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July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

(Not My) Home: Musings of a Reluctant Immigrant

Despite all her flaws, Dhaka is still the home that loves with reckless abandon

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Have some 'doya' for Doyagonj!

Fix the crucial connecting road, ease people's suffering

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Metrophilia: How to Love Dhaka

If you want to fall in love with the city—walk. This simple aphorism opens up a full discourse on how we can make our cities liveable and civic, and how we might live together as a collective.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

Glue-sniffing: childhood lost on the streets

Children huddled in a corner huffing plastic bags is a common sight in Dhaka. Though rehabilitation efforts are needed urgently, the authorities that should be concerned only seem to be shifting the responsibility from one to other, while the children continue to suffer on the streets.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Mickelson among leaders

Five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson was enjoying the challenge of the high-altitude Chapultepec Golf Club Thursday as he seized a share of the first-round lead in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017

Smog may force U-17 football World Cup out of Delhi

FIFA could pull Under-17 World Cup matches out of New Delhi because of concerns over air quality in the world's most polluted capital city, the tournament director said.

January 1, 2017
January 1, 2017

Dakar to push competitors to the max

The 39th Dakar Rally revs into gear on Monday in the Paraguayan capital Asuncion, the start of a punishing route at often giddy altitudes that the competitors admit they are scared by.

October 12, 2016
October 12, 2016

57-20 loss for Bangladesh

Bangladesh suffered a heavy 57-20 defeat to holders India in their second match of the Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmadabad, India yesterday.

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016

Swansea appoint Bradley

Struggling Swansea City sacked Italian Francesco Guidolin on Monday and appointed Bob Bradley as the first American to manage

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching final

Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrates her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the U.S. Open final.