5 things to keep in mind when you go buying the perfect running shoes

The right running shoes can radically change a runner’s experience. Investing in quality running shoes can help prevent foot and ankle damage, supply optimum balance and flexibility,

3d ago| Life & Living

Gone too soon

I still can’t believe that you are gone. I still can’t believe that I had to say “Papa is no more.” These words haunt me. My papa is no more. My papa! Now that we are in Sylhet, it feels like you...

1w ago| Cover Story

School Laboratories Under the Microscope

Students often face problems while acquiring essential lab skills.

1w ago| SHOUT

The Aftermath of Getting Bullied

The after-effects may linger for years to come.

1w ago| SHOUT

Art and Its Cyclic Nature

Why does art follow this cycle?

6h ago| TOGGLE

Games that defined the ‘90s: a tribute to Vice City and San Andreas

There is a great chance you haven’t had a chance to play these earlier influence games, particularly if you grew up on Grand

6h ago| Shift

Caring for your car in rainy days: here’s what you need to know

It’s a cloudy morning, you decide to take your clean car out and run some errands. But just as you take it out and start driving,

6h ago| TOGGLE

Check out these fitness experts on YouTube to get into your daily streak

YouTube has strived and became a reliable resource for fitness enthusiasts. An effective workout session equals increased productivity as well. Here we enlist our top picks to help you get into the...


The shooting for this project was during the pandemic, but the situation was not as bad back then as it is now. We shot the film around February and March of this year.

Kurdish Massacres One of Britain’s Many Original Sins

For those who believe in the fairy tale of original sin, Adam and Eve, so goes the narrative, partook of the forbidden fruit, fell from grace, and were forever banished from the garden.

The Politics of Indigeneity and the Jumma struggle for land and recognition

In May 2011, Iqbal Ahmed—first secretary of the Bangladesh Mission in New York—stated at the 10th session of the United Nations

Four Challenges to Governance in South Asia

Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term governance, it has become a buzzword since the 1980s.

7h ago| TV & Film

Noted actor and director Kayes Chowdhury no more

Renowned actor, director, and playwright Kayes Chowdhury has passed away at his residence around 7.30 pm today due to kidney-related complications.

12h ago| TV & Film

My success is the fruit of my sincerity: Deepa Khandakar

Popular actress Deepa Khandakar has been in the television industry for more than 22 years. She used to be a regular presence on the tele-fictions of BTV. Currently, she is busy with a number of...

16h ago| Music

Xefer and Arekta Rock Band's 'Ojana’ in BBC Asian Network playlist

Popular singer Xefer Rahman and Arekta Rock Band's song “Ojana” has made it to the ‘BBC Asian Network’ playlist.

Following in her father’s footsteps

Fauzia Beethi is not a political figure in her area, but everybody knows her in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila for her philanthropic works.

For the love of a language

In a country where people laid down their lives about seventy years ago to uphold the dignity of their mother tongue, Bangla, the struggle is still on to preserve mother tongues of smaller ethnic...

The pursuit of a dignified life

Giving away her hard-earned income to the destitute, Dil Afroze Khuki of Rajshahi chose a life of constant battles. ...

1w ago| In Focus

SM Sultan: An early portrait

These are the facts of Sultan’s life that have significance for the study of his paintings. He spent his boyhood in the villages of Bengal.

2w ago| In Focus

Syud Hossain and his times

Scion of an illustrious family, Syud Hossain was born in Armanitola, Dhaka in 1888. His great great grandfather was Mir Ashraf Ali, whose great grandson,

3w ago| In Focus

Legacy of the Kumar of Bhawal

Prior to the abolition of Zamindari in East Bengal (Bangladesh) in accordance with the ‘East Bengal State Acquisition and Tenancy Act of 1950’, the Bhawal zamindar estate was the second largest...

6d ago| Satireday

After Squid Game, real-life Ilish Game grips nation

For weeks, the Squid Game has been the most watched show on Netflix in the country, and the wildly popular South Korean series has birthed an actual game called Ilish Game in the riverine country.  

6d ago| Satireday

Life after Messi: Barcelona to shift focus from football to mining

Fans of FC Barcelona have been left scratching their heads as the much-loved Spanish football club has announced that they will transition to becoming a mine-exploring organisation.

6d ago| Satireday

Whistleblower exposes how development sector develops itself

A new autobiography penned by a former development sector expert, Mr Penh Namh, has created immense controversy in the sector.  

6h ago| Star Youth

Tasneem Jarin’s aspirations as a young architect

Tasneem Jarin pursued her Bachelor’s in Architecture from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Some notable projects that she worked on in her academic life include the...

6h ago| Star Youth

Balancing work and family amid the pandemic

While the losses and challenges of the pandemic have been felt by everyone, the effect of Covid-19 and the resulting lockdowns have been particularly impactful on working parents.

6h ago| Star Youth

Young students in Jhenidah making strides through swimming

The Purbanchal Swimming Club in Jhenidah was established in 1998 at Bhutiargathi Govt Primary School. Since its inception, it has played a vital role in training underprivileged students in...