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Making a name away from home

Making a name away from home

In a country like Bangladesh, it is often deemed a luxury for someone with financial restrictions to pursue a hobby passionately, and when it is an ‘expensive hobby’ like photography..

July 5, 2015 · 1 comment · Icon
The bold and beautiful

The bold and beautiful

In a society where women are flourishing against many odds in conventionally male-dominated areas, one of the many unfortunate misconception that still runs is that fields such as martial arts, combat or any sport for that matter are just ‘not cut out’ for girls…

June 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Taking bigger strides

Taking bigger strides

It takes more than the average talent to land a job in multinational corporations. One does not only need talent, but they have to also be in control of their lives, know the game and understand the direction they want to take in life…

June 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Humouring people

Humouring people

Yamin Khan, the comedian, columnist, TV personality, Radio Jockey and also apparently a rising Bangladeshi YouTube star has made quite an impact on the youth of today and has gained a following throughout the country…

June 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Telling Bangladeshi stories in Bangla

Telling Bangladeshi stories in Bangla

The importance of mother tongue cannot possibly be stressed enough. Bangla is not just the mother tongue of 160 million people but also an inseparable part of Bangladeshi culture…

June 7, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Ruling with the ball

Ruling with the ball

The 10-year-old who lived in Mohammadpur was allowed hardly two hours everyday by his parents to play cricket, during the little break in-between Asr and Maghrib prayers…

May 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Turning passion into trade

Turning passion into trade

What is strength? Perhaps different people are likely to define strength in different ways. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a man known for the strength of his muscles, however, defined strength in a very non-muscly way…

May 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Bringing laughter into society

Bringing laughter into society

There is no denying that the war-torn, environmentally deranged and emotionally, psychologically blistered world needs to heal on multiple levels…

May 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
A passionate writer in a difficult city

A passionate writer in a difficult city

Saba Imtiaz is one of the youngest Pakistani novelists and published Karachi, You’re Killing Me – her first novel – last year. At 30, she is one of the most successful writers of her age in this part of the world, writing for leading international newspapers including The New York Times, The Guardian and The Christian Science Monitor. Saba was […]

May 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Leading the way

Leading the way

Spending too much time on computer once made her parents concerned about her, but today Amena Akter is not just a pride for her family but also the fraternity of female entrepreneurs working in the IT sector. Sushmita Saha tells her story Gender bias and discrimination against women have constrained the growth of Bangladeshi economy and society for long. But […]

May 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Icon