Andrew Eagle | The Daily Star
  • Andrew Eagle

  • Corporate training needs a Bangladeshi spin

    Importing corporate training modules is fraught with danger. It’s time to recognise the uniqueness and strengths of Bangladeshi corporate culture, and for training providers to tailor sessions accordingly.
  • A Villager’s Guide to Feeding Foreigners

    If you’re a straightforward villager like me, you’ll be curious to entertain the foreigner. Before you do there are things to consider. Foreigners have foreign ways; allowances are required. Yet, despite the inherent challenge it’s good to feed one. Even foreigners need to eat.
  • Life lesson in Sylhet

    Away from the news. Away from the enormity of a planet on the brink. Away from inner restlessness there is yet life. It’s what I learnt in Sylhet.
  • At home in the saddle

    She's determined and courageous: at the tender age of twelve, Tasmina Aktar from Chak Subolpur village in Naogaon's Dhamoirhat upazila has quite a reputation in horse racing circles. The seventh-grade student is accustomed to placing first or second in any race. As a jockey she's participated in around fifty events. Tasmina is a girl undeterred, happy to compete in a sport usually reserved for men.
  • Natore's princess poet

    For seven generations from the early-eighteenth century, the zamindars of Dighapatia near Natore were landlords of a vast estate,