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Reaching out to the customer

Reaching out to the customer

by Khairul Islam With the popularity of social media, the concept of business and marketing has been changing rapidly across the world. Nowadays, instead of having a small costly outlet in a city shopping center, the traders occupy virtual space for their businesses. The social media like Facebook and Twitter has opened up a new avenue that facilitates conversation among […]

Introducing seamless online distribution for hotels

Jovago.com, Africa’s hotel booking website that recently forayed into Bangladesh, has announced its partnership with SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, to enable seamless online distribution for hotel clients. The agreement enlists Jovago.com among more than 300 channels integrated with SiteMinder’s Channel Manager and means mutual hotel clients can now seamlessly update their inventory and room rates to […]

Essential facebook etiquette

Essential facebook etiquette

by Arafat Noman ‘The age of internet is a bizarre one; here the teenager acts like a 30-year old and the 30-year old pretends to be a teenager with over-flooded melodrama’.  Cannabis, marijuana, cocaine or other addictive drugs have got their new competitor in the town which can precisely be tagged as ‘blue Yaba’. Traditional tablets of Yaba are made […]

Marketing humanity

Marketing humanity

by Mehrab Jamal A rudimentary notion in marketing as a field of study is that one must cater to human emotions and interests in order to successfully sell a product to said human or collective of humans. This is an intuition in business that is very obvious yet significantly difficult to master. In the piece of text that ensues, a […]

Inclusion of children with autism into schools

Inclusion of children with autism into schools

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. Mst. Maleka Parveen writes about the ways through which children with autism can be included into schooling system and the progress Bangladesh has made in this area Historically, World Autism Awareness Day has been observed on April 2nd every year following the United Nations General Assembly resolution 62/139 adopted on December 18, 2007 […]

Live and let die

Live and let die

by Kawshiki Nasser I finally steeled myself and watched ‘Amy’. When it hit the theater in town, I made myself stay away. I had a feeling I would be overwhelmed and I didn’t want to be a cry-baby so publicly. When I finally watched it, I didn’t really learn anything new about the life of the late great Amy Winehouse, […]

Rise of the anti hero

Rise of the anti hero

by Syed Tashfin Chowdhury Of late, Hollywood’s fascination with superhero movies had become monotonous. Since 2000, the formula has remained more or less the same. Almost all the big-budget superhero movies based on popular comic book characters were released as summer blockbusters. Starring some of the biggest names in the global film industry, the movies usually managed to rake up […]

The Joint Family syndrome

The Joint Family syndrome

by Asifur Rahman Khan With beef priced at Tk 400 per kilogramme, it certainly pays to being a vegetarian. Not that I am a vegetarian, but contemplating on the switch. And it’s not just the price of beef. Last year, when I wanted to put my three year old daughter into a decent school, I was dumbfounded at the admission […]

Dangerous food from across the world

Dangerous food from across the world

The adulteration of food items in Bangladesh has for long been a headache for the masses as well as the concerned authorities. As formalin was being used to preserve the perishable food items like fruits, vegetables etc. for longer periods of time, chemicals and other procedures were used to ripen fruits artificially. Health experts had opined time and again that […]

Leaving your comfort zone!

Leaving your comfort zone!

by Arafat Mohammad Noman British novelist C.S Lewis has said it brilliantly: ‘You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.’ Here the dream is not something unattainable or chimerical; rather the dream is that point where your arrival makes you silent while others deluge you with their eulogistic downpour. But, yes a big […]