• Bangladesh youth delegation calls on Indian president

    A 100-member youth delegation from Bangladesh calls upon President of India Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the Indian capital New Delhi.

  • Shishu Park hoping for a better future

    As the ever-memorable song starts playing, children, sitting on the metallic horsebacks, delightfully start going round and round. 35-year-old Salma Akter holds her daughter Taskia (3), who is too young to manage herself on the ride.

  • Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

    A revolution is not a bed of roses,” believed Cuba’s long time revolutionary leader Fidel Castro who ruled for nearly half a century.

  • When will it stop?

    A few days ago, I had an incredible experience which is really worth mentioning. My brother did really well in his exam.


    I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

  • Numbers 25,000

    The number of dwellers who live in the seven blocks of Rohingya camp in Teknaf. Over 120000 people have fled Rakhine since religious violence in 2012, according to UNHCR.

  • Inside Finnish higher education

    Every year thousands of foreign students come to Finland to pursue undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, and post-doctoral level studies in Finnish universities.

  • For the Maestros of Tomorrow

    The Army Stadium was packed with around 50,000 people. The line at the entrance had gone past Kakoli intersection.

  • Free Cataract Surgeries for children: A life changing initiative

    On Wednesday morning, the comfortable cabins of the top floor of Bangladesh Eye Hospital were cleaned, aired and the floors were mopped extensively for the arrivals of guests.


    On the 25th of November, the world lost Fidel Castro, Cuban politician and revolutionary, who governed the Republic of Cuba for 47 years as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2006.


    It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

  • Tracking down cemetery pioneer's resting place

    You can call Greater Bukit Brown Cemetery a social and cultural repository of early Singapore. In recent years, researchers have slowly unearthed the stories of many pioneering Chinese immigrants who rest there.


    November 13, 2016 was Humayun Ahmed's 68th birthday. He was the most famous novelist of our country.

  • About Town

    Win Your Limitations

  • Broken Rides, Broken Promises

    While the authorities think of ways to make Dhaka a child-friendly city, amusement parks are being demolished or sold off, one after another.

  • Looking for Stories: A morning in Sadarghat

    Ever thought of looking for stories in one of the oldest and busiest spots in Dhaka? A trip to the Sadarghat is what you need.

  • Trump's America 101 for the Developing World

    It was nearly midnight when we finally conceded to the fact that Donald Trump is the President-elect of the United States.

  • Professional Line-Standers

    During the release of the new iPhone 7 and sales offers on the occasions like Black Friday and Christmas, people are seen standing in long queues, days before the opening hour of the sales.


    As Zika spreads throughout the world, the call for rapid development of therapeutics to treat Zika rings loud and clear.

  • Winter Weddings

    The month of December kicks-off the long awaited wedding season in Dhaka. The chilly breeze, coupled with warm Kachchi Biryani and a grande celebration of togetherness of newlyweds really brings out the festivity of this month.

  • NUMBERS 200

    Is the number of migratory birds that are rescued by the forest department in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh.

  • 5 traditional Objects That Are Almost Disappearing

    Bengali culture and tradition are basically the reflection of our rural settings. Rural lifestyles, crop- production, vehicles, machineries, food, religious beliefs and the nature are the vivid elements of our folk culture.

  • Our Uncle, Our Soldier

    Our uncle, Abdul Halim Chowdhury, breathed his last on October 27. He was lovingly known as Pappu to his close family.

  • Wabi-sabi – A life of Fulfillment (Part III)

    Art makes me sense bloom.' I need to find a place to free my inner inhibition, an environment that would allow me to break any rule at any point.

  • Violence against Women– increasing by the year

    Every year, as we observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, and as human rights activists prepare themselves for the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (From November 25 to December 10, observing Human Rights Day), all over the world -- we struggle to understand as to why in Bangladesh, the violence seems to have increased in 2016 alone.

  • Save the Rohingyas: Why and How to move Forward

    November 12, 2016. Two helicopter gunships of Myanmar's armed forces emptied their rocket pods and machine guns into tiny villages of Rohingya Muslims at the country's Rakhine state, killing hundreds of the villagers and making thousands of them homeless refugees.

  • About Town


  • Local Performers to Look Out For at the BCMF'16

    Every year, with the arrival of Bengal Classical Music Fest (BCMF), music aficionados from the country and abroad gather to listen to some of the most fantastic tunes in the world.


    ‘My Pet Project' will be hosting its very first event, 'Caturday', on the 10th of December '16, at Clay Station Dhaka.


    Thanks to Naziba Basher for her informative article titled "5 ways to Detect Breast Cancer Yourself" published on October 29, 2016.