1d ago| Life & Living

Upgrade to a Smart Home

Smart homes are probably the next step in modern lifestyles. But they are still a bit rare in Bangladesh to get your hands on them.

1d ago| Lifestyle

‘Feed the Hungry’— an event celebrating six months of C’Zar

C’Zar marked its 6-month anniversary by organising an event on 12 September, 2021, called ‘Feed the Hungry.’ The purpose was to feed high-quality food to underprivileged children. 

6d ago| SHOUT

Personal Finance for Young People

Personal finance can be a tricky concept to wrap your head around at first.

6d ago| SHOUT

The Magic Inside an Idiot Box

The rectangular box was captivating people of all ages.

6d ago| SHOUT

Sugar and Spice and Everything Not-So-Nice

The case of subtle sexism at our dinner tables.

17h ago| Tech & Startup

Facebook unveils two new video-calling devices

The 10-inch Portal Go is an all-new, portable form factor wrapped in fabric with a standalone battery. The updated Portal Plus replaces the 14-inch device that first debuted three years ago. New...

18h ago| Tech & Startup

Facebook spent over $13 bln on safety, security since 2016

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has invested more than $13 billion in safety and security measures since 2016, days after a newspaper reported the company had failed to fix  “the platform's...

1d ago| Tech & Startup

Offline Siri, 3D maps, screen sharing: Apple's iOS 15 is here

Apple has finally released the iOS 15 for the public and it's available to download now in Bangladesh. We have received our first update and here are the key highlights:


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.

1h ago| TV & Film

Daniel Craig asks, ‘why should a woman play James Bond?

Hollywood star Daniel Craig recently weighed in on the female-James Bond debate. The actor questioned the need for the change up.

2h ago| TV & Film

Vistula 1st Polish Film-Festival Bangladesh begins virtually today

A five-day film festival titled ‘Vistula 1st Polish Film Festival’ will be held for the first time in Bangladesh. The festival will be organized by WSPIERAM Foundation in association with the...

6h ago| TV & Film

'Sex and the City' actor Willie Garson passes away at 57

“Sex and the City” actor Willie Garson who played the role of Carrie Bradshaw’s beloved bestie Stanford Blatch has passed away at the age of 57.

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. ...

2d ago| In Focus

Bangabandhu and his unrealised dreams

The murder and its political background

1w ago| In Focus

Bangladesh's new data protection act: brittle shield or blunt sword?

The Government of Bangladesh is drafting a data protection and localisation law (“draft data protection act, DPA” or “the law”), which, once enacted, will be the first of its kind data privacy law...

2w ago| In Focus

Dispute settlement mechanism under the UNCLOS 1982

The Law of the Sea dispute settlement mechanism is an area of great academic, economic, and political interest where the relationship between public and private law is in full evolution and...

4d ago| Satireday

Vaccine registration builds antibodies: Study

In a revolutionary new study conducted last week – meaning it started and ended last week, the rpm was off the charts, experts say – by Chapasthan scientists offers the potential to solve all...

4d ago| Satire

Aurangzeb’s crown found in a local tea-stall

According to news circulating on the internet, the crown of the late 18th-century Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb has been found in a local tea stall.  

4d ago| Satire

Research finds proof of male students’ existence despite continuous absence on news

“Every day, before going to my office, I drop my son off at his school. But I have never seen a male student on the news or newspapers, let alone my son. Does my son really go to school?,” a father...

1h ago| Young Icons

Muhammad Samshuzzaman Arafat’s commendable feat at Ironman 70.3

Muhammad Samshuzzaman Arafat made a record by being the only runner to cover the 1004 km from Teknaf to Tetulia. The Bangladeshi triathlete has made his country proud with his prolific performances...

1d ago| Initiative

ULAB’s Business Club holds webinar on challenges and opportunities in international trade

The Business Club of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) conducted a webinar on challenges and pportunities in international trade on September 16.  Amer Salim, Director of Knit Asia...

2d ago| Initiative

‘Accelerating Progress and Equity in Education during the Pandemic in Bangladesh’

The virtual National Seminar, “ Accelerating Progress and Equity in Education during the Pandemic in Bangladesh" was organised by the South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance (SIPG) at...