Despite the Eid holidays coming to an end, the megacity Dhaka has not yet returned to its usual hustle and bustle. Although some service holders are seen coming back to the capital, the majority have not.
One of my most vivid memories growing up was discovering the joys of reading during one train journey to Rajshahi, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal's novel of childhood adventures
The Daily Star Sports team caught up with Taijul Islam to celebrate the festivities of Eid. The left-arm spinner finds the most joy in his permanent address in Natore. He celebrates the happiness of Eid with his family there. Despite cherishing all the festivities, the 31-year-old did admit to being tight-fisted when it comes to giving away salami.
Amidst the joyous occasion of Eid greetings and smiles, I stood still in solitude–wearing my red, torn half pants, topless from the navel up
Since I did not have a busy itinerary on Eid days, books were my unwitting companions
The top selections in poetry, flash fiction and artwork for Day 29 of the Sehri Tales challenge; prompt: Curtains
Written almost a century ago, Nazrul’s song till today adheres to the cultural conscience of Bengali Muslim society.
Maybe we need to reconsider what we’re deriving entertainment from.