The joys of travel

The pandemic brought travel to a halt. With flights grounded, restaurants shuttered, and popular tourist sites morphed into ghost towns,

Our attitude towards heritage

The history of this land is obviously not just 50 years old. It goes back much deeper than that; a long, complicated, and fascinating journey throughout several centuries,

The big picture: Aerial views of Dhaka

We are grounded in reality. But sometimes, one needs to take a bird’s-eye view to gain perspective and see the bigger picture.

Bangladeshis making names in the global arena

To make the recognition easier to ‘identify with,’ we have tried to group the names in segments.

Branding Bangladesh, one good brand at a time

With advances in local manufacturing, nearly all aspects of a consumer’s needs are easily met, without compromising on quality or taste! A simple systematic approach could easily demonstrate the sheer development in variety of local manufacturing and its impact on citizen mindset.

Preserving crafts and artists for the generations

A snow-white, light quilt embroidered all over in neat miniscule run stiches is dotted with floral jasmine motifs in small intervals.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Branding Bangladesh, one good brand at a time

With advances in local manufacturing, nearly all aspects of a consumer’s needs are easily met, without compromising on quality or taste! A simple systematic approach could easily demonstrate the sheer development in variety of local manufacturing and its impact on citizen mindset.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Bangladeshis making names in the global arena

To make the recognition easier to ‘identify with,’ we have tried to group the names in segments.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

The GI factor: Marking what is truly ours

What GI enlistment or tag does is that it allows customers and producers to create trust and confidence on the product’s authenticity and quality in internal or external markets. It helps create a reputation of the product, facilitating fairer prices and access to lager markets for the producers.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Dissecting social networks: The truth about our commenting habits

I joined social networking platforms fresh out of university. In the mid-2000s it seemed like the most happening thing to do. Failing to reap the pleasures of poking, or keeping my pet puppy, Whiskey, healthy — I felt I was a miserable virtual socialite.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

What real women think, what real women do

“A whole generation worked to raise empowered women, but forgot to teach men to live with empowered women.”

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Women at work

There are multiple aspects to the barriers women face when they decide to work out of the house, be it for need or simply to pursue passions. Despite those facts,

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Women professionals in Bangladesh

The long, arduous road from Raj to Partition to Liberation left our new-born country with an economy too small to accommodate many of its able-bodied men, let alone its women.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

How prepared are our women’s right movement activists?

Once at an event, advocate Sultana Kamal expressed bitterly how the women of Bangladesh have to start their race from the very beginning, whereas their male counterparts, participating in the same race, have a starting point somewhere comfortably set in the middle.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

The era of urban farming

Mujibor Rahman (not his real name), an expatriate living in the Middle East for the last 15 years, returned to his home-country in May last year due to the economic fallout in the country of his employmentand the subsequent termination of his job.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

The young and educated farmer Key to revolutionised agriculture

If you have bought locally grown strawberries, or dragon fruit, or the out of season bottle gourd, and the luscious Thai guava all year round, you are already a beneficiary of the silent agri-revolution happening in Bangladesh.