Lifestyle

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020

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.

March 3, 2020
March 3, 2020

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...

March 3, 2020
March 3, 2020

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.

December 3, 2019
December 3, 2019

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.

October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019

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.

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

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...

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

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...

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

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...

August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019

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,...

August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019

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.