Opinion

January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020

Around the world in 999 words

The following anecdote I have narrated before, but it merits repetition for sheer context.

December 21, 2019
December 21, 2019

In 2K20, let us resolve to be a little different

As we draw closer to pulling the curtain on 2019, it is an opportune moment for self-analysing ourselves.

December 1, 2019
December 1, 2019

Pink ball, espionage and beating India

My earliest encou-nter with the razzmatazz colour, discounting my childhood chushni (more about that later) was due to my kindergarten schooling at Comilla’s Our Lady of Fatima Convent.

October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019

I too am Chhatra League

1974. BUET Elections. The position of Mujibbadi Chhatra League was not at all rosy. The major threat was the student wing of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD), drawing young people in droves by its...

October 6, 2019
October 6, 2019

Till an argument do us apart, no!

Nowadays while meeting someone after a lapse of a few months, and with a gap in updated information, following the customary exchanges there is hesitation to pop the question, “How is the wife?”

September 29, 2019
September 29, 2019

Our pride, our hope, oh my Bangla Bhaasha!

Famed for his Moder Garob, Moder Aasha, a-mori Bangla Bhaasha, poet, educationist and lawyer Atul Prasad is long gone.

September 21, 2019
September 21, 2019

#Facebook

I am dazed and dejected, but not down. This chap is such a beyadab. He deserves one big thappar.

September 14, 2019
September 14, 2019

#Saree

The most adorable sight that thy eyes can behold is that of a child in her first saree, her small strides burdened by girdles of fabric (quality immaterial) and her vain efforts to keep her anchol...

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

Dualism is to everyone’s loss

To be a successful criminal (No! I am not opening a school), besides having 10 SIM cards (legally allowed for each operator), an oily body to slip away if caught, a foul mouth, an arsenal of...

June 22, 2019
June 22, 2019

Make them eat their mangoes

You left a restaurant, content, so much so that you tipped the waiter heavier than your usual. Two days later, a news flash on the TV scroll: “Sona Dana Khana Pina Restora fined Tk 1 lakh for...