover Story

School Laboratories Under the Microscope

Students often face problems while acquiring essential lab skills.

1w ago| SHOUT

The Aftermath of Getting Bullied

The after-effects may linger for years to come.

9h ago| Tech & Startup

IoT company Bondstein raises $1 mln

Bondstein Technologies Limited,a IoT company based in HiTech City Kaliakoir, Gazipur, Bangladesh, has secured an investment worth $1 million, led by Runner Trading Limited, a subsidiary of Runner...

2d ago| TOGGLE

Games that defined us: a tribute to Vice City and San Andreas

There is a great chance you haven’t had a chance to play these earlier influence games, particularly if you grew up on Grand

2d ago| Shift

Caring for your car in rainy days: here’s what you need to know

It’s a cloudy morning, you decide to take your clean car out and run some errands. But just as you take it out and start driving,


The shooting for this project was during the pandemic, but the situation was not as bad back then as it is now. We shot the film around February and March of this year.

Kurdish Massacres One of Britain’s Many Original Sins

For those who believe in the fairy tale of original sin, Adam and Eve, so goes the narrative, partook of the forbidden fruit, fell from grace, and were forever banished from the garden.

The Politics of Indigeneity and the Jumma struggle for land and recognition

In May 2011, Iqbal Ahmed—first secretary of the Bangladesh Mission in New York—stated at the 10th session of the United Nations

Four Challenges to Governance in South Asia

Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term governance, it has become a buzzword since the 1980s.

15h ago| Theatre & Arts

Kobial begins journey with debut production 'Shukh'

With the objective of guiding the new generation in building communal harmony, Kobial Trust has been formed by a group of cultural personalities of the country. ...

15h ago| TV & Film

‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ to release on November 26

Telling the tale of salt-water tide and seashore dwellers, the trailer and the poster of Rezwan Shahriar Sumit’s directorial debut “Nonajoler Kabbo” was unveiled today at a press meet at the...

15h ago| Music

Mohammad Asafuddowla pens sensational new ‘raag’ for Piu Mukherjee

Ekushey Padak winning musician Mohammad Asafuddowla has written and composed beautiful raags for Indian classical vocalist Piu Mukherjee.

Following in her father’s footsteps

Fauzia Beethi is not a political figure in her area, but everybody knows her in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila for her philanthropic works.

For the love of a language

In a country where people laid down their lives about seventy years ago to uphold the dignity of their mother tongue, Bangla, the struggle is still on to preserve mother tongues of smaller ethnic...

The pursuit of a dignified life

Giving away her hard-earned income to the destitute, Dil Afroze Khuki of Rajshahi chose a life of constant battles. ...

1w ago| In Focus

SM Sultan: An early portrait

These are the facts of Sultan’s life that have significance for the study of his paintings. He spent his boyhood in the villages of Bengal.

2w ago| In Focus

Syud Hossain and his times

Scion of an illustrious family, Syud Hossain was born in Armanitola, Dhaka in 1888. His great great grandfather was Mir Ashraf Ali, whose great grandson,

3w ago| In Focus

Legacy of the Kumar of Bhawal

Prior to the abolition of Zamindari in East Bengal (Bangladesh) in accordance with the ‘East Bengal State Acquisition and Tenancy Act of 1950’, the Bhawal zamindar estate was the second largest...

1d ago| Satireday

Country in disbelief after 3,718th episode of majority-on-minority violence

As is tradition, Chapasthan witnessed yet another spate of violence perpetrated by the majority on the minority in the past couple of days, triggering the country’s authorities and experts to...

1d ago| Satireday

Tigers scale another peak: Beating teams with professional, non-cricketing experience

Faced with seemingly insurmountable odds, the Tigers came out trumps and made it through to the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup.

1w ago| Satireday

After Squid Game, real-life Ilish Game grips nation

For weeks, the Squid Game has been the most watched show on Netflix in the country, and the wildly popular South Korean series has birthed an actual game called Ilish Game in the riverine country.  

1d ago| Young Icons

10 Bangladeshi youths on Top 100 Young Talent of Asia list

Ten Bangladeshi youths have made it to the Top 100 Young Talent of Asia list this year.

1d ago| Young Icons

11-year-old Toky Yasar Ayman’s earnest tribute to Sheikh Russel

Eleven-year-old Toky Yasar Ayman has impressed one and all with his melodious voice.  He recently partnered up with renowned singer and lyricist Shafiq Tuhin for the duet song, “Sheikh Russeler...

2d ago| Star Youth

Tasneem Jarin’s aspirations as a young architect

Tasneem Jarin pursued her Bachelor’s in Architecture from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Some notable projects that she worked on in her academic life include the...