Archive for April 21st, 2017

Making the wrong lists

Making the wrong lists

Ahmed Shatil Alam explores various reasons that has led to Dhaka be in the top ten of a number of recent surveys on cities of the world Asiful Azam, a private banker, lives with his parents, younger sister and newly married wife in a part of Dhaka which was once known as the ‘middle class’ area of the capital. Being […]

Without a word

Without a word

Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid writes about his experience as an audience member at the recent ‘International Mime Fest 2017’ at the Dhaka University premises Mime is the form of entertainment that uses gestures, mimics and dance, not words, to communicate and entertain. The purpose of the white faces of the mime is to help the audience be able to see […]

Born out of blood

Born out of blood

Namira Hossain visits the recently opened Liberation War museum There are few stories more gruesome and horrifying than the birth of Bangladesh in 1971. For those who lived through it however, these are not just stories, indeed it is part and parcel of what they had lived through and an unforgettable bloody history for those who came after. Despite hearing […]

Online brand personality

Online brand personality

Xtra Desk writes about a firm that claims to provide innovative solutions for digital marketing and online presence of brands Digital marketing is an umbrella term for all online marketing efforts. Businesses leverage digital channels such as Google search, social media, email, and their websites to connect with their current and prospective customers. Today the reality is that people spend […]

Rupasi Bangla exhibition 1424

Rupasi Bangla exhibition 1424

By Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid A three-day long photo exhibition titled ‘Rupasi Bangla National Photo Exhibition and Competition 1424’ was organised by Bangladesh Photojournalists’ Association at its office auditorium at Purana Paltan. More than 100 photographs by 56 photojournalists were exhibited during the event that ran till April 15. The photographs were selected from 1,100 entries which represented the diverse […]