Archive for June 9th, 2017

Silence: crucial and cruel

Silence: crucial and cruel

Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid writes about mime, silent performance, and its prospect in the country SILENCE at times tells more than words. And mime is a strong way to deliver messages. This form of entertainment, done with gestures, mimics and dance, communicates and entertains without using words. The white face helps the audience to see the performer from distance. The […]

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Rezaul Karim Manik and Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid write on the 90 year old woman cyclist who has been providing medical services for the last 44 years Jiroemon Kimura is till date the oldest person to live, 116 years – a record in the world. As he shared his tips for a healthy life, he ranked everyday exercise to be […]

Let’s steal the bride!

Let’s steal the bride!

Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree writes about Bouchi, a Bangladeshi game that seems to have faded away over the past decade Brides are precious- who does not fancy of having a doll-like bride all dressed up to be taken to the groom’s house? But the bride of Bouchi-a native game of rural Bangladesh, has something different about her; she requires to be […]

Time Plus

Time Plus

Ahmed Shatil Alam talks to a group of technology enthusiasts-who made the first ever combo-app that could be usable as a mobile game as well as security and awareness purposes Suppose, you are stuck in a traffic jam or you have plenty of time but nothing to do. What will you do to utilize your time? Many of you will […]

Dhaka during Ramadan

Dhaka during Ramadan

By Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid Photos by Indrajit Ghosh Iftar lovers are swarming Old Town’s Chawkbazar, as over 100 shops are offering variety of traditional items from the first day of Ramadan. The most popular dishes include ‘suti kebab’, leg fry, roasted chicken, ‘shahi paratha’, grilled lamb, ‘boro baper polay khay’,’ jali kabab’, ‘dahi bara’, ‘shahi jilapi’, ‘halim’ and ‘Kashmiri […]