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Brave heart dancer of our time

Brave heart dancer of our time

Divinity has no gender circumscription. With this spirit ecstatic dancer, with a kin interest in arts journalism Akramul Momen personates the character of Iravan who has been highlighted as hermaphrodite god in South Indian version of Mahabharata in the dance drama Iravanatyam. Shoeb Karim talks to dancer Akramul Momen and writes about his unique journey

June 18, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
The journey of guitarist turned actor

The journey of guitarist turned actor

At this moment, Tawsif Mahbub is one of the most popular actors among the young. But how much do we know about him? Maureen Nawer decided to interview and write about the lesser known facts of Tawsif Mahbub’s life and his stairway to success.

June 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
A young passionate conservationist leader!

A young passionate conservationist leader!

Shahriar Caeser Rahman is working as co-founder and the CEO of the Creative Conservation Alliance in Bangladesh. For his great contribution towards conservation of Biodiversity, he has received the Future for Nature 2017 award. Riasat Raihan writes about this passionate wildlife lover and his journey as a conservationist.

May 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Limon – a fighting spirit

Limon – a fighting spirit

Md Limon Hossain, a young boy was wronged. He was shot by the members of RAB and taken to custody on the false accusation that he is a wanted criminal. His leg was amputated. Following the event, he fought for justice; he fiercely struggled to prove his innocence. Limon is now a determined law student. Sabiha Anjum spoke with him about his struggle and determination.

April 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Abayaholic

Abayaholic

Mumtahana Elahi, a successful fashion icon, she has broken the stereotyped idea of fashion in Bangladesh and globally. Maureen Nawer writes about her success and idea of fashion…

April 9, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
#GirlChampion

#GirlChampion

During International Women’s Day 2017, Save the Children launched a campaign called #GirlChampions to celebrate the contribution of six girls all around the globe. These girls played an exceptional role in women’s empowerment in their respective countries and also working hard to establish women’s rights. Moni Begum of Sylhet was selected to represent not only Bangladesh but of Asia in this campaign. Sheikh Sadaf Tasin writes about Moni Begum’s journey as girl champion….

March 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
The pirlo of portraiture

The pirlo of portraiture

Famous realist painters such as Gustave Courbet, Edouard Manet, James Whistler, Jules Breton had to face harsh criticisms for breaking the conventional form of art. They were famous for presenting unadorned subject matters as they realistically avoided artifice. They were not allowed to organise exhibitions, so they had to publish their paintings on their own. This was in the 1850’s. Things have changed now…

March 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Eco-friendly eCourier on road to become iconic

Eco-friendly eCourier on road to become iconic

It is interesting to explore how eCourier, the first of its kind, bike-based, unique, digital postal service is bringing positive changes in the…

December 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Changing the local business scene

Changing the local business scene

Nibras Bin Sayed finds out how startup entrepreneur Rafi Mustafa has forgone the lure of lucrative jobs abroad and returned to Bangladesh to build two different businesses  ‘Follow your heart ’is the most important mantra for Rafi Mustafa, a young entrepreneur of two start-up ventures, namely ‘ZuumZuum’ and ‘Tripooly’. Rafi adopted the mantra from his father at a young age […]

November 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Knowing where you are going

Knowing where you are going

Fear of uncertainty, change and the possibility of impending failure often stops us from taking big steps in life. Along with that fear, what others may think also might influence our decision to make changes…

September 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon