Tasnim Odrika

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Breaking barriers on two wheels

What is an indicator of social progress? In a country like Bangladesh, women still feel unsafe travelling to the nearest grocery store, their own university, and even their workplace. Public...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

50 years later, the fight goes on

When speaking about our Liberation War of 1971, we often commend our freedom fighters for their sacrifices and bravery and condemn the then Pakistan army for inflicting inhumane torture on our...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Resolve in the face of adversity

“I dream of building a world where no human being ever has to die of starvation,” replies Runa Akter, with firm resolve when asked what she wants to do in the future.

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Daring to dream for a better world

“My parents were eager to get me married right after my SSC examination but I resisted. Now they are both very proud of the work I do for my community,”

February 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

Chobi Mela (0): Redefining photo festivals for the post-COVID era

The Drik-Path building peeks into the sky in the middle of the busy commercial area of Panthapath, Dhaka. This is where Chobi Mela Shunno (0) is taking place this year.

January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Its Message About Crazies

“Crazy” is a word that we throw around quite often without ever putting much thought into it. This is where the show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend swoops in to the scene to redefine the word and also remind...

January 17, 2021
January 17, 2021

Going cashless for a day

In the middle of an ongoing pandemic, the use of cash transactions imposes various risks. I have found it very difficult to switch to completely cashless transactions.

January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021

The Art of Parenting

For such an important job as parenting, can we afford to learn it on the spot?

December 18, 2020
December 18, 2020

Taylor Swift's "evermore" and the Issue With Sequels

The album shares the same imagery, storylines, and themes as the last one.

November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020

Young Entrepreneurs Starting a Business During the Pandemic

What led the youth to start their first venture in the middle of a pandemic, and how they are managing to hold their own?