INTERVIEW

INTERVIEW

Aspirations and towering responsibilities

Esrat Karim Eve, founder of the Amal Foundation, used to be a meek youngster back in the day. She claims to have been an introvert with social anxiety.

4y ago

A financially independent woman is a free woman

Taslima Begum, a freelance beautician, earns quite a comfortable living, allowing her to maintain a family, pay rent and her children’s tuition fees all on her own. But this was not the case even a few years ago, when she was living with her abusive husband.

4y ago

An equal world is an enabled world

Last year, I met Hameeda Hossain for the first time at a private party hosted for notable Dhakaiites.

4y ago

interview / In conversation with Dr Radhika Lakshmanan

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancers. In Singapore, it is the most frequent cause of all cancer deaths.

4y ago

Champion behind the glitz

This beautiful ‘belle’ spoke about adversities; how she was able to overcome them, and make it to the peak of the entrepreneurial race.

4y ago

Celebrating Kumari Shakti

Every year, as Hindus join in to celebrate and commemorate the Goddess Durga’s victory over Mahishashur, Bangladeshi Hindus flock towards Ram Krishna Mission to observe the largest Kumari Puja organised. This year, it happens to fall on Ashtami, 8 October, 2019.

4y ago

interview / BHOG, as we know It

…And all this doesn’t come as a surprise because his mother, Krishna Chakraborty, an ardent food enthusiast herself, is equally committed to food, and in the process, raised a son who takes pride in devoting most of his spare time to…

4y ago

interview / Up close and personal with Nabela

It was some random night, while swiping through Instagram stories, and I saw Nabela Noor light up my screen and announce she was flying to Dhaka for a meet and greet on 14 September at the Lakeshore Hotel.

4y ago

One fine day at Jamal Ahmed’s

Recognised for his unflinching approach to art, Jamal Uddin Ahmed is revered for his projections into realism, with detailed paintings on the stray life of the gypsies, their longing pain, amusements and yearning, this mere mortal of a man, has almost reached the pinnacle of his creative skill.

4y ago

A talk on Orthopaedics

Nasty falls, unfortunate stair-slips and sprained ankles do not make you run to an orthopaedic doctor right off the bat.

4y ago

Words with Cardiologist Dr Ong Sea Hing

Dr Ong Sea Hing is a Cardiologist from Farrer Park Hospital, Singapore. His subspecialty is in coronary artery angioplasty and stenting, including complex coronary interventions. He is also trained in structural heart interventions.

4y ago

Keto, Arif’s Diet and Slimming

Today, dieting is a key part of our lifestyle. Everyone you know is following the fad, whether they like it or not!

4y ago

Green Furniture

A museum housing fragments of imagination willed into solid reality by the ambition of Kawsar Chowdhury, Green Furniture, on Dhaka’s Pragati Sarani, is the definition of atypical. Expanding the capabilities of a mere furniture store, this is where art is juxtaposed

5y ago

Chef Austen’s Master Class

Austen Reid is an asset for Le Meridien. He has transformed the dining experience at Le Meridien, making its Latest Recipe one of the most sought after restaurants in the country.

5y ago

A photographer’s journey

When you think of couple goals, quite a few names pop up. We are pretty sure Ava Gardner–Frank Sinatra, John and Jackie Kennedy are on that list, but what about our very own list with eminent people from the entertainment industry, or any other for that matter!

5y ago

Brainware University

Synonymous with commitment, affordability and superiority, Brainware’s 29-year standing in the education sector has enriched its history with invaluable experience.

5y ago

Tête-à-tête with Eeshita Azad

It’s almost a common feeling, and often we hear people exclaim over a serious lack of talent in our country. Where have the name, fame, and creativity of our seniors faded away, we wonder?

5y ago

Steelcase: Workspace furnishing with impact

For a typical 9-to-5 office worker, the majority of indoor time is spent sitting, be it for brainstorming or for a meeting, or just resting.

5y ago
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