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Zahir Raihan, a legendary man in Bengali films

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- Zahir Raihan is an iconic writer, novelist and filmmaker. He had such a personality that in order show the truth he rarely cared about his own life. He remains ever immortal through ... Read More


Opper Zaman's dive into diverging realities

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- Art enriches and expands our soul, while developing the aesthetic sense. It also develops our cultural and social consciousness. Revolutionary changes in cultural, social, political ... Read More


Post-Covid opportunities: Bangladesh, Australia need to redouble efforts to gain

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer has said Bangladesh and Australia need to redouble their efforts to ensure that the two countries can take advantage of new op... Read More


Lebanon at A Loss: Once Again

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- It took the apocalyptic 4th August 2020 Beirut blast for me to scan my stack of books on Beirut and Lebanon. It took the long lockdown for me to read 'Beirut Reclaimed' (1993) which ... Read More


High Commissioner: Countries need to redouble efforts in post-Covid era

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer has said Bangladesh and Australia need to redouble their efforts to ensure that the two countries can take advantage of new op... Read More


The "Sonali Bag" Debacle: Can it be salvaged?

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- Mother Bangladesh is sitting on a gold mine. It's the same gold mine that was used to develop the golden Jute industry of long ago. That same great natural resource has now been scie... Read More


Random portraits of a city in August: The good, bad and the crazy

Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- It isn't easy to define Dhaka city as it battles new ailment corona and stumbles and then tries to get up before stumbling again on the older ones. The good guys mix with the bad tho... Read More


August Tragedy: Turn mourning into mettle

Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- ".Once again, a storm of blood is rising/ Mujib, the great patriot/Sprawled on the ground in the pool of his own blood/ Clad .in a red coat decked with bullets/The cursed slaves to i... Read More


Journey of a devout and empathetic artist: Monirul Islam turns 77

Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- The outstanding career of Monirul Islam is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century of Bangladeshi art. His individual stylistic innovations and technical phenome... Read More


Reflection on an experimentalist - who was also logical, socially conscious

Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- I am writing this piece with great grief now that my very favourite painter and the nearest one - Murtaja Baseer has passed away. He breathed his last on August 15. A few weeks ago, ... Read More