Nahaly Nafisa Khan

November 26, 2020
November 26, 2020

In ‘Azadi’, Arundhati Roy explores the many layers of freedom

Arundhati Roy’s latest, Azadi (Penguin India, 2020), is a collection of nine stand-alone essays, most of which were delivered as lectures or published as columns between 2018 and 2020.

October 16, 2020
October 16, 2020

Self-defence training against gender-based violence

There is a lot to be done to reach a long-term solution to the problem. This includes law reform, stricter implementation, introducing sex education as a part of the national curriculum and many more.

October 2, 2020
October 2, 2020

Getting used to life after the new normal

Life after the new normal can be pretty daunting. Even if you think you want to get back to offices from the after months of working from home,

September 17, 2020
September 17, 2020

‘Ajob Deshe Alice’: Alice’s adventures now in Bangla

Alice’s Adventures in the Wonderland (1865)

September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020

Why relocation of stray dogs is not the right way to go about it

In mid-August, DSCC declared to start a programme relocating the 30,000 stray dogs of the city to other districts to contain the spread of rabies. We talk to experts and activists to understand why this is not the right method to handle stray animals and what can be done instead.

August 28, 2020
August 28, 2020

What makes The Prisoner of Azkaban best in the movie franchise?

We were supposed to have a Harry Potter-themed issue for this week, honouring the Hogwarts Express arrival day on September 1.

June 26, 2020
June 26, 2020

ICU Finder: Website on info for corona patients

The ongoing coronavirus crisis is taking a heavy toll on our already fragile healthcare system. Newer problems are arising every day including lack of testing facilities, specialised care and ICU units for critical patients.

June 19, 2020
June 19, 2020

Project Gronthomogol: Pashe Achhi Initiative in aid of the Nilkhet booksellers

The lockdown situation due to the coronavirus crisis took a heavy toll on a lot of small enterprises. Nilkhet, an ancient book-hub of the capital is no exception to this.

June 13, 2020
June 13, 2020

Project Gronthomongol: Pashe Achhi Initiative in aid of the Nilkhet booksellers

Members of Pashe Achhi Initiative, who are working to provide relief efforts through crowdfunding for the underprivileged in the times of the current crisis, were struck by the sufferings that the Nilkhet booksellers and their employees are going through.

June 12, 2020
June 12, 2020

Tech and art reconnects lost memories of forgotten places: The tale of Uronto Artist Community

The community creates opportunities to connect cultural histories through coexisting and co-creating through collaboration between artists from diverse backgrounds, gaining access to memories that inspire creative workers and empower current generations with knowledge.