A walk down 'pop' lane

How does one define culture, and essentially 'pop culture'? Never mind the academicians as there is no true consensus.

The great fish debate: to fry or not before cooking it!

It was the usual hangout. And of course a heated debate began out of the blue. The topic of discussion – is fish tastier when fried

Surviving the test of time: Of shops and legacies

Long before he became a 'darwan' at Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, he used to work as an apprentice under one Muslim Miah,

Biased for a cause

The cuckoo's call is ushering Spring, our favourite season. Once again, the premises of Charukola will fill with activities; cheerful women with garlands around their necks and gerbera blooms neatly tucked behind their ears will become a common sight.

Khadi diaries

“When they sell, copper turns to gold but when we do, that very same gold becomes dust…”

Truly Bangladesh

Our identity is our truth. But the search for one's identity is anything but easy. It's because identity itself is not as straightforward a

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

A walk down 'pop' lane

How does one define culture, and essentially 'pop culture'? Never mind the academicians as there is no true consensus.

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Explaining community supported agriculture

Who does not want a piece of unadulterated farm-fresh produce served right on the table? Today, due to increased awareness

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Finding Bangladesh

In this short article, I humbly attempt to engage the readers and equip them with some facts about olden Bangladesh that once were

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Zero chemicals; hero toiletries!

You get up in the morning, brush your teeth, and gargle with your mouth wash, all the while thinking about the lunch meeting and

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Stitched in time: The saga of Nakshi Kantha

The Europeans may have lauded masterpieces of tapestry, but the iconic 'Nakshi Kantha' is a canvas indigenous to Bengal that holds a

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Thakurma's stories: Bengali lit for children

The origin and development of Bengali literature for children can be dated back to the times when colonial modernity began to

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Once upon a time

Over the decades, children's fairy tales and stories have evolved significantly. From Hans Christian Anderson's classics to the Grimm's

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Surviving the test of time: Of shops and legacies

Long before he became a 'darwan' at Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, he used to work as an apprentice under one Muslim Miah,

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

The great fish debate: to fry or not before cooking it!

It was the usual hangout. And of course a heated debate began out of the blue. The topic of discussion – is fish tastier when fried

February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019

Truly Bangladesh

Our identity is our truth. But the search for one's identity is anything but easy. It's because identity itself is not as straightforward a