Archive for September 1st, 2017

Cow, goat, camel and Kaliji!

Cow, goat, camel and Kaliji!

By Toto During Eid ul Azha or the Eid that is popularly known as the Qurbani Eid; our entire social credo for a few days undergo a metamorphosis. That includes the language because for about two weeks, our conversations, excited chats plus public declarations revolve around the size of the cow/goat, the best animal selling market in town and meat-based […]

The Facebook haat

The Facebook haat

Ahmed Shatil Alam and Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid talk with the admins of a Facebook group that is entirely dedicated to providing information to online users about the various haats of the country One of the most exciting activities of Eid-ul-Azha is to check out the sacrificial animals bought by neighbours. Some of the biggest or most expensive sacrificial animals […]

Saving the mothers

Saving the mothers

Ahmed Shatil Alam writes about a Bangladeshi doctor whose invention is now saving millions of mothers When all their efforts had gone in vain during the delivery of a female patient in 2000, all the doctors from Dhaka Medical College and Hospital’s Obstetrics and Gynaecology department were frustrated. They dreaded not being able to save the patient. As she bled […]

Gaming is not a crime

Gaming is not a crime

By Zubayer Rana Abir Economic growth can be attributed to a number of factors. One of the biggest factors undoubtedly is technology and its biggest contribution to mankind is definitely the computer. The personal computer has radically changed the way we do work over the past two decades. Now, anything from typing a letter to sending mass emails to developing […]

Eid escape

Eid escape

Text by Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid Photos by Niloy   Eid calls for a wanderlust into the laps of nature. As people find some time to spend with family and friends, a getaway to a resort near Dhaka is likely to be a perfect vacation. The area of Bhawal resort with all greens around, natural settings and all the amenities […]

For a hassle-free Eid journey

For a hassle-free Eid journey

The residents of Dhaka have been facing severe traffic congestion over the last few weeks. With Eid happening next week, we had asked readers what kind of steps they feel that the authorities need to take to ensure hassle-free Eid journey home for revelers.   Mazharul Islam Obak Skyline meaning helicopter can be one of the communication modes, for these […]