5d ago| SHOUT

Dhaka: An unwalkable city

A walkable city prioritises pedestrians over motorised vehicles in urban planning.

5d ago| SHOUT

Before you leave home for studying abroad

Things to do to ease this massive transition.

5d ago| SHOUT

Why I buy casual wear from the men’s section

Men’s casual wear has the upper hand in a few areas over women’s casual fashion.

2h ago| Tech & Startup

Shikkha launches online platform

Local edtech company Shikkha (Pvt) Ltd. recently launched their website for online learning, Shikkha.xyz.

4d ago| Tech & Startup

Our top picks for tablets under Tk. 50,000/-

Since the pandemic hit, the tablet market has started to rebound after years of stagnation. Demand for tablets skyrocketed due to the need for large-screened devices at home for remote work and...

2d ago| Tech & Startup

Bdjobs.com launching Rider Mela

The local job portal Bdjobs.com is launching Rider Mela, a fair where e-commerce and logistic companies can meet riders for potential job offers. 


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.

5h ago| Music

Sujit Mustafa honoured with Nazrul Padak

On the occasion of the 123rd birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Nazrul sangeet exponent Sujit Mostafa was awarded with the Nazrul Padak, at a three-day event organised by Kazi...

6h ago| Music

Justin Bieber to perform in India this October

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will visit India on October 18 to perform at New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, as a part of his Justice World Tour.

22h ago| TV & Film

I have a thirst for learning: Moutushi Biswas

Celebrating the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, Bangladesh has been selected as the theme country in this year’s Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF).

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. ...

1d ago| In Focus

Remembering Rammohun Roy

It is now commonplace to call Rammohun Roy the ‘Father of Modern India’; it is much less common to understand or appreciate the historical and ideological content and context of this modernity.

2d ago| In Focus

Raja Rammohun Roy: An Autobiographical Sketch

In conformity with the wish, you have frequently expressed, that I should give you an outline of my life, I have now the pleasure to give you the following very brief sketch:-

1w ago| In Focus

Floral economy of Bengal

During the Mughal period, gardens were a ubiquitous element of the city landscape. Dhaka, once capital of the Bengal Subah, was no exception, and the names of some areas of the city such as Shahbag...

3d ago| Satire

Men live in 2022, women stuck in 1900s: Study by female scientists

The plight of women seems never-ending and that is what a new study run by an all-female group of scientists found recently.   

3d ago| Satireday

Musk froze Twitter deal after hearing about PK

Elon Musk, the multi-billionaire with millions of social media followers, has talked about his worst nightmare -- PK Maldar, the former Chapasthani candidate for the world’s richest man.  

3d ago| Satireday

Men live in 2022, women stuck in 1900s: Study by female scientists

To collect the data, the scientists placed subjects in roles ranging from homemakers, new mothers, new working mothers, high-profile corporate officers and single women living in the capital, among...

22h ago| Star Youth

Where your pets feel at home

Rakibul Haq Emil, the Founder of PAW Foundation, along with Nuzhat Nabila and Khalid Farhan launched Furryghor, a hotel for pets, in February 2022. Nabila is an architect by profession, while...

22h ago| Star Youth

BD K-Family celebrates cultures at Dhaka K-Meet 6.0

Dhaka K-Meet 6.0 was organised by the BD K-Family on May 20, 2022 at Tokyo Square Convention Centre. The BD K-Family community is the first and only South Korean cultural community, which...

22h ago| Star Youth

Reigning over the hockey field

A girls’ hockey team in Jhenidah has made their presence felt at various competitions. This correspondent visited Jhenidah Bir Shrestha Hamidur Rahman Stadium to talk to the players of the team....