AKM Moinuddin

Dhaka, Colombo Coastal Shipping deal in the offing

  It’ll help ‘cut cost, time’ in transshipment   Maithripala Sirisena became Sri Lanka’s President after a surprise victory in Presidential elections in January, 2015. He had been a close

Staff Correspondent

Child Labour in Bangladesh

  Home to over 4 million child workers, Bangladesh has been the subject of global concern regarding children’s rights and child labour. However, in a place where poverty is an

Afroza Akter Dipa

Women journos march on, despite misgivings

  Gone are the days when women were hardly seen in Bangladesh’s journalism. Now their number is growing fast as more and more girls are taking up the profession breaking

Israa Khater

Gaza in transit: what after the GCC crisis?

  Following the escalation of the GCC crisis and the deteriorating relationship between Qatar and the Gulf Triad (Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain), along with Egypt, rumors started spreading

S. M. Rayhanul Islam

Professor Muzaffer Ahmad’s Thoughts on Bangladesh Education

  Late Professor Dr. Muzaffar Ahmed, one of the leading economists of Bangladesh, had a great contribution in Bangladesh’s economic and educational development. As the pioneer of different civil society


Exploring sundry strains of city life

  Sultan Ishtiaque’s exposition at Gallery Chitrak   Realism is largely believed to have commenced modern art. Plainly, this is

Poet Al Mahmud turns 82

  Al Mahmud is considered one of the greatest Bengali poets to have emerged in the 1950s. He has written

Educationist Hayat Mamud felicitated

  Professor Hayat Mamud was felicitated recently on his 78th birthday at a programme at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh

How to defy gravity

  Freefall Studios Ltd., a film production company’s unique approach sets new standard for the industry   What happens when

Imtiaj Shohag with wax and pigment for show in France

  Fluide Gallery of the Château de Chémery (Région Centre-Val de Loire), France has organised a duet art exhibition titled

First crowd sourced film project finishes shooting

  “Ekjon Kabir Mrittu” is the first film in the country to be financed by the general mass. Nearly four

Film on Martyrdom of Intellectuals

  The first documentary film on the killing of intellectuals in 1971 is being made with the government’s finances. Noted

The Tao of Travel

  Enlightenments from Lives on the Road Paul Theroux Penguin, London, 2011   Where does one begin with one of

Portrait of an earnest writer

“I come from a family of farmers. It is very hard to overlook this fact. I do not want to

Nazrul exponent Sudhin Das no more

  Prominent Nazrul exponent Sudhin Das passed away at a hospital in the city on June 27. He was 87.
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