Star people / Growing Up With Pen and Paper: Masud Pathik's journey as a writer

“A writer has to accept the fact that people will be against them.” This is a fact, stated and accepted by Bangladeshi film director, lyricist and poet, Masud Pathik.

Learning in 10 Minutes

Ever thought of switching on the TV screen in front of your child and study the formulae of algebra, learn English sentence constructions and understand Bangla baekaron (grammar)?

STAR PEOPLE / A Work in Progress - Beshi Joss Drums

While a touch of the strings and strokes on the black and white reeds speak thousands of words – of generations, people, nature, love and helps one to travel all over the world, the beating of the drums, however, brings you back to life.

Star People / Healing Minds

“Psychosocial counselling is very appropriate, especially in Bangladesh, where there are a lot of conditionings, and therefore a lot of conflicts.

Star people / The ‘Bangi’ Way of Doing Things

It is very common for one to misconstrue what the ideal 'office life' is. We all quite instinctively think white shirts, blue ties,

For Opportunities Aplenty

Opportunities are treasured. Opportunities come by at random, at their will and wish. Our task is to recognise them and use them to

Disability is not inability

Ivy's passion, enthusiasm and motivation for doing something good for the people with disability have been driving her to write for humanity. She has written a number of books.

Dreaming Big

It takes a lot to be a popular business person in the country, especially if one is remembered as an individual who not only is a successful businessman, but also someone who promotes entertainment, hospitality, traveling, outdoor sports and fitness like surfing and running.

An Ambassador of the Youth

Recently, Osama Bin Noor made headlines in Bangladesh, when he went to receive an award in Buckingham Palace, in the wearing traditional garbs – kurta, lungi and a gamcha. Not only did he carry the deshi attire in style, but also managed to impress the world with his ideas and work.

Niaz Rahim: A Story of Principle before Profit

In the fifties when Bangladesh was one of the poorest and most neglected parts of the world under the exploitative Pakistani

In Search of Equality

"The hardships that my mother, like other mothers in our country, went through- she did not deserve it,” says Dr Sayed Saikh Imtiaz, Chairperson and Associate Professor, Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Executive Director (Honorary), Center for Men and Masculinities Studies (CMMS).

The Builder of Brands

In a society filled with leading brands, perfects taglines, products and consumers, a leading name in the field of advertising

On The Greener Side

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious “Green Talents – International Forum for High

E for Eve, E for Eve-spiration

One in every three women are abused in their lifetime. If one goes by the statistics that the world has a total of seven billion people,

Love for Bangla

Like all languages, Bangla language has been through changes. The fifth spoken language in the world, we Bangalis take much pride

Living with the Editor

For those who work for a newspaper or a news agency — we know how it feels to be surviving the office hours with an editor around.