Star Weekend

Children’s activities at Dhaka Litfest 2019

Every November, Dhaka Lit Fest creates a hub of stimulating activities and conversations for the culturally inclined.

Surf Excel Promotes Outdoor Play

Dirt is good. Surf Excel acts on this long-held brand philosophy to unleash human potential by giving children the freedom to get dirty and experience life, thus preparing them for the future.

Foodpanda Bangladesh Turns 5 - Celebrates With Mega Deals

Foodpanda Bangladesh Ltd, celebrates five years of operations in Bangladesh. Foodpanda is part of the global leaders of food delivery

Aiming for Visibility

The first time I saw The Vagina Monologues being performed, was at a women's day event in Yorkshire in 2009.

Shining Blue

Popular American media personality and anti-vaccine activist Jenny McCarthy once said, “Hope is the greatest thing for moms of autism. Hope is what gets us out of bed in the morning. I'm on a mission to tell parents that there is a way”.

Bengal Classical Music Festival MELODY AS COMMUNION

The five-day Bengal Classical Music Festival took place in Dhaka from November 27 till December 1, 2015, when the pre dawn azaan

November 8, 2019
November 8, 2019

Children’s activities at Dhaka Litfest 2019

Every November, Dhaka Lit Fest creates a hub of stimulating activities and conversations for the culturally inclined.

April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019

Surf Excel Promotes Outdoor Play

Dirt is good. Surf Excel acts on this long-held brand philosophy to unleash human potential by giving children the freedom to get dirty and experience life, thus preparing them for the future.

December 14, 2018
December 14, 2018

Foodpanda Bangladesh Turns 5 - Celebrates With Mega Deals

Foodpanda Bangladesh Ltd, celebrates five years of operations in Bangladesh. Foodpanda is part of the global leaders of food delivery

November 9, 2018
November 9, 2018

A global menace that spares no one

The world is seeing a rise of authoritarianism—in the form of populist regimes—threatening all those who defend social justice across countries and continents.

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

The global showcase of films

The last trimester of the calendar year is possibly the most exciting time for film lovers—prestige release season! The season opens with Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which has premiered and showcased contenders such as La La Land, The Imitation Game, and Room.

September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018

DU organises second conference on Rohingya

A three-day international conference on the Rohingya crisis, which came to an end earlier this week, was organised by the Department of Criminology at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban at Dhaka University. It was entitled: “Rohingya: Politics, Ethnic Cleansing and Uncertainty.”

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Homegrown Supergirls at Dhaka Lit Fest

Her Stories: Adventures of Supergirls” is a book of illustrated stories about 21 Bengali women from Ancient Bengal to present-day. This book was produced by The HerStory Foundation. Zareen Mahmud Hosein founded HerStory to focus on the empowerment of women and gender equality through art and documentation.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

THE STORYTELLER 1550-1600

Once upon a time on the bank of the Fulesshari river, there lived a Supergirl by the name of Chandrabati. It was Chandrabati who started telling the HerStories. Before her time, stories were told about princes, heroes, and rajas, but Chandrabati wrote about heroines, princesses and ranis. This changed everything.

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

Tickle your intellect this Lit Fest

It's that time of the year again—to soak in the muted, winter sun on the dewy early-morning lawn, sipping shatkora and lotkon sherbets as you give up body and soul to rapturous lines of poetry, all eyes and ears for the literary luminaries and cultural icons who grace the grounds of Bangla Academy this weekend-and-a-half as Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) returns for its third year.

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

A Celebration of life

The people of Chunarughat observed something unique on the morning of March 10. Hundreds of activists, musicians and artists...