Mishel Khan

The continued crisis of Farmers Bank

  As the number of cases of both individual and institutional depositors failing to withdraw their money from Farmers Bank Ltd. (FBL) continues to increase, the relatively new banking institution

Courier Report

A friend for all seasons

  “I salute the brave leader of all times and pay respectful homage to all martyrs,” former India President Pranab Mukherjee wrote after visiting Bangabandhu Museum in the city on

Philip Gain

Old age—the story of long life, love and joy

  Shohagmoni Rajbhar, a 105-year-old woman walks in the labour lines of Moulvi Tea Estate in Maulvibajar Sadar Upazila with an air of elegance. Everybody in the labour lines knows

Alamgir Khan

Ashraf Ahmed’s travels through writing

  Ashraf Ahmed, a prominent Bangladeshi biomedical scientist living in the USA, is a powerful storyteller. He writes stories in Bengali, based on his colourful experiences in life. The stories

Saleem Samad

Challenges for LGBT, gays and lesbians in Bangladesh

  Tourists’ most popular guidebook, Lonely Planet, advises gay travellers to be discreet in Bangladesh, and warns that homosexuality is illegal in Bangladesh, and homosexual acts are punishable under Bangladesh


Film-It hits the road

  Film-It recently selected the winner for its November video contest. Renowned filmmaker and media activist Shameem Akhtar, entertainment journalist

Riyazul Rizu’s next to be on Kangal Harinath

  Riyazul Rizu the acclaimed director of the film Bapjaner Bioscope has expressed his conviction to build his next production

Gauranga Mohanta’s poetry album and recitation at AFD

  A poetry album launching including recitation session of the poet Gauranga Mohanta was held at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka

Shironaamhin’s new song

  Shironaamhin has released yet another new song without the lead vocalist Tanzir Tuhin. Tuhin left the band in the

Prabuddha Raha and Soumitra Sengupta perform at National Museum

  Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of music titled ‘Music Mind’ by singer Prabuddha Raha and pianist

Dhaka International Film Festival starts in city

  The Dhaka International Film Festival or DIFF was inaugurated on January 12. Turkish film Zer screened at the inaugural

Discrimination or misrepresentation?

  How Bangladesh’s social media got divided over a viral video   A new short film which was uploaded recently

World this week

  Baby milk scare forces product withdrawn from shelves A salmonella scandal at French dairy group Lactalis has affected 83

Nation this week

  Ride-sharing services get the cabinet nod The cabinet has approved “Ride-sharing Service Guidelines 2017” validating the operations of app-based

Understanding Young People in the Social Context

  “Praise youth and it will prosper.” –  Irish Proverb   Youth have the endless potential which makes them the
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