Towheed Feroze

Shams Monower: Recondite melody in a Gothic goblet

  One wintry afternoon when the city was under a blanket of fog and the minds of most of us in a state of lethargy, he came in from the

Alamgir Khan

Under the cosh

  On 19 November 1863, Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, delivered a very short speech which ended with one of the most unforgettable words in politics: “government

Tulip Chowdhury

Love on Rollercoaster

  The concept of “they found love and lived happily ever after” is fading in the modern world’s experiences of romantic love. Love and union do not promise everlasting happiness.

Muhammad Yunus

Can Wealth Concentration be Stopped?

  Victory of the People   Outcome of Cop 21 got me thrilled and inspired.  After 40 years of battle between believers and non-believers finally believers won. They persuaded everyone

Ram Manikkalingam

The politics of punishing war crimes in Sri Lanka

  Prioritising the punishment of war criminals in Sri Lanka over other measures to achieve reconciliation risks re-empowering the extremists and undermining the government’s genuine reform efforts.   Last week


National Poetry Festival ends in city

  The 30th National Poetry Festival started on February 1 at the Central Public Library of University of Dhaka in

Wakilur Rahman’s cerebral show at Kalakendra

  A solo art exhibition by Wakilur Rahman is now on at Kalakendra, Iqbal road, Mohammadpur in the city. The

Sabina Yasmin sings for autism-concerned film “Puttra”

  Sabina Yasmin has lent her voice for the upcoming movie “Puttra.” The movie is directed by Saiful Islam Munna

First Purba-Paschim Recitation Festival held at Shilpakala Academy

  The first “Purba-Pashcim Recitation Festival” has been held at the Music and Dance Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy in

Our passion for shutki

  Dried fish or Shutki is a popular Bengali food item and also a big industry in the coastal areas

Corporal punishment is ineffective, damaging, and wrong

  No decent human being would ever use corporal punishment on a child. This senseless cruelty to children must stop

Thai Food Festival at Hotel Sarina Dhaka

  Hotel Sarina Dhaka has currently kept the food lovers of the city busy with their Thai Food Festival, in

Religious Freedom and Pluralism Are Enduring American Values

  Religious liberty is an integral factor of American life, and has been since our Nation’s founding.  Indeed, many of

Anwar’s reflections on modern France

  Alliance Française de Dhaka recently organised a solo photography exhibition of eminent photographer Anwar Hossain at its La Galerie

Kathak International Poets Summit held in city

  “Kathak International Poets Summit 2016” concluded on February 3 at the auditorium of National Academy of Fine and Performing