Fahmim Ferdous | The Daily Star
  • Fahmim Ferdous

  • Launched while in 'test phase'?

    While the launch of a circular bus service -- that promises convenient short-distance commutes around Dhanmondi and nearby areas -- has generated excitement among many citizens of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), they might have to hold their horses for just a little longer.
  • Justice Habibur Rahman: A life of subdued greatness

    His would not be an ordinary life. The year was 1952, and the movement demanding Bangla as a state language of erstwhile East
  • The year Pokemon started showing up in the streets of Dhaka

    The moment you hear someone is an avid 'video gamer', you form an image in your head: someone socially awkward, probably not the physically fittest, crouched in a corner of a room on their PC or a TV, smashing buttons on a keyboard or a joystick… or someone constantly glued to their smartphone screen, tapping away furiously, oblivious to the world around them.
  • Berlinale drops by Dhaka

    In terms of ticket sales and admissions, it holds the bragging rights for the biggest annual film festival in the world, but the Berlin International Film Festival—or Berlinale, as it is better known as—is not just about its numbers.
  • Stuck between a foot-bridge and a hard place

    To paraphrase Syed Mujtaba Ali, “A foot-bridge will cure pedestrians' woes, but what will cure the foot-bridge?”