Naznin Tithi

November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021

We need stronger commitment to stop using single-use plastic

We are not really aware of how much we use plastic materials in our day-to-day lives.

October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021

Returnee female migrants need help to bounce back in life

There is hardly any positive news about our female migrant workers employed in the Middle East or those who have returned home from there.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

The deadly urban heat that can cripple our city

In yet another sign of rapid deterioration in the quality of life in Dhaka, a recent study, published by the US-based scientific journal PNAS, has found the city to be the worst-affected around the...

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Buriganga remains a sad tale. Can we turn it around?

The other day, I was listening to this popular song by Kafil Ahmed, one of the few gono sangeet artists of our time.

October 2, 2021
October 2, 2021

‘Continuous assessment without remedial assistance will be futile’

Prof Siddiqur Rahman, former director of the Institute of Education and Research (IER) at Dhaka University and member of the National Education Policy 2010 formulation committee, talks to The Daily...

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

‘Blended learning is what we will need in the coming days’

Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah, chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC), former chairman, department of history, Dhaka University, and former vice chancellor, National University, talks to The...

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Zahir Raihan and the making of Jibon Thekey Neya

Being someone who is keen on watching films that were made on our Liberation War in the early seventies—and the films that made an impact on our nation’s movement for freedom—for me, Zahir Raihan...

January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021

‘The biggest way to show respect to the martyrs is to know their history well’

January 20 is observed as Shaheed Asad Day. On this day in 1969, Amanullah Mohammad Asaduzzaman, an MA student of Dhaka University and a leader of the East Pakistan Students’ Union, was killed by...

January 7, 2021
January 7, 2021

Greening up the concrete

As I ordered a Hoya and a Dischidia, two beautiful trailing house plants, from a seller online, I was elated to think how easy it has become nowadays to buy plants from various Facebook groups and...

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

Kobor: A unique artistic representation of an unusual situation

He made it clear at the very beginning that he was passing extremely hectic times and that it would not be possible for him to talk for long.