Editorial | The Daily Star
  • What is time?

    If you're in Dhaka and you don't have the magical powers to take the wrong side of the road/shut down traffic movement, should the concept of time apply to you?

  • You have forsaken me

    Winter brought along the cold nights where our kombols would actually see some use. We could actually wear our woollen jackets and not feel like we're in the Sahara.

  • Smoking kills everyone

    Smoking in public is banned in Bangladesh and people caught smoking in public have to pay a fine. Despite this, people continue to smoke in public. I don't smoke but if you're willingly paying to ingest tar

  • Where is the Banijjo?

    After spending two and a half hours commuting 6.5 kilometres, from my home to the office, to write this editorial thanks to the Dhaka International Trade Fair 2018, I have to ask how this fair is

  • Not your circus, not your monkey

    I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. At best, they're probably half of January resolutions. But I do believe in and strongly endorse self-improvement.

  • 2018 > 2017, please

    If we're talking about events that are inevitable, let me tell you this: the year 2017 is about to be a thing of the past, and robots are no longer a subject of the future.

  • No longer a student

    As I find myself really close to my inevitable graduation, I can't help but feel mixed emotions. Yes, I am very glad that I do not have to stay up late writing lengthy assignments, and relieved that I do not have any homework left to do.

  • Indomitable

    The only folks I envy are those who have to commute long distances multiple times a day for work and then CHOOSE to have a social life, requiring further commutes, sitting in Dhaka traffic at various points of the day.


    Sometimes it's best to act as if you don't know anything.

  • Dusty

    I remember writing about the dust problem in our city a year back. Looking back, I realise the situation hasn't improved at all. In fact, it's gotten much worse. Just the other day I saw a few workers loading shovels full of dust from a demolished building onto a