Dhaka

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Car rides with friends are underrated

A car ride in Dhaka traffic is mind-numbing, unless shared with friends.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Even the law can’t protect Dhaka’s heritage!

Authorities must save what’s left of Boro Katra, others

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022
September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Can the new Detailed Area Plan cure Dhaka of its ills?

Only if Rajuk has the will and organisational capacity

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

How Partition impacted the Dhaka book trade

With the expansion of the publishing business, bookshops also sprang up in various parts of Old Dhaka, particularly in Chawkbazar, Islampur, Mughaltuli and Patuatuli. It is estimated that the number of bookshops in Dhaka till 1900 were no less than 40. 

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Administering 2nd dose of cholera vaccine from Aug 3 to 10 in Dhaka

Icddr,b will administer the second dose of oral cholera vaccine in five areas of Dhaka from August 3 to 10, under the supervision of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

How late can a Late Lateef be?

For most guests of honour at seminars, inaugurations or book launches, if they are VIPs, being on time is unthinkable. The norm is to arrive at least an hour later than the stipulated time, while the other guests and participants huff and puff with exasperation and then speak well over the allotted time.