Bengali New Year

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Persona offers Pahela Baishakh discounts

Celebrating the occasion of the Bengali New Year, Persona will be offering 12% off on rebonding and 10% off on hair colouring.

May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015

Police brutality again!

We deplore in the strongest possible terms the police brutality on the activists, some of them women, who were demanding the arrest and trial of criminals who, as an orgainsed gang, sexually...

April 25, 2015
April 25, 2015

The outrage and issues thereof

THERE is understandable outrage at the alleged sexual assault of at least 20 women by a large group of men during the Bengali New Year celebrations at the Dhaka University.

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

[WATCH] How Pahela Baishakh came to be

Muntasir Mamun, Professor of History at University of Dhaka, and Hashem Sufi, Researcher of History, tell us the facts behind how Bengali New Year celebration on Pahela Baishakh came to be.

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

Opinion: Eyes wide shut

It took four days for the police to admit that at least 20 women were sexually assaulted by a large group of men during the Pahela Baishakh celebrations at Dhaka University.

April 18, 2015
April 18, 2015

Sexual harassment: Protests flood Facebook, Twitter

On the fourth day following the ruthless and inhuman sexual harassment on women at TSC on Pahela Baishakh, the social media continue to be flooded with protests from users, condemning the heinous act.

April 12, 2015
April 12, 2015

Foolproof security for Pohela Boishakh: DMP

Police today assured of foolproof security throughout Dhaka ahead of Pohela Boishakh celebrations – the Bangla new year.